Here are the services we offer
The laboratory also performs more effective techniques for TB testing such as flourescent Microscopy, Culture and sensitive tests are done through collaboration with the National TB and Leprosy Reference Laboratory Wandegeya -free of charge.
Free HIV testing to clients above 18 months and also free HIV testing to infants from 6 weeks to 18 months under the Early Infant Diagnosis program (EID) at the centre or in the outreaches.
Blood grouping and crossmatch in addition to Haemoglobin screening are also some of the available tests before blood transfusion can be done.
The laboratory has a new blood bank where blood is accessed for free if a blood transfusion is required. This is supplied by the Regional Blood Banks -Kitovu and Masaka.
A constant power supply which includes a solar system, inverter and generator in addition to Hydro-power.
Other tests include;
Immuno compromised patients with HIV CD4 is done after testing positive and viral load after six months on ART iniation and annually if not detected and if detectable IAC is done and a repeat viral load is done after four months or when client proves good adeherence. all clients with cd4 below 100c/ul are screened for cryptococcal meningitis and other OI infections. CBC, LFTs, RFTs and Lipid profiles are other commonly done investigations.
Hiv proficiency testing and Cd4 Ukneqas proficiency testing are done to ensure quality results as results are reviewed and corrective action done in case of discripancies. In addition to FM also ZN is done as a back up for Fm. Good Clinical laboratory practice is done and the laboratory is enrolled for SLUMTA and is assesed every six months.