Diagnostic Laboratory Services Unit



Diagnostic Laboratory Services Unit (UPMD) was established in 2015. It is a clinical-support unit which consists of Scientific Officers from the various laboratories in the Department of Pathology, Department of Medical Microbiology and Department of Transfusion Medicine. The main function/services of UPMD are to manage outsource samples to external diagnostic laboratories and acting as the secretariat for Point-of-Care Testing (POCT) Committee and Laboratory Advisory Committee besides providing laboratory support services to various diagnostic labs.

Main Function

Lab Support Service

  • Planning and managing career development for Scientific Officer
  • Planning and managing professional training program and performance monitoring for Scientific Officer
  • Budget planning, human resource and procurement
  • Secretariat to Lab Advisory Committee, Point-of-Care Testing (POCT) Committee, etc
  • Managing the outsourcing of sample to external diagnostic laboratory
  • As a reference for scientific support and technical services
  • To coordinate the following activities:
  • Lab Information System (LIS, HIS/eMR)
  • Research and development of lab testing
  • Staff competency, orientation and training
  • Managing accreditation activity
  • Monitoring the achievement of lab quality objective
  • Regulate diagnostic lab services including budget planning, human resource and procurement
  • Asset management, maintenance of lab equipment, lab safety, internal and external quality control

Management of Outsource Samples
Samples are referred to the laboratories for test that is not performed in any of the UMMC diagnostic laboratories. UPMD is responsible for managing the samples and monitoring regularly the performance of the referral laboratories. Reports from the labs are available in iPesakit.

Contact person:
Putri Junaidah Megat Yunus
junaidahmy@ummc.edu.my
Phone No.: 03-7949 2580

Nisya Mohamed Yusoff
nisya@ummc.edu.my
Phone No.: 03-7949 2794

Management of Point-of-Care Testing Device
UPMD together with UMMC POCT Committee, is responsible to support the introduction, evaluation, placement, maintenance, quality control, training and monitoring of POCT devices and services in UMMC.

Contact person:
Mary Usin a/p Joseph Fernandez
maryusin@ummc.edu.my
Phone No.: 03-7949 3134

Muhamad Faris Ya’akob
mfaris@ummc.edu.my
Phone No.: 03-7949 2584

Providing Support Services to Diagnostic Laboratory

Division of Laboratory Medicine Services:-

Location

Operating Hours

Contact Person

4th Floor, East Tower, UMMC

Monday - Friday
8 am - 5pm

Saturday, Sunday and Public Holiday - Close

Putri Junaidah Megat Yunus
junaidahmy@ummc.edu.my
Phone No.: 03-79492580

Division of Anatomic Pathology Laboratory Services:-

Location

Operating Hours

Contact Person

6th Floor, East Tower, UMMC

Monday - Friday
8 am - 5pm

Saturday, Sunday and Public Holiday - Close

Norashikin Mahmood
Phone No.: 03-79492138

Transfusion Medicine Laboratory Services:-

Location

Operating Hours

Contact Person

1th Floor, Main Tower, UMMC

Monday - Friday
8 am - 5pm

Saturday, Sunday and Public Holiday - Close

Rosnizah Awaluddin
Shamzarina Mohamad
Phone No.: 03-79493521

Medical Microbiology Laboratory Services:

Location

Operating Hours

Contact Person

5th Floor, East Tower, UMMC

Monday - Friday
8 am - 5pm

Saturday, Sunday and Public Holiday - Close

Rozainah Kamarudin
Norehan Ahmad
Phone No.: 03-7949 2805



ADDRESS

  • Pusat Perubatan Universiti Malaya,
    Lembah Pantai ,
    59100 Kuala Lumpur

EMAIL

  • Email: ummc@ummc.edu.my

TEL

  • Phone No : 03-79494422
  • Fax: 03-79492030

WEBSITE

  • Website: www.ummc.edu.my