Diagnostic Laboratory24 Apr 2022
The 24-hour diagnostic lab of Clinical Biochemistry is equipped with state-of-the-art fully automated two Clinical Chemistry Analysers (Beckman Coulter AU 480) for routine biochemical investigations as well as Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, and Immunoassay system (Access 2, Beckman Coulter) utilizing the Chemiluminescence method to measure hormones and tumor markers, automated Serum Protein Electrophoresis units (Serbia) for specialized investigations, Protein Chemistry Analyzer (IMAGE 800, Beckman Coulter) for Immunoglobulin assay, an Immunofluorescence analyzer (i Chroma II) for hormones and vitamins assay, an ELISA system and an ABG analyzer solely for Intensive Care Unit samples.
The lab is connected to the hospital network using the Laboratory Information System (LIS). Test reports generated are authorised by an experienced Consultant and send to the Physician, whereby it can be accessed online.
Respectfully called MVR, the late MV Raghavan was one of the revolutionary leaders of the Communist movement in Kerala. Born in an ordinary family in Pappinissery, Kannur, his political life began in his early teens. He served two terms as Minister of Co-operation and Ports in Kerala during 1991-1996 and 2001-2006. MVR revolutionized the co-operative sector by taking the people-powered movement to healthcare and education in the State. MV Raghavan realized the role of the co-operative movement in social development and job creation and he was instrumental in setting up various institutions in the state.