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IMG Division

Immunology and Molecular Genetics

The Immunology and Molecular Genetics Division (formerly The Immunology Division) of the Department of Laboratory Medicine, National Kidney and Transplant Institute, is the most sophisticated one-stop shop laboratory of its kind in the country. The laboratory is run by highly qualified Consultants in Immunology, Hemato-Pathologists with a complement of highly skilled and competent workforce.

The division constitutes the following sections: HLA Laboratory, Cellular and Flowcytometry Laboratory, Immunochemistry Section, Molecular Laboratory, FISH and Cytogenetics Laboratory, and Molecular and Cellular Therapeutics. The laboratory as a whole performs routine and special immunologic assays covering various areas of clinical practice i.e. Organ Transplantation, Infectious diseases, Oncology, Rheumatology, Hematology, Immunology and Allergy.

Prime consideration is always given to affordability of the assays as technology and equipment are regularly updated to maintain assay performance at state-of-the-art level. Participation in External Quality Assurance Program is also a matter which is taken seriously in the division in accordance with the recent ISO 15189:2007 Accreditation.

National Kidney and Transplant Institute, East Avenue Quezon City Philippines 1100