The main clinical laboratory is responsible in the testing of specimens in order to get information about the health of a patient. We provide a wide range of laboratory procedures which aids in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases.

BLOOD BANK

The section is categorized as Hospital Blood Bank with Additional function (HBB+). This provides capability to perform safe blood collection, ABO & Rh typing, compatibility testing, Antibody Screening, Anti-globulin tests, and blood component separation.

  • ABO & Rh BLOOD TYPING
  • ANTIBODY SCREENING
  • DIRECT ANTIGLOBULIN TEST
  • INDIRECT ANTIGLOBULIN TEST

CHEMISTRY

This section deals with a variety of tests using the most current technology, involved in the scientific study of matter and various compounds of elements as it is related to the human body.

  • FASTING BLOOD SUGAR (FBS)
  • TOTAL CHOLESTEROL
  • BLOOD URIC ACID (BUA)
  • SODIUM (NA)
  • POTASSIUM (K)
  • CHLORIDE (CL)
  • HBA1C
  • SGPT/ ALT
  • SGOT / AST
  • LIPID PROFILE

DRUG TEST

Accredited by the Department of Health, its main function is to receive and test urine specimens to determine the presence of dangerous drugs.

  • THC / MET (URINE)

HEMATOLOGY

Hematology is the study of blood, blood forming organs and blood diseases.

This section utilizes automated and advance technology with high throughput in providing quality results.

Counting and classification of blood cells into different categories are the most common test performed, while coagulation studies are additional services provided.

  • COMPLETE BLOOD COUNT
  • PROTHROMBIN TIME (PT)
  • APTT
  • PERIPHERAL SMEAR
  • ESR
  • MALARIAL SMEAR

HISTOPATHOLOGY

Histopathology is the study of diseases of the tissue, and involves examining tissues or cells under the microscope.

Surgical Pathology and Cytology are part of this section. PAP smear is the most common specimen processed in cytology.

  • BIOPSY
  • FNAB
  • LIQUID BASE PAP SMEAR
  • CELL BLOCK

IMMUNOLOGY AND SEROLOGY

The immunology and serology section uses contemporary methodologies in the study of the body’s immune system, functions and disorders, valuable not only to confirm a diagnosis, but also in treating and managing various conditions.

PSA, AFP, Thyroid Function Test, Dengue Panel and Hepatitis Panel Tests are the most common examinations done in the section.

  • FREE T3 (FT3)
  • FREE T4 (FT4)
  • THYROID STIMULATING HORMONE (TSH)
  • PROSTATE SPECIFIC ANTIGEN (PSA)
  • HEPA B SCREENING (HBsAg QUALI)
  • HIV SCREENING
  • CARCINOEMBRYONIC ANTIGEN (CEA)

Microbiology

Microbiology is the study of microorganisms including bacteria, fungi and viruses. Every single body fluid or tissue can be cultured for infectious disease.

Microbiology culture employs the conventional methods with current methodology to isolate the causative agent of the infection.

  • CULTURE & SENSITIVITY
  • GRAM STAIN
  • KOH
  • ACID FAST BACILLI STAIN (AFB)

Microscopy

Microscopy section performs scientific analysis of non-blood body fluids such as urine, stool and semen.

The macroscopic, chemical and microscopic examinations of urine provide initial valuable diagnostic information. Parasite identification and assessment of the stool are also performed.

  • URINALYSIS
  • FECALYSIS
  • OCCULT BLOOD
  • PREGNANCY TEST
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