The Public Health Laboratory is a multifaceted Scientific Institution, started functioning since 1972, under the Health Department. It is consisting of different analytical sections such as Food Testing Lab, Drug Testing Lab, Forensic Lab, Excise Lab, Water Testing Lab and Clinical samples analysis Lab.
Testing Lab :
of 982 samples of food articles sent by Food Inspectors under PFA Act &
under survey measure and private traders, Confed. Amudasurabi, Hospitals, have
been analysed for the purpose of checking purity and quality of food. Out of 982
samples of food articles lifted by Food Inspectors under PFA Act six food
samples have been declared as Adulterated and 30 food samples declared as
total of 163 samples of drugs like I.V. Fluids, Antibiotics, single componants
drugs have been tested with conformity to that different Pharmacopia and Drugs
and Cosmetics Acts.
total of 1477 samples like Beer, Brandy, Whisky, Rum, Gin, Vodka, Rectified
Spirit, Arrack, Toddy have been
tested and certificates issued under Puducherry Excise Act.
total of 3152 samples such as Viscera, Stomach wash contents, Blood etc. have
been tested and reported.
total of 1962 samples of water have been examined Bacteriologically and reported
to the concerned Medical Officers of Health Departments for the purpose of
quality control in order to prevent Acute gastro enteritis & other
total of 12465 Bio-chemical test of different types Blood, C.S.F., etc. have
been carried out.