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ENRH obtains machine for screening blood

The Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital is currently the only hospital facility in the Western and Western North regions which can screen blood and declare it wholesomely free from diseases such as syphilis, hepatitis B, HIV and gonorrhea.
This is because the hospital is now equipped with a fully operational ELISA machine which has greatly enhanced the capacity of our blood service team to effectively screen blood in the region.
High-quality laboratory services plays a crucial role in shaping global clinical decisions serving as a functional elements for diagnosing, treating, caring, preventing and controlling diseases.
Blood screening is a vital laboratory service, and as per the National Blood Transfusion Policy, all transfused blood must undergo screening using the nationally approved standard, the Enzyme-Linked ImmunoSorbent Assay (ELISA)
The hospital therefore invites all peripheral facilities to seize this opportunity to screen donated blood at a reasonable cost. The ELISA machine can fully detect diseases such as syphilis, hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV.