LABORATORIES


Scientists and professional lab providing
scientific bench biomedical research

Laboratory waste is
burned in our incinerator


KCCR has a 300 meter square laboratory space. All laboratories at KCCR contain high-quality equipment meeting the high standards, demands and requirements of our Ghanaian and international project partners.

The following are some of the equipment that we have in place for laboratory work;

  • Microscopes
  • Autoclaves
  • Biosafety hoods
  • Incubators
  • Cooled Centrifuges
  • ELISA readers
  • Thermal Cyclers
  • Agarose Gel Electrophoresis set-up
  • Transluminator
  • Flow Cytometer
  • -20° and -80° freezers
  • Liquid Nitrogen Supply
  • A Five-channeled Cobert real-time PCR machine as well as
  • A three channeled Roche Light Cycler.

We also host a newly furnished Biosafety level 3 laboratory, the second in the country.

Additional well-equipped laboratory units have been installed at the district hospitals of Agogo, Dunkwa, Dixcove, Essiama and Pramso.

Kumasi Center for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine