Hospitali ya Rufaa Mkoa wa Katavi
(Mpanda Hospitali)



Diagnostic Laboratory department comprises of 5 Units namely 

Microbiology, Parapsychology,Hematology and Blood transfusion,Clinical Chemistry and Mortuary

All laboratory units are with exception of mortuary  located within laboratory Department. Nearby dispensing Window. Diagnosis Laboratory provides service to all patients this includes Private,
NHIF, CHF and referal patients.

All services in this Department are computerized in various system centralized by GoTHoMIS for clinician but Department uses LIS (Clinical Information System)

1: Microbiology

2: Parasitology

This Unit is responsible for diagnostic organism in urine, stool and blood for for Malaria diagnosis both rapid and conventional test method are applied. other Test include Occult blood in stool

3: Hematology&blood transfusion

Hematology Unit is responsible for analyzing samples of patients requested by clinicians such as
- FBP (Full blood picture)
For blood related diseases and blood transfusion unit deals with Pre and post donation and blood for HIV,hepatitis B, and C and Syphilis from relative or parent in suspect

 4: Clinical Chemistry

5: Mortuary

This unit has three (3) modern Fridges which can preserve fifteen Bodies at a time. This unit has qualified pathologists who conduct medical legal and clinical.

This Unit has qualified pathologists who can