In line with the policy of “Istiklal Hospital” in providing integrated medical care for patients and reviewers of all ages and their requirements or what they need, We have prepared and construct a special “Medical laboratory” equipped with the finest hardware needed to perform most medical tests, and in all disciplines and in the hands of highly qualified and good experienced medical laboratory technicians. Our lab performs all medical tests required by doctors i.e. from the hospital clinics or outpatient. The results for patient tests are performed and established in a shortest possible time and high quality. Istiklal lab is under internal and external international (USA & Germany) quality control. In addition to that, there is constant and regular hardware monitor calibration and maintenance.
Below a brief overview of the laboratory sections
Reception & Phlebotomy
Where the patient is first received in the laboratory, and information about him is taken such as his name and the tests needed. Samples are withdrawn from the patient. Then after that test results are given accurately on time.
Analysis of body fluids and routine tests
It includes tests (urine), (feces), semen (sperm), spinal cord fluid, in addition to other rapid serology tests needed for detection of some communicable diseases such as Brucella fever, and typhoid.
Hematology and coagulation tests
In this section, analysis of blood cells (Complete blood cells … CBC) are undertaken for detection of anemia, or other diseases and also coagulation tests needed for diagnose and detect thrombophilia and cardiac diseases.
Clinical Chemistry tests are done and performed in this section including cardiac enzymes , liver , kidney function tests, cholesterol in addition to all kinds of lipids, diabetes tests, and others.
Microbiology and Culture
In this section, culture for bacteria from body fluids or swabs from different sources in the body are done to diagnose microorganisms as well as to do selection of antibiotics for treatment of inflammation and diseases.
Hormones and Endocrinology
In this section all hormones of different diseases done such as thyroid hormones ,infertility hormones or others related to different endocrinology diseases , in addition to the tumor markers which are done and performed at the same instruments in this section.
Immunology and Serology
This section includes the tests needed for the diagnosis of a group of diseases related to the immunity system such as hepatitis, immunodeficiency and others.
Histopathology and tissue diseases section
Biopsies are taken from patients undergoing processing, then examination and analysis by a specialist histopathology to diagnose and give a report about diseases.
The lab is open daily continuously 24 hours for 7 days.