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​Enquiries and Consultations

Client and Specimen Management staff of the Division of Pathology are well trained to handle enquiries regarding types of tests available, service hours, types of supplies available, stat/emergency tests, sample collection, handling and transportation, unacceptable samples, test results, payment and many others. Enquiries on status of laboratory tests as well as more specialised information will be directed to the relevant laboratories.

Requests for interpretation of test results, and consultations will be referred to the appropriate professional staff of the relevant laboratory discipline.

Enquiries and consultations concerning haematological, cytogenetics and blood transfusion investigations should be made direct to the Department of Haematology Laboratory, Cytogenetics Laboratory and Blood Bank Laboratory, respectively.

Location 

The laboratories of the Division of Pathology are located at Block 6, Level 5, Singapore General Hospital and Academia, Diagnostics Tower. Thedivision comprises the following sections/laboratories:

Section/LaboratoryLocationTel no.Faxno.
Administration Academia, Diagnostics Tower, Level 7 6321 49006222 6826
FinanceAcademia, Diagnostics Tower, Level 7 6321 4946/01-
Client & Specimen ManagementAcademia, Diagnostics Tower, Level8 6321 4950
6326 5353*
6222 8924
Clinical Biochemistry Section
Stat/Routine Biochemistry Labs
Special Biochemistry Labs
Academia, Diagnostics Tower, Level8
6321 4653/4951
6321 4920
6220 8678
Blood Bank Lab
(Lab – 24 hours)
Blk 6 Level 5 SGH
6321 4852
6321 3666
6321 4437
Diagnostic Bacteriology Section
Processing Lab
Investigation Lab
Mycology Lab
Academia, Diagnostics Tower, Level116321 4913/4909
6321 4908
6321 4910
6225 0598


Central TB LabAcademia, Diagnostics Tower, Level13 6576 7655/76566224 5057
Cytogenetics LabAcademia, Diagnostics Tower, Level 96321 4678/50
6321 3632/4010
6576 7543/7544
6222 1880
Cytology SectionAcademia, Diagnostics Tower, Level 10 6321 49546227 6562
Histopathology SectionAcademia, Diagnostics Tower, Level 10 6321 4931/40086227 6562
Immunology & Serology SectionAcademia, Diagnostics Tower, Level11 6321 4922/606225 4914
Molecular LabAcademia, Diagnostics Tower, Level126326 6920/16224 6120
Virology Section
Academia, Diagnostics Tower, Level126321 49416221 3689

* For private medical practitioners only


The Department of Haematology is located at The Academia, Diagnostics Tower.

Haematology DepartmentTel no.Fax no.Level
Routine Reception6321 46286225 02108
Routine Coagulation Lab6321 46296225 3641
8
Routine Haematology Lab6321 46818
BM Morphology Lab6321 46269
Special Coagulation6326 60229
Thalassaemia Lab6321 4853
9
Flowcytometry Lab6326 60249
Cryopreservation Lab6576 75369
Pre PCR Lab6326 60089
Post PCR Lab6576 75419
Reagent Prep Lab6576 75379


Satellite Laboratories
of the Division of Pathology are located at:

Outram CampusTel no.
Clinical Lab, Blk 3, Level 1, Specialist Outpatient Clinic, SGH6321 4373
2B Clinical Lab, Level 2,National Heart Centre
6704 8063
Clinical Lab, Level 2, National Cancer Centre
6436 8122
Lab, Bowyer Block C, Level 1, Diabetes & Metabolism Centre6576 1790

The 9 SingHealth polyclinic laboratories and school health services laboratory managed by the division are located at:

PolyclinicsTel no.
Bedok Polyclinic
Blk 212, Bedok North Street 1, #03-147, Level 3, Room 44,
Singapore 460212
6243 6771
Bukit Merah Polyclinic
Blk 163, Bukit Merah Central, #04-3565, Level 4, Room 34,
Singapore 150163
6377 5235
Geylang Polyclinic
Blk 21, Geylang East Central, Level 1, Room 24, Singapore
389707
6842 6045
Marine Parade Polyclinic
Blk 80, Marine Parade Central, #01-792, Level 1, Room 14,
Singapore 440080
6342 1134
Outram Polyclinic (Health Promotion Board Building)
3, Second Hospital Avenue, Outram Road, Level 2, Singapore
168937
6538 8210
Pasir Ris Polyclinic
1, Pasir Ris Drive 4, #01-11, Level 3, Room 31, Singapore
519457
6585 5415
Queenstown Polyclinic
580, Stirling Road, Level 2, Room 3, Singapore 148958
6472 1115
Sengkang Polyclinic
No. 2, Sengkang Square, #01-06, Level 2, Room 1, Sengkang
Community Hub, Singapore 545025
6489 7891
Tampines Polyclinic
No. 1, Tampines Street 41, Level 1, Room 13, Singapore 529203
6789 2335

Operating Hours

Office Hours

The operating hours of the Sections/Laboratories at Division of Pathology and Department Haematology Department are:

Monday to Friday8.00 am – 5.00 pm
8.30 am – 5.30 pm  (Cytology Lab)
Saturday8.00 am – 1.00 pm
8.30 am – 1.00 pm   (Cytology Lab)

Routine/non-emergency and stat/emergency tests should be requested during office hours whenever possible. Stat/emergency tests are those the results of which are needed for immediate treatment and management of the patients. They are performed as soon as the samples reach the relevant laboratories. Please do not send non-emergency samples collected after office hours or on weekends as emergency requests, but instead send them on the following weekday.

After Office Hours, on Sundays and Public Holidays

Daily 24-Hour Service

Our routine Blood Bank, Haematology, Clinical Biochemistry and Bacteriology laboratories operate 24 hours daily to perform routine and stat/emergency tests. Selected microbiology tests are provided on an emergency basis for patients undergoing organ transplantation. Please refer to the list of “Stat/Emergency Tests” before ordering such tests. Further information can be obtained from our Client Services Section (Tel: 6321 4950/52/04, 6326 5306/5454).

Satellite Laboratories

 SOC LabMonday to Friday8.00 am – 5.30 pm
 Saturday
8.00 am – 1.00 pm
 NCC LabMonday to Friday 7.30 am – 5.30 pm
 Saturday 7.30 am – 12.00 pm
 NHC LabMonday to Friday8.00 am – 5.00 pm 
 Saturday8.00 am – 12.00 pm 
 Closed on Sunday / Public Holiday
SingHealth Polyclinic LaboratoriesMonday to Friday8.00 am – 4.30 pm
Saturday
Closed on Sunday / Public Holiday
8.00 am – 12.30 pm
  

Stat/Emergency Tests

The following tests are deemed emergency tests and are available on a STAT basis 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Clinical Biochemistry

  • Potassium
  • Sodium
  • Chloride
  • Urea
  • Glucose
  • Bicarbonate
  • Amylase (serum and urine)
  • Creatinine
  • CSF examination – a smear for organisms
    will be done if the cell count exceeds 10
  • Total Bilirubin
  • Direct Bilirubin
  • Calcium
  • Ionic Calcium
  • Blood Gases
  • Creatine Kinase (CK) & CKMB
  • Troponin T
  • NT-proBNP
  • Myoglobin
  • Salicylates
  • Carboxyhaemoglobin
  • Methaemoglobin
  • Paracetamol
  • Digoxin
  • Phenytoin
  • Carbamazepine
  • Valproic Acid
  • Blood Ketone

Blood Transfusion

  • ABO Rh Typing
  • Antibody Screening
  • Antibody Titration
  • Direct Anti-human Globulin Test (DAT)
  • Compatibility tests

Haematology

  • FBC – Full Blood Count
  • APTT – Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time
  • PT – Prothrombin Time
  • BF for MP – Blood Film for Malarial Parasites
  • HCT – Haematocrit
  • Retic – Reticulocyte Count
  • D-Dimer - D-Dimer Test (Quantitative)

Bacteriology

  • Blood Culture
  • CSF Culture
  • Sterile Fluid Culture
  • MRSA & CRE Screening by PCR