Clinical Lab

alhs10Dr. Sandrine Tankeu

Clinical Laboratory Director

Dr. Sandrine Tankeu, is a dedicated Research and Clinical Laboratory Scientist with more than 10 years of experience in coordinating clinical and research laboratories, training key laboratory personnel, and whose scientific work is recognized in more than twenty peer-reviewed publications. She received her M.S. in Biology and her Ph.D. in Microbiology/Hematology with honors from the Alberts-Ludwig University of Freiburg (Germany), before working for the University of North Carolina (UNC, Chapel Hill, NC) as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate. Because of her outstanding research endeavors, she received a Career Development Award from the “Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America” (CCFA, New York, NY) to perform independent scientific investigations. She has experience working in many settings, including private research institutions, academic centers, and a biotech industry. She is passionate about research and clinical practice in the fields of pediatrics and psychiatry. She believes that person-centered care and whole-person wellness, including emotional, vocational, and physical wellness are essential to achieving the best care outcomes. She is a native French and German speaker, a caring clinician, and an attentive mentor.

Amazing Love Health Service, LLS (ALHS) is the sole health center in Ward 6 that offers clinical laboratory services to the residents and community at large. The benefits to the physicians and patients include convenience and faster services.

Our clinical laboratory is certified by the DC Department of Health and Human Services under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA ‘88). We offer a comprehensive panel of CLIA-waived routine blood and urine tests including:

  • Comprehensive Metabolic Panel
  • Complete Lipid Profile
  • 12-Panel multi Drug Urine Test
  • Hemoglobin/Hematocrit levels
  • Blood Glucose Test
  • HCG Pregnancy Test
  • Hepatitis C (HCV) Antibody Test
  • HIV ½ Antibody Test


Our goal is to achieve an elevated level of client satisfaction that exceeds our customer’s expectations. Our services are provided by strongly qualified and experienced clinical laboratory specimen and minimal discomfort. The use of most current testing methods on highly precise instrumentation enable us to deliver accurate results.

We provide high-quality, fast, accurate, and affordable testing/results that ensure appropriate diagnostic and medical intervention. Our services are provided on a first come/first served basis. Walk-ins are welcomed.

Contact: (202) 388-8500 ext 142