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Square Hospital Laboratory & Pathology Medicine


Square Laboratory focuses on best quality patient care services.The accurate & timely reporting plays an important role in supporting medical decisions for the best patient care.  

The clinical laboratory is equipped with latest state of the art technology Total Laboratory Automation System which enables Reduced Human Handling Error & provides reliable accurate test results within fastest time period

COVID-19 RT PCR:  Available for OPD & IPD patients in all the working days. 

High technology automated sample extraction & processing are done to ensure accurate & timely reporting


SHL lab can boast many firsts to its credit – to name a few:

  • First to introduce bar code for patient registration with name and 3 unique no for patient identification
  • First to introduce Integrated Analyzers & dual total laboratory automation
  • First to introduce automated Immunohistochemistry machine  in 2006
  • First to use Leukofilter in blood transfusion
  • First automated analyzer doing Blood group and cross matching
  • First automated analyzer for bacterial identification & sensitivity testing


Quick Turn Around Time (TAT)  Customers’ satisfaction largely depends on quick result. SHL lab strictly committed to fulfill their TAT commitment as per following priority;

  • STAT: result within 30 min from the time of sample reception at lab.
  • URGENT : result within 2 hrs
  • ROUTINE : result within 4 hrs( except schedule tests )
  • Special arrangement for information of critical reports (such as blood/CSF culture etc) to the clinicians


Quality result is the utmost target / priority 

  • Regularly perform and analyze Internal QC as per requirement of ISO 15189 standard
  • Participate external Quality Assurance ( QA ) program ( a monthly program with Randox International Quality Assurance Scheme ), USA
  • Regularly calibrate all auto analyzers, reagents and accessories like centrifuges, Micropipettes, balances and thermometers. 
  • High Quality Reagents are used & stored maintaining standard temperature strictly


Clinical Chemistry & Immunology lab

SHL pioneers revolutionary “Dual Total Laboratory Automation system” in clinical chemistry & immunology lab. It comprises fully automated series of instruments- Bulk loader for sample sorting, barcode labeling, Sample screening, Centrifugation, Decapper, Aliquoter, Recapper, automated Result review verification & Archive in a Connecting module system. The system is integrated with robust IT solutions with Laboratory Information System (LIS).

Available special services

Screening test packages of  lipid profileblood sugarenzymes and hormones.

DOPE test 

Dengue NS1 antigen

Chikungunya IgM & IgG

Quantiferon TB Gold

Syphilis

PTH

Vit, D3 ( 25-Hydroxy)

Cortisol in 5 different status

Growth Hormone in 6 different status

Anti- Mullarian Hormone

Myeloma profile: Serum immunofixaton (with protein electrophoresis)


Equipments & Autoanalysers    (Add pictures)

  • Vitros XT 7600 analyzer (Integrated)
  •  Vitros 5600 analyzer (Integrated)
  • Cobas 8000 analyzer (Integrated system)
  • Cobas 502 [chemistry] 
  •  Cobas 602 [immunology]
  • Cobas 411 analyzer (Immunology analysis)
  • Evolis (ELISA  processor)

Staff professionals  

The laboratory staffs are highly skilled team of medical professionals, scientists, technologists and supportive staff. For the development of personnel competence existing facilities include

  • On line enrolment with University of Washington ( Laboratory Medicine Department )  
  • Proficiency  evaluation
  • Continuing educational program 


Anatomic Pathology Laboratory

Square Hospital laboratory plays an important role in Cancer Detection as a one stop center in Bangladesh.  Also has facility to provide Tumor Board for the critical cancer cases.

The laboratory provides Immunohistochemical test for Accurate Cancer Typing 

The laboratory has launched Liquid Based Cytology PAP test for uterine (cervical) cancer screening of women.

Every Cancer Reports are verified by at least two qualified Pathologists & detailed documentation is maintained according to College of American Pathologists (CAP) protocol for the better cancer management

Available diagnostic & special services

  • Histopathology: For biopsy & surgical specimens with Automated tissue processor
  • Cytopathology by Cytospin method( First introduced in Bangladesh)
  • Frozen section – Available in all the working days.
  • FNAC: Superficial & guided (CT & USG) :  Available in all the working days 
  • Core Biopsy of palpable breast tumor & ER PR Her2neu Package
  • Paps smear with LBC method: Available in all the working days
  • Special stain for FUNGUS, TB & special diagnostic purposes 
  • Immunohistochemistry (First introduced in Bangladesh in fully automated machine):
  • Breast Cancer Biomarkers ER, PR, Her2neu, P53, Ki67 testing with special package
  • Lung cancer typing (small cell & non small cell)
  • Lymphoma profile both Hodgkin’s & Non Hodgkin’s lymphoma
  • Brain tumor markers
  • Ovary & uterine tumor markers
  • Soft tissue sarcoma typing
  • Carcinoma, sarcoma, melanoma markers etc
  • Muscle biopsy & Enzyme histochemistry (First introduced in Bangladesh)


Equipments & Autoanalyzers  (… add pictures)  Modern equipments like automated tissue processor, high quality cryostat machine, automated immunostain machine to ensure best care of patients. The slides of excellent quality are comparable with the best institution abroad

  • Shandon Gross lab senior ( for grossing of tissue specimen)
  • Dako Omnis for  IHC and FISH
  • Sakura Tissue Tek VIP 5 jr ( for tissue processing)
  • Leica RM2255, Microtome  ( tissue sectioning)
  • Cryotome Leica CM1950   ( for frozen section)


Staff professionals   

A team of qualified and experienced pathologists, scientists & technologists ensures that quality of reporting in 


Hematology & Coagulation lab

It provides comprehensive services for Routine tests & special test Bone marrow & Hb- electrophoresis. The laboratory utilizes state of art facilities for the diagnosis of hematological malignancies like Leukemias, Lymphomas and Multiple Myeloma.

Available special services

  • Bone marrow aspiration and analysis 
  • Trephine biopsy specialized with Immunohistochemistry 
  • Hb-Electrophoresis: To detect thalassemia & other hemoglobin disorders
  • Flowcytometry :  SHL lab is equipped with Flowcytometry to detect leukemia and lymphoma. From the start of hospital operation following panels are available:AML Panel, ALL panel. CLL ctc.
  • Body fluid cell count in automated machine (CSF,  Pleural fluid, Ascitic fluid, Synovial fluid & others)


Coagulation section: Most of the following coagulation parameters are only available in SHL

  • PT & APTT mixing study ; Protein C ;Protein S ;Fibronogen ;Antithrombin III; Thrombin time ;  Factor VIII; Factor IX; vWF antigen; Factor V leiden ; Lupus anticoagulants 

Equipments & Autoanalysers (… add pictures

  • Sysmex-XT-4000i ( Automated Cell counter)
  • ·Sysmex- XN- 2000 ( Automated Cell counter)
  • ·Sysmex-CA-500 (Coagulation)
  • ·Sysmex-CS-1600 (Coagulation)
  • ·Vacutte- for ESR 
  • Starrsed RS – for ESR
  • Helena B-8 (Hb-Electrophoresis)


Staff professionals   


Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory

COVID-19 RT PCR:  Available for OPD & IPD patients in all the working days. 

High technology automated sample extraction fascility & processing are done to ensure accurate & timely reporting

SHL Lab is highly equipped with GeneXpert technology & PCR; the following special tests are done:

Available special services

  • Covid 19 RT PCR test
  • Respiratory Panel including Covid 19
  • Neuro- nine for CSF  
  • GeneXpert MTB/RIF,  GeneXpert for HIV,  MTB-PCR, 
  • Bcr/abl (9:22),  Translocation by RT-PCR ,
  • HBV-DNA Quantitative, HCV-RNA Quantitative, HCV Genotyping,
  • Genital HPV DNA,  HSV- I&II Antigen
  • HLAB27
  • Chigungunya / Dengue RT PCR ( antigen detection)
  • Bacterial meningitis-  antigen detection PCR method


Equipments & Autoanalysers 

Staff professionals   

The laboratory staffs are highly skilled team of medical professionals, scientists, technologists and supportive staff


Microbiology Lab

Microbiology section of SHL lab is equipped with automated analyzer for microbial identification & sensitivity, Minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) can be determined in selected cases.

The section brings much benefit to the doctors and the patients providing an early report when positive alarms even after 24 hours of sample incubation.

Special arrangement for information of critical reports (such as blood/CSF culture etc) to the clinicians

Strict environment is maintained while doing the test:

Available special services

·Anaerobic culture

·TB culture & sensitivity

·Fungal culture

·Special tests for MRSA, CRE, ESBL, VRE detection


Equipments & Autoanalysers 

Staff professionals   

The laboratory staffs are highly skilled team of medical professionals, scientists, technologists and supportive staff


Clinical Pathology Lab

Fully Automated Urinalyser is used for urine Routine examination ( Chemical & microscopic ) & verified by qualified Pathologists

Available special services

·Dysmophic  RBCs are detected by special phase-contrast microscopy

  • Joint fluid uric acid crystals are detected by using polarization microscopy.
  • CSF & Body fluid analysis done by Autoanalyzer machine  and reviewed by pathologists.
  • Special arrangement for information of critical reports value (such CSF / body fluid cytology) to the clinicians

Equipments & Autoanalysers 

List of Primary Machine:

  • Automated urine-analyser –Labumet & Urised-3
  • Variant11 Turbo ( for HB- A1c)
  • D-10  ( for HB- A1c)


Staff professionals   

The laboratory staffs are highly skilled team of medical professionals, scientists, technologists and supportive staff