St. Maarten Laboratory Services (SLS) N.V. was established in 2008 as a limited government-owned organization and is situated in Cay Hill. SLS N.V. is a clinical laboratory, providing laboratory-based services to various health care providers on the island such as the St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC), primary care physicians, specialists and midwives by providing test results that are critical to diagnosing. SLS N.V. also provides services to other laboratories from the neighboring islands including Saba & Sint. Eustatius.
SLS N.V. is dedicated to accurate testing technology and rapid turnaround times. Our goal is to be the beacon of the Caribbean in providing the highest standards in quality results to our medical community.
SLS N.V. is managed under the leadership of the laboratory director with support of a management team composed of laboratory specialists, department supervisors and human resource. All activities of the laboratory director are supervised and monitored by a Supervisory Board.
SLS N.V. benefits from the expertise of more than 40 highly qualified employees who provide a professional environment for ‘patient-centered’ services in the following departments: Pre and Post Analytical department, Clinical Chemistry & Hematology, Microbiology & Parasitology, and Environmental (e.g. Water Quality testing, Waste water testing). SLS N.V. has partnered with internationally accredited medical laboratories to provide testing in the following areas: pathology and cytology, DNA/Paternity testing, and Non-Invasive Prenatal testing (NIPT).
SLS N.V. performs roughly 0.5 million tests annually and is equipped with the latest technological advancements and machinery, providing optimum, accurate and fast results to the physicians.
SLS N.V. has three laboratory specialists (2 clinical chemist and 1 microbiologist) who provides round the clock consultation and advice in the field of diagnostics, interpretation of laboratory test and possible follow-up test.