Product Development Facilities

The Product Development division on Mercy Research is located in Springfield, Missouri and became a Corporate Affiliate of the Jordan Valley Innovation Center in 2007, which broadened the capacity of our laboratory and our resources.

Our facilities provide onsite chemical, biological and engineering laboratory equipment and instrumentation necessary to design and develop medical devices from most clinical specialty areas.  Additional laboratory facilities at Mercy Hospital Springfield main campus and Missouri State University (MSU) are also accessible to our group.

Mercy's Full Clinical Laboratory

  • Chemistry – full automation line with robust algorithms
  • Microbiology – MALDI-TOF mass spec, Vitek 2 organism identification, Cepheid Infinity PCR, AmpliPrep TaqMan HIV/HCV, Digene HPV, BioFire FilmArray multiplex molecular testing
  • Hematology – Sysmex fully automated slide staining and cell reading/data storage
  • Immunology – chemiluminescence testing, Liaison analyzer, QUANTA-Lyser, BioFlash
  • Toxicology – 7 Panel and Tricyclic antidepressant testing
  • Pathology – Histopathology, Cytopathology, and Surgical Pathology. Ventana medical systems

Partner Facilities

As a Senior Corporate Affiliate of the Roy Blunt Jordan Valley Innovation Center (JVIC), collaborative agreements are in place with all other innovation center affiliate organizations. This combination of facilities gives us access to a wide range of equipment, instrumentation, and expertise.