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Pathology

Overview

  • The Department started in 1931 and since 1992, it is centrally located on the first floor of the OPD complex.
  • From its humble beginning it has grown to be the most modernized and well-equipped laboratory in Jamshedpur.
  • This is the only NABL accredited laboratory in Jamshedpur which is in accordance with ISO 15189:2012 following the guidelines defined in NABL 112.
  • The Department is manned by qualified and well trained 5 pathologists, I Biochemist, 2 microbiologists and 24 technical staff of various grades.

Facilities

Specialized equipment in the department -

  • Fully Automated Biochemistry Analysers - AU 400 & AU640 Beckman Coulter, with precision, accuracy, delta check, online data transfer and a high through put.
  • Fully Automated Chemiluminescence - Access 2, Beckman Coulter- Special analyzer for hormonal assays & Tumor markers.
  • Two Fully Automated 5 part differential Hematology analyzers - ABBOTT Cell Dyne- Ruby. Offering high degree of precision, accuracy with high throughput & online data transfer, based on MAPS technology.
  • ESR by Vesmatic 20 automated analyser based on digital sensing by Opto- electronic unit.
  • Fully Automated blood culture and sensitivity detection system (BacT/ Alert 3D and Vitek 2 from Biomeriuex - For Aerobic, Anaerobic , fungal and T. B cultures , facilitating early detection with appropriate sensitivity for proper selection of antibiotics.
  • Fully Automated Coagulaton Analyzer - CA 550 from Transasia.
  • Fully Automated Capillary Electrophoresis - from Trivitron - for Hb & Protein electrophoresis.
  • Fully automated Urine analyzer, Durai - For Routine 12 Parameters & Microscopy.

Facilities provided by the Department of Pathology -

  • 24 hours emergency lab service.
  • Blood sample collection of OPD patients from 7 am - 6 pm daily.
  • Blood sample collection at five satellite dispensaries & Jamshedpur Eye Hospital.
  • The routine samples & tissue biopsies are tested in Pathology (both routine and special stains)
  • Department and routine reports are made available the same day through HMS (Hospital Management System) and through Tata Steel Intranet.
  • Facility of intraoperative frozen biopsy (The only one available in & around Jamshedpur ) is also available in the department.
  • We receive samples / slides / paraffin blocks for special tests & review as part of the referral policy.
  • Home collection facility - Contact no. 0657 66 41099, - 41109-all working days 8 am - 6 pm.

Proficiency Testing Program in the department -

  • EQAP in Hematology - with AIIMS , New Delhi
  • EQAS in Coagulation : with CMC Vellore
  • EQAS in Biochemistry - with CMC Vellore
  • EQAS in Immunochemistry - with Bio Rad
  • EQAS in Histopathology with AIIMS , New Delhi
  • EQAS in Cytopathology with TMH, Mumbai
  • EQAS in Microbiology with Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi.

Doctors in this department