Hematology is a rapidly advancing field of pathology which requires the use of advanced instruments and techniques. The Hematology Department is staffed by 3 consultant Hematologists as well as several staff pathologists.
The CBC test is performed using 5-part Automated Hematology Analyzes from Sysmex and Abbott Diagnstics. These instruments flag any samples with suspected abnormalities, which are then double checked by the pathologist. High performance Liquid Chromatography technology is used to perform testing for hemoglobin disorders.
Chughtai Lab performs an extensive menu of tests for bleeding disorders. These include highly specialized tests such as Platelet Function tests and P2Y12 test for Clopidogrel resistance in Ischemic Heart Disease patients.