24 Hour Laboratory
The laboratory is a key support function at PCEA Kikuyu Hospital that interfaces with almost all units. The laboratory technologists working at the department carry out an average of 2,500 medical tests on a daily basis. The laboratory is ISO certified and prides itself on offering distinguished services to our patients round the clock.
The laboratory has also carved out partnerships with the United States-based Centre for Diseases Control (CDC), Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) and Aids Relief Program. Under this collaboration, it refers HIV confirmatory tests for infants as well as specialized tests that cannot be performed at PCEA Kikuyu Hospital. Besides the organizations outlined above, the unit also has similar arrangements with other credible laboratories within the country to which it refers special cases. The laboratory has endeavored to maintain its cutting edge, especially on the technological front.