The Department of Hematology :
The Hematology section of the laboratory is very well equipped with state-of-the-the-art automated instruments. Even routine blood counts are performed on highly sophisticated automated cell counters which provide numerous parameters on every singlesample. An exhaustive test menu for the detection of bleeding disorders as well as all kinds of hypercoagulability disorders (e.g.thrombophilia) is offered.
The laboratory has in place systems to diagnose various congenital and acquired hemolytic anemias which are supported by the high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) system, useful in the detection of abnormal hemoglobins. The laboratory is also equipped with a Flowcytometer which is used for the diagnosis and categorization of various hematological malignancies like leukemias and lymphomas as well as diagnosis of rare hematological disorders like PNH.
Quality control procedures are an important daily activity. The laboratory strives to combine the best of highly specialized doctors, skilled technicians and automation, to provide the best for the patient, in terms of accurate and precise results, within a reasonable timeframe.