ARETAEIO hospital has created one of the most modern clinical labs in Cyprus, equipped with latest technology machines and fully computerized.

Our lab staff has excellent academic background with continuing education and participation in seminars and medical conferences.

The consistency, responsibility and respect towards our patients is our primary and most important concern as well as the reliability which is guaranteed by our strict applications of technical internal and external quality control.

Our Clinical Lab is staffed by a microbiologist doctor – Dr Panayiota Papadamou, two biochemists – Aggeliki Constantinou, Nektarios Nicolaou, Clinical laboratory technologists – Vasilis Sergides and Demos Goumeros, one biologist Eleni Chrysanthou and two secretaries – Nasia Ioannou and Xenia Neophytou.

This segment includes:

–          Microbiology

–          Hematology

–          Biochemist

–          Immunologic

Microbiology department is equipped with VITEK 2 compact – BIOMERIEUX which is a modern automatic analyzer identification aerobic, anaerobic, fastidious bacterial and fungal. The analyzer has an advanced expert system for controlling resistance bacteria mechanisms, while the antibiogram is given with MIC (Minimum Inhibitory Concentration). We also operate our computerized system of blood cultures BASTEC.


The biochemist department is equipped with our ultramodern biochemical analyzer Dimension® XpandTM which is an integrated system of clinical chemistry.

The innovation of full automatic management of reagents Flex Reagent® Cartridge makes Dimension® Expand TM system ideal for the modern laboratory. The expanded tests menu and the highly developed and user friendly software also make it the ideal flexible analyzer for the lab.

Productiveness: 400 examinations per hour

Reagents Capacity: 44 seats

The immunological department is supported by the immunologic analyzer ADVIA CENTAUR XP.

ADVIA Centaur XP enhances the productivity of the laboratory. It combines innovative design and functionality with advanced skills and capabilities. Therefore, the lab may touch high productivity in immunodiagnostic.

Up to 240 examinations per hour.

Hematology department is supported by our automatic hematology analyzer SYSMET XT 2000i as well as from the automatic measurement system of erythrocyte sedimentation.  At the coagulation department there is a continuous operation analyzer SYSMEX CA 500.


All the analyzers are connected through a central server on a network and all analysis are being done automatically by using positive identification sample systems – bar code systems.

Lab working hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 8:00 – 20:00

Thursday: 8:00-14:00 and 16:00 – 19:00

Saturday: 8:00-13:00