Department of Pathology is equipped with state of the art facilities including automated microtomes, histokinettes, tissue embedding station, cryostats, IHC auto-stainers, penta-head microscopes, fluorescent and phase contrast microscopes, automated coagulometer, platelet aggregometer, flow cytometry, hematology auto-analysers, electrophoresis system, HPLC, automated stainers in cytology and histopathology, automated semen analyser, automated urine analyser, automated ESR analyser, RT-PCR, FISH work station etc. A comprehensive panel of immunohistochemical (IHC) antibodies are offered for diagnostic care free of cost for patients. In the year 2011-12, transplant pathology services for renal transplants were started in the department.
Surgical Pathology section processes a broad panel of immunohistochemical and histochemical markers and immunofluorescence studies. Frozen sections and cryostat facilities are available and are performed routinely for intraoperative reporting.
May-Grünwald-Giemsa (MGG), Pap and relevant special stains are performed and immunocytochemistry (ICC) is standardized. An extensive panel of immunocytochemical and histochemical markers are performed on Cytology smears as well as on cellblock sections. Routine touch imprint and squash cytology are performed for intraoperative diagnosis.
The lab caters to routine hemogram, flow cytometry, cytochemistry, bone marrow aspiration and biopsy, coagulation, myeloma and hemolytic anemia workup. Our flow cytometry laboratory is given due consideration for “Centre of Excellence” by Beckmann Coulter company. The lab provides a 24-hour emergency in-patient service in the main hospital.
The OPD laboratory under the control of Department of Pathology is well equipped with hematology auto-analysers, automated semen analyser, automated urine (Chemistry and Deposits) analyser, and automated ESR analyser. This lab deals with samples like hemogram, urine, stool, body fluids and semen fromthe entire hospital.
Department performs autopsies for medical and surgical patients as well as fetal to ascertain the cause of death.Last Updated :20-Feb-2023