The Central Laboratory of Panimalar Medical College Hospital & Research Institute is situated in the 1st floor of Medical Block. The fully air-conditioned laboratory is located in an area of about 580 sq. feet and performs approximately 2,000 diagnostic tests per day.
It has a spacious blood collection area and separate processing areas for Biochemistry, Clinical Pathology, Hematology and Microbiology samples. The Laboratory has got sophisticated fully automated biochemistry analysers, cell counters, automated culture identification and susceptibility systems. The specimens are processed by qualified technicians and reported by authorized staff.
Most of the equipment are interfaced with the Laboratory Information System (LIS) and integrated with Hospital Information System (HIS), so that the results can be viewed in the ward and other patient care areas as soon as it gets released by authorized laboratory personnel. A strict quality control is maintained. Effective internal and external quality assurance systems are in place.