Pathology Laboratory

The Pathology and Laboratory department offers referring doctors and patients a comprehensive selection of tests and services. Directed by experienced, board-certified pathologists, the lab employs only fully-trained, DHCC licensed medical technologists, medical laboratory technicians, cytotechnologists and phlebotomists. Mediclinic City Hospital’s laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and holds the ISO-15189 certification,

Our laboratory strives to perform physician-ordered tests accurately and efficiently and provide clear and timely reports. Our consultant pathologist and consultant microbiologist will discuss any concerns and assist in interpreting results. Analysis of patient’s specimens at are conducted on fully automated and computerised analysers. The pathology service provides extensive investigative parameters and profiles coupled with the highest level of personal and professional services.

The laboratory offers surgical pathology and cytology services which include gross and microscopic examination of  tissue, frozen sections; body fluid cytology, fine needle aspiration; and liquid based cervical cytology.  Our laboratory also provides services that include testing for haemotology, transfusion medicine, immunology, serology, clinical chemistry, endocrinology and microbiology.

Results are computer generated and promptly delivered to the health care provider which are delivered either electronically or by hand delivery. Patients may obtain their results from their health care providers.

Hours of operation

Laboratory test analysis technical support personnel are on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Inpatient specimen collection phlebotomists and technical staff collect inpatient specimens throughout the hospital. Outpatient specimen collection technical support personnel are on duty 24 hours a day.

At weekends and holidays, blood will be collected at the A&E department.

All specimens are received by unit personnel at the specimen processing area in the front of the laboratory.

For more information contact Mediclinic City Hospital laboratory on 04-435-9777/9778.