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Possible Ix list 01.07.2019 

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 1. Performs specialized laboratory services to whole island( government/ private sectors)                                                        

Available laboratory investigations


2. Rabies Advisory clinic during all the days of the year from 8.30 am to 4pm during week days and from 8am to 12 noon during all off days

  • In case of a rabid animal bite or when in suspicion, the head of the suspicious dead animal will be accepted any time of the day if the specimen is transported in a proper way.( Please refer the relevant section for more information)

3, Animal center provides selected laboratory  animals for experments when available and also a premier facility for animal experiments


4. 24 Hour specimen counter for receiving sample from patients for special medical  laboratory investigations

  • MRI provides 24 hours inquiring facility and any person in need of information on sending samples will be available through the Resident Medical Laboratory Technologist (RMLT). This is a continued service with out any break and there are several RMLTs are working in a roster basis.

  • MRI also provide 24 hour sample receiving from any government hospital or institutes.  The authority of MRI guarantees that there will not be any delay when you hand over samples at the specimen counter at any time of the day( 24 hours). This service is only offered for government institutions.

5. Electron Microscopic facility

The  facility is only available at MRI around the island.  This will help us to diagnose diseases and for research activities in various ways.

6. Aldo Castellany Auditorium MRI

MRI has a high-tech auditorium which is suitable for  various events and it is  fully equipped with best quality Multimedia

projectors and sound systems with fail-over solutions. It is one of the best auditoriums under the ministry of health with seating capacity of over 250.

To know the rates please click here.

For bookings please contact  Mr Ajith Ranathunga  0112693532-34,   0112693527,  Mobile: 0779421346

Booking application form can be collected at Director's office MRI or click here.



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  • We are currently not doing any vaccinations and it is done by "Port Health Office" which is a separate institute hosted at MRI premises and the details of their functions has to be inquired from them. Their telephone numbers are  +94112675182, +94 776 748 237

This is the link to Port Health/Quarantine Unit Colombo