Situated on Block A, Level 2 of Gleneagles Hospital Kuala Lumpur, the Laboratory Department is equipped with professionally trained personnel, modern instrumentation and advanced equipment. Our laboratory boasts a comprehensive range of tests for diagnosis, management and prevention of a wide variety of diseases.
The services provided include routine and specialists tests such as:
- Anatomic pathology, including both cytology and histology
- Blood transfusion
- Clinical microbiology
Once a test has been performed in the laboratory and the completed result is validated, a hard-copy result will be sent to the requesting site.
We provide a comprehensive service in histopathology and general cytology to hospital patients as well as those externally referred in specimens from other private hospitals or private practices. The special tests we offer include frozen sections, fine needle aspiration, immunofluorescence, special stains and immunohistochemistry.
Chemical pathology is the branch of pathology that deals with the analysis and interpretation of biochemical tests for diagnosis and management. It is also known as clinical chemistry, clinical biochemistry or medical biochemistry.
Common biochemistry testing includes lipids, enzymes, metabolites which include serum glucose, urea, endocrine hormones, therapeutic drugs, etc.
The blood transfusion service we offer includes blood grouping, antibody screening as well as cross-matching.
Along with biochemistry, our laboratory provides a major input to our vital 24-hour service with blood counts, coagulation results, peripheral blood smears and bone marrow morphology. We work closely in cognisance of clinical history and diagnosis provided.
The scope of microbiology testing includes bacterial and fungal culture and identification as well as antibiotic susceptibility testing.
Phlebotomy service is available to referred patients from registered medical practitioners. Request forms issued by a registered medical practitioners are required for the service. The Phlebotomy Centre is located next to the Laboratory.
Operation Hours: Monday – Friday; 9am – 5pm
Saturdays : 9:30am – 1pm
Closed on Sundays & Public Holidays