Diagnostic Services


Services are offered in six main areas. There is also a specimen collection section and a morgue/autopsy section.

  • Biochemistry studies the biochemical properties of tissues and fluids and includes functions like general chemistry, urinary chemistry, drug and hormone assays, markers, etc.
  • Hematology concentrates on blood disorders and particularities and includes these regional functions: general hematology, coagulation, and bone marrow.
  • Microbiology examines the actions, effects and sensitivities of micro-organisms and includes these regional functions: general microbiology, parasitology, serology, and environmental analyses (water).
  • Transfusion medicine (blood bank) does blood typing and prepares transfusion products. It includes general functions.
  • Histopathology performs macroscopic and microscopic studies of tissues and organs to detect pathologies. It includes general functions, frozen sections, and special dyes.
  • Cytopathology involves microscopic studies of cells to detect pathologies and includes general gynecological and non-gynecological cytology functions, fine needle aspiration cytology, and spermograms.
  • The morgue/autopsy section provides refrigerated storage for corpses, along with a place to examine and dissect them in order to study wounds and collect samples to find causes of death.