LABORATORY TESTS

The main labs of the Interbalkan Medical Center of Thessaloniki are open on a 24hour basis and this is where all medical exams are conducted with state-of-the-art equipment and systems.

The exams conducted in the main labs of the Interbalkan Medical Center include:

A. Blood Tests

  • Blood clotting factors
  • Blood cellular components
  • Hemoglobinopathies

B. Biochemical tests

  • Biological fluids electrolytes
  • Trace elements and heavy metals
  • Heart markers
  • Anemia
  • Lipids, lipoproteins and apolipoproteins
  • Vitamins
  • Enzymes and acute phase proteins

C. Body fluids tests 

  • Sperm microscopic and biochemical testing
  • Synovial fluid microscopic and biochemical testing
  • Pleural fluid microscopic and biochemical testing
  • Cerebrospinal fluid microscopic and biochemical testing
  • Urine microscopic and biochemical testing

D. Electrophoresis – Immunoelectrophoresis –Immunofixation

  • Isoenzymes CPK , LDH , ALP
  • Lipoproteins
  • ΕΝΥ proteins
  • Free and Heavy chains determination

Ε. Drug and Substances level determination

F. Immunological tests

  • Osteoporosis indicators
  • Hypertension indicators
  • Thyroid indicators
  • Adrenal indicators
  • Growth factors
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Stomach – intestine disorders
  • Complement factors
  • Allergy testing for 365 allergens (Food, Pollen, Insects, Animals, Trees, Grass, Dust mites, etc.)
  • Intolerance testing for 90 food types
  • Infertility and reproduction
  • Antibodies and Antigens (directly or indirectly) of various viruses, bacteria, fungi, parasites, mycoplasma, etc.
  • Hepatitis Α, Β, C, D, E

G. Microbiological tests

  • Culture of various biomaterials
  • Bacteria and Antibiograms (MIC) identification

MOLECULAR BIOLOGY TESTS

  • Detection and quantification of genetic material of various viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites
  • Pneumonia exam with a simultaneous detection of genetic material of 17 respiratory viruses
  • Detection and quantification of genetic material of the tuberculosis mycobacterium and atypical mycobacteria
  • Detection and quantification of genetic material for sexually transmitted microorganisms
  • Detection and quantification of genetic material of the bacteria responsible for meningitis in neonatal, infants, children and adults
  • Detection and quantification of genetic material of viruses and bacteria responsible for myocarditis
  • Detection and quantification of genetic material of herpesviruses and enteroviruses
  •  Detection of glaucoma mutations
  •  Detection of 13 thrombophilic mutations
  •  Detection of 50 cystic fibrosis mutations
  •  Detection of ΑpoB and ApoE mutations related to the coronary artery disease
  •  Standardization of the angiotensin converting enzyme and angiotensinogen polymorphisms related to hypertension
  •  HLA Antigens Class I (epitopes A and B) and Class II (epitopes Cw, DP, DQ, DR) identification