Clinical Hematology Laboratory



Clinical Hematology Laboratory

  • Location:
    Department: Room no. 403, 4th floor, College Building
    Laboratory: Room no. 403, 4th floor, College Building
  • Facilities and Special Services:

    This Department is essentially a center for the diagnosis and management of patients with Hematology Disorders.
  • This lab also caters to research projects of the Dept. of Medicine & other departments from the institution.
  • It has a laboratory that is fully equipped for the laboratory evaluation of the patients attending the Medicine specialty OPD. It also work as referral centre for various hospital like jagjivanram Railway hospital, Bhagwati Hospital, Byculla railway Hospital, Bombay Port Trust Hospital etc.

Tests Done:

Various investigations done in Haematology department are as follows:

  • Complete Haemogram
  • Peripheral smear examination
  • Bone marrow aspirate and biopsy examination
  • Iron studies
  • Haemoglobin Electrophoresis
  • Cloting time
  • Prothrombin Time
  • Partial Thromboplastine Time
  • Sickling test
  • Glucose – 6 phosphate Dehydrogenase
  • Sucrose Lysis  and HAMS test for PNH

Guidelines For Patients Wishing to avail the Investigative Facilities:

  • Laboratory investigation are done only for patients seen in the Clinical Hematology OPD, after which appropriate tests are planned.
  • Patients have to take prior appointment for blood collection.
  • Blood collection for various investigations is done between 8.30am and 9.30am.
  • For Iron studies, patients have to be empty stomach.
  • CBC reports are issued same day while Iron study report takes 3-4 working days.
  • Haemoglobin electrophoresis samples are run on Friday.
  • Charges for the tests would have to be paid as applicable

Clinical hematology OPD timings:

  • Monday and Thursday- 8.30 am onwards

Clinical Hematology Laboratory Staff:

  • Mr. Avinash Chalke: Lab Technician
  • Smt Rashmita Vaingankar: Lab  Technician
  • Mr. Raghunath Ghadge: Lab Asst.
  • Mrs. Trupti Thakur: Clerk Cum Technician(Part-time)

 

Instruments

  1. Two fully automated Cell Counters
  2. HPLC machine for electrophoresis
  3. Automated Coagulometer- for Coagulation studies
  4. Spectrophotometer

Workload of Clinical Hematology laboratory (2010- 2011)

Sr No. Name of the Test No. of Tests Done
01. CBC (Complete Blood Test) 7422
02. ESR 1608
03. Sr. Iron 1230
04. TIBC 1230
05. HPLC – Hemoglobin Testing 213
06. Sickling Test 45
07. Bleeding Time 90
08. Clotting Time 144
09. Prothrombin Time (PT) 1538
10. Clot Retraction 144
11. Partial Thromboplastin Time 863
12. Bone marrow Aspiration 266
13. G-6-PD 40
14. Sucrose Lysis 04
15. P.N.H. 04
16. Blood Reticulocytes 1896

 

2015-16
1) Total Number of new cases                     -              2352
2) Total number of followup cases              -               7000
3) Complete Haemogram
a) Haemoglobin                                -              2352          
b) WBC                                            -            2352             
c) DC                                               -             5486              
4)  Blood Reticulocytes                                -             1513                         
5)  Platelet Counts                                        -                   2352
6)  ESR                                                         -                   1176  
7)  Serum Iron                                               -                  1088                       
8) Total Iron Binding capacity                      -                  1088
9)  Serum Ferritin                                          -                     -                                          

10) Foetal Hemoglobin                               -                      -           

11) Peripheral Smear                                    -                  5486                       
12) Hb testing on HPLC                               -                    549                           
13) Sickling test                                            -                      40                                   
14) Bleeding Time                                         -