The day-to-day activities in these laboratories include: running controls, machines maintenance, sample reception and processing, dispatch of results, store requisitions, sample inventories, extracting and updating data in the lab-based database.
Some of the machines available in these laboratories include:
Centrifuge Rotanta 460
DELL / HP computers
FACS Caliburs and the corresponding NEC Computers
FACS Flow supply systems
HP Laser Jet printers
Sample mixers FSR20, BFR25
Sample preparation assistants and the corresponding NEC computers
Currently, these labs are participating in a number of internal and external quality control / quality assurance programs.
Below is a test-list of all tests performed in these laboratories:
HIV testing using ELISA, Western Blot and Rapid (Determine and StatPak) algorithms