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Suburban Diagnostics launches its Centre of Excellence in Hematology

Set for comprehensive screening and diagnosis of rare and common Hematological disorders

Mumbai: Suburban Diagnostics, a leading Indian brand in medical diagnostics, launches its Centre of Excellence (COE) in Hematology through a live webinar on on Hemoglobinopathies on the 23rd of October, 2021.  This COE is a shared facility that provides leadership, best practices, research support and training in the diagnosis of several common and uncommon Hematological disorders.

The Centre of Excellence in Hematology offers a wide range of more than 200 tests in General Hematology, Immunohematology, Anemia, Coagulation disorders, Acute leukemia,  Immunodeficiency, Myelodysplastic syndromes, Myeloproliferative neoplasms, Chronic lymphoproliferative disorders and Multiple myeloma, to name a few.  In order to ensure a high diagnostic and prognostic value for its reports, the COE abides by international standards and guidelines set by the CLSI for Hematology, Coagulation, and Flow Cytometry; the International Society for Laboratory Hematology (ISLH); the International Society for Thrombosis & Hemostasis (ISTH) and the WHO for Immunophenotyping of Leukemia/Lymphoma. In the past three years, Suburban Diagnostics has successfully conducted more than 20 lakh tests in general Hematology, more than 1.5 lakh tests in Coagulation, more than 4000 tests for the diagnosis of Hemoglobinopathies, and has carried out more than 2500 Flow Cytometric Immunophenotyping in the last one year.

“With this Centre of Excellence, we have just given a name to our expertise and vast experience in Hematological disorders. Our panel of experts and best-in-class infrastructure make up one of the best Hematological diagnostic facilities for the medical fraternity in India,” says Dr. Amar Dasgupta, Director of Medical Services, Suburban Diagnostics – a Hematopathologist with a global repute.

Suburban Diagnostics has emerged as a leader in home healthcare with its extensive reach, well-trained technicians and the availability of online reports. They also provide services like pre-employment check-ups, on-site health check-ups and health talks as a part of their corporate health program. The brand was amongst the first private labs authorized by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) to conduct COVID-19 RT-PCR testing in India, having tested over 15 lakh+ COVID-19 patients to date and has played a pivotal role in the country’s effort to tackle the challenges posed by the virus.