Laboratory-Blood Bank

Laboratory-Blood Bank

Holy Spirit Hospital has a "round-the-clock" Laboratory testing facility spread over 2500 square feet, located in the ground floor. The Department of Laboratory Medicine is equipped with the latest state-of-art analyzers, which are fully integrated with the Laboratory Information System (LIS) providing for quality results.

The department boasts of consistent and quality results through stringent quality control measures and participation in external proficiency testing programs.

Features of Laboratory Medicine:


Clinical Biochemistry

  • Routine Biochemistry
  • Immunochemistry
  • Hematology
  • Clinical Pathology

Clinical Microbiology

  • Bacteriology
  • Mycobacteriology
  • Mycology
  • Parasitology
  • Serology
  • Molecular Biology

Blood Bank:

Holy Spirit hospital has a well-equipped BLOOD CENTRE located on the Ground floor of the hospital that provides round-the-clock services to Indoor and outdoor patients. The Blood Centre is licensed by the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) for the preparation and issue of blood components. It is a member of the Maharashtra State Blood Transfusion Council (SBTC) and the Federation of Bombay Blood Banks. It has a dedicated team of FDA-approved doctors, technologists, and social workers cum counselors.

Our mission is to provide safe and quality blood and blood components to all patients. All procedures are performed following the stringent FDA, SBTC, and NABH protocols. The quality of the blood components is closely monitored to ensure safety and efficacy.


Histopathology :

Histopathology is the diagnosis & study of diseases of the tissues and involves examining tissues & cells under microscope. Histpathologist are expert doctors for making tissue diagnosis and helping clinicians manage patients care



• 24-hour operation

• Automated state-of-art equipments

• Integrated Laboratory Information System

• Bar-code identification system

• Bi-directional interface of analyzers

• Quality Assurance Programmes (National & International)

• Home blood collection Services

• Qualified and well-trained team


Blood Bank:


  1. Whole Blood IP
  2. Packed Red Blood Cells IP
  3. Saline Washed Packed Cells
  4. Fresh Frozen Plasma BP
  5. Platelet Concentrates IP
  6. Cryoprecipitate IP

        We also have facilities for providing Irradiated and Leucodepleted Blood Components.


  1. Blood Grouping and Crossmatching ( Routine & Emergency)
  2. Antibody Screening
  3. Direct and Indirect Antiglobulin test ( Coomb’s Test)
  4. Rh antibody titer
  5. Cold Agglutinin titre
  6. Extended Phenotyping ( Rh and Kell Phenotyping)
  7. Therapeutic Phlebotomy


Histopathology :

1) Cythopathology 

  • FNAC (Manual/Guided Procedures)
  • Body Fluids (Ovarian Cystic Contents,BAL, CSF Synovial Fluid)

2) Histopathology

  • Biopysy/Specimen processing & Interpretation
  • Immunohistochemistry marking for appropriate primary diagnosis
  • Review of second opinion slides/Specimen Samples
  • Interpretation of line marrow biopsy samples
  • Cell-Block for diagnostic/suspicious on fluids
  • Special Study for diagnosis of fungal Infections & diagnosis of myelofibrosis
  • Co-ordination with specialised laboratories for molecular testing
  • Frozen sectrum study & reporting


  • EXL Biochemistry Analyser
  • Sysmex  Coagulometer
  • Urised Urine Analyser
  • Vitros 250 Chemistry system
  • Immulite 1000
  • Advia Centaur XP
  • Advia 2120i- Hematology System
  • Bact/Alert 3D Blood Culture System.
  • Genexpert for Tuberculosis, HIV Viral Load
  • MGIT  TB Culture

Blood Bank:

  • Column Agglutination technology for Blood Grouping and Crossmatching, which is performed on a Fully automated system ORTHO VISION from Ortho Clinical Diagnostics.
  • Chemiluminescence technology for HIV, HBV, and HCV tests, which are performed on a Fully automated system  ARCHITECT from Abbott company.


  • BloodCulture BacT/Alert3D (Biomerix)
  • BD - Fx40 
  • Vitek2 Compact
  • Gerex MTB/RIF cephieid India PVT
  • BD Bact MGIT 320


Histopathology :

  • Spin Tissue Processor (ISTOS)
  • Embedding Machine (Leica Ecr1150)
  • Cooling Plate
  • Thermo Cytospin
  • Rotary Microtome (Leica RM 2125RT)
  • Crayostat (Leica CM15105)
  • Automated Slide Stainer Histopro 2430
  • Bone Cutter(Bone B & Saw)
  • Hot Plate
  • Centrisure Centrifuge
  • Cylomixer RemicM101
  • Weighing Machine (Precision Balance)


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