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Academia, Level 7
Singapore 169856

6326 5287
Fax: 6222 6826
(for divisional matters only)

The Division of Pathology offers a comprehensive range of laboratory tests for diagnosis, management and prevention of a wide variety of diseases. The professional staff are experienced in advising on the interpretation of test results pertaining to conditions such as metabolic disorders, cancers and infectious diseases. 

The Client & Specimen Management Section of the Division of Pathology is the collection and reception centre for specimens sent from other hospitals, clinics, laboratories and referring organisations. For more information on the tests and services provided by the division, please refer to "Pathology Laboratory Services" .

Clinical Services 

Clinical Biochemistry

  • Routine Biochemical Profiles (Including Renal/ Liver/ Lipid/ Electrolyte/ Cardiac/ Anemia/ Blood Gas Panels)
  • Hormones (Including Thyroid/Reproductive/Adrenal Panels)
  • Tumour Markers (Including Urine Catecholamines, Urine Metanephrines, Chromogranin A, Pancreatic Polypeptide)
  • Bone Markers (Procollagen Type 1 N-terminal Propeptide)
  • Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (Immunosuppressants by LC-MS/MS, Carbamazepine, Lithium, Phenobarbitone, Phenytoin, Valproic Acid )
  • Vitamins (Including A, B12, E)
  • Trace Metals (Including Aluminium, Arsenic, Cadmium, Copper, Chromium, Lead, Manganese, Mercury, Selenium, Zinc)
  • Specific Proteins (Including Complement 3 and 4, CCP-Antibody, C-peptide, Ig G subclasses, Prealbumin)
  • Myeloma Panels (Including Free Light Chains)
  • IEM Investigation (Including Amino acids, Organic acids)  

Histopathology & Cytology

  • Gynaecological Cytology (Pap smears)
  • Non-gynaecological Cytology
  • Routine & Specialised Surgical Biopsies
  • Frozen Section Service
  • Consultation Service
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Immunofluorescence
  • Electron Microscopy
  • Tissue preparation for Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)/Molecular
  • Academic Autopsy


  • Bacteriology
  • Mycology
  • Parasitology
  • Mycobacteriology
  • Immunology
  • Virology


  • Chromosome Karyotyping
  • Cancer Cytogenetics including Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH)
  • Cytogenomic Microarray Analysis (CMA)

SGH Blood Bank Blood Tranfusion Test

  • ABO Rh Typing
  • Antibody Screening
  • Antibody Titration
  • Direct Coomb's Test
  • Indirect Coomb's Test
  • Compatibility Tests

National Laboratories

  • National Reference HIV Laboratory
  • National Poliomyelitis Laboratory
  • National Reference Laboratory For Acid-Fast Bacilli (Smear) Testing

24-Hour Service

The following tests are available on a 24-hour basis:

  • Biochemical Tests
  • Routine Biochemical Profiles
  • Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
  • Drugs (Paracetamol and Salicylates)

Blood Transfusion Service

Please refer to SGH Blood Bank listing above


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