The laboratory provides a large range of investigations for autoimmune, immunodeficiency allergic disorders etc. The repertoire of investigations for possible immunodeficiency is being developed and expanded. The immunology department is equipped with the Roche Elecsys E411 analyser, Elisa Processor (Monobind USA), Immunoflourescence Microscope (Euroimmun Germany), Blot analyser (Euroimmun Germany) etc.
The diagnostic immunology has a wide range of disciplines, in particular:
Some of the special tests include Anti-CCP, Anti Nuclear Aantibody testing by Elisa and by Immunoflurescence, ANA profiling with immunoblot method,
Total IgE, Allergy Profiling for food and respiratory panels, Human Immunodeficiency Virus P24 Antigen- Antibody testing, Hepatitis -A,B, C and E testing, Antiphospholipid antibody testing etc.
The Serology and Immunology Laboratory provides an extensive range of laboratory investigations and clinical support to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of viral and microbial infection. The department performs a comprehensive range of serological assays for the diagnosis and monitoring of autoimmune and connective tissue disorders. In addition, the laboratory provides infectious disease and immunity screening to patients in the region.
The manual and automated in vitro techniques used include; Direct and Indirect Immunoassays, Rapid Immuno-chromatographic antigen tests, and Indirect Immuno-fluorescence.
The department has an extensive internal quality assurance system and participates in external quality assessment schemes.
Details of disease specific test profiles and test repertoire are available by calling the lab.