Punjabi's can now avail world class diagnostic tests in state


Ludhiana, January 18, 2013:SRL Limited (SRL), the leading diagnostics network in India, has announced the formal launch of its state-of-art reference laboratory in Punjab. Strategically located opposite Beas Railway station, the laboratory is fully equipped to handle more than 4,000 tests, ranging from the routine to highly advanced, and covering most diseases known to mankind. Spread over 6 acres, the lab facility maintains highest level of patient care along with superior reliability of two level reporting. SRL also provides such testing facilities in Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Bathinda in Punjab as well as in Chandigarh.

Dedicating the lab to the people of Punjab, Sanjeev Vashishta, CEO, SRL Limited said, “Being at the apex of 3 states, Beas - the riverfront town in Amritsar district of Punjab, is best poised to hold a state-of-the-art Reference Laboratory to cater to the healthcare needs of the people of the large region comprising the states of Punjab, Himachal, J&K and parts of Haryana”.

Sanjeev Vashishtaadds, “Our lab in Beas is one of its kinds in whole of North India and perhaps the only Reference Lab in the Northern States of Punjab, Haryana, J& K, Himachal and Rajasthan. This Reference Lab would be connected to the remotest areas in the above states by SRL authorised collection points which depend on the company’s own efficient logistics system. This Lab will therefore ensure quick turnaround time for testing the samples for the esoteric tests which are being sent to Delhi or Mumbai presently. Apart from this, the world class technology used in the reference lab will give lots of confidence to the discerning Medical practitioners and the public at large in the region who expect high quality testing and reporting. Quality reporting and quick turnaround time will help immensely the patients to start the treatment at an early date. 

He further added, SRL’s endeavor is to alleviate the pain from the faces of the people who are suffering from various ailments and one small step to keep them healthy by offering superior quality test results”.

SRL consistently follows the best of National and International Quality protocols and thereby ensuring accuracy of every test report. In keeping with SRL reputation, the lab will offer quality diagnostics services ranging from basic blood counts, blood sugar tests, liver function tests to microbiology and serology including tests for HIV and Hepatitis B &C, food intolerance etc. The Laboratory also offers many preventive health check panels

 It is the day and age of convenience and Beas lab will also be facilitating the Sample Home Collection facility. Towards this endeavor a dedicated helpline has been provided that would be efficiently managed by courteous and well trained staff.

There is an in-house residential Campus within the complex that boasts of an elaborate training facility, aimed at providing a continuous flow of skilled and trained Phlebotomists & Technicians to all the SRL Labs. This effort also creates local job opportunities from the region. There is a campus with boarding & lodging facility, a large auditorium and amphitheatre for holding seminars/conferences/workshops to promote academic growth and knowledge sharing.

Friday, January 18, 2013