Aga Khan Laboratory Contact Number - Karachi

Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
Stadium Road, P.O. Box 3500
Karac​​​hi 74800, Pakistan
Tel: +92 21 3493 0051
Fax: +92 21 3493 4294, 3493 2095
Email: marketing@aku.edu​

Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi
3rd Parklands Avenue, Limuru Road,
Nairobi, Kenya
Phone: +254 (0) 20 366 2000
​​Email: akuh.nairobi@aku.edu​​​​​​​​

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Mombasa Laboratory The Aga Khan Hospital Kenya

Today we will talk about the Mombasa Laboratory in Kenya within The Aga Khan Hospital Mombasa.

The Aga Khan Hospital Mombasa laboratory is part of a section of clinical and medical services that offers comprehensive diagnosis and analysis of specimen to clients. The mombasa laboratory staff is highly skilled and competent, selected through a rigorous staff recruitment process of to evaluate individual competency and commitment to patient care.

With 24 hour coverage by a highly specialized, experienced and trained team, the laboratory offers dedicated medical and diagnostic services using fully automated, state-of-the-art laboratory equipment managed by an in-house pathologist. It offers services that facilitate patient diagnosis and monitoring and evaluation of treatment progress.

aga khan hospital mombasa

Tests that are done in house include:

  • Haematology services (includes full blood count, coagulation profile, sickling test, haemoglobin CD4/CD8)
  • Immunohaematology services (includes blood grouping, screening & transfusion)
  • Clinical chemistry services (includes liver function tests, kidney function, cardiac enzymes, lipid profile including cholesterol tri-glyceride and other lipids, glucose tolerance test for diabetes)
  • Immuno-chemistry services (includes thyroid function test, hormonal profile, Hepatitis screening, direct antibody tests-H.Pylori, TPHA, Syphylis, salmonella antigen)
  • Microbiology services- this includes microscopic examination, culture and sensitivity for bacterial diagnosis from various specimen including urine, stool, sputum and pus swab
  • Histopathology & Cytology services for confirmatory diagnosis of various diseases including cancer
Contact details of Aga Khan Hospital Mombasa

The Aga Khan Hospital Mombasa
Vanga Road P.O box 83013 - 80100 Mombasa KENYA 

Telephone: +254 (041) 2227710-5 / 231 2953-5
Mobile: 0733-641020, 0735-33260, 0722-205110, 072-922238
Fax: +250 (041) 2313278
E-mail: akhm@msa.akhskenya.org

Customer Care Aga Khan Hospital Mombasa
Telephone: +254 700 511814 / +254 738 526805
Email: clientrelations@msa.akhskenya.org

If you are Swahili reader please refer the details below.

maabara Hospital ni sehemu ya sehemu ya huduma ya kliniki na matibabu ambayo inatoa utambuzi wa kina na uchambuzi wa specimen kwa wateja. wafanyakazi wa maabara ni wenye ujuzi na uwezo, kuchaguliwa kwa njia ya ukali kuajiri wafanyakazi mchakato wa kufanya tathmini ya ufanisi wa mtu binafsi na kujitolea kwa huduma ya mgonjwa.

Pamoja 24 saa chanjo na maalumu sana, uzoefu na mafunzo ya timu, maabara inatoa ari huduma za matibabu na uchunguzi kwa kutumia automatiska kikamilifu, hali ya-ya sanaa vifaa vya maabara kusimamiwa na katika nyumba pathologist. Ni hutoa huduma kwamba kuwezesha mgonjwa utambuzi na ufuatiliaji na tathmini ya maendeleo ya matibabu.

Uchunguzi yanayofanyika katika nyumba pamoja na:

  • Huduma Haematology (pamoja na kamili ya damu kuhesabu, coagulation profile, sickling mtihani, hemoglobin CD4 / CD8)
  • Huduma Immunohaematology (pamoja na damu kambi, uchunguzi & kuongezewa)
  • huduma ya kliniki kemia (pamoja na kazi ya ini vipimo, figo kazi, Enzymes moyo, lipid profile ikiwa ni pamoja na cholesterol tri-glyceride na lipids mengine, glucose kuvumiliana mtihani kwa ugonjwa wa kisukari)
  • Huduma Immuno-kemia (pamoja na kazi tezi mtihani, homoni profile, Hepatitis uchunguzi, moja kwa moja antibody vipimo-H.Pylori, TPHA, Syphylis, salmonella antigen)
  • Microbiology huduma-hii ni pamoja na uchunguzi microscopic, utamaduni na unyeti kwa ajili ya utambuzi wa bakteria kutoka specimen mbalimbali ikiwa ni pamoja mkojo, kinyesi, makohozi na usaha swab
  • Histopathology & Cytology huduma kwa ajili ya confirmatory uchunguzi wa magonjwa mbalimbali ikiwa ni pamoja na kansa
maelezo ya mawasiliano
The Aga Khan Hospital Mombasa
Vanga Road P.O box 83013 - 80100 Mombasa KENYA 

ACTH Stimulation Test

ACTH Stimulation Test is also know as Short Synacthen Test. The purpose of this test is to detect adrenocortical insufficiency which is low plasma cortisol concentration. This could occur due to defects in adrenal cortex or secondaraily ACTH deficiency. Subnormal response is detected by administrating exogenous ACTH. Addison's disease reflect high ACTH levels while low levels of ACTH are found in its deficiency.

Preparation for the ACTH Stimulation Test
Patients are instructed to be available at 8 - 9 am in morning. Glucocorticoid medications should be stopped. While there is no other special instructions required to be followed.

Contraindications to follow
  • Cushing syndrome
  • Pregnancy
  • Viral Infections
  • Heart Failure
  • Allergy
ACTH Levels Interpretation
Normal Values are
  • Post test stimulation of >200nmol/L from baseline
  • Post test stimulation value <550nmol/L
How a sample for ACTH Stimulation Test in Aga Khan Lab is taken?
Subsequent samples are taken after 30 and 60 minutes to the intravenous administration injection of synacthen. Which are compared with the baseline cortisol sample.

Synacthen Tests in Aga Khan Labs
There are two types of ACTH tests performed in AKUH
  • Short Synacthen-17OH Prog - Test Charges: Rs.8510/-
  • Short Synacthen-Cortisol - Test Charges: Rs.5140/-
Where to buy Synacthen Injection for ACTH Test?
You can get this injection from nearest Pharmacy available.

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Aga Khan Lab Test Charges

Aga Khan Laboratory Karachi operates 24/7 for all the patients. These services are provided at optimal rates for all the patients. If doctors or patients are willing to avail the laboratory services you can have a look at the aga khan lab charges. This will help out the patient visit to the laboratory test charges and swift process of getting test done and acquiring the final reports.

Aga Khan Lab charges vary test to test. Specific tests have a specific range of rates. We are listing some of the most aga khan lab tests with their charges.

Laboratory Test
Lab Test Charges
Blood Culture
Rs. 1500
Rs. 600
CBC ESR Platelets
Rs. 710
Thyroid Profile
Rs. 2520
Anti Thyroid Peroxidase
Rs. 750
TSH Thyroid Stimulating Harmone
Rs. 1050
Urine pH
Rs. 220
Uric Acid
Rs. 540
Fasting Glucose
Rs. 320
Random Glucose
Rs. 320
Glucose Tolerance Test/ Glucose Challenge Test
Rs. 480
CSF Glucose
Rs. 280
Abo Blood Group RH Factor
Rs. 560
Rs. 11360
Large Autopsy
Rs. 3280
Water Culture
Rs. 320
Rs. 930
White Blood Count
Rs. 2650
Varicella Zoster Virus Antibody
Rs. 1960
Thalessemia by PCR
Rs. 26480
Thalessemia PCR in Bloog
Rs. 15130
Rs. 480
Dengue Igm
Rs. 1760
Dengue Rapid NS1 Antigen
Rs. 1760
Malaria Parasite
Rs. 560
Malaria Antigen
Rs. 1060

Aga Khan Lab Test Charges List is now available on-line for your ease. You can search about any aga khan laboratory test or its charges in our directory.