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The theme two Labs which are situated at the College of Medicine campus. A Containment Level 2 TB culture lab and a Containment Level 3 TB lab which was constructed in 2016. The Lab personnel are well trained so that they can safely work in both CL2 and CL3 labs. The team is also in the processes of attaining an ISO accreditation.

 

With the good partnership between MLW and the College of Medicine, the lab team also provides support to students from the College of Medicine. 

 

CL2 Lab

Below is a list of the work done in the TB Lab and the equipment found in the TB Lab

 

 WORK DONE IN THE CL2 LAB

 EQUIPMENT FOUND IN THE CL2 LAB

 1. TB Microscopy - ZN and Auramine O methods  1. Class I BioSafety Cabinet
 2. Decontamination of TB samples  2. Class II Biosafety cabinet
 3. Reagent and Media preparation preparation  3. Centrifuges
 4. GeneXpert Assay for TB samples and viral loads  4. An autoclave
 5. Autoclaving of reagents and wastes  5. Light and Fluorescent microscopes

 

 6. Incubators (37oC, 45oC and CO2)

 

 7. MGIT machine

 

8. -20oC and -80oC freezers 

 

9. Refrigerators for sample and for reagents 

 

10. Insippisator (in media lab) 

 CL3 Lab

 Below is a list of the work done in the TB Lab and the equipment found in the TB Lab

 

 WORK DONE IN THE CL3 LAB

  EQUIPMENT FOUND IN THE CL3 LAB

 1. Incubation of TB samples 1. Class II Biosafety cabinets
 2. Mycobacterium Species Identification  2. MGIT machine
   3. Centrifuge

 

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