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Standard Recognition Given For Private Medical Labs With Unskilled MLT'S

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The medical laboratory technologists (MLT) had accused health authorities on giving standard recognition for some of the public medical laboratories in the country which are employing unskilled MLT's in their institutions as well as charging higher prices for lab tests.some of these laboratories have charging six to ten times higher prices than normal prices  from patients it has been revealed.

For taking instance a Rs.100 worth test is perform in these labs for Rs.600 and in some laboratories the price of a lab test worth Rs.100 is around Rs.1000 sources said.

It has been also reported that although health authorities given standard recognition for some laboratories in the country a proper standard mechanism not yet implemented here on private labs .