The department aims to make the phlebotomy (blood collection) as pain free and comfortable as possible for the patients who visit Panacea. Commonly performed tests include but not limited to are listed below :
- Blood sugar
- Serum lipid profile
- Renal function tests
- Liver function tests
- Thyroid function tests
- Complete blood count
- Hormonal analysis
- Routine tests
- Allergy testing
Our lab is ISO 15189:2012 accredited and we follow all quality procedures in accordance with ISO 15189:2012 protocols and Dubai Accreditation centre guidelines.
The laboratory is one of our significant service departments where the patient samples are collected using suitable techniques and blood and body fluids are processed, examined and analyzed. The Laboratory plays a crucial role in helping the clinicians/ physicians in the diagnosis of potentially critical conditions. The patient is also benefited by the dialogue between the laboratory and the treating physician regarding the ramifications of the disease process.
The laboratory is designed to cater to the day to day routine tests, as well as some of the special tests which are necessary for the diagnosis of commonly observed diseases in the Gulf region, such as food and respiratory allergies. It is equipped with state of the art equipment from world renowned quality manufacturers such as Horiba, Abbott, Biomerieux, Eppendorf, R-Biopharm and Olympus Corporation to make sure results are accurate.
An entire process is in place to ensure the quality of reports. Most of the testing is performed on automated machinery to reduce human errors. Great importance is paid to the turnaround times so as to reduce waiting times for the patients.