Apollo Hospitals introduces coagulation screening test

September 7, 2010

Courtesy: thefinancialexpress-bd.com

Apollo Hospitals, Dhaka has introduced a coagulation screening test in single blood sample in its lab medicine department, according to a press release.

Coagulation screening test provides precise diagnosis of any abnormality of blood coagulation as in hemophilia, thalassemia, blood malignancy, other malignancy or any genetic disorder.

This screening consists of a set of seven tests like Bleeding Time (BT), Clotting Time (CT), Platelet count, Prothrombin Time (PT), Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time (APTT), Thrombin Time (TT) and Fibrinogen assay in a single blood sample collection.

The report will be delivered same day after 5:00 pm if sample is received within 12:00 noon, if later then it will be delivered next day after 10:00 am, the release added.

JBL donates for Thalassemia Centre

September 7, 2010

Courtesy: nation.ittefaq.com

Janata Bank Ltd (JBL) has donated Tk 18 lakh for Thalassemia Centre of Dhaka Shishu Hospital to ensure the treatment of thalassemia affected poor children.

Prof Dr. Abul Barkat, Chairman of the Bank handed over a cheque of said amount to the President Prof Dr. Waqar Ahmed Khan of Thalassemia Centre of Dhaka St1ishu Hospital at the board room in Head Office of JBL in city recently.

Among others Directors of this bank Md. Enamul Haq Choudhury, Md. Nazibar Rahman, Chowdhury Abdul Quayum, Adv Balaram Podder, Dabir Uddin Ahmed, AKM Shahjahan Kamal, Dr RM Debnath, CEO and MD SM Aminur Rahman, DMD Dr. Md. Zillur Rahman and Prof Dr Bilquls Banu of Dhaka Shishu Hospital were present on the occasion.

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