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Core Laboratory

About Core Laboratory

  • The Core Laboratory specialises in "fast turnaround time" pathology testing required for the management of critically ill patients and those needing immediate attention.  A Core Laboratory is situated at both RCH and RWH, and both laboratories are staffed 24 hours a day by multi-skilled scientists

    Integral to the Core Laboratory is a Centralised Specimen Reception (CSR) where all patient samples, including those destined for other Laboratory Services laboratories (except Anatomical Pathology), are received and despatched


    • Biochemistry
    • Blood Banking and Transfusion Service
    • Central Specimen Reception
    • Coagulation
    • Haematologist Consultant Services
    • Haematology