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Quest Diagnostics India Launches “Satellite” Pathology Laboratory in Ghaziabad

Zee Media Bureau

Ghaziabad: Quest Diagnostics is a pioneer in developing innovative diagnostic tests and advanced healthcare information technology solutions that help improve patient care.

Quest Diagnostics is America’s leading provider of diagnostic information services that patients and doctors need to make better healthcare decisions. The company offers the broadest access to diagnostic information services through its network of laboratories and patient service centers, and provides interpretive consultation through its extensive medical and scientific staff.

Quest Diagnostics started operations in India in 2008, with its state-of-the art 65,000 sq. feet Reference laboratory located in Gurgaon, Haryana. The Reference lab of Quest Diagnostics India is NABL and CAP accredited & NGSP level 1 certified. More than 460 tests are performed in the India Lab, but across our labs in India and Quest Diagnostics US- we offer a test menu of more than 3400 tests

The reference lab of Quest Diagnostics India has 12 MDs & PhDs from leading medical institutions in India such as AIIMS& CMC. These are Supported by 900 MD/PhD in Quest Diagnostics labs across the globe.

Quest Diagnostics India reference lab has various centers of excellence in Molecular biology, Microbiology, Immunology, Auto-chemistry, Cytogenetics, Anatomic Pathology, Hematology and Molecular Genetics, Toxicology.

Our entire range of tests offered cover many disease areas or health conditions – Cancer, Women's health, infectious diseases, endocrinology, cardiovascular, pulmonary diseases, lifestyle disorders and pediatric diseases.

In India we were one of the first Labs to introduce some cutting edge tests and technologies like – Pap by Liquid based cytology (screening test for cervical cancer), HER2 neu FISH (breast cancer) and Leumeta (Blood based test vs. bone marrow based test offered by other labs to monitor leukemia) Non Invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) , Quad Screen test - a prenatal screening test for birth defects and Quest Expert Diagnosis a service with 2nd opinions on challenging cancer cases from organ focused experts in the US.

Range of services: diagnostic testing for physicians, hospitals and other labs, drugs of abuse, clinical trials, total wellness health check for corporates

We have 27 ‘Quest owned and operated’ (not franchised) collection facility – 14 front end patient service centers and 13 collection facilities that is not walk-in for end customer , however our phlebotomists are stationed there to provide home collection service in those cities.

Quest Diagnostics Phlebotomists (Technician who collects the blood sample) is rigorously trained and provided international quality collection material like cold packs, special containers for sample transport, collection tubes, gloves etc. All of these steps help minimize pre-analytical variables that affect sample stability

The above network makes us accessible in the following 25 indian cities (metros and tier 1) like Delhi NCR, Kolkata, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Ludhiana, Agra etc.

A Robust logistics network and strategic tie-up with international logistics companies allows us to bring our US based test menu and medical expertise into India.

Quest Diagnostics (NYSE:DGX), America’s leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services is now coming up with new Satellite Pathology laboratory in Indirapuram, Ghaziabad.

The Satellite Pathology lab has capabilities of handling high quality tests that will serve various medical specialties.

The satellite lab will help to enhance patient convenience by giving patients & clinitians results for critical tests faster than before.

Residents in the localities of Ghaziabad, East Delhi Greater Noida, Dadri, Meerut, Modinagar & Aligarh would benefit from this enhanced service.

The satellite lab will also help to serve the Pathology testing requirements amongst hospitals, nursing homes, etc in the above localities.

Diagnostic tests for various infectious disorders, Diabetes, & other metabolic disorders would be performed at the satellite lab.

The company’s well known ‘Blue Print of Wellness’ which provides consumers with an organ wise risk assessment. will also be performed at our Ghaziabad satellite lab.

Websites : www.quest4health.com, www.questdiagnostics.com

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