Milestones

2016

  • ​BABINA Diagnostics approved by RNTCP for Culture and DST services for follow-up of MDR patients.

2014

  • ​Installation of Qiagen Rotor-Gene Q PCR analyser for molecular diagnostics (second PCR unit of the centre).

2013

  • ​Installation of automated haematology analyser, SYSMEX XN-3000 for the first time in the Northeast.

2012

  • Installation of PrepStain Slide Processor for liquid-based Pap cytology for the first time in the Northeast.

2012

  • Inauguration of the new unit of BABINA Diagnostics at Porompat, Imphal East.
  • Installation of StreamLab Laboratory System (Siemens) for the first time in India.
  • Installation of BACTEC MGIT 320 for detection of mycobacterium tuberculosis and drug sensitivity from liquid culture for the first time in the Northeast.

2011

  • Installation of FibroScan 402 for the first time in the Northeast.

2010

  • Installation of Automated Haematology Analyzer, Sysmex XE-2100 for the first time in the Northeast.

2009

  • Installation of RT PCR Analyzer for the first time the Northeast.

2008

  • First Laboratory in Eastern India to install Auto Annalyser COBAS 6000.
  • First Laboratory in the state to install Four-Slice Spiral CT Scanner.
  • Completion of 25 years of existence (Silver Jubilee).
  • Introduction of Immunofluorescent Microscopy for the first time in the Northeast.

2007

  • First Laboratory in the state to introduce Immunohistochemistry.
  • Third Joint Venture Centre, Maxcare Diagnostic Centre, Kohima.
  • First Laboratory in the NE Region to get NABL Accreditation.

2006

  • Second Joint Venture Project, Lunar Healthcare and Diagnostic, Guwahati.

2005

  • Installation of MRI machine .

2004

  • First Laboratory in the country to install D10 Haemoglobin Analyzer.

2003

  • First laboratory in the state to utilize Laboratory Information System with sample Bar coding and Analyzer – LIS interface.
  • First Laboratory to install Digital X-Ray machine in the state.
  • First Joint venture project at Shillong, Shillong Diagnostic Centre.

2001

  • Installation of CT Scan machine.

1995

  • Moved to the present premises at RIMS Road.
  • Installation of X-Ray, Ultrasound, ECG etc.

1994

  • Installed Ultrasound machine.

1993

  • Moved to RIMS Road, Imphal.

1986

  • First Clinical Laboratory in the State to have computerised reporting system.

1983

  • Small scale Clinical Laboratory at BT Road, Imphal.
  • First Clinical Laboratory in the state run by a Pathologist.