Pathology at SKMCH&RC, Peshawar
The Pathology Laboratory at SKMCH&RC, Peshawar currently offers a limited test menu in sub-specialties including Biochemistry, Microbiology, Cytology, and Hematology & Blood Banking.
For the convenience of our patients, laboratory test results can be accessed online on our website. Test results remain with us indefinitely as a result of our advanced patient data management systems.
Our modern laboratory facility has a robust quality assurance and patient safety programme and is registered with the College of American Pathologists for proficiency in testing and sustaining successful results over the years, which is evidence of our high standards and constant pursuit of excellence.
A combined commitment to quality and service is further strengthened by the talent and expertise of our staff.
The Anatomical Pathology division, the heart of the Pathology Department, provides cytopathology services. A close liaison exists between pathologists and treating physicians in order to optimize patient care.
Routine Chemistry: The Routine Chemistry section is primarily concerned with biochemical analysis of a wide range of biological samples for diagnosis and monitoring of patients.
Special Chemistry: The Special Chemistry section offers a vast menu of specialised tests using the latest analyzers and equipment.
Blood Bank: A full service Blood Bank is available. Each donor or donated blood sample is screened for major infectious diseases. The Blood Bank is also equipped with top-of-the-line apheresis machines, allowing us to separate the blood component and perform therapeutic apheresis.
Haematology and Coagulation: This section is one of the vital components of the Pathology Laboratory. It is equipped with a 5-part differential analyzer which includes the measurement of nucleated RBC’s and auto-correcting the WBC count.
For coagulation studies, a coagulation analyzer performs a complete profile. Other tests offered in haematology include CBC with manual differential, RBC morphology and reticulocyte manual estimation.
Microbiology: The Microbiology section provides bacteriology, and urinalysis. The section is equipped with an automated blood culture system.
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