Apex Hospital’s diagnostic services facilitate the provision of timely, cost-effective, and high quality diagnostic care in safe and secure environments.
Diagnostic Services at Apex Hospital
Apex Hospital conducts routine laboratory and other tests like blood, urine, stool, sputum, MRI, CT scan, PET scan, biopsies, microbiology, nuclear medicine, transfusion medicine, and many more. We have dedicated departments for all endoscopies and non-invasive procedures.
Laboratory services provide a wide range of investigations and comprises of the following disciplines.Histopathology
The histopathology and cytology divisions provide diagnostic anatomic pathology and cytology services in the fields of oncopathology, medical pathology and haematopathology as well as nephrology, Gastrointestinal, GU and dermatopathology Immunoflorescence on kidney and skin biopsies, immunoperoxidase stains for diagnosis of difficult cases and estrogen and progesterone receptor studies on breast cancer cases are carried out at the main department. A wide variety of lastochemical stains are also performed.Microbiology
This division determines the sensitivity of the isolated pathogenic bacteria to the various antibiotics, with the help of serological tests, thereby aiding the clinicians in the treatment of bacterial diseases. The department also carries out hospital surveillance tests to control nosocomial infection and their spread within the hospital.. Emergency samples that need to be processed after closure of the department are handled by the staff on call duty.Bio-Chemistry
Biochemistry deals with the chemistry of body fluids such as blood, urine, cerebrospinal fluid, ascitic fluid, pleural fluid, synovial fluid, drainage fluid, dialysate fluid, cyst fluid, pancreatic fluid and bone marrow, renal and gall stones. The routine tests consist of lipid profile, liver function tests, heart enzymes, diabetic status, renal profile, electrolyte status etc.Special investigations such as glycosylated haemoglobin, protein electropherosis for globulin fractions, determination of tracer metals, urine determination for carcinoid tumours, Urine analysis for elements, etc are carried out. It gives a full back up for the IVF Laboratory.Radiology
The Department of Radiology provides a full range of radiological services related to MRI, CT, Ultrasound, Fluoroscopy, Mammography, Dexa, X-Rays and intervention procedures. We have installed technologically advanced, state-of-the-art medical equipment in our endeavour to provide the best diagnostic output. The department consists of highly skilled technicians and radiologists who are dedicated to provide 24X7 patient care. The department is also actively involved in pushing boundaries in the world of radiology and imaging through various research activities.Download PDF