​​​The Department of Laboratory Services provides a wide array of testing and other services to patients in support of KH mission. The accuracy and precision of each test method are established and are frequently monitored by the professional laboratory personnel. 

Core Total Laboratory Automation

  • Biochemistry: Liver Function. Kidney Function. Urine Chemistry. Lipid Profile, Cardiac
  • Enzymes. Pancreatic Enzymes. Diabetic Profile. Electrolytes. Fluid examination. other special tests
  • Serology: HCG, HIV Duo. HBsAg and Troponin—l
  • Endocrinology: Thyroid Profile namely TSH. FT3. FT4. T3 & T4
  • Manual Tests: ASO. Monotest. VDRL. Toxoplasma. Blood Gases (Arterial, Venous and Capillary)
  • Hematology and Blood Bank: Fully automated CBC, differential count, Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate, Malaria test, Sickle cell test
  • Clinical Microscopy: Routine Urine analysis, routine Stool analysis and Occult blood, rotavirus, Helicobacter Pylori, pregnancy test.
  • Microbiology: Routine Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing, Direct Examinations as:, Gram Staining,


Outsourcing of Laboratory Tests to DSFH
  • Medical Microbiology: Blood Culture (Aerobic & Anaerobic) Cultures, Fungal Cultures, Mycobactrium Cultures, 
  • Direct Examination: Acid Fast Bacilli stain. Direct KOH & India Ink
  • Virology: Virus Culture and identification, direct Virus antigen detection, Immunologic assays ELISA. IFA. PCR
  • Anatomic Pathology: Frozen Section, Cytology. Histology, lmmunofluorescence, Immunohistochemistry, Hormone receptors
  • Immunology: Electrophoresis HLA Tests, lmmunofluorescence Antibodies (IFA) Erythrocyte Osmotic Fragility Test
  • Cytogenetics and Molecular Laboratory: Cytogenetics, Biochemical genetics, Molecular genetics
  • Specialized Microbiology Procedures: TB Cultures and Blood Cultures

Referral of specific lab tests to Bioscientia and for Quest Lab (if not available in the Middle East)

Transportation of non-KAUST Health tests to referral labs