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List of Laboratories for COVID19 testing in Nepal

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PCR test Laboratories for COVID-19 in Nepal

Following hospitals and laboratories are allowed to conduct PCR test for COVID-19 in Nepal.

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S.No.Name of designated COVID-19 Lab/InstitutionProvinceGovernment/
Contact No. 
 1BP Koirala Institute of Health Science, Dharan Province 1Government 025-525555
 2Koshi Hospital, Morang Province 1Government 021-530103
 3Provincial Public Health Laboratory 1, Biratnagar Province 1Government 
 4Mechi Hospital, Jhapa Province 1Government 023-520172
 5Kankai COVID Lab, JhapaProvince 1Government 
 6Birat medical College and Teaching Hospital, BiratnagarProvince 1Private021-421182
 7Neurocardio and Multispeciality Hospital, BiratnagarProvince 1Private021-417484
Nobel Medical college and Teaching Hospital, BiratnagarProvince 1Private021-460736
9Provincial Public Health Laboratory 2, Dhanusha Province 2Government 
10Narayani Hospital, Birgunj Province 2Government 051-521993
11Gajendra Narayan Singh Hospital, Rajbiraj, SaptariProvince 2Government 031-520155
12Bardibas Hospital, MohattariProvince 2Government 
13 Gaur Hospital, RautahatProvince 2Government 
14National Public Health laboratory (NPHL), Kathmandu BagmatiGovernment 01-5352421
15Sukra Raj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital, Kathmandu BagmatiGovernment 01-4253396
16Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences, Dhulikhel BagmatiPrivate 01-490497
17Bharatpur COVID-19 Diagnostic Lab, Chitwan BagmatiGovernment 056 – 530854
18Patan Academy of Health Sciences (PAHS), Lalitpur BagmatiGovernment 01-5545112
19Bir Hospital, Kathmandu BagmatiGovernment 01-4221988
20Vector Borne Disease Research and Training Center (VBDRTC), Hetauda BagmatiGovernment 057-521826
21Tribhuvan University and Teaching Hospital (TUTH) BagmatiGovernment 01-4412303
22Nepal Police Hospital Laboratory, Kathmandu BagmatiGovernment 01-4412530
23  Nepal Armed Police Force Hospital (APF), Kathmandu BagmatiGovernment 01-4315224
24Prasuti Griha ( Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital) Kathmandu BagmatiGovernment 01-4260405
25Leprosy mission Nepal, Anandaban, Lele, LalitpurBagmatiPrivate 01- 6218382
26Nepal Korea Friendship Hospital, Kathmandu BagmatiGovernment 01- 6633442
27Birendra Army Hospital BagmatiGovernment 01-4274019
28Central Diagnostics Laboratory  and  Research Center BagmatiPrivate 01-4417177
29 Bidh Laboratory, Lalitpur BagmatiPrivate 01-5260149
30 Sooriya Healthcare, Kathmandu BagmatiPrivate 01-4001714
31 Kathmandu Medical College BagmatiPrivate 01-4469064
32 Star Hospital, Kathmandu BagmatiPrivate01-5540478
33 B & B Hospital, Lalitpur BagmatiPrivate01-55531930 
34 Nepal Medicity Hospital BagmatiPrivate01- 4217766
35 Chitwan Medical College, Bharatpur BagmatiPrivate056-532933 
36 Intrepid Nepal, Kathmandu BagmatiPrivate 01-4216921
37Decode Genomics and Research Center, Kathmandu BagmatiPrivate 01-4116637
38HAMS hospital, Dhumbarahi, Kathmandu  BagmatiPrivate 01-4377404,
39Kirtipur Nagarpalika COVID LabBagmatiGovernment 
40BP Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital, BharatpurBagmatiGovernment 056-524501
41Pokhara Academy of Health Science (WR Hospital) GandakiGovernment 061-520461
42Provincial Tuberculosis Center, Pokhara GandakiGovernment 061-5257551
43Provincial Public Health Laboratory 5, Bhairahawa Province 5Government 071-543978
44Bheri Hospital, Nepalgunj Province 5Government 081-520120
45 Nepalgunj Medical College, KohalpurProvince 5Private 
46 Gulmi COVID-19 LabProvince 5Government 
47Rapti Academy of Health Sciences Province 5Government 082-5544253
48 Lumbini Provincial Hospital, Butwal Province 5Government 071-540200
49Bageshwori Diagnostic and Polyclinic, Banke Province 5Private 
50National Path Lab and Research Center, Rupandehi Province 5Private 071-541207
51Province Hospital Surkhet KarnaliGovernment 
52Chaurjahari Municipality PCR laboratory,Rukum (west) KarnaliGovernment 
53Karnali Academy of Health Sciences KarnaliGovernment 087-520115
54COVID-19 Testing Laboratory, Dailekh KarnaliGovernment 
55Seti Provincial Hospital, Dhangadi Sudur PaschimGovernment 091-525911
56Vetenary Lab Research Center,surkhet Sudur PaschimGovernment 
57Dadeldhura Hospital Laboratory, Dadeldhura Sudur PaschimGovernment 096-410372
58 Doti Hospital, DotiSudur PaschimGovernment 
59Baitadi Hospital LaboratorySudur PaschimGovernment 
60Bajhang Hospital LaboratorySudur PaschimGovernment 
61International Organization for Migration Nepal (IOM)BagmatiPrivate01-4426250
62Nepal Medical College, AttarkhelBagmati Private 
63Manmohan Medical College and Teaching Hospital, SwayambhuBagmati Private 
64Life Care Diagnostics, PokharaGandaki Private 
65Alka Hospital, LalitpurBagmati Private 
66Modern Diagnostic, KathmanduBagmati Private 
67Alfa Health Care & Diagnostic Center, KathmanduBagmati Private 
68Siddhi Poly Path Lab, KathmanduBagmati Private 
69Kantipur Hospital, KathmanduBagmati Private 
70B-Sure Diagnostic Center, BiratnagarProvince 1 Private 
71Universal College of Medical Science, BhairahawaProvince 5 Private 
72Janamaitri HospitalBagmatiPrivate 
73Palpa Hospital COVID-19 LabGandakiGovernment 
74Lumbini Medical CollegeProvince 5Private 
75Trishuli HospitalBagmatiGovernment 
76National Medical College, BirgunjProvince 2Private 
Updated date: Nov. 6, 2020 (Source: NPHL)

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