PSH offers NEW DIAGNOSTICS EXAMS to its CUSTOMERS
The Clinical Laboratory in Coordination with the Department of Pathology continuously pursue quality and safe healthcare services to all by acquiring equipment that will aid in a faster diagnosis of diseases. One major recent advancement of the department is the automated Immunohistochemical staining for antibody receptors. These are as follows:
Neuron Specific Enolase (NSE)
Epithelial Membtane Antigen (EMA)
Smooth Muscle Actin (SMA)
Moreover, the Microbiology Section offers Gene-Xpert tests in diagnosing the following diseases:
Tuberculosis (TB) -MTB-RIF with sputum sample,
Chlamydia & Gonorrhoea (CT-NG) with urine sample and
Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML) BCR-ABL chromosome.
This greatly reduces the time to diagnose such diseases from 6 weeks to as early as 1 day.