MU-JHU Core/CAP Certified Laboratory

The Makerere University- Johns Hopkins University collaboration (MU-JHU) Core Lab continues to provide a high quality, internationally-accredited service including an important QA/QC role for service providers and researchers (over 188,000 tests conducted in 2012) and has garnered a series of international awards which testify to the standards achieved.  Accreditation is with the College of American Pathologists (CAP). The Core Lab has over 40 well-trained Ugandan lab staff, plus state-of-the-art equipment backed by a robust in-house maintenance programme with international support.  It serves over 70 research and clinical projects in Uganda; prime clients include the collaborative projects between Makerere University and Case Western Reserve University and Johns Hopkins University (JHU), as well as IDI itself.

 

MU-JHU Core Lab Specimen Collection Guidelines

Phlebotomy and Urine Collection Procedures