Pathology

Pathology Laboratory works in collaboration with other laboratories in the center to enable understanding the mechanism of diseases and to provide diagnosis supporting results for a proper diagnosis. It is involved in disease outbreak investigation, surveillance, research and training activities. The lab performs post mortem examination dispatch specimens or other types of samples to different labs in the center.


Personnel

Qualification

No

Experience

Responsibilities

MVSc

1

More than 15 years

Laboratory head

Diploma in AH

1

More than 4 years

Sample processing, slide
preparation

Diploma in AH

1

More than 15 years

Reagent and sample
preparation

Methods used for examination

The method usually in use is Hematoxylin and Eosin staining method. Others like Ziehl-Neelsen (Acid fast) stain, Van Gieson’s collagen Fiber stain, Kossa’s staining method for calcium and inclusion bodies etc are  used when necessary. Also pathology laboratory envisage to develop immunohistochemistry technique for advanced diagnosis and research purpose.

Result report

  • Diagnostic results of the lab can be reported within 5-7 days.

Contact person
Solomon Gebre , DVM, MVSc, PhD
Animal Disease diagnostic and study core process owner
Tel: + 251 13 38 08 94/94/96, 
cell phone  +251 911453760
Fax:  +251 13 38 02 20,
E- mail: gebredufe@yahoo.com