Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials

Clinical Research Services at SRL Diagnostics Private Limited (Formerly Piramal Diagnostic Services Pvt. Ltd.)

Selecting a central referral laboratory is critical in Clinical Trials because the nature of the work requires consistency in quality and accuracy of reporting.  While accreditations like NABL and CAP take care of quality and accuracy related issues, the Diagnostic Service Provider shall have documentation and reporting skills to help the CRO complete the project successfully.
SRL Diagnostics Private Limited (Formerly Piramal Diagnostic Services Pvt. Ltd.) Lower Parel Centre is now ready to offer support to your clinical trial needs (Phase 1 to Phase 4). Along with Dr Phadke’s  lab and Dr Hema Purandare’s Cytogenetic lab. We not only have the requisite accreditations from NABL and CAP but also have  a wide menu covering all your test requirements.  Additionally, we have radiology facilities located in the same centre to cater to your radiology requirements if there are many.  The most comforting factor for you is the presence of  stalwarts like Dr Avinash Phadke, Dr Anita Borges and Dr Bhavin Jankharia (radiology) who ensure that the results you get are best in class.
While the testing is done at our Lower Parel Centre,  the reach and presence of our diagnostic centers ensures you collection of samples from  any part of the country.  We have presence in 30 cities all across India with 74 laboratories, which allow error-free and efficient collection of samples and rapid transfer of the same to the central processing lab at Lower Parel Mumbai. They also allow processing of certain tests at local levels if so desired.
 
Our Menu
We offer a wide range of tests spanning diagnostic, monitoring and prognostic spectra of laboratory medicine.  While most tests are done in –house, some are sent out to our Centers of Excellence.
Centres of Excellence are clinical laboratories focused on one or two areas of  diagnostics. They are equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and manned by some of most experienced and skilled  doctors and technicians. They offer an exhaustive menu in the area of their  specialization.
 
We currently have 4 Centres of Excellence as detailed below:
 
1)    CoE for Histopathology, Dr A. Borges, Mumbai
2)    CoE for Clinical Pathology and Immunology: Dr Avinash Phadke, Mumbai
3)    CoE for Cytogenetics, Mumbai, Dr Hema Purandare
4)    COE for High End Imaging, Dr. Bhavin Jankharia, Mumbai
 
 Besides the menu offered by our centres of excellence, we offer an exhaustive range of  diagnostic assays covering Biochemistry, Hematology, Blood Coagulation Studies,  Infectious Disease Serology, Autoimmune Disorders, Endocrinology and  Cytology.
 
Quality Assurance
Besides prestigious accreditations from College of American Pathologists (CAP) and NABL (National Accreditation Board for testing and Calibration of Laboratories), we also follow the, ISO-IEC and CDC standards to assure that our results are acceptable world over. 
Our Quality Assurance department, headed by a Quality Assurance Manager and assisted by Quality Assurance officers, works at maintaining comprehensive Standard Operating Procedures and explicit documentation covering all aspects of laboratory testing –
Preanalytical, Analytical and Post analytical- to assure quality at all levels while providing clear audit trails.
 
Logistics Support
 
For Multicentric trials, reliable and timely reporting requires a widespread and reliable logistics network that ensures sample movement from the investigational sites to the central laboratory within a specified time.
We have tied up with Blue Dart and other logistic service providers to ensure that sample movement is quick and reliable. 
Specimen handling is important to ensure quality results. We ensure it  by providing the study sites with:
·         Customized packaging and transport material for Ambient, Refrigerated and Frozen shipments (IATA approved) 
·         Cool packs for 2-4 degrees Celsius (Refrigerated) and Dry Ice for-20 degrees Celsius (Frozen) shipments.
The safety of the study samples and reports in transit is guaranteed through online tracking of the shipments.
In summary at SRL Diagnostics (Formerly Piramal Diagnostic Services Pvt. Ltd.) you get a package encompassing the following, which our competitors will find difficult to match.
·         Pathology and Radiology under one roof
·         Expert doctor support
·         Reliable Sample Collection and Logistic Network spanning India
·         Customized supply to Investigators
·         Reports Management
·         Specimen Archival
·         Best in class service