The Department of Diagnostic Medical Laboratories is the beating heart of Al-Ahly General Medical Complex and the main pillar in the concept of the modern health care system, as it plays a pivotal role in providing all diagnostic tests at the highest level of accuracy, which leads to speedy diagnosis of diseases and saves time, effort and money on the patient, which is reflected in Positively the community by providing excellent medical care and healthy environment.
The laboratory is divided into several sections:
Department of Hematology.
Clinical Chemistry Department.
Department of Immunology and Hormones.
Reception and blood collection department.
– Department of Microbiology and Viruses.
Note: In this section, the auditors are received to take samples from them, then the samples are distributed to the different sections of the laboratory, each according to the type of sample taken and the type of analysis required. It is withdrawn by the nursing staff from the internal departments of Al-Ahly Medical Center.
Types of samples collected in the department:
(1) Blood samples.
(2) Urine samples.
(3) stool samples.
(4) Semen samples.
(5) Swab samples of all kinds.
(6) Samples of various body fluids.
(7) tissue samples and body organs.
Note: Samples for bacterial cultures are placed in sterile containers. Samples of various body fluids: urine, feces, sputum, and semen samples are placed in clean containers.
Blood samples are placed in different tubes, according to the test to be performed.
Medical examinations available in the laboratory:
– Liver functions . – hormones.
Kidney functions. Anemia tests.
Recurrent miscarriage checks.
Routine urine and stool examination. Various protein assays.
Various blood clotting tests. Orthopedics and rheumatology examinations.
All types of cholesterol and fats. All types of immunological examinations.
– Salts and minerals of the blood
Viral tests of all kinds (such as hepatitis A, B, immunodeficiency viruses, etc.)
– Examination of sugar and follow-up with cumulative sugar.
– Cultivation of urine, feces and various body fluids.
Early detection of cancerous tumors (such as: prostate, breast, pancreas, stomach, liver, digestive system, bladder).