<div>As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, people may still be concerned about visiting clinical laboratories for your blood tests. People may choose delaying getting their routine tests done in order to minimize the risk of being infected by COVID-19. This situation has caused healthcare service providers to initiate the facility of home blood sample collection. The Aga Khan University Hospital being one of the few hospitals to provide this service.
</div><div>Opting for AKUH’s home blood sample collection is highly reliable as Aga Khan University Hospital Clinical laboratories are the first and only in Pakistan to be accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), which is a gold standard in laboratory testing. At AKUH laboratories, we strive to ensure world-class, high quality, and cost-effective diagnostic services that are crucial to outstanding patient care. Our home blood sample collection service ensures reliable testing that enhances diagnosis, prognosis, and monitoring for all our patients. Patients can be sure they’ll receive clinically impactful results in a quick turn-around time with cost-effective and competitive pricing.</div><div>
</div><div>We have well trained and highly qualified pathologists, phlebotomists and technologists working to ensure quick, reliable and efficient customer service. </div><div>
</div><div>For your protection AKUH has also ensured the highest level of infection control protocols and safety standards for safe care. Strict disinfecting, hand sanitizing, mask wearing, and physical distancing measures are being followed.</div><div>
</div><div>The home blood collection service ensures safety for both patients and healthcare providers. It is also convenient for patients to not have to visit a clinic for blood collection or testing. It saves time and helps people avoid the hassle of traveling to any healthcare facility. This service is also beneficial for the elderly and bed-ridden patients who can’t go and get tested at a laboratory.</div><div>
</div><div>How do I Book an appointment?</div><div>Patients can book their appointments for our at-home blood collection service through our website, the Family Hifazat App and our UAN 021-111-911-911. </div><div>
</div><div>Is the service available everyday? </div><div>This service can be availed from Monday to Sunday with no collection charges.
</div><div>More information in English and Urdu is available <a href="/pakistan/AboutUs/News/Documents/CHOOSE%20SAFE%20CARE%20-%20Dont%20Delay%20Lab%20Testing%20October%202020%20.pdf">here</a>.