KCRC LABORATORY TESTING MENU & TURN AROUND TIME

Test Menu and Turn Around Time for Results

SECTION TEST SPECIMEN REQUIRED TAT
HAEMATOLOGY Complete Blood Count (CBC)/Diff Whole Blood 30min
Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) 2hrs
Film Comment 2hrs
Blood Grouping & Rhesus Typing 30min
Cross Matching 1hr
Reticulocyte count   Ihr
CLINICAL CHEMISTRY Liver Function Tests Serum

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2hrs

 

GOT/AST
GPT/ALT
Bilirubin Total
Direct Bilirubin
Alkaline phosphatase (ALP)
g-GT
Albumin
LDH
Glucose
Total protein
Renal Function Tests
Urea
Creatinine
Uric acid
Sodium
Potassium
Chloride
Magnesium
Phosphorus
Calcium
Lipid Profile   
Total Cholesterol
HDL
 LDL
Triglycerides
POC CHEMISTRY TESTS POC Lipid Profile Whole Blood

 

10 min
POC HBAIC 15 min
POC Creatinine testing 10 min
SEROLOGY  AND

OTHER RAPID TESTS

HIV Rapid Test Whole blood, plasma,

Serum

30min
TPHA Rapid Test 20min
H.Pylori rapid Test 30min
RPR Test Plasma 30min
Widal Screening Plasma 30min
Toxoplasmosis IgG and IgM Plasma, Serum, whole blood 30min
Hepatitis B Test 30min
Hepatitis C Test 30 min
Brucella Abortus agglutination Test Plasma 30min
Urine TB LAM Urine 30 min
Cryptococcus Antigen Test (CRAG) Serum, CSF 40min
Rheumatoid Factor Plasma 30min
Malaria RDT Whole blood 30min
Urine Dipstick Urine 20min
hCG (Pregnancy) 20min
Serum hCG (Pregnancy) Serum 30 min
MICROBIOLOGY      
Fluorescent Microscopy for AFB Sputum, CSF, Aspirates 2hrs
Zn staining Sputum, CSF, Aspirates 2hrs
Gram staining CSF, Aspirates, Urine, sputum 1hr
India Ink CSF 2hrs
Modified Zn Stool 2hrs
TB Gene Xpert (Referral) Sputum 2-3 days
IMMUNOLOGY CD4 Whole Blood 1hr
PARASITOLOGY Microscopy
Malaria parasites Identification Whole blood

 

30min
Malaria parasites speciation 20 min
Malaria parasite count 40 min
Urine microscopy Urine 30min
Stool microscopy Stool 1hr

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