Diagnostic Services

The Department of Diagnostic Services encompasses the sections of Haematology and Clinical Pathology, Biochemistry, Microbiology and Serology, Molecular diagnostics, Histopathology and Cytology. Our laboratories are fully automated and have all the modern equipments necessary to ensure speedy and reliable reports. We are performing all routine tests and various special tests. We provide ‘lab at door’ facilities for patients who are unable to visit the hospital in person. Our lab has NABL accreditation for Molecular testing with ICMR approval. The services of a state of the art Immuno-histochemistry Department for treatment and management of cancers will be added to our services as soon as possible.

Panel of Doctors

  • Dr. Gufran Ahmed M Bijapur

    Senior Consultant (Micro biology)

  • Dr. Swathi Karottue

    Specialist, Pathology

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Dr. Gufran Ahmed M Bijapur

Senior Consultant (Micro biology)

Experienced microbiologist, Dr. Gufran Ahmed, with a proven track record in clinical settings. Proficient in microbial identification, diagnostic testing, and implementing effective infection control measures. Skilled in research, data analysis, and providing expert consultation. Dedicated to advancing healthcare through the application of microbiological knowledge.

Qualification

  • MD (Microbiology): Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India.
  • MBBS: Al-Ameen Medical College, Bijapur, Karnataka, India.

Work Experience

  • Professor - Microbiology, Clinical Microbiologist & Infection Control Officer, Kannur Medical College, Kannur.
  • Associate Professor - Microbiology, Clinical Microbiologist & Infection Control Officer, Kannur Medical College, Kannur.
  • Assistant Professor - Microbiology, Clinical Microbiologist & Infection Control Officer, Kannur Medical College, Kannur.
  • Assistant Professor - Microbiology & Clinical Microbiologist, Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore, India.
  • Assistant Professor - Microbiology & Clinical Microbiologist, Al-Ameen Medical College, Bijapur, India.
  • Tutor – Dept. of Microbiology, Kasturba Medical College,Mangalore India.
  • Casualty Medical Officer - Al- Ameen Medical College Hospital, Bijapur, India.

Research & Publication

  • A Study to Determine Significant Titre-Values of Widal Test in the Diagnosis of Enteric Fever for a Population of North Kerala, India. http://ajms. alameen medical.org/ArticlePDFs/AJMS%20V.7. N1.2014%20p%2072-77.pdf
  • Multidrug Resistant Escherichia coli in Nosocomial Urinary Tract Infections at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Kerala, India the Open Infectious Diseases Journal, 2015, 9, 30-34
  • Knowledge, Attitude, Practices and Professional Risk Assessment Regarding HIV/AIDS Among Health Care Workers in a Tertiary Care Center, Kannur. International Journal of Microbiology Research ISSN: 0975-5276 & E-ISSN: 0975-9174, Volume 10, Issue 6, 2018, pp.-1290-1294. https://www.bioinfopublication.org/jouarchive. php?opt=&jouid=BPJO000234
  • Comparison of Antimicrobial Activity of Chlorhexidine, Coconut Oil, Probiotics, and Ketoconazole on Candida albicans Isolated in Children with Early Childhood Caries: An In Vitro Study. Scientifica; Volume 2016, Article ID 7061587. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/7061587
  • Comparison of antibacterial efficacy of coconut oil and chlorhexidine on Streptococcus mutans: An in vivO study. J Int Soc Prevent Communit Dent 2016;6:447-52.
  • Comparison of Candida species isolated from children with and without early childhood caries: A descriptive cross-sectional study. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 2017;35:296-300.
  • Antimicrobial Efficacy of Medium-Chain Fatty Acids, 2% Chlorhexidine, and 5% Sodium Hypochlorite against Enterococcus faecalis: An in vitro Study. Indian J Oral Health Res 2018;4:47 51.
  • Evaluation of antifungal activity of six children's toothpaste on Candida albicans isolated from early childhood caries patients. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 2020;38:152-7
  • Effectiveness of various intracanal medicaments on Candida albicans: An in vitro study SRMJ Res Dent Sci 2020;11:82-6.
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Dr. Gufran Ahmed M Bijapur

Senior Consultant (Micro biology)

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Dr. Swathi Karottue MBBS, MD(Pathology)

Specialist, Pathology

Qualifications

  • MBBS- Government Medical College, Ernakulam, 2014
  • MD Pathology- Amritha Institute of Medical Sciences, Ernakulam, 2020

Work Experience

  • Consultant Pathologist at Metropolis, Kannur

Skills

  • Hematology: Peripheral Smear reporting, hemoglobinopathy screening, bone marrow reporting, flow cytometry analysis.
  • Clinical Pathology: Semen analysis reporting, urine microscopy, biochemistry authorization.
  • Cytology: FNAC, Rapid onsite evaluation (ROSE), and reporting of guided FNA samples.
  • Blood Banking: Testing for blood group antigens, investigation in hemolytic disease of newborns and hemolytic anemia.
  • Histopathology
  • Neonatal autopsy
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Dr. Swathi Karottue

Specialist, Pathology

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Dr. Gufran Ahmed M Bijapur
Senior Consultant (Micro biology)

Experienced microbiologist, Dr. Gufran Ahmed, with a proven track record in clinical settings. Proficient in microbial identification, diagnostic testing, and implementing effective infection control measures. Skilled in research, data analysis, and providing expert consultation. Dedicated to advancing healthcare through the application of microbiological knowledge.

  • MD (Microbiology): Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India.
  • MBBS: Al-Ameen Medical College, Bijapur, Karnataka, India.
  • Professor - Microbiology, Clinical Microbiologist & Infection Control Officer, Kannur Medical College, Kannur.
  • Associate Professor - Microbiology, Clinical Microbiologist & Infection Control Officer, Kannur Medical College, Kannur.
  • Assistant Professor - Microbiology, Clinical Microbiologist & Infection Control Officer, Kannur Medical College, Kannur.
  • Assistant Professor - Microbiology & Clinical Microbiologist, Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore, India.
  • Assistant Professor - Microbiology & Clinical Microbiologist, Al-Ameen Medical College, Bijapur, India.
  • Tutor – Dept. of Microbiology, Kasturba Medical College,Mangalore India.
  • Casualty Medical Officer - Al- Ameen Medical College Hospital, Bijapur, India.
  • A Study to Determine Significant Titre-Values of Widal Test in the Diagnosis of Enteric Fever for a Population of North Kerala, India. http://ajms. alameen medical.org/ArticlePDFs/AJMS%20V.7. N1.2014%20p%2072-77.pdf
  • Multidrug Resistant Escherichia coli in Nosocomial Urinary Tract Infections at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Kerala, India the Open Infectious Diseases Journal, 2015, 9, 30-34
  • Knowledge, Attitude, Practices and Professional Risk Assessment Regarding HIV/AIDS Among Health Care Workers in a Tertiary Care Center, Kannur. International Journal of Microbiology Research ISSN: 0975-5276 & E-ISSN: 0975-9174, Volume 10, Issue 6, 2018, pp.-1290-1294. https://www.bioinfopublication.org/jouarchive. php?opt=&jouid=BPJO000234
  • Comparison of Antimicrobial Activity of Chlorhexidine, Coconut Oil, Probiotics, and Ketoconazole on Candida albicans Isolated in Children with Early Childhood Caries: An In Vitro Study. Scientifica; Volume 2016, Article ID 7061587. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/7061587
  • Comparison of antibacterial efficacy of coconut oil and chlorhexidine on Streptococcus mutans: An in vivO study. J Int Soc Prevent Communit Dent 2016;6:447-52.
  • Comparison of Candida species isolated from children with and without early childhood caries: A descriptive cross-sectional study. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 2017;35:296-300.
  • Antimicrobial Efficacy of Medium-Chain Fatty Acids, 2% Chlorhexidine, and 5% Sodium Hypochlorite against Enterococcus faecalis: An in vitro Study. Indian J Oral Health Res 2018;4:47 51.
  • Evaluation of antifungal activity of six children's toothpaste on Candida albicans isolated from early childhood caries patients. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 2020;38:152-7
  • Effectiveness of various intracanal medicaments on Candida albicans: An in vitro study SRMJ Res Dent Sci 2020;11:82-6.
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Dr. Swathi Karottue
Specialist, Pathology
  • MBBS- Government Medical College, Ernakulam, 2014
  • MD Pathology- Amritha Institute of Medical Sciences, Ernakulam, 2020
  • Consultant Pathologist at Metropolis, Kannur
  • Hematology: Peripheral Smear reporting, hemoglobinopathy screening, bone marrow reporting, flow cytometry analysis.
  • Clinical Pathology: Semen analysis reporting, urine microscopy, biochemistry authorization.
  • Cytology: FNAC, Rapid onsite evaluation (ROSE), and reporting of guided FNA samples.
  • Blood Banking: Testing for blood group antigens, investigation in hemolytic disease of newborns and hemolytic anemia.
  • Histopathology
  • Neonatal autopsy