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The Rizal Medical Center Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, provides diagnostic services to its physicians and patients through modernized laboratory tests and examination.  The laboratory houses advanced, state-of-the-art machines delivering accurate results in a timely manner.

MISSION

We view the Department of Laboratory Medicine as a globally competitive laboratory providing a wide range of Clinical and Anatomic Pathology Services to patients and other clients.

VISION

To deliver effective and efficient laboratory care services to all our patients and other clients by providing accurate and timely results, to promote voluntary blood donation, to ensure a safe and adequate supply of blood and its components, and to pursue on-going training programs in Laboratory Medicine.

 

DEPARTMENT OF PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY MEDICINE SERVICES OFFERED


 

NAME OF SERVICE

                       DESCRIPTION

SERVICE/TEST

COST/PRICE

A) BLOOD BANK

BLOODBANK

The Rizal Med blood bank offers blood component processing (including testing for blood-borne diseases) and blood donation services to their patients and allied organizations, providing a safe, effective blood component.

Basic Requirements for blood donors:

1.       Two Valid id’s with picture (Strictly no ID, No Donation)

2.       In good health (no cough, colds, fever etc...)

3.       Must be at least 110 lbs or 50 kg in weight

4.       Donors must be 18 to 60 years of age. Minors may be allowed to donate provided that they bring parental/legal guardian consent.

5.       No alcohol intake within 24 hours

6.       No minor/major procedures, dental procedures, tattoo, body piercings for the past 12 months (1 year)

7.       3 months from last donation

8.       No history of illegal drug use

9.       No history of sexual contact with high-risk individuals

10.    No history of blood-borne diseases (Hepatitis, HIV, Malaria etc.)

** Listed above are minimum requirements for blood donation. Donors are required to undergo screening and interview (on site).

 

1) ABO Typing with RH

665.00

2) Blood Retyping

175.00

3) Crossmatching

905.00

4) Coomb’s Test (Direct and Indirect)

415.00

 

*Prices may change without prior notice and additional tests may not be included here.  Please call the laboratory for further questions - 0921-591-5547

 

 

NAME OF SERVICE

DESCRIPTION

SERVICE/TEST

COST/PRICE

B) CLINICAL HEMATOLOGY

CLINICAL HEMA

The Hematology Laboratory provides routine hematology assays for Rizal Medical Center patients and specialty hematology testing. Standard consultative diagnostics in the Hematology Laboratory include:

·         Analysis of peripheral and bone marrow smears

·         Screening for hematopoietic malignancies

·         Laboratory evaluation of coagulopathies

 

CBC with platelet count

200.00

Reticulocyte count

80.00

ESR

80.00

Clotting time/Bleeding time

150.00

Clot retraction time

200.00

PTPA (Prothrombin Time), INR

310.00

APTT (Partial Thromboplastin Time)

250.00

Malarial Smear

85.00

 

*Prices may change without prior notice and additional tests may not be included here.  Please call the laboratory for further questions - 0921-591-5547

 

NAME OF SERVICE

DESCRIPTION

SERVICE/TEST

COST/PRICE

C) CLINICAL CHEMISTRY

CLINICAL CHEM

The Clinical Chemistry Laboratory is a state-of-the-art, automated laboratory. Clinical Chemistry includes STAT and routine testing in the areas of general chemistry, endocrinology, special chemistry, immunology and toxicology. 

 

Glucose (FBS)

140.00

Glycosylated Hemoglobin (HBA1c)

725.00

2 hour PPBS

200.00

OGTT

400.00

Albumin

120.00

BUN (Serum)

150.00

Creatinine

400.00

24-hour Urine Total Protein

565.00

24-hour ECC (Creatinine Clearance)

330.00

Inorganic Phosphorous

400.00

Magnesium

435.00

Electrolytes (Na, K, Cl, Total Calcium)

400.00

Electrolytes (Na, K, Cl, Ionized Calcium)

400.00

Random urine electrolytes (Na, K, Cl)

400.00

24 –hour Urine Electrolytes (Na, K, Cl)

400.00

Troponin I

1,960.00

Lipid Profile                                                                                (Cholesterol, Triglycerides, HDL/VLDL/LDL)

700.00

AST/SGOT

150.00

ALT/SGPT

245.00

Alkaline Phosphatase

150.00

Blood Uric Acid

150.00

Amylase –Serum

200.00

Lipase- Serum

800.00

Amylase-Other Body fluids

200.00

Lipase-Other Body fluids

800.00

Bilirubin

260.00

Serum TP, A/G Ratio

240.00

LDH Serum

250.00

LDH OBF

250.00

Ferritin

1,525.00

Total Iron Binding Capacity

1,200.00

CK-MB

1,000.00

ABG Analysis

565.00

Procalcitonin

3,705.00

pro BNP

5,415.00

CSF Sugar/Protein

610.00

OBF Sugar/Protein

270.00

D-Dimer

2,555.00

 

*Prices may change without prior notice and additional tests may not be included here.  Please call the laboratory for further questions - 0921-591-5547

NAME OF SERVICE

DESCRIPTION

SERVICE/TEST

COST/PRICE

D) CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY

CLINICAL MICRO

The Microbiology Department performs a wide variety of microbiological testing. Microbiology culture employs the conventional methods with current technology to isolate the causative agent of infection as well as microbial drug resistance.

 

Blood Culture

1,000.00

Urine Culture

550.00

Sputum Culture

550.00

Culture and Sensitivity

500.00

AFB

100.00

KOH

100.00

Grams Stain

100.00

Blood Culture

1,000.00

Urine Culture

550.00

 

*Prices may change without prior notice and additional tests may not be included here.  Please call the laboratory for further questions - 0921-591-5547

 

NAME OF SERVICE

DESCRIPTION

SERVICE/TEST

COST/PRICE

E) CLINICAL MICROSCOPY

CLINICAL MICROSCOP

The Clinical Microscopy Section performs scientific analysis of non-blood body fluids such as urine and stool. The macroscopic, chemical and microscopic examinations of urine provide initial valuable diagnostic information concerning metabolic dysfunctions of both renal and non-renal origin. Parasite identification and assessment of the extent of parasitism are also performed in this section.

 

Urinalysis

170.00

Pregnancy Test

120.00

Fecalysis

70.00

Occult Blood

130.00

CSF Cell count/ Diff Count

285.00

OBF Cell Count/Diff count

200.00

Semen Analysis

200.00

India Ink

175.00

Wet Mount Smear

100.00

 

*Prices may change without prior notice and additional tests may not be included here.  Please call the laboratory for further questions - 0921-591-5547

 

NAME OF SERVICE

DESCRIPTION

SERVICE/TEST

COST/PRICE

F) SEROLOGY

SERO

The Serology lab analyzes blood specimens for diseases. A serology blood test is performed to detect and measure the levels of antibodies as a result of exposure to a particular pathogen.  The Laboratory also tests for tumor markers that can guide the diagnosis and treatment response.

 

ASO

250.00

CRP

250.00

Rheumatoid Factor

265.00

Complement 3 (C3)

480.00

Salmonella Typhi IgG/IgM

550.00

Dengue Duo

1,380.00

RPR

190.00

HAV IgM/IgG

705.00

HBsAg Screening (strip)

240.00

HBsAg (ELISA)

550.00

Anti HBs Total

875.00

HBeAg

1,055.00

Anti HBe

1,055.00

Anti HBc Total

875.00

Anti-HCV (EIA)

600.00

Anti HCV Screening (Strip)

300.00

HIV Screening

600.00

Alpha Feto Protein (AFP)

945.00

Ca 19-9

1,300.00

Ca-125

945.00

ANTIGENS FOR DERMA CASES – ELISA (BP180, BP230, Dsg1, Dsg3, Envoplakin, Type VII collagen)

1,500.00 per antigen

 

*Prices may change without prior notice and additional tests may not be included here.  Please call the laboratory for further questions - 0921-591-5547

 

NAME OF SERVICE

DESCRIPTION

SERVICE/TEST

COST/PRICE

G) HISTOPATHOLOGY

HISTOPATH

The Histopathology section involves the examination, processing of sampled whole tissues under the microscope. Specimens received by the pathology laboratory require tissue preparation and are then treated and analyzed using techniques appropriate to the type of tissue and the investigation required for diagnosis.

 

Small biopsy

500.00

Medium specimen

800.00

Large specimen

1,200.00

Radical specimen

1,800.00

Frozen Section

3,070.00 (1st 5 slides, 910.00 for succeeding slides)

IHC (ER, PR, HER2)

1,980.00 each

Giemsa Stain

150.00

AFB stain

100.00

Review of slides

150.00 per slide

Cytology with cell block

800.00

Pap smear

100.00

DIF

2800.00

Autopsy

Free

 

*Prices may change without prior notice and additional tests may not be included here.  Please call the laboratory for further questions - 0921-591-5547

 

NAME OF SERVICE

DESCRIPTION

SERVICE/TEST

COST/PRICE

H) PCR LABORATORY

PCR

Rizal Medical Center is one of the recipients of a 4 Modules GeneXpert Machine which is economical and contributes to the rapid diagnosis of TB disease and a 16 module GeneXpert Machine for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Rizal Medical Center was chosen to be a GeneXpert Laboratory in Pasig City that provides MTB/RIF and COVID-19 testing to its patients and referred patients from the different Health Centers and Hospital in Pasig City.

 

Xpert MTB/Rif

Free

SARS-CoV-2 testing

3,800.00

 

*Prices may change without prior notice and additional tests may not be included here.  Please call the laboratory for further questions - 0921-591-5547

 

DEPARTMENT CONSULTANT STAFF

MEDICAL SPECIALISTS:

 

1. KAREN O. BONGAS, MD, FPSP

BONGAS

CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY MEDICINE

HEAD, CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY/BACTERIOLOGY

2. NOEL C. SANTOS, MD, FPSP, MHA

SANTOS

HEAD, DIVISION OF ANATOMIC PATHOLOGY AND CLINICAL MICROSCOPY

3. CHERYL MAY A. CABRERA, MD, FPSP, MPM-HG

CABRERA

HEAD, CLINICAL CHEMISTRY

4. ALEJANDRO E. AREVALO, MD, FPSP

AREVALO

HEAD, HEMATOLOGY

5. GLENDA LYN Y. PUA, MD, DPSP

PUA

ASSISTANT TRAINING OFFICER (ANATOMIC PATHOLOGY)

HEAD, HISTOPATHOLOGY

6. THOMAS JEFF C. LIM, JR. DPSP

 

FORMER HEAD OF BLOOD BANK (ON STUDY LEAVE)

7. HERBERT Z. MANAOIS, MD, DPSP

MANAOIS

TRAINING OFFICER

HEAD, DRUG TESTING LABORATORY

8. JOAQUIN ANTONIO S. PATAG, MD, DPSP

PATAG

HEAD, BLOOD BANK AND SEROLOGY

9. MARIFE J. BONIFACIO, MD, DPSP

BONIFACIO

ASSISTANT TRAINING OFFICER (CLINICAL PATHOLOGY)

HEAD, ER EXTENSION

HEAD, QUALITY ASSURANCE COMMITTEE

 

MEDICAL OFFICER IV:

1. MELVIN JUDE G. KATAPANG, MD, FPSP

KATAPANG

HEAD, BLOOD DONATION

2. MONALYN MARABI, MD, DPSP

MARABI

HEAD, MOLECULAR PATHOLOGY

HEAD, AUTOPSY COMMITTEE

3. CARL CHESTER FLOYD L. GO, MD, DPSP

GO

RESEARCH COORDINATOR

4. CYRIL KIM N. EVANGELISTA, MD, DPSP

EVANGELISTA

HEAD, BIOSAFETY AND BIOSECURITY COMMITTEE

5. JINALYN T. NOH, MD, DPSP

NOH

RESEARCH COORDINATOR

HEAD, AUTOPSY COMMITTEE

 

DEPARTMENT PHOTO

DEPT PHOTO

First row, standing, from left to right: Dr. Monalyn Marabi; Dr. Cheryl May A. Cabrera; Dr. Herbert Z. Manaois; Dr. Noel C. Santos; Dr. Marife J. Bonifacio; Dr. Karen O. Bongas; Dr. Glenda Lyn Y. Pua; Dr. Alejandro E. Arevalo; Dr. Carl Chester Floyd L. Go; Dr. Jinalyn T. Noh; Dr. Cyril Kim N. Evangelista

 

DEPARTMENT CONTACT DETAILS

For inquiries, you may contact the Department Pathology and Laboratory Medicine through the following contact numbers:

  1. Laboratory Reception: 0921-591-5547
  2. Blood Bank: 0953-309-6808

THE DEPARTMENT OFFERS A RESIDENCY TRAINING PROGRAM. PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS