Department offers a service function to the General Hospital, Karapitiya by carrying out certain special tests such as serum electrophoresis, serum creatinine, creatinine clearance, urine pH, urine amino acid chromatography, test for PKU, blood methaemoglobin percentage etc.

List of investigations performed by Department of Biochemistry:

  • Blood Glucose
  • Serum Creatinine
  • Creatinine Clearance
  • Serum bilirubin
  • Serum cholesterol
  • Determination of Metheamoglobin
  • Test for Porphobilinogen
  • Occult blood in urine
  • Urine specific gravity
  • PH in urine
  • Homocystine in urine
  • Total protein
  • Lipid profile
  • Urine amino acid (Chromatography test)
  • Serum electrophoresis
  • Blood urea
  • Ketone bodies in urine
  • Phenyl ketone in urine

Other services performed by Department of Biochemistry:

  • Animal House of the Faculty is under the administration of the Department of Biochemistry. It offers services to postgraduate students to carry out research using animals.