CLINICALBIOCHEMISTRY

CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY

The lab is equipped with

  • Two fully automated random access biochemistry analyzers COBAS 400 INTEGRA approved by IVD and FDA.
  • LIS is in compliance with 21 CFR Part 11.
  • E411 – fully automated random access hormone and tumor marker analyzer based on latest Electro Chemiluminiscence technology.
  • HPLC machine from Bio-Rad for Glycated Haemoglobin.(HBA1c). This is the state of the art technology for accurate estimation of Glycated haemoglobin and for screening for Abnormal haemoglobins.
  • Use of all closed channel equipments thereby ensuring use of standard reagents and quality of results.

The laboratory has three levels of Quality control measures in the department.

  • Three level Internal Quality control measures with strict adherence to Westgard rule.
  • Inter Laboratory Quality Assurance Programs – ILQA.
  • External Quality Assurance program (EQAS) – Bio-Rad of USA and CMC Vellore.
  • Regular Internal audits to monitor out of control situations.
  • Retesting of retained samples and replicate analysis.
  • Accuracy, Precision, uncertainty of measurement and Total error estimation and monitoring.

PATHOLOGY & CYTOPATHOLOGY

CLINICAL PATHOLOGY

The lab is equipped with

  • An automated Random access Urine analyzer.
  • Screening for drugs of abuse.

CYTOPATHOLOGY

  • Well trained and qualified pathologists
  • Cytopathology – Facility for guided FNACs

The laboratory has two levels of Quality control measures in the department.

  • Two level Internal Quality control samples run with every batch.
  • Inter Laboratory Quality Assurance Programs – ILQA.
  • Regular Internal audits to monitor out of control situations.
PATHOLOGY
SEROLOGY&MICROBIOLOGY

SEROLOGY & MICROBIOLOGY

The lab is equipped with

  • Automated ELISA system for almost about 50 different ELISAs.
  • Automated culture, identification and sensitivity system for aerobic and anerobic bacteria.
  • Automated Culture system for Blood.
  • Immunofluorescence technology for autoimmune diseases.
  • Special tests such as Westernblot for HIV, Quantiferon TB gold test, ANA profile.
  • Complete Allergy panel for food and inhalation allergens.

The laboratory has two levels of Quality control measures in the department.

  • ATCC strains are used for quality control.
  • Three level Internal Quality control measures with strict adherence to CLSI guidelines.
  • Inter Laboratory Quality Assurance Programs – ILQA.
  • External Quality Assurance program (EQAS) – IAMM Chennai.
  • Regular Internal audits to monitor out of control situations.

HAEMATOLOGY

The lab is equipped with

  • Two fully automated random access five part cell counters from Sysmex, working on the principle of flow cytometry.
  • Coagulometer for PT, APTT & Lupus anticoagulant assays & Thrombophilia profile.
  • D-Dimer & vWF assays on ELFA technology and G6PD assays.
  • Abnormal Hemoglobin screening on HPLC machine – D-10.
  • Coagulation Factor assays on automated coagulometer.

The laboratory has three levels of Quality control measures in the department.

  • Three level Internal Quality control measures with strict adherence to Westgard rule.
  • Inter Laboratory Quality Assurance Programs – ILQA.
  • External Quality Assurance program (EQAS) – CMC Vellore & AIIMS, New Delhi.
  • The lab is equipped with 3 part, 5 part & part haematology analyser, semiautomated Stago coagulation analyser.
  • Regular Internal audits to monitor out of control situations.
  • Retesting of retained samples and replicate analysis.
  • Accuracy, Precision, uncertainty of measurement and Total error estimation and monitoring.
HAEMATOLOGY
MOLECULARDIAGNOSTIC

MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTIC

The lab is equipped with

  • Real time PCR and Flow cytometry sections.
  • Fully automated FDA approved Real Time PCR equipments for both extraction and analysis of various infectious diseases and malignancies – Equipments from Qiagen – Qiacube and Rotor Gene.
  • Flow Cytometry for infectious diseases and malignancies on BD FACS Calibur – a 4 color & 2 laser based equipment.
  • CD counts and HLA B27 assays available.
  • Accredited by NABL.

The laboratory has two levels of Quality control measures in the department.

  • Standards and calibrators run with every batch of assay.
  • Two level Internal Quality control samples run with every batch.
  • Inter Laboratory Quality Assurance Programs – ILQA.
  • Regular Internal audits to monitor out of control situations.

HISTOPATHOLOGY

The lab is equipped with

  • In-house processing of histopathology samples.
  • In-House facility for Tru-cut biopsies.
  • Special stains – PAS, Alcian Blue, Methenamine Silver stain, Perl’s stain, Congo Red stain.
  • Immuno histochemistry Markers – ER, PR, Her-2 neu, Cytokeratin, LCA, EMA & S-100.
  • Clones of standard strains and FDA approved companies are used.
  • Well trained and qualified pathologists with expertise in Oncopathology reporting.
  • Faster TAT.

The laboratory has two levels of Quality control measures in the department.

  • Two level Internal Quality control samples run with every batch of stains.
  • Inter Laboratory Quality Assurance Programs – ILQA.
  • Regular Internal audits to monitor out of control situations.
HISTOPATHOLOGY