Laboratory

Ndebele Shyline HOD & A/Chief Laboratory Scientist

United Bulawayo Hospitals Laboratory is open 24/7 to assist in the screening, diagnosis, monitoring, treating and prevention of disease. Our staff use modern internationally accepted laboratory methods by providing timely and the best possible quality results and services

Laboratory
The laboratory is based within the hospital and features the following:
Hematology: FBCs, ESR, Sickle Cell, Blood Grouping, Peripheral Smear, Malaria RDT, MPs, Differential Count, CD4—CD4%, CD4
Chemistry:  U&Es, LFTs, RBS, Uric Acid, Amylase, Magnesium, Phosphorus, CSF Total Protein and Glucose, Bence Jones Protein
Microbiology: Microscopy, Culture, and Sensitivity testing for Pus Swabs, Body Aspirates, CSF, Urine, Urinalysis, and Stool.
Serology: RPR, TPHA, HIV, Pregnancy Test, Hepatitis Screen, ASOT, ANA, H. pylori, Rheumatoid Factor, CSF & Serum CrAg, TB Lam, Herpes Simplex Virus
Viral Load: Viral Load
TB: MTB Testing for Aspirates, Stool, CSF, and Sputum, ZN Stain, DNA-PCR, GeneXpert Viral Load and Covid PCR.
Referred Tests: Sputum for Microscopy and culture, all cytology samples, histology samples, and virology samples. Also DDR samples for Viral Load.

Hours of Operation
Mondays to Fridays 08:00 to 16:00 for Routine Tests
24/7 for Emergencies

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