The Division of Laboratory medicine & Pathology (LMP) in Nepal Mediciti Hospital is the largest diagnostic hospital-based medical laboratory service in Nepal. The LMP occupies more than 6,000 square feet in the first floor of Nepal Mediciti hospital adjoining the Emergency Department. It is the first Category A level laboratory recognized by National Public Health Laboratory. The LMP plays an essential role to improve patient health care using advanced laboratory technology. The LMP comprises of Anatomical Pathology, Laboratory Medicine and Transfusion Medicine. Each department is NABH accredited.
Medical Microbiology & Immunology
It employs over 50 staffs including senior consultant pathologists, microbiologists, biochemist, quality manager, technical manager, section in-charge, technologists, technicians and supporting staff.
Approximately 7000 biopsy and 6200 cytology cases are processed each year including both GYN and non-GYN cases. The laboratory staff provides superficial Fine Needle Aspiration services and supports image guided FNA procedures at the Department of Radiology. Every month on first Friday at 11 am, case of the month is presented in webinar with BPKIHS, Birat Medical College, Nepalgunj Medical College, Manipal Medical College, and Chitwan Medical College.
It performs diagnostic routine and special tests. Certified technicians perform the tests with state-of- the-art automated analyzers. They perform manual microscopic and analytical procedures necessary to provide accurate result. It provides round the clock emergency service including point of care testing (POCT). Department of Microbiology & Immunology works closely with Infection Control committee to maintain an active infection control program that covers all the hospital areas. It is also involved in antimicrobial policy and stewardship.
The aim of Blood Transfusion service is to make available appropriate, adequate and high quality of safe blood & blood components. We adhere to quality norms and focus on donor satisfaction as per the guideline of NABH. The department uses state of art technology and quality control protocols to ensure timely supply of the safest blood and blood components.