The pathology department provides services of clinical pathology, cytopathology, histopathology including frozen section and blood bank. There is 24 hour emergency lab service.A clinical pathology service has been available since the establishment of hospital. Histopathology and Cytopathology services were extended as full time service from 2003.
Patient related activities
Clinical Pathology services include Routine stool and urine examination,Bone marrow aspiration and biopsy, Semen analysis and Hematology.
The following hematological examinations are routinely performed in the Department. [ WBC count, Differential Count, Bleeding Time, Clotting time, Prothrombin time, Activated partial thromboplastin time, RBC Morphology, Peripheral Blood smear, Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate, RBC count, Pack Cell Volume, Mean Corpuscular Volume, Mean Corpuscular Hemoglobin, Mean Corpuscular Hemoglobin Concentration, Reticulocytes, Malarial Parasites, Microfilaria, Platelets, Blood Group, Rh-type, Aldehyde test, L.E cell]
The department also performs cytopathological services like [fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC), Body fluid cytology (Pleural fluid, peritoneal fluid, pericardial fluid, urine cytology,Sputum cytology,Pap smear cytology)].
The department has facilities for Histopathology including frozen section and 24 hours Blood Bank service (Whole blood, Fresh Frozen Plasma, Concentrated Platelets,Packed RBC,Direct and Indirect Coombs test.