The Central Labs at Metropolitan General perform all kinds of diagnostic biomedical procedures: medicine, biochemistry, clinical microbiology, laboratory hematology, laboratory immunology, general biological fluid/secretion examinations, hormonology and genetics examinations. Our examinations apply all modern methods and techniques, including molecular procedures.
The Central Labs are open 24/7, covering all needs of in-patient and out-patient care in our Clinic. They are staffed with exceptionally skilled and experienced personnel: bio-pathology doctors, biologists, technologist lab assistants, and clerical staff. The Labs have state-of-the-art analyzers and use high quality regents, thus guaranteeing top quality results and maximum precision.
The Central Labs at Metropolitan General participate in globally standardized quality control programs, both domestic and international. The internal quality checks are conducted in accordance with internal specifications and regulations.
Our Departments participate in the following recognized external quality control agencies, programs and schemes:
- Our Biochemistry Department in the National External Quality Assessment System (ESEAP)
- Our Biology Department in the Athens University Medical School Program
- Our Immunology in the International Quality Assessment Scheme RANDOX
- Our Hormonology in the National External Quality Assessment System (ESEAP)
- Our Hematology in the Hellenic Hematology Society Program and the National External Quality Assessment System (ESEAP)
- Blood donations in EQAS (Biorad)
The Central Labs are certified and operate in conformance with the international ISO 9001:2015 and TEMOS standards. Moreover, they cooperate with reference centers and research groups in Greece and Western Europe.
BLOOD DONATION DEPARTMENT
Our Blood Donation Department cooperates with the “Amalia Fleming” Hospital supplying necessary blood materials and associated blood components and derivatives. Each and every unit of blood, platelets and FFP received by Metropolitan General undergoes rigorous modern laboratory control methods. Blood component and derivative sufficiency for our in-patients is the top priority of our Blood Donations Department.
Department Secretary hours: Monday to Friday 07:00 - 15:00
Director: Evangelia Kouskouni, Professor Emerita of Microbiology at Athens University
Contact Number: +30 210 650 2926