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TriCore is transitioning to a new, state-of-the-art clinical chemistry testing platform.  Important information below:                  

Reference intervals (normal ranges) are changing. Changes as of 11.29.22 are described here.

      Transition schedule by laboratory is detailed here (updated 11.10.22). 

Important Info: Conversion to high-sensitivity Cardiac Troponin test

TriCore is converting to a high-sensitivity cardiac Troponin test. Click here for more information.

Find a Location Near You

TriCore has more than 40 patient care centers conveniently located throughout New Mexico. Find the location nearest you to make an appointment, or you can just walk in.

Note: Our Core Laboratory, located at 1001 Woodward Place NE, Albuquerque, NM, is not a patient care center and we are not able to collect patient samples there. Please visit one of the locations below. No appointment is required.

Why TriCore?

You can’t heal what you can’t see. TriCore has unparalleled expertise in providing accurate laboratory diagnostics to equip providers and their patients with a clearer picture of health. But we’re more than a lab, we are a resource. Through excellence in lab outreach, cutting-edge technologies, and a diverse and robust data repository, we help the medical community shine a light on progress, so you can know you’re on the right path to wellness.

  • 2,900+ highly specialized tests
  • >98% performed and resulted in our own labs
  • 70+ locations throughout New Mexico
  • 24/7 courier service throughout the state
  • Founded by New Mexicans for New Mexicans


We are in search of individuals who have a passion and desire to make a real impact on patient care. TriCore offers excellent benefits and enables a strong work/life balance. Learn more about a career at TriCore here.

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