In this high technology area, the patient’s care relies on the interaction of different medical disciplines, where the laboratory provides an additional tool to prevent, monitor and heal an illness, guaranteeing exact, safe and quick results, with the help of a highly qualified team and systems with internal and external quality controls to ensure their reliability.
Located on the ground floor of the hospital, the clinical laboratory has a wide range of routine and specialized tests, including female and male hormones, prenatal maternal screening, such as first trimester marker and second trimester, triple marker, allowing the physician to have an early diagnosis of possible congenital diseases like Down Syndrome, Spina Bifida and Trisomy 18.
In addition to routine exams, we perform tumor marker tests (CEA, CA-125, CA-15.3, CA-19.9), viral markers (Dengue, Influenza Virus, VCA-IgM, IgG, Respiratory Syncytial Virus, Herpes I and II, among others), Thrombophilia (Protein C, Protein S, Von Willebrand Factor, Lupus Anticoagulant, Anticardiolipin, Factor V Leiden), Coagulation Factors, Growth Factors (IGF-1, IGF-BP3), Growth hormone), Vitamin D and other tests for diagnostic purposes.
We make urine tests to detect drugs, such as cocaine, marihuana, opioids, amphetamines, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, etc. We also have a sample recollection service directly in the organization that wishes to perform these tests among the staff members.
Pacifica Salud Hospital Blood Bank works under the regulations of the American Association of Blood Banks and the Republic of Panama in all its procedures.
We have highly trained staff in immunohematology and apheresis to provide a better service and guidance to our donors and patients
At the Clinical Laboratory from Pacifica Salud Hospital, we are committed to offering the results from medical analysis that satisfy the needs and expectations of our users, providing a safe and trustworthy service, complying with the legal requirements and regulations applicable to the hospital, under controlled processes, as well as the development of a Quality Management based on excellence and continuous improvement through:
High human quality, offering a specialized care and diligent service.
Reliable medical analysis results within the timeframe specified, which are supported by an efficient quality control system.
Licensed staff managing the most advanced technology, aimed towards a culture of excellence.
Safe and risk-free facilities for all the users and our staff members.
Objectives of the Quality Management System
Satisfy the needs and expectations of our users, offering a timely, kind and careful service.
Guarantee the reliability of the results through an effective quality control management, while lowering source of errors deriving from sample identification.
Guarantee the delivery of results within the timeframe specified.
Keep our staff members updated and trained to create a quality culture towards excellence.
Minimize the risks for the patient and our staff members through the compliance of the International Patient Safety Goals and biosafety measures.
Schedule: Monday - Saturday from 6:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. and Sundays from 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
For more information about Pacifica Salud Laboratory, please call the following number: (507)204-8074
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