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From: 2nd January 1989


 A thematic unit in the department of Human Pathology, College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi. It started in 1989 as a department and was reverted to a thematic unit again in 2005. It's core functions are Teaching, Research and Income Generating Activities. There is a Library facility in Memory of the Late Prof. Edward Kasili. The department has been Chaired by the Late Prof. Edward Kasili, Dr. Jane Mwangi and Dr. Jessie Githang'a the Unit has also been headed by Prof. Walter Mwanda and currently Dr. Fatmah Abdallah.

Services offered at the Thematic unit of Haematology and Blood Transfusion under the Income Generating Activities(I.G.A) are:

  1. Activated Partial Thromboplastin Test
  2. Antibody Titration Test
  3. Blood for Hb
  4. Bleeding Time test
  5. Blood grouping
  6. BMA processing
  7. BMA reporting
  8. Coagulation Screening
  9. Cytochemistry
  10. Direct Coomb's Test
  11. Du Test
  12. ESR
  13. Factor Assay
  14. Haemolytic Screen Test
  15. Hb electrophoresis
  16. Indirect Coombs Test
  17. PBF Reporting
  18. Prothrombin time Test
  19. Reticulocyte Preparation
  20. Sickling Test
  21. Thrombin Time test
  22. Total blood count
  23. Substitution Tests.


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