Laboratory

functions of laboratory

The laboratory forms an integral part of the JKUAT health care offering essential services. The laboratory is run by a highly qualified and dedicated team of, technologists registered under  Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board (KMLTTB) and support staff.

Technologist at work

Technologist at work

The laboratory services are provided in an equipped facility with modern automated equipment that are well maintained. The lab provides diagnostic services in:

–        phlebotomy,

–        clinical chemistry,

–        special chemistry,

–        haematology

–        bacteriology

–        parasitology

–        histopathology and cytopathology referrals

 

There is a strict internal quality assurance programme which maintains accuracy and precision of tests which is reviewed daily. The lab is participating in external quality control ,HUQAS (Human Quality Assessment Service) – (Canada) with an aim of providing test results that meet international standards.

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