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Pulse Diagnostics Pvt Ltd is an emerging Diagnostic Service provider on the horizon with a promise to ensure Quality, Reliability and Customer Care. Pulse Diagnostics has ventured into the foray of complete Diagnostic Services by setting up a State of the Art Clinical Lab at Kolkata, West Bengal. Accredited by NABL and other quality assurance programs it plans to grow and acquire bigger dimensions with an aim to become a highly automated and sophisticated diagnostic laboratory synonymous with cutting-edge technology, accuracy, efficiency, dedicated customer service and above all the stringent ethical practices.


Pulse Diagnostics has spread across the city with a promise to ensure Quality, Reliability and Customer Care. The exquisite management ethics of Pulse has made it the first company in Bengal to have a Mobile App, Networked, Barcoded, Certified and Accredited.


Driven with a goal to improve patient care, the highly skilled and committed people have teamed up to provide efficient, reliable and accurate diagnostic testing services to meet the needs of the customers. Pulse offers almost the entire range of Clinical Diagnostic Testing possible with accuracy and at an affordable price.

Quality Control

  • Quality at PULSE is a Religion.
  • Quality Controls are run twice a day.
  • Quality Control Department is responsible for overseeing the entire mechanism, supported by a team of 2 auditors in Quality Assurance.
  • Pulse only uses vacutainers for blood drawing. This vaccum based system omits contamination, and ensures 100 % hygiene.
  • Over 100 Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), with adherence to quality is more determined.
  • Inter Laboratory Proficiency Testing.
  • Quality Control and Bar Coded Sample.
  • Quantified Uncertainty in test methods.
  • Method Validations and Calibrations.
  • Training of Personnel.

Radiology

"Radiology is the science which deals with the use of radiant energy for the diagnosis and treatment of a disease. A minimally invasive form of medicare, it allows the doctor to study a patient's internal system, without making any cuts on the

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Cardiology

Cardiology is that branch of medicine which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of heart diseases.



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Biochemistry

Biochemistry is the application of chemistry to the study of biological processes at the cellular and molecular level. It emerged as a distinct discipline around the beginning of the 20th century when scientists combined chemistry, physiology, and biology to investigate the chemistry of living systems.

Biochemistry is both life science and a chemical science - it explores the chemistry of living organisms and the molecular basis for the changes occurring in living cells. It uses the methods of chemistry,physics, molecular biology, and immunology to study the structure and behaviour of the complex molecules found in biological material and the ways these molecules interact to form cells, tissues, and whole organisms.

Biochemists are interested, for example, in mechanisms of brain function, cellular multiplication and differentiation, communication within and between cells and organs, and the chemical bases of inheritance and disease. The biochemist seeks to determine how specific molecules such as proteins, nucleic acids, lipids, vitamins, and hormones function in such processes. Particular emphasis is placed on the regulation of chemical reactions in living cells.

"Biochemistry has become the foundation for understanding all biological processes. It has provided explanations for the causes of many diseases in humans, animals and plants."


Haematology

Hematology, also spelled haematology, is the branch of medicine concerned with the study of the cause, prognosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases related to blood.

It involves treating diseases that affect the production of blood and its components, such as blood cellshemoglobinblood proteinsbone marrowplateletsblood vesselsspleen, and the mechanism of coagulation. Such diseases might include hemophilia, blood clots, other bleeding disorders and blood cancers such as leukemiamultiple myeloma, and lymphoma. The laboratory work that goes into the study of blood is frequently performed by a medical technologist or medical laboratory scientist.

Haematologists perform a wide range of laboratory tests to produce and interpret results assisting clinicians in their diagnosis and treatment of disease whilst supporting hospital departments including A&E, intensive care, operating theatres, special care baby units and oncology.

Haematologists also diagnose and treat patients with anaemia (a lower than normal number of red blood cells).

Some haematologists are involved in transfusion medicine, ensuring that adequate stocks of safe blood are available when needed for blood transfusions. They confirm which donated blood is the right match for the patient’s blood group.  For example, haematologists work in the NHS Blood and Transplant service  providing vital support for blood transfusion, organ and stem cell transplantation.


Serology

Serologic tests are blood tests that look for antibodies in your blood. They can involve a number of laboratory techniques. Different types of serologic tests are used to diagnose various disease conditions.

Serologic tests have one thing in common. They all focus on proteins made by your immune system. This vital body system helps keep you healthy by destroying foreign invaders that can make you ill. The process for having the test is the same regardless of which technique the laboratory uses during serologic testing.

It’s helpful to know a little about the immune system and why we get sick to understand serologic tests and why they’re useful.

Antigens are substances that provoke a response from the immune system. They’re usually too small to see with the naked eye. They can enter the human body through the mouth, through broken skin, or through the nasal passages. Antigens that commonly affect people include the following:

  • Bacteria
  • Fungi
  • Viruses
  • Parasites

The immune system defends against antigens by producing antibodies. These antibodies are particles that attach to the antigens and deactivate them. When your doctor tests your blood, they can identify the type of antibodies and antigens that are in your blood sample, and identify the type of infection you have.

Sometimes the body mistakes its own healthy tissue for outside invaders and produces unnecessary antibodies. This is known as an autoimmune disorder. Serologic testing can detect these antibodies and help your doctor diagnose an autoimmune disorder.


Microbiology

Microbiology is the study of microscopic organisms, such as bacteria, viruses, archaea, fungi and protozoa. This discipline includes fundamental research on the biochemistry, physiology, cell biology, ecology, evolution and clinical aspects of microorganisms, including the host response to these agents.

Microbiologists study microbes, and some of the most important discoveries that have underpinned modern society have resulted from the research of famous microbiologists, such as Jenner and his vaccine against smallpox, Fleming and the discovery of penicillin, Marshall and the identification of the link between Helicobacter pylori infection and stomach ulcers, and zur Hausen, who identified the link between papilloma virus and cervical cancer.

Microbiology research has been, and continues to be, central to meeting many of the current global aspirations and challenges, such as maintaining food, water and energy security for a healthy population on a habitable earth. 


Clinical Pathology

Clinical pathology is a medical specialty that is concerned with the diagnosis of disease based on the laboratory analysis of bodily fluids, such as blood, urine, and tissue homogenates or extracts using the tools of chemistry, microbiology, hematology and molecular pathology.

Clinical pathologists often direct all of the special divisions of the laboratory, which may include the blood bank, clinical chemistry and biology, toxicology, hematology, immunology and serology, and microbiology. Clinical pathology also involves maintenance of laboratory information systems, research, and quality control.