Once the physician has admitted the patient to the United Doctors Hospital, the relevant hospital rules and regulations will be applied where:
Laboratory services provide a wide range of investigation and comprises of the following disciplines:
Hmatology & Blood Bank Blood Bank Section is full pledged, 24 hours, support service. Each blood donor has to answer a comprehensive questionnaire and is screened for CBC, ALT, HbcAb, HIV, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HTLV I& II, Syphilis, Brucellosis and Malaria. It deals with the transfusion of compatible blood and its components. The components prepared at the moment are: Packed RBC’s, Fresh Frozen Plasma (Platelet concentrates, Platelet Rich Plasma, Cryoprecipitate will be available in near future). Other blood bank services include study of blood groups, direct and indirect coombs test, antibody screening and typing, investigation of ABO RH incompatibility and detection of phenotypes and genotypes of Rh system. Two 5 differential CBC machines serve the Hematology Section together with slide consultation, bone marrow examination and Malaria screening.
Microscopy Comprehensive examination of Urine, Stool, Body Fluids and Semen is carried out.
Nucleic Acid Test (NAT) Test for HIV, HBV & HCV are done by methods based on PCR to shorten the window period of blood donors.
The Histopathology and Cytology sections provide Anatomic Pathology, Immunohistochemistry, Cytology services and DNA Image Analysis.
Microbiology Isolating Pathological Bacteria, Mycobacteria and Fungi from all body sites using in-houseprepared media and performing identification and antibiogram using an Automated System together with a Blood Culture Automatic Monitor.
Deals with the chemistry of blood and fluids using variable standardized technique over automated machines. Blood gases and osmolality are available.
Comprehensive screening and quantitative measurements of all infections, tumor markers and specific proteins using an Open ELISA System, closed automated instruments and IFAT. All hormones are performed using automated chemiluminescence.
All the hospital clinics working 24/7/365