Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA) Laboratory
Aarogya Diagnostic Center houses Nepal’s first ultramodern HLA lab. The HLA lab is critical to ensure the success and safety of transplant procedures and is equipped with ‘state of the art’ machinery and highly trained, professional staff.
The new lab provides greater efficiency and validity of test results at a much lower cost than using labs in the neighboring countries. HLA test results that took 14 days to arrive from foreign labs are now available within 12 hours. Furthermore, the HLA lab has opened the door to the possibility of ‘deceased donor’ transplantation, where speed is of utmost importance.
Drug level monitoring facility: Aarogya provides Tacrolimus Level Monitoring facilities which are vital to the success of any transplant program. Tacrolimus is one of the modern anti-rejection medications most commonly used for transplant patients. This is the only facility providing this service in Nepal.
Haemo-dialysis: Aarogya has haemo-dialysis service with 20 machines dialyzing around 300 patients weekly at minimum cost compared to any non government center in the country.
General Pathology lab: Aarogya provides quality general pathology lab services such as hematology, biochemistry and microbiology at a very reasonable cost. For the histopathology service, Aarogya is collaborating with Human Organ Transplant Center (HOTC), Bhaktapur with Immunofluorescence histology service. Aarogya also provides its experts to HOTC for this service.
The Aarogya Foundation, in association with other partners, has arranged the following services at subsidized rates:
Consultation Facility: In cooperation with Nidan Hospital, Aarogya also provides clinical consultation facilities in the field of nephrology, urology, kidney transplant, cardiology, gastroenterology, diabetology, general surgery, hepatobiliary and minimally invasive surgery, orthopaedics, haemotology, pathology, radiology, pharmacy and other health services.
Operation Theatre: Aarogya , in cooperation with Nidan Hospital has a well equipped Operation Theatre for dialysis access procedures such as Arterio-Venous Fistula creation, insertion of central line and peritoneal dialysis catheter, kidney transplant, gall stone and kidney stone, and prostrate, orthopedics and trauma and other surgical procedures. Facilities for ENT, dental , gynae and vascular and thoracic surgeries are also available.