The Biochemistry Unit of Sri Jayewardenepura General Hospital handles about 114 bio chemical parameter analysis investigations. This includes routine tests, special tests and highly specialized tests which are available round the clock for both in ward patients and out patients. Biochemistry investigations are performed in fully automated analysers. The accuracy and the reliability of results are ensured by high standards achieved by internal and external quality control programmes. All laboratory investigations are performed by well trained and qualified medical laboratory technicians.
Routine tests performed in the biochemistry unit include blood glucose levels and profiles such as renal, liver and lipid. Special tests include thyroid profile, iron profile, tumour markers reproductive hormones, troponin T and I and serum beta hCG levels. Biochemistry unit of Sri Jayewardenepura General Hospital also performs highly specialized tests such as serum protein electrophoresis, urine protein electrophoresis and immuno-typing.