Department of Biochemistry
In our Biochemistry department, We are teaching First year MBBS student the basic Biochemistry which forms the basement for understanding clinical subjects in the successive years. Also they are trained in the basic practical skills like Estimation of analytes, bedside urine tests for abnormal constituents etc. We are also training students of Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology in laboratory procedures- preparation of stock solution, reagents, handling & care of instruments-Colorimeter, Centrifuge, Balance, Semiautoanalyser, Autoanalyser and Water distillation techniques. We have a 24hours Central Laboratory in Thoothukudi Medical College Hospital.
We perform the following tests in the laboratory.
Renal Function Tests- Glucose, Urea, Creatinine, Serum Electrolytes
Liver Function Tests- Serum bilirubin, SGOT, SGPT, ALP
Serum enzymes- CPK-NAC, CPK-MB, Amylase, Lipase
Lipid profile- Total cholesterol, Triglycerides, HDL, VLDL, LDL
Other tests- Calcium, Phosphorous, Thyroid profile
Sugar, Microproteins, etc.