Pathology is a branch of medical science concerned with the study and diagnosis of diseases through tests performed on blood, urine, and other body fluids. It has gained prominence in recent times with an increase in disease infection among individuals due to rising pollution, climate change and hectic lifestyle patterns. The laboratory tests performed at the pathology department help doctors diagnose the disease an individual is suffering from and plan the subsequent treatment. The Pathology department at Manipal Hospital has well-qualified lab technicians and is equipped with all the modern machines to provide accurate test results.
Manipal Hospital's team of doctors and lab technicians are trained specialists who are highly skilled in their respective fields. The hospital provides 24x7 pathology services through a team of medical professionals, technicians and industry experts who are passionate about providing fast and accurate healthcare to common people. We offer thousands of tests and services for a wide range of medical conditions in our clean and sterile premises. We understand that lab reports are crucial and even a slight error can change the entire outcome of the treatment and may even lead to the loss of precious life. Therefore, we ensure that our lab test results are consistent and precise. Book an appointment to have the best treatment in Bangalore.
Pathology is a branch of medical science that involves the examination of tissues, organs, bodily fluids, and autopsies in order to study and diagnose disease. There are different areas or disciplines of pathology depending on the types of methods used or the types of diseases examined. At Manipal Hospitals, we offer various types of pathology services including general pathology, genetics, microbiology, laboratory medicine, and biochemistry.
Our diagnostic centers meet all the healthcare standards that further guarantee a safe environment for the patients. Visit our top multi-specialty hospital in Bangalore to have the best treatment.
Manipal Hospitals have been offering pathology services for decades now and the whole procedure right from sample collection and sample processing up to report generation is done through proficient, competent, and expert professionals and qualified lab personnel.
Our diagnostic and pathological labs use the latest technologies and state-of-the-art equipment to process the data efficiently and provide patients with precise lab test data of high quality. Since we use the latest technical instruments, there is no scope for human errors while delivering health reports. Our labs are equipped with cutting-edge technologies such as digital pathology, molecular diagnostics, nano-sensors, and pharmacogenomics.
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Fast and accurate report delivery
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Not all tests require fasting beforehand. However, there are some tests that will require you to fast for 10–12 hours, for example, cholesterol, lipids, fasting glucose. Fasting should not exceed 12 hours. For these tests, it is recommended that you fast overnight.
The pathology department in a hospital is concerned with the diagnosis and examination of blood, stool, urine, tissues and other bodily fluids to detect the presence of an illness or condition. It is an important part of any hospital because doctors and physicians carry out the treatment based on the report provided by the diagnostic centres.
The main functions of the pathology department of a hospital are:
(i) Collect samples of blood, urine, tissues, or other bodily fluids from patients.
(i) Analysis and examination of the samples to diagnose a disease or devise prevention techniques
(ii) Generate accurate and timely reports on lab tests
There are 4 major branches of pathology. They are:
(i) Anatomic pathology: Concerned with testing of tissues, organs, and tumours.
(ii) Cytopathology: Related to the study of cellular changes and everything related to cells.
(iii) Forensic pathology: Doing autopsies and legal pathology tests.
(iv) Molecular pathology: Concerned with the study of DNA and RNA sequencing, genes, and genetics.
Pathology holds great importance for public health because it
(i) detects the potential to develop a disease
(ii) diagnoses a disease/condition
(iii) identifies the cause/severity of the disease
(iv) monitors the progression of the disease
(v) monitors and analyses the progress of a treatment plan
Pathologists are sometimes referred to as the “doctor’s doctor” as they help a physician confirm the presence of a condition or illness. Based on the lab test results, the doctor will devise a future treatment plan for the patient.
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