Mycetoma Research Center Laboratory


The Mycetoma Research Centre laboratory stands as a flagship within the MRC, dedicated to providing outstanding healthcare services to Mycetoma patients. In tandem with its diligent staff, the laboratory remains committed to upholding the ideals that align with the vision and mission of the center. This commitment is realised through the provision of a diverse range of services and tests tailored to meet the specific needs of Mycetoma patients.

Over the course of its history, the laboratory has played a crucial role in advancing the understanding and treatment of mycetoma. Through continuous efforts and dedication, the laboratory has evolved into a crucial component of the MRC’s multifaceted approach to addressing the challenges posed by mycetoma. The unwavering commitment of the laboratory and its staff reflects a longstanding dedication to the improvement of healthcare services for those affected by mycetoma.

By embracing cutting-edge technologies and maintaining a steadfast focus on research and development, the Mycetoma Research Centre laboratory remains at the forefront of innovation in the pursuit of excellence in patient care. This historical journey underscores the laboratory’s vital role in contributing to the broader objectives of the Mycetoma Research Centre and its enduring mission to enhance the well-being of Mycetoma patients through comprehensive and state-of-the-art healthcare services.

The MRC Laboratory was recently designed by the Skin NTDs Network for Africa as a reference laboratory


The MRC’s Laboratory aspires to be the foremost global hub for delivering excellent laboratory services and research and pioneering advancements in laboratory technologies within the realm of mycetoma.


The mission of the MRC’s Laboratory is to cater to the needs of the medical community, ensuring excellence in supporting health promotion, prevention, diagnosis, and management of Mycetoma.

This will be achieved through the expertise and dedication of highly qualified pathologists, medical technologists, and other committed support personnel.

 Services Offered

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