Medical Laboratory Services
Embu Level 5 Hospital Laboratory
To provide accurate, reliable, and timely Laboratory Services to our clients.
— Quality is key —
The Laboratory Department forms an integral part of medical service providence in the county, Embu Level 5 Hospital Laboratory is a department, which falls under the department of Health in Embu County Government.
EL5HL is a multiple-service medical lab comprising eight sections: Serology, immunology, Blood transfusion, Microbiology, Parasitology, Biochemistry, Haematology, and Cytology/Histology in support of clinical services at EL5HL. The hospital is located in Embu County.
EL5HL serves as the regional referral Laboratory to satellite Laboratories within Embu County for HIV ART monitoring, including CD4, Haematology and Biochemistry and GeneXpert, Histopathology, Serology, and Blood Transfusion Services.
Renal Function Tests
|Liver Function Test||Urea||CK-MB – Creatine Kinase Dephosphorylates|
|Alanine transaminase (ALT)||Creatine||D-Dimers|
|Aspartate transaminase (AST)||Potassium Electrolytes||HS-CRP|
|Alkaline phosphatase (ALP)||Chloride Electrolytes||Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA)|
|Bilirubin (Total and Direct)||Sodium Electrolytes||Haematology|
|Gamma-glutamyl transferase (GGT)||Hormonal Tests||Full Blood Count|
|Total Proteins||Luteinizing Hormones||Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate|
|Albumin||Follicle stimulating Hormone||Bleeding Time Test|
|Calcium||Progesterone Hormone||Clotting Time Test|
|Lipid Profile||Troponin 1||Bone Marrow Analysis (BMA)|
|Triglycerides||Culture and Sensitivity||Pus Culture|
|High density lipoproteins||Stool Culture||Csf Analysis/ Culture|
|Total cholesterol||Urine Culture||Exudates Culture|
|Low density lipoproteins||High Vaginal Swab Analysis/ Culture||Urethral Swab Analysis/ Culture|