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Coagulation, Platelets, Rare Disease & Genetics
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Our Mission

To save more lives with lab tests

Our Vision

To lead the healthcare industry in rapid, clinically meaningful, innovative laboratory solutions

Our Values

Integrity, Quality, Solutions-Oriented, Constantly Improving Service

Our Process

Delivering high-quality services with the fastest-in-the-nation speed

Specialized Lab and CRO

Trusted Expertise

Machaon Diagnostics is a CAP, CLIA-accredited specialized reference laboratory and contract research organization (CRO). We are experts in coagulation, platelets, complement, genetics and rare disease. We have laboratories located in Berkeley, California and New Orleans, Louisiana.


  • Coagulation & Platelet Disorders
  • Complement-mediated Diseases
  • Immunology
  • Rare Diseases
  • Kidney Diseases
  • Comprehensive Genetics


  • 80% of staff are MD, PhD, CLS, MS or professionally licensed
  • 600+ years of aggregate specialized laboratory experience
  • 50% of CLS staff are trained CAP laboratory inspectors
Delivering results when they matter most.
“We are VERY happy; Great job in getting out the ADAMTS13 level & inhibitor screen! We are VERY happy – great quality results and turnaround time. Love the interpretive comments. Thanks – good job!”
MD, Chair, Pediatric Neurosurgery
Chapel Hill, NC

9 out of 10 Top Medical Centers Choose Machaon

CRO and Testings United Under One Umbrella

The majority of premier medical centers (according to US News) rely on Machaon Diagnostics to provide critical diagnostic services.

Why Machaon?

  • Usually the Fastest STAT TAT in the Industry
  • Expansive Specialized Tests
  • Lab Testing and CRO Services United Under One Umbrella
  • Customer First Approach

Who Else is Choosing Machaon?

  • 8 out of the 10 largest global pharmaceutical companies
  • 8 out of the 10 largest global CROs
From CLS to CEO, the Story of Machaon Diagnostics
Blood, Sweat & Smears®: The Machaon Podcast

In this episode we hear an interview with Mike Ero, Machaon Diagnostics’ Founder and CEO. A Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) who added an MBA, Mike started Machaon Diagnostics back in 2003 at the age of 29. Just how did all of that come about? Listen and find out.



Unparalleled Service

Savings More Lives with Lab Tests

We have rapidly grown into a group of pathologists, scientists, consultants and technologists dedicated to saving lives through testing. Collectively, the Machaon Diagnostics team brings over 600 years of combined expertise to the field of laboratory medicine. 


  • CAP & CLIA-accredited
  • Multi-state licensed
  • Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)
  • GCLP-certified staff


  • CAP, CLIA & State Compliant SOPs
  • GCP & GLP-compliant Study Design
  • GDPR-compliant Trial Design
  • IVDR Projects

Papilio Machaon

Papilio Machaon (Old World Swallowtail Butterfly)

Over the last 20 years we have transformed from an esoteric coagulation laboratory to advanced hemostasis, complement, genetics and rare disease Lab/CRO

Our Goal: Fastest in the Industry

with high quality results

The faster a physician can get a lab result, the better it is for the patient. This golden rule of lab medicine is often the difference between life and death.

Machaon Diagnostics only offers a test if we can consistently achieve the fastest STAT TAT in the industry.


  • TAT performance shared with clients
  • Test progression monitoring
  • Realtime courier monitoring
  • 95% TAT confidence intervals measured


  • SMS text alerts on critical lab results
  • Critical results called (with verbal read back)
  • Genetic counseling
  • MD/CLS consultations

Machaon Highlights

  • Founded in 2003 by a clinical laboratory scientist (CLS)
  • 2 CAP/CLIA sites
  • 80% of staff are MD, PhD, CLS, MS or professionally licensed
  • 50% of our CLS staff are trained CAP inspectors
  • CA medical director is a key opinion leader in TMAs, benign hematology disorders and kidney diseases
  • Louisiana medical director is a nationally recognized pathology expert in thrombosis and hemostasis
  • Existing relationships with hospital systems in 50 states and 20 countries
  • Clients include small, medium and large pharma, biotech, CROs for local to global studies

Our Milestones

Our Founding
Lab established by a group of clinical laboratory scientists (CLS)
CAP Accreditation
Machaon accredited by the College of American Pathologists
Major health system selects Machaon
One of the largest hospital systems in the US contracts with Machaon
Excelerating TAT for ADAMTS13 testing
Machaon offers the world's fastest ADAMTS13 testing, with 24-hr, 7 days-a-week
World's fastest aHUS genetic panel launched
Industry turnaround time for aHUS genetic testing shortened from 72 days to 2 days, with entry of Machaon's test
Real time results SMS notifications
Machaon's best-in-class IT solution goes live to deliver results to physicians' cell phones
Machaon acquires Louisiana Coagulation Laboratory
This purchase represents the first transaction by the Machaon M&A team
Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI)
Machaon joins the CLSI
Machaon's first patent awarded by the USPTO
The patent protects the intellectual property of 3 genetic panels
Blood, Sweat and Smears launched (a Machaon Podcast)
Our new educational podcast releases its first episode
Machaon named a Top 10 CRO
Life Sciences Review names Machaon Diagnostics one of the best CROs in the US
Expansion to a new 30,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art laboratory
Machaon enters its lean-designed laboratory in Berkeley, California