Pathology and Laboratory Medicine


The Pathology Department at Aga Khan University Hospital provides state-of-the-art laboratory medicine services for the population of the East African region. The laboratory operates for 24 hours per day and currently performs about 5000 tests per day. Laboratory services are also offered at our outpatient medical centres during their working hours.

The laboratory operates at international standards and in recognition of these high standards, has been accredited according to ISO 15189:2007 standards by the South African National Accreditation System (SANAS). In addition, the entire hospital is accredited by Joint Commission International (JCI), reflecting a quality level at international standards for the hospital.

Following are sub departments in the Pathology and Laboratory Medicine:

  • Clinical Chemistry
  • Haematology/Blood Transfusion
  • Histopathology / Cytology
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology

Contact us


Phone: +254 (0)20366 2229
Mobile: +254 (0)711092229
Email: pathology.department@aku.edu