The clinical laboratory at armed forces institute of cardiology and national institute of heart diseases was established with the hospital in 1987 .it has been designed for the needs of cardiology patients. The equipment was chosen for the ability to provide not only quality results, but to be able to provide those results in a very quick and efficient fashion. The laboratory is connected with satellite collection point and whole hospital through computers for online ordering of tests for both outpatients and inpatients and online display of patient results.
The Clinical Lab Is Dealing With A Heavy Work Load Of Both Indoor And Out Door Patients.The Average Work Load Of Various Lab Facilities Is About 1.5 Million / Year
We provide a vast range of excellent diagnostic facilities for the indoor / outdoor patients of armed forces personnels ,federal government employees, government officials including members of senate and national assembly as well as to our civilian private patients .
Scope Of Services:
Chemical pathology department is equipped with the state of art Cobas C-501 and Dimension EXL 200 clinical chemistry analyzers .This department provides a vast range of routine and specialized clinical chemistry diagnostic facilities.
Special chemistry department is equipped with Siemens Advia Centaur XP to provide facility of Hepatitis B, C, TFT, Digoxin level, Hs CRP and NT-PRO BNP tests.
Hematology Department has Sysmex XP 100 Hematology Analyzers. This department provides routine blood complete picture, peripheral blood morphology and various body fluid examinations.
Coagulation department is equipped with the latest Sysmex CS 1600 coagulation analyzer and provide routine monitoring facilities for anticoagulant therapy like prothrombin time (PT), inr,activated partial thromboplastin time(APTT),fibrinogen level etc.
Blood Gases/ Electrolytes:
Blood gases and electrolytes are performed with two latest version gas analyzers, Easylyte Plus, Easylyte Stat to provide electrolytes and blood for ABG’S Facility.
Clinical Microbiology & Infection Control:
This department has Versa TREK eqpt to provides diagnostic services for culture and identification of bacterial infections and related investigations including antimicrobial susceptibility testing. The department also carries out healthcare worker screening , environmental air sampling and surveillance cultures for infection control of the hospital.
Special Diagnostics Serology And Immunology:
This department provides services on I-CHROMA for autoimmune serology tests including RA factor, ANA, CRP analysis and ASOT etc.
This department Provides diagnostic services pertaining to routine stool and urine examination.