Chennai, June 20; 2022: SRL Diagnostics, India’s leading diagnostics service provider, today announced the launch of a state-of-the-art reference laboratory at Ashok Nagar, Chennai. The laboratory sprawled over 20,000 sq ft has the capability to conduct more than one lakh tests each month, ranging from the most routine tests to esoteric and genetic tests.
The laboratory will also be the ‘Center of Excellence’ for Transplant Immunology. Apart from highly specialized compatibility testing and evaluation needed for successful transplants, the center of excellence will also focus on research, academics, knowledge sharing and skill building. The lab also houses all clinical laboratory departments including Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, Histopathology, Biochemistry, Flow Cytometry, Microbiology etc.
The facility was inaugurated by Mr. G.K. Vasan , Member of Rajya Sabha, President of Tamil Manila Congress along with Dr. J. Rajendran MBBS, DLO, DFH , IMA President (Ashok Nagar Branch), Dr. R. Nandakumar M.S., DLO , IMA Secretary (Ashok Nagar Branch) & Mr. Anand K, Chief Executive Officer, SRL Diagnostics.
Mr. Anand K, Chief Executive Officer, SRL Diagnostics said, “Chennai and Tamil Nadu is one of our priority markets and over the next couple of years, we will be strengthening our presence by adding network laboratories and collection centers. SRL is currently the market leader in the state of Kerala and certain pockets of Karnataka. With our focus now also on Tamil Nadu, we are confident of growing our market share in South India and build a strong network for patients and clinicians.”
Dr. Srinivas Chakravarthy, Vice President, SRL Diagnostics added, “The goal of the reference laboratory in Chennai will be to offer streamlined clinical diagnostic solutions that help in making better care and treatment decisions through targeted testing, support from expert pathologists and reliable test results. SRL also offers a robust Omni-channel experience for patients who can seamlessly avail lab services through our centers, our app or our website. We have also strengthened our home visit services that will benefit our customers.”
Residents of Chennai will now have access to a robust test menu of over 3000 tests from SRL’s large laboratory network across India. Through its efficient logistics and information technology systems, SRL is well placed to offer specialized, esoteric and advanced genetic tests to patients in Chennai.
With the integration of the advanced laboratory in Chennai, SRL now has a network of 6 labs and 60 collection centres in Tamil Nadu. SRL Diagnostics strives to be the laboratory of choice for patients, doctors, and hospitals throughout its network. SRL Diagnostics provides quality service via an efficient network of labs and customer touch points spread across 600+ Cities, 34 States and Union Territories. The company has the largest number of NABL and CAP accredited labs in the country, serving close to 13 million customers, conducting more than 30 million tests annually via an extensive network of 425+ labs and 6000+ collection centers.