SEX CHROMATIN TEST

Test : Sex chromatin test Indications : The test is a simple method to identifying a person’s gender and establish sexual identity in newborns and in adults. Earlier the method was popularly... Read more »

POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION

Test : Polymerase chain reaction Indications : PCR is ordered for the following: • Prenatal /post natal diagnosis of sickle cell anemia, hemophilia, cystic fibrosis, and muscular dystrophy • Detect oncogene activation... Read more »

NEISSERIA GONORRHOEAE DNA TEST

Test : Neisseria gonorrhoeae DNA Test Indications : N. gonorrhoeae infection is one of the most common sexually transmitted disease, and it is a matter of great concern that most cases of... Read more »

N-MYC AMPLIFICATION

Test : N-myc Amplification Indications : The test is normally carried out to detect the presence of N-myc gene to determine the prognosis of the disease and to determine the mode of... Read more »

MYCOPLASMA PNEUMONIAE DNA TEST

Test : Mycoplasma pneumoniae – DNA test Indications : Culture isolation of M. pneumoniae is a tedious and laborious process. Diagnosis through molecular methods is specific and sensitive and is hence the... Read more »

MYCOBACTERIA DNA PROBE

Test : Mycobacteria – DNA probe Indications : The test is ordered to obtain rapid detection of M. tuberculosis in clinical specimens. Sputum is the most common sample used for the test.... Read more »

LYME DISEASE DNA DETECTION

Test : Lyme disease DNA detection Indications : The test is ordered to detect the presence of the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi in patients exhibiting signs and symptoms of Lyme disease, especially those... Read more »

IDENTIFICATION DNA TESTING

Test : Identification DNA Testing Indications : DNA typing provides a valuable tool for the following: • Establishing family relationships • Establishing associations between forensic specimens and criminal suspects The samples used... Read more »

HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS DNA AMPLIFICATION

Test : Human Immunodeficiency Virus DNA Amplification Indications : This test is usually ordered for patients who have tested negative for HIV serology and western blot.It has been found that immune blotting... Read more »

HEPATITIS B DNA DETECTION

Test : Hepatitis B DNA detection Indications : The test is ordered to detect the presence of the hepatitis B virus in a patient with clinical symptoms of liver disease. The sample... Read more »