Cytogenetics laboratory at Faculty of Medicine University of Mostar has been founded as a professional activity, primarily by the need for the diagnostic testing in the field of cytogenetics, which for patients in University Clinical Hospital of Mostar had opportunity only in other hospital centers in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia. Cytogenetics laboratory began with work with the approval of Federal Ministry of Health for performing cytogenetic diagnostics as health care activity, and for the purpose of University teaching within the framework of the basic internal organizational unit in which activity was performed. As laboratory has a contract with Health Insurance Fund of Herzegovina – Neretva County and Herzeg-Bosnian County, the patients who are insured and who meet all the conditions of health insurance of those Funds are available to do chromosome analysis with no costs.
Currently, following cytogenetics tests could be done in the laboratory
– Chromosome analysis of peripheral blood
– Chromosome analysis of bone narrow