The Medical Laboratory Services Department of the hospital handles all medical laboratory investigations from in-patients in the hospital as well as outside clients. The laboratory is fully equipped to handle investigations covering chemical pathology, haematology and blood transfusion, microbiology and parasitology as well as hormones and tumor markers assays. The Department is manned by full time, well experienced medical laboratory scientist and laboratory technicians. The laboratory ensures provision of excellent services to its clients through prompt and timely release of investigation reports, clearly typewritten reports with annotation to help the physicians and patients with interpretations. The laboratory also operates a good quality assurance system aimed at ensuring release of quality results. Below are some of the investigations carried out in the hospital:

Chemical Pathology
Renal Function Test
Electrolytes, Urea and Creatinine, creatinine clearance tests

Liver Function Tests
Total and Conjugated Bilirubin, Total Protein, Albumin, Alkaline Phosphatase AST (SGOT), ALT (SGPT), GGT.

Lipid Profile
Total cholesterol, Triglycerides, HDL –C, LDL-C

Fasting and Random Blood Sugar, 2HrPP, Oral glucose tolerance tests

CSF Biochemical Analysis for Glucose, Protein, Chloride

Calcium, Phosphate, Uric Acid, Amylase


Full Blood Count
Haematocrit, Total and Differential White blood cell count, Platelet count, red cell indices, film picture

Blood group and Haemoglobin Genotype,

Coagulation studies

HIV, HBsAg, HCV, VDRL screenings

Bleeding, group and cross-matching for blood transfusion

Endocrinology and Tumor Markers
LF, FSH, Prolactin, Progesterone, Testosterone, Oestradiol, DHEA

TSH, Free T3, Total T3 Free T4, Total T4


Microscopy, culture and sensitivity
Urine, swab, stool, semen

Blood culture

Seminal Fluid analysis

Mantoux tests

Stool microscopy for parasitological investigations