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New test for isolation and typing of HSV1 and HSV2 herpes viruses

The IMDL City Lab has had a new test for isolation and typing of HSV1 and HSV2 herpes viruses. The infection is proven in a high-specific molecular-biological test – a DNA test. The test proves a herpes infection in people with a suspicion of herpes in a variety of clinical forms – on the lips, […]

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Opening hours during the Christmas and New Year holidays

Dear patients, we would like to let you know that during the festive month of December, our labs will operate with reduced opening hours as follows: – The lab in the city of Varna, 81 “Tsar Osvoboditel” Blvd. will operate on 29.12.2018 and on 31.12.2018 with shortened opening hours from 8:00 a. m. to 02:00 […]

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Technical maintenance

Dear patients of City Lab, Please be advised that on December 15, 2018, for technical reasons, the lab at 81 Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd., Varna will not operate. At your disposal is the lab at 1 Ilinden St. (in the courtyard of the Regional Hospital), with normal opening hours, as well as the other labs on […]

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A new lab opens doors on November 7 in Varna

IMDL City Lab has opened doors in the Pobeda Medical Center at 27 Akademik Andrey Saharov St., Varna, room 107. The laboratory performs all types of tests offered by the IMDL City Lab. The opening hours of the lab are from Monday to Friday from 8.00 a. m.- 04.00 p. m. With regard to the […]

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Opening hours during the off days

We would like to inform you that on occasion of the celebration of Bulgaria’s Independence Day, City Lab will operate on 22, 23 and 24 September 2018 only at 1 Ilinden St. (in the courtyard of the Regional Hospital) with normal opening hours from 7:30 a. m. until 06.30 p. m. The labs at 81 […]

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Opening hours on 6 September

We would like to inform you that on occasion of the National Day, 6 September 2018 and its announcement as a day off, the lab in Varna will open only its branch located at 1, Ilinden Street (in the yard of the District hospital) with normal working hours, from 07.30 a.m. to 06.30 p.m.

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Opening hours on 15 August

We would like to inform you that on occasion of the Day of the city of Varna, 15 August 2018 and its announcement as a day off, the lab in Varna will open only its branch located at 1, Ilinden Street (in the yard of the District hospital) with normal working hours, from 07.30 a.m. […]

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Only at our laboratory! Testing for Lyme disease infectivity

IMDL City Lab offers a new rapid test to determine a tick’s infectivity with the Lyme disease agent. More than 800 types of ticks are known worldwide and can be divided into two families: hard and soft. Soft ticks can be found primarily in tropics and subtropics. Hard ticks, however, including the common eastern forest […]

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Opening hours on May 24

We would like to inform you that on occasion of May 24 – Day of the Bulgarian education and culture and of Slavic writing, our laboratories will work with the following working hours: – The lab at 81 Tsar Osoboboditel Blvd. will operate with shortened working time from 08 a.m. to 02.00 p.m. – The […]

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Urogenital Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma

The laboratory has made available combined tests for vaginal, cervical, urethral, prostate, ejaculate or urine samples.

Urogenital Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma

Often, the agents of both Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma genus may cause local irritation of organs in the urogenital system. Mycoplasma is detected in the urogenital system in 20-40% of sexually active healthy men and women, without manifesting symptoms, but can cause various complaints. They develop in the cells of the mucosa covering different parts of […]

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Opening hours on occasion of 1 May

We would like to inform you that on occasion of the Labor day, 1 May, the laboratories will work with the following changed working hours: – The lab at 81 Tsar Osoboboditel Blvd. will operate on 01.05.2018 with reduced working time from 08 a.m. to 02.00 p.m. – The lab at 1 Ilinden St. (in […]

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Technical prophylaxis

Due to technical prophylaxis, City Lab laboratories will not work with clients in the period 14.04.2018 – 15.04.2018 The laboratories will resume normal working hours on 16.04.2018.

Opening hours during the Easter holidays

We would like to inform you that during the Easter holidays the laboratories will work with the following changed working hours: – The labs at 83 Tsar Osoboboditel Blvd., at 1 Mir St., complex “Maichin dom”, at 5 Al. Konstantinov St. and in the town of Aksakovo, 7 Kapitan Petko Voyvoda St. (Medical Center for […]

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Working hours during the off days

We would like to inform you that on the occasion of the National Holiday of Bulgaria – March 3rd, the laboratories will work with the following changed working hours: – The lab at 81 Tsar Osoboboditel Blvd., will be off on Saturday, 03.03.2018, and on Monday 05.03.2018 it will operate from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 […]

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Working hours

Due to the bad weather conditions in the city, on 26 Feb and on 27 Feb 2018 the lab will have reduced working hours, as follows: Central lab located at 81 Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd., – from 8:00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. The lab located at 1 Ilinden St., (in the courtyard of the District hospital) – from 7:30 […]

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A new lab has opened doors in the town of Aksakovo

On January 15, 2018, IMDL City Lab has opened a new laboratory, located in Medical Center for Specialized Medical Assistance – Aksakovo, at address: Aksakovo, 7 Kapitan Petko Voyvoda St. The lab operates every weekday from 7:30 a.m. to 02:30 p.m. and on Wednesdays from 7:30 a.m. to 04:30 p.m. for the convenience of all […]

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Opening hours during Christmas and New Year holidays

We want to inform you that during the holidays the laboratories will have with the following modified working hours: – The laboratory at 1 Mir St., in medical complex “Maychin dom” will work on 28.12.2017, 29.12.2017. and on 02.01.2018. from 8:00 a.m. until 03:30 p. m. – The Laboratory at 1 Ilinden St. (in the […]

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Combined A+B flu test

Three types of flu viruses might cause us fall ill – А, В and С, mostly А (most anticipated in season 2017-2018). Our lab offers a combined А and B flu test. In sick children aged 0 to 12 years. The test shows positive no earlier than 12 hours after the onset of clinical manifestations […]

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Find us on our new 0700 phone number

For greater convenience of our patients and partners, IMDL City Lab is pleased to introduce you a new unified telephone number, 0700 20 116. Our specialists will have the pleasure to answer your questions. Please, don’t hesitate to find us. Calls made to 0700 20 116 are charged in accordance with the caller’s subscription plan.

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Opening hours on 22 September

On 6 September 2017 on occasion of the celebration of Bulgaria’s Independence Day, the lab will open its branch located at 1, Ilinden Street (in the yard of the District hospital) with normal working hours, from 07.30 a.m. to 06.30 p.m. On September 23 there will also open the lab branch at 81 Tsar Osvoboditel […]

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Opening hours on 6 September

On 6 September 2017 on occasion of the celebration of Bulgaria’s Unification Day, the lab will open only its branch located at 1, Ilinden Street (in the yard of the District hospital) with normal working hours, from 07.30 a.m. to 06.30 p. m.

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Opening hours on 15 August

We would like to inform you that on occasion of the Day of the city of Varna, 15 August 2017 and its announcement as a day off, the lab will open only its branch located at 1, Ilinden Street (in the yard of the District hospital) with normal working hours, from 07.30 a.m. to 06.30 […]

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Prophylactic activities at the Central Laboratory

We would like to inform you that due to the technical prophylactic measures the Central Laboratory located at 81, Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd. will not work with clients on Saturday, July 15. The other lab branch at 1, Ilinden Street (in the courtyard of the District hospital) will work with normal working time from 7:30 to […]

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Working hours on weekends

We'd like to inform you that the laboratory will be open on 07.05 and on 08.05 at 1, Ilinden Street (in the courtyard of the District hospital) with normal working hours from 7:30 a. m. to 06:30 p. m.
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Cholesterol

Do we know enough about it? If there is a suitable moment to talk about cholesterol, it is inevitably the days before Easter! As we all know, after the end of the fasting period, tradition requires that the table had eggs, sweet bread and of course something meaty … a kind of cholesterol bomb! That’s […]

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Working hours during the Easter holidays

We'd like to inform you that the laboratory will be open on 14.04 and on 15.04 at 1, Ilinden Street (in the courtyard of the District hospital) with normal working hours from 7:30 a. m. to 06:30 p. m.

A new laboratory has started operating

IMDLCity Lab has opened a new laboratory in the Medical Complex “Maychin dom” in Varna 1, Mir Street. Working hours are from 7:30 to 05:30 p. m. from Monday to Friday. Contact phones: 052/383849 and 052/332000, ext. 605. The results from tests performed can be obtained electronically or at any of the locations of the […]

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Measles

In recent weeks, we have often hear the word “measles” in a word combination with the much more frightening word “epidemic“. In this relation, at City Lab, we have decided to bring some clarity about the nature and characteristics of this disease in our country and around the world. What is the measles virus? Measles, […]

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Spring and vitamins

Vitamin D We all know that with the onset of spring, the so-called spring fatigue, which in many cases is due to weakened immune system resulting in a reduced intake of vitamins, begins to manifest. In this section, we will endeavor to introduce you, our readers and patients, to the main aspects and influences of […]

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Working hours during the weekend

We’d like to inform you that the laboratory will be open on 03.03, on 04.03 and on 05.03 at 1, Ilinden Street (in the courtyard of the District hospital) with normal working hours from 7:30 a. m. to 06:30 p. m.

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IMDL City Lab has opened a new laboratory operating during the weekend

We are pleased to notify you that on 01.02.2017 IMDLCity Lab has opened a new laboratory in the city of Varna, 1, Ilinden Street (in the courtyard of the District hospital). The new laboratory works every day of the week from 7:30 a. m. to 06:30 p. m., including on Saturday and Sunday Contact phones: […]

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Flue of A and B type

In the high winter season… It’s winter. Like every year with the onset of winter there comes the flu. Influenza, also known as flue, is an acute infectious disease of the respiratory tract caused by influenza virus. The European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) reported at the end of December that the influenza […]

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Acne

Acne disease is characterized by the appearance of blisters on the face, neck, back and/or on the shoulders. Most often, it develops during puberty and does not hide any health hazards. It’s more common among boys than in girls. The main cause of acne formation is the increased sensitivity of the body to the normal […]

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Working hours

Due to the worsening weather conditions in the city, today the laboratory will work until 01:30 p. m. and tomorrow it will be a day off.

Hair fall

Hair falling is a widespread issue, but with different people this process runs differently and to varying degrees. It is also related to various reasons that could be identified in several major groups depending on the cause: 1. Stress Stress and anxiety are able to negatively affect hair condition, but this almost always happens not […]

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Malaria

Malaria is a parasitic disease caused by intracellular parasites united in the Plasmodium genus. In humans it is caused mainly by four types of plasmodia. The source of the disease is a sick man and the parasite carrier. Human-to-human transmission is mainly done by mosquito biting of the Anopheles genus. Humans are infected while staying […]

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Haemolytic disease of the newborn

Because of the increased interest by many pregnant women, we will explain what this condition is. The neonatal haemolytic disease is due to an immune conflict between the mother and the fetus due to Rhesus antigenic incompatibility (Rh). The primary antigen in the Rh system is the D antigen. At a RhD (-) mother and […]

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AIDS – the 21st century disease. Interview with the Manager of IMDL “City Lab” Dr. Paulina Dragieva – Ivanova

How big is actually the AIDS issue? Nowadays, AIDS is pandemic. According to data published by UNAIDS (The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS), there were approximately 35.3 million HIV carriers in the world in 2012. In connection with the forthcoming marking of the World AIDS Day and the start of the one-month campaign “Not […]

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Danger of visceral leishmaniasis? We offer a new test to determine the infestation!

Visceral leishmaniasis is a parasitic disease characterized by chronic course, elevation of body temperature, involvement of internal organs – liver and spleen enlargement, anemia, leukocyte and platelet count reduction, total exhaustion and immune system suppression. The disease is caused by a group of Leishmania, united under the name Leishmania donovani complex. The source and reservoir […]

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IMDL City Lab launches the “Not a shame to know” campaign for HIV and AIDS assay

On the occasion of the upcoming World AIDS Day, City Lab is organizing a one-month campaign called “Not a shame to know”, which will last from November 20 to December 20. We, at the City Lab , are committed to always deliver the best to our patients and to keep up with the new technologies. […]

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Qualitative test for faecal calprotectin

Calprotectin is a protein that is released from a type of white blood cell called neutrophils. When there is inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract, these blood cells (neutrophils) are directed to the site of inflammation and release calprotectin. This leads to its increased levels in faeces (excrements). Falling into the faeces, it is not destroyed […]

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A device unique for the region for screening of beta thalassemia and diabetes monitoring

IMDL City Lab you can find at your disposition a new fully automated analyzer of the French company BioRad for determining specific hemoglobin in whole blood. Hemoglobin A1c, A2 and hemoglobin F can be tested using a ion-exchange high performance liquid chromatography. Determination and detection of abnormal hemoglobin levels allows the monitoring of diabetes and […]

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Thalassemia

Hemoglobin is an intracellular protein whose main function is the transfer of oxygen from the lungs to the tissues and of the carbon dioxide from the tissues to the lungs. The hemoglobin molecule is composed of four polypeptide chains, two in two identical. In the blood of a healthy adult there circulate three types of […]

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Influenza

Influenza is an acute infectious disease – the most common infection in the world. The first symptoms of flu are fever (38-39 degrees), muscle pain, chills and headache. After a day or two, cough and runny nose are added to the patient’s discomfort. How does influenza infection happen? The virus is transmitted very easily from […]

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Combined A + B influenza test

People are affected by three types of influenza viruses – A, B and C, most often A. Our laboratory disposes of a combined A and B influenza test. 1.In sick children from 0 to 12 years. The test is positive no earlier than 12 hours after the onset of the clinical manifestations and not later […]

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IMDL City Lab disposes of tests for Mycoplasma Pneumoniae IgM

Mycoplasma pneumoniae is a cause of mycoplasmal bronchitis and primary atypical pneumonia. Mycoplasma infection is acquired in society. It is most often seen in closed teams, children’s groups and others. Symptoms are similar to those of acute respiratory infections, namely: Gradual onset with fatigue and muscle pain; Fever; Redness and sore throat; Runny nose; Dry […]

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New working hours

From October, IMDL City Labs will also work on Saturdaya at the Central Laboratory at 81, Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd., from 8:00 a. m. to 02:00 p. m.

For young parents

For young parents: Packages "Kindergarten" and "Nursery" only now with a discount! IMDL City Lab offers packages with all necessary tests for admitting of a child in a nursery or kindergarten with a corresponding price discount! Welcome to us!

Malaria

IMDL City Lab performs tests for malaria at affordable prices!

Chlamydia

Chlamydia is spread through vaginal secretion and sperm. In approximately 70% of the infected, sufferers have no symptoms. In rare cases, from 1 to 3 weeks of the infection, there starts leakage of greenish-purulent secretion from woman’s vagina or from man’s ureter. The secretion is similar to that in gonorrhea, accompanied by sense of burning […]

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Serological tests

They help getting the right diagnosis in cases of suspected viral hepatitis. They seek for specific protective proteins in the patient’s blood (antibodies) directed against a specific virus; usually in case of suspicion of viral hepatitis in an otherwise healthy person, antibodies against hepatitis A, B and C viruses are tested. Especially in cases of […]

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