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List of Approved COVID-19 Testing Labs in Chennai

Comprehensive list of all the ICMR (Govt.) Approved testing labs for Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing in Chennai.

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King Institute of Preventive Medicine and Research, Chennai

Guindy, Chennai, 600032, Tamil Nadu, India

Madras Medical College, Chennai

Near Park Town Station, Park Town, Chennai, 600003, Tamil Nadu, India

Lab Contact Number:  9442669001  

Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited, Chennai

21 Greams Lane, Off Greams Road, Chennai, 600006, Tamil Nadu, India

Neuberg Ehrlich Laboratory Pvt Ltd, Chennai

46 & 48, Masilamani Road, Balaji Nagar, Royapettah, Chennai, 600 014, Tamil Nadu, India

Lab Contact Number:  09700369700  

Sri Ramachandra Laboratory Services, Chennai

No.1 Ramachandra Nagar, Porur, Chennai, 600116, Tamil Nadu, India

Stanley Medical College, Chennai

No. 1, Old Jail Rd, Old Washermanpet, Chennai, 600001, Tamil Nadu, India

Y. R. Gaitonde Centre for AIDS Research and Education (YRG Care), Chennai

SH 49A, Pallipattu, Tharamani, Chennai, 600113, Tamil Nadu, India

Hitech Diagnostic Centre – A Unit of Dr. Ganesan’s Hitech Diagnostic Centre Private Limited, Chennai

NO 935, GKS Towers, Poonamallee High Road, Chennai, 600084, Tamil Nadu, India

Lab Contact Number:  9345612448  9345650993  9345662303  9345709039  04426491099  

MIOT Hospitals – Department of Laboratory Medicine, Chennai

No : 4/112, Mount Poonamallee Road, Manapakkam, Chennai, 600089, Tamil Nadu, India

Madras Medical Mission Clinical Laboratory Services, Chennai

4-A, Dr. J. Jayalalitha Nagar, Mogappair, Chennai, 600037, Tamil Nadu, India

State Public Health Laboratory, Chennai

Chokkalingam Nagar, Teynampet, Chennai, 600086, Tamil Nadu, India

ICMR-National Institute of Epidemiology, Chennai

Second Main Road, Tamil Nadu Housing Board, Ayapakkam, Near Ambattur, Chennai, 600077, Tamil Nadu, India

Government Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai

Kilpauk, Chennai, 600010, Tamil Nadu, India

ICMR-National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis, Chennai

No.1, Mayor Sathiyamoorthy Road, Chetpet, Chennai, 600031, Tamil Nadu, India

Central Reference Lab, Medall Healthcare Private Limited, Chennai

17, Race View Colony, 2nd Street, Race Course Road, Guindy, Chennai, 600042, Tamil Nadu, India

Dr. A.L.M. PG Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Chennai

University of Madras , Taramani, Chennai, 600113, Tamil Nadu,

The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai

No. 69, Anna Salai, Guindy, Chennai, 600032, Tamil Nadu, India

Government Medical College, Omandurar Government Estate, Chennai

Triplicane, Chennai, 600002, Tamil Nadu, India

Metropolis Healthcare Limited, Chennai

No 3, Jaganathan Rd, Nungambakkam,, Chennai, 600034, Tamil Nadu, India

Clinical Laboratory Services, Dr. Rela Institute & Medical Centre, Chennai

#7, CLC Works Rd, Chromepet, Chennai, 600044, Tamil Nadu, India

Premier Health Center, Chennai

963, Crescent Court, Poonamallee High Rd, Egmore, Chennai, 600084, Tamil Nadu, India

Clinical Laboratory Services, Sundaram Medical Foundation, Dr. Rangarajan Memorial Hospital, Chennai

AE 3362-A2, AE Block, 8th Street, Shanthi Colony, Annanagar, Chennai, 600040, Tamil Nadu, India

VRR Diagnostics,( A Unit of V.R.R.Diagnostic Services Private Limited ), Chennai

No.87, Burkit Road, T.Nagar, Chennai, 600017, Tamil Nadu, India

Lab Contact Number:  04424346696  04424340676  

CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute, Chennai

Sardar Patel Road, Adyar, Chennai, 600020, Tamil Nadu, India

Lab Contact Number:  04424910897  

Lifecell International Pvt Ltd, Chennai

No:26, Vandalur Kelambakkam Main Road, Keelakottaiyur, Chennai, 600127, Tamil Nadu, India

CD Hospital, Chennai

Thiruvottiyur High Road, Chennai, 600081, Tamil Nadu, India

VHS Lab Services, VHS Hospital, Rajiv Gandhi Salai, Taramani, Chennai

Neelankarai, Chennai,, 600041, Tamil Nadu, India

Aarthi Scans and Labs , Chennai

100 feet road, Chennai, 600026, Tamil Nadu, India

Lab Contact Number:  07550075500  

Central Laboratory, Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital, Chennai

7 Works, Road, Chromepet, Chennai, 600044, Tamil Nadu, India

BALAJI MEDICAL CENTRE, Chennai

Jagadeeswaran Street, Chennai, 600017, Uttar Pradesh, India

Lab Contact Number:  04424364651  

Government Hospital of Thoracic Medicine, Tambaram Sanatorium, Chennai

Kadaperi, Chennai, 600047, Tamil Nadu, India

Anderson Diagnostics and Labs, Kilpauk

Rajarathinam Street, Chennai, 600010, Tamil Nadu, India

Lab Contact Number:  04443539444  

Suriyaa Diagnostics, Chennai

Prakasam Road, Chennai, 600108, Tamil Nadu, India

Lab Contact Number:  9840989982  8825819569  04425263377  

PrimeGen Healthcare Laboratories Private Limited, Chennai

Nanganallur, Chennai, 600088, Tamil Nadu, India

Aara Clinical Laboratories, Old No 191 New No 251 Hamid Building, Annasalai, Chennai

251 Hamid Building, 2nd Floor, Chennai, 600006, Tamil Nadu, India

Lab Contact Number:  09094026174  

Saveetha Medical College and Hospital, Chennai

Saveetha Nagar, Chennai, 602105, Tamil Nadu, India

KHM Medical Centre , Chennai

Thambu Chetty Street, Chennai, 600001, Tamil Nadu, India

Genelab Biotechnologies Pvt Ltd,

Anand Complex, Chennai, 600010, Tamil Nadu, India

Huma Specialists Hospital & Research Centre Pvt. Ltd. Chennai

No: 786, Anna Salai, Nandanam, Chennai, 600035, karnataka, India

Micro Therapeutic Research Labs Pvt. Ltd., Tamilnadu

Kamarajar Salai , Selaiyur, East Tambaram, Chennai, 600059, Tamil Nadu , India

Billroth Hospitals Clinical Laboratory Services, Chennai

Fourth Floor Gajpathy Road , Shenoy Nagar, Chennai, 600030, Tamil Nadu, India

Panimalar Medical College Hospital & Research Institute, Chennai

Varadharajapuram, Poonamallee, Chennai, 600123, Tamil Nadu, India

Cancer Institute WIA, Adyar, Chennai

W Canal Bank Road, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar, Chennai, 600020, Tamil Nadu, India

Tagore Medical College and Hospital, Chennai

Rathinamangalam, Melakottaiyur, Chennai, 600127, Tamil Nadu, India

Sooriya Hospital Molecular Biology lab, Chennai

No.1, Arunachalam Road, Saligramam, Chennai, 600093, Tamil Nadu, India

Biozone Diagnostics, Chennai

7, Kumaran Nagar, 200ft Radial Road, Zamin Pallavaram, Chennai, 600117, Tamil Nadu, India

Lab Contact Number:  04422250952  

ESIC Medical College & PGIMSR,Chennai

K K Nagar, Chennai, Chennai, 600078, Tamil Nadu, India

Radolabs Pvt Ltd, Chennai

176 – A, Defense Colony, Nandambakkam, Chennai, 600032, Tamil Nadu, India

Proscans Diagnostics, Chennai

Bus Stop, #36 &39, Nadhamuni, Madras Thiruvallur High Road, NRN Colony, Anna Nagar, Chennai, 600049, Tamil Nadu, India

Department of Laboratory Services, Vijaya Medical and Educational Trust, Chennai

No.434 (Old No.180), N.S.K Salai Road , Vadapalani, Chennai, 600026, Tamil Nadu, India

Techmed Healthcare &Diagnostic Pvt Ltd, , Chennai

320 A/47 A, Verlachery Main Road, Vela Chery, Chennai, 600042, Tamil Nadu, India

Orbito Asia Diagnostics, Chennai

No: 54/9, Paul Wells Road, Sripuram Colony, 737/2 , Sai Aashrya, Green Fields, Chennai, 641045, Tamil Nadu, India

Hicare Lab (A Unit of Hicare Lab Pvt. Ltd.), Chennai

No: 01, Surendra Nagar, 3rd Street, Medavakkam Main Road, Adambakkam, Chennai, 600088, Tamil Nadu, India

Ganga Diagnostic Care, Chennai

No. 154, Bazaarroad, Collector Nagar, Anna Nagar West extension, Chennai, 600101, Tamil Nadu, India

Department of Molecular Biology, A.C.S. Medical College and Hospital, Chennai

Bangalore National Highway, Velappanchavadi, Chennai, 600077, karnataka, India

Molecular Virology Lab, Central Lab, Madha Medical College and Hospital, Kanchipuram

Thandalam, Kovur, Chennai, 600122, Tamil Nadu, India

Macro Diagnostic Lab Pvt. Ltd., Chennai

New No:241, Old No: 117, Ramakrishna Mutt Road, RA Puram,Mandaveli, Chennai, 600028, Tamil Nadu, India

SRL Diagnostics Limited, Chennai

New No-52, Old No-76, New Avadi Road, Kilpauk, Chennai, 600010, Tamil Nadu, India

Dr. Lal Pathlabs Ltd, KKR ENT Hospital and Research Building, Chennai

2nd floor, KKR ENT Hospital and Research Building, #6 OMR Road, Karappakam, Chennai, 600097, Tamil Nadu, India

Standard Preventive Medicorp Services LLP Laboratory Services, Chennai

#46 VGP Rajesh Nagar, Narayanapuram, Pallikaranai, Chennai, 600100, Tamil Nadu, India

MEDILABS, Chennai

No 15, Kannan Avenue, New Balaji Nagar Main Road, Selaiyur, Near Camp Road Junction, East Tambaram, Chennai, 600073, Tamil Nadu, India

Laboratory services Immunogene Healthcare Pvt Ltd , Chennai

C1,The Bajaj Manor, 14A, College Road, Thousand Lights West, Chennai , 600006, Tamil Nadu, India

Molecular Laboratory, The Childs Trust Medical Research Foundation, Chennai

12 A, Nageswara Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai, 600034, Tamil Nadu, India

Chennai RajMedicare Lab Pvt Ltd., Chennai

New No.45, Old No. 22, 1st Main Road, CIT, Nagar, Nandanam, Chennai, 600035, Tamil Nadu, India

Medivision Scan & Diagnostic Research Centre Pvt Ltd, Chennai

No.180/84, First Floor, Mount-Poonammalle High Road, Porur, Chennai, 600116, Tamil Nadu, India

Gem laboratory – A unit of Gem Hospital & Research Centre Pvt., Ltd, Chennai

MGR Salai, Perungudi, Chennai, 600096, Tamil Nadu, India

Clinical Laboratory Services, Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai

439, Cheran Nagar, Perumbakkam, Chennai, 600100, Tamil Nadu, India

Genoseq Diagnostics (A Unit of Genoseqdx), Chennai

Plot No 3, Second Floor, Nisha Towers, Loganathan Nagar, Mannivakkam, Chennai, 600048, Tamil Nadu, India

Mehta Multispecialty Hospitals India Private Ltd, Chennai

Mc Nichols Road, Second Street, Chetpet, Chennai, 600031, Tamil Nadu, India

Southern Railway Headquarter Hospital, Chennai

Hospital Road Vasantha Nagar, Perambur, Ayanavaram, Chennai, 600023, Tamil Nadu, India

Hindlabs Chennai (A unit of HLL Lifecare Limited), Chennai

Chennai International Airport, terminal T-3, Near Arrival Area, Chennai, 600027, Tamil Nadu, India

Accuelite Diagnostics, Chennai

50 Ayappa Nagar, Nellikuppam Main Road, Kayarambedu, Guduvanchery,, Chennai, 603202, Tamil Nadu, India

Neugen Diagnostics & Healthcare, Chennai

74& 75AGS Tower, 100 Feet Road, Velachery, Chennai, 600042, Maharashtra, India

Ammagen – Molecular Testing Laboratory, Chennai

No:129/1, Arcot Road, Virugambakkam, Chennai, 600092, Tamil Nadu, India

Bharat Specialty Labs-A unit of Bharat Scans, Chennai

No 197 Peters Road, Royapettah, Chennai, 600014, Tamil Nadu, India

Kattchammal Research Labs Private Limited, Chennai

220/2 Arikkari Street, Alapakkam, Chennai, 600063, Tamil Nadu, India

Bloodoxy Scans and Labs, Chennai

NO:206, Nehru Nagar, 3rd Link Street, Old Mahabalipuram Road, Kottivakkam, Chennai, 600115, Tamil Nadu, India

Metro Diagnostics No 17, Chennai

Vannier Street Porur, Chennai, 600116, Tamil Nadu, India

PanSeq Diagnostics (Unit of Bpro Labs Pvt. Ltd.), Chennai

No. 54, First Floor, Perumal Kovil Street, MMC Road, Madhavaram, Chennai, 600060, Tamil Nadu, India

Laboratory Services, Sri Lalithambigai Hospital and Medical College (Unit of Dr. M.G.R Educational and Research Institute), Chennai

Service Road, Maduravoyal, Adayalampattu, Chennai, 600095, Tamil Nadu, India

Getwell Diagnostics, Chennai

New No, 20, Lake View Road, Kottur, Chennai, 600085, Tamil Nadu, India

The list includes government and private testing laboratories with their contact numbers and addresses. Daily updated with latest information for your convenience. Source - ICMR


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