laboratory

LABORATORY

The laboratory department is headed by Mr. Ssekabira Twaha a technologist by profession with a vast experience of 11 years in laboratory works.

It’s well established and manned by a team of well-trained professionals.

Two technologists, four lab technicians, four lab assistants and one phlebotomist.

Diagnostic Laboratory is equipped with sophisticated automated systems which ensure quality, timely, reliable and affordable services to our clients. The laboratory is sectioned into different departments as described below.

Haematology

Test Done Include:

  • Full haemogram/ Cell blood count
  • Blood grouping
  • Hb estimation
  • Coombs test
  • Film comment
  • Hb electrophoresis
  • Sickling test
  • Reticulocyte count
  • Coagulation tests etc.
Clinical Chemistry

Biochemical tests are done:

  • Lipid profile
  • Liver function tests
  • Renal function tests
  • Bone metabolism
  • Cardiac enzymes
  • Hormonal tests etc.
Microbiology

This involves identification of pathogenic microorganisms i.e. bacteria, parasites, fungi and viruses. This employs techniques like;

  • Culturing
  • Staining techniques
  • Fluid analysis etc.
Immunology

Entails the functioning of the immune systems. It involves immunological assays (ELISA techniques) and serological tests. Test done include;

  • HIV
  • Hep A, B, C etc.
  • Hypersensitivity reactions
  • Auto immunity