Unit Head Operating Hours
Dr. Khalid Mohamed Abdullah Alhadidi 24 Hours Seven Days a Week,
Blood Donors not accepted from 11 PM to 7 AM.

The JCKH laboratory is a certified and accredited lab. It provides Chemistry, Immunochemistry, Hematology, Immunohematology, Coagulation and Serology testing on site, in addition to Blood Bank services.

The JCKH laboratory is licensed and fully accredited with MOH and CBAHI. Testing within the laboratory & Blood bank is performed and supervised by certified, well qualified Medical laboratory technicians with very long experience. The laboratory and Blood bank is directed and managed by Consultant Clinical Pathologist with more than 25 years’ experience.

The Phlebotomists are trained and educated in the field of Phlebotomy.

Outside Lab Services

  • Histopathology and Cytology specimens are referred to AL-Borg certified & accredited lab.
  • Rare Lab Investigations are sent to Bioscientia, reference accredited lab in Germany or AL-Borg lab.

Lab Results’ Reporting Schedule

Mostly issued in the same shift 9 AM - 1 PM / 5 - 9 PM, if patient attends enough time before end of the shift.

No appointment is given in the last 15 minutes of shift to avoid OPD clinics disturbance. Patients attend lately in shift they can receive their lab results in the start of next shift.

All in house lab tests could be issued within two hours except bacterial cultures, tuberculin test, gram stain smears & Ziehl Neelsen stain smears. Medical checkup report will be ready within 24 hours.

Unique Equipped Lab

Lab equipments utilize the system depends on backup system, to avoid unexpected machine trouble shooting disturbing lab services and different methodology machines to verify results:

  • In Chemistry and Immunochemistry; Konelab prime60 wet chemistry, and Vitros 350 dry chemistry auto analyzers.
  • In Serology; two Architect i1000 Chemiluminescences auto analyzers.
  • For CBC: Cell-Dyn Ruby & Cell-Dyn 3700 counting WBCs by both optical & impedance principles.
  • GEM Premier 3000 Blood Gas Analyzer with IQM’s active process control programs monitors cartridge integrity & system performance, including automatic corrective action and documentation, for the entire on - board use - life of the cartridge.

Blood Bank

Equipped with three blood bank refrigerators, Fresh Frozen Plasma freezer, plasma thawer, cooling centrifuge to separate blood components, platelet agitator, blood bag collection mixer balance, electric tube sealer and plasma separator stand.

Enough PRBCs & FFP stocks are kept for emergency. We depend on patient’s relatives/friends blood donation to build our stocks.

All donor screening tests are conducted in house except NAT we send to National Guard Hospital. We accept blood units with transmissible disease safety certificates from MOH blood banks and transfuse them free of charge according to MOH regulations except for cross-matching & retyping.

New in House Service
Vitamin D (25OH) Anti-CCP to diagnose Rheumatoid arthritis, BNP to diagnose heart failure, EBV-IgM to diagnose infectious mononucleosis, Cryptosporidium oocyst in stool , Apt test to differentiate between fetal & maternal blood in newborn vomitous.

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