Microbiology

At Health City, our Laboratory is NABL & JCI accredited and operates 24/7. The Microbiology & Serology section of lab caters to around 500 samples on an average per day. The handling of such huge number of samples and maintaining low Turn Around Time (TAT) is achieved by complete automation of the lab. The BD BACTEC-FX Blood culture system is largest in bangalore with a capacity to do 600 blood cultures simultaneously. Identification and sensitivity is carried out by Phoenix and Vitek 2 Compact Systems. Vitros 3600 with enhanced chemiluminescence and continuous operating capabilities enables exceptional assay performance with small sample volume requirements across a broad range of diseases (eg. HIV, HBsAg, HCV, etc.). The laboratory does 25 different tests of serology ranging from 4th Generation ELISA to TORCH Panel, Widal and VDRL.