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 MEDICAL LABORATORY DEPARTMENT

OVERVIEW

OVERVIEW

The hospital's Medical Laboratory is well equipped with the state of art equipment to undertake all kinds of investigations in Haematology/Serology, Chemical Pathology, and Medical Microbiology/Parasitology as requested by doctors from within and outside the hospital.

All the Quality Service Essentials are put in place regularly in order to ensure quality of results.

The Reception is the first point of contact for the laboratory where all samples are collected. It also serves as the collection point for all results.

The Haematology/Serology unit handles investigations such as Full Blood Count, Blood Group, Genotype, and other Serology based investigations like Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HIV, VDRL, etc.

The Medical Microbiology unit handles different Cultures, Malaria parasite test, Urine Analysis, just to mention a few.

The Chemical Pathology unit handles full chemistry investigations such as Liver Function test, Lipid profile, Electrolytes, HbA1C, Urea, Creatinine, Blood Sugar, Urine Toxicology test as well as hormonal investigations.

PERSONNEL: The Laboratory is staffed with qualified, experienced and dedicated Medical Laboratory Scientists, Medical Laboratory Technicians, Intern Medical Lab. Scientists and other support staff.

The professionals participate regularly in scientific seminars and workshops for continuous professional development and are actively involved in research, both locally and internationally.

CORE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE DEPARTMENT

The laboratory attend to the in and out-patients of the hospital both in Yaba and Oshodi annex as well as clients from various establishments around Yaba area. We also receive samples from private laboratory and private hospitals and carry out investigations for pre-employment medical check-up.

The members of staff of the department keep up with regular training on Quality Management System (QMS) based on ISO15189. This is to ensure overall quality in the test results from the laboratory.

We participate in National External Quality Assurance (NEQA) program put in place by Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) and our performance reports have been precise and accurate.

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