Four lab technicians charged with using and stocking expired reagents


Four medical laboratory technicians have been charged with stocking expired medical laboratory reagent.

Ashoke Singh Matharu, Mufaddal Ammar Hassamje, Herbert Cheruiyot Charles and Beatrice Awino Ayoga were allegedly found stocking expired reagent bilirubin (T), combi 35, AST GOT, Actone, Area Bun/UV, Magnesium, Trigs, Ezcel among others against laboratory technicians and technologists Act.

The accused persons are also charged with using expired biosystem Bilirubin (Total), biosystem AST/GOT and biosystem bilirubin (direct) against medical laboratory technicians and technologists Act.

The four are alleged to have committed the offence on 8th July 2020 at Langata Hospital along Langata road in Nairobi county jointly with others not before court.

They denied the charges before Senior Resident Magistrate Sinkiyian Tobiko and were released on bail.