The recently launched Melsta Laboratories is set to be an industry-wide game-changer, as the pioneering stand-alone laboratory operation in Sri Lanka.
“Melsta Laboratories is a fully owned subsidiary of Melstacorp PLC one of Sri Lanka’s largest and most respected conglomerates. Melsta Laboratories was initiated with the objective of providing the highest quality medical testing available in the country while making it accessible and affordable to all Sri Lankans,” the company said in a media release.
The organisation’s state-of-the-art laboratories provide the most comprehensive range of testing services, where patients can obtain all their diagnosis at a single, easy to access location. To achieve this Melsta Laboratories utilise only the highest quality equipment, reagents, and devices from world-renowned manufacturers, which exceeds international quality standards. In addition to sourcing equipment from Germany, France, the US, and Japan, the laboratory strictly adheres to European quality assurance guidelines.
The main objective of Melsta Laboratories is to ensure that world-class laboratory services are available throughout the island, to all Sri Lankans and at an affordable cost.
Speaking about the first phase of Melsta Laboratories and its progress so far, Aruna Jayakody, Director - Melsta Laboratories said: “Our high-end reference laboratory located in Colombo, and Regional Laboratories in
Karapitiya, Kandy, and Kurunegala, utilise bestin-class technologies in clinical lab medicine to bring modern techniques closer to every citizen. To cater to the modern demands of the patient, we are introducing IT infrastructure seamlessly integrated with a customer-friendly mobile app which will store and download results, including data analytics to provide value-added services such as result trends, age-related comparison, locally developed reference ranges and so much more. Through these innovations in digital pathology, we aim to transcend borders and make expertise and technology accessible across Sri Lanka at an affordable price which ensures the best-quality laboratory testing is available to all Sri Lankans”.