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Medical Diagnostics of Chiriqui is a pathology laboratory established in 2008. We process cell and tissue samples for in vitro diagnosis of inflammatory diseases and cancer. We manage little more than 6,000 specimens per year, from all over the country.
We are a team of ten people, dedicated full time to this work and the only private lab in the country with they're own research studies and publications.
We're located in office #35, on the fifth floor of the new tower in Hospital Chiriqui, 3rd W Ave and Central St, Doleguita, city of David, province of Chiriqui.
Why they prefer us
Ten yerars ago we introduced the inmmunohistochemistry technique for typifying lymphomas and breast cancer, the firsts in the country side to do so.
Currently we manage and average of six thousand specimens per year. We're able to process conventional biopsies and pap smears and we're tje only private laboratory nationwide with a quality control program for conventional preparations of cervical-vaginal cytologies.
Instruction for sample handling
Preparation recommendations for your clinical laboratory examination. If you have any questions, ask our staff on the phone: +507 774-0128 EXT. 3089
Understanding your report
Our reports are designes to be easy to read, with sections that allow the identification os the entire process on a single page. Since we began operations, our nomenclature identifies the cases per year, followed by a five-digit case number.
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