Ministry of Health Belize


Apr 22nd
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Central Laboratory Unit

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Medical Laboratory Services 

The Central Medical Laboratory (CML) provides clinical support to Health Care Providers of the entire public health system and act as a referral lab to the Regional and Community Hospital Laboratory. Specimens examined include tests for chemistry, hematology, micro-biology, serology, histology, cytology, and blood banking. Recently tests were added including; CD4, drug screening for marijuana and cocaine, CK-MB, Lipase, Gamma-GT, cholinesterase, and culture for food borne disease, also to assist with public health aspect dengue TB, malaria are being done.