Technology Simplified

Welcome to Manila HealthTek Inc. We are a private Research & Development company in the Philippines with a robust molecular diagnostic technology pipeline and a Clinical Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory providing gold standard molecular services.

About the Company

Gold standard diagnostics at a fraction of a cost

Manila HealthTek Inc. (MTek Inc.) is principally a private Research & Development company with a robust diagnostic technology pipeline. As a first ever university spin-off from the University of the Philippines, it is continuously developing and manufacturing portable diagnostic kits for the diagnosis of selected infectious disease in the Philippines and in the region.

Our Pillars

Cutting-edge and roster of the top technology services

Dengue-ChikV PCR Detection Kit

Salmonella PCR Detection Kit

Pneumocystis Jirovecii PCR Detection Kit

TB/MDR PCR Detection Kit

HBV-DNA PCR Detection Kit

GenAmplify™ Viral RNA Purification Kit

GenAmplify™ Viral DNA Purification Kit

ChikV LAMP Detection Kit

Schisto LAMP Detection Kit

TB LAMP Detection Kit

Flu-A & B LAMP Detection Kit

Lepto LAMP Detection Kit

Salmonella LAMP Detection Kit

Research and Development

Pipeline of Molecular Based Amplification Technologies

The Manilamplify™ and GenAmplify™ ready for national distribution towards the end of 2015 starting with the Dengue Isothermal Amplification kit.

Dengue-ChikV PCR Detection Kit

Salmonella PCR Detection Kit

Pneumocystis Jirovecii PCR Detection Kit

TB/MDR PCR Detection Kit

HBV-DNA PCR Detection Kit

GenAmplify™ Viral RNA Purification Kit

GenAmplify™ Viral DNA Purification Kit

ChikV LAMP Detection Kit

Schisto LAMP Detection Kit

TB LAMP Detection Kit

Flu-A & B LAMP Detection Kit

Lepto LAMP Detection Kit

Salmonella LAMP Detection Kit

Our Services

Molecular Diagnosis at a fraction of a cost

Using our cutting edge molecular diagnostic technology and a roster of top molecular microbiologists and highly trained technical staff ensures quality and accurate diagnosis of communicable and non communicable diseases.

Molecular Diagnostic Services

Hepatitis B Viral DNA

Hepatitis B Viral DNA

Designed for Hepatits B Virus (HBV) detection by Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR).

Gene Xpert Mycobacterium Tubercolosis/Rifampicin (MTB-RIF)

Gene Xpert Mycobacterium Tubercolosis/Rifampicin (MTB-RIF)

For the detection of Mycobacterium tubercolosis complex DNA and Rifampicin resistance associated mutations using a semi-qualitative, nested Real-Time PCR.

HIV Viral RNA

HIV Viral RNA

For the detection of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV-1) specific.

CD4 Count

CD4 Count

Designed for direct enumeration of CD4 absolute count, CD4 percentages of lymphocytes and haemoglobin concentration.

Pneumocystis jirovecii PCR

Pneumocystis jirovecii PCR

For the detection of Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia.

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) DNA PCR

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) DNA PCR

For sensitive detection and quantitative diagnosis of Cytomegalovirus by Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR).

Dengue Virus and Chikungunya Virus RT-PCR

Dengue Virus and Chikungunya Virus RT-PCR

For the simultaneous detection of Dengue RNA virus 1, 2, 3, 4 and Chikungunya RNA virus.

Helicobacter Pylori PCR

Helicobacter Pylori PCR

For detection of H. Pylori by Real-Time PCR.

Gene Xpert HPV

Gene Xpert HPV

For the detection of high risk types of Human Papilloma virus 16, 18 and 45 and other high risk types (31,33, 35, 39, 51, 52, 56, 58, 59, 66, 68) causing cervical cancer.

EGFR Mutation

EGFR Mutation

For the detection of 40 somatic mutations in the Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR) gene.

Microbiology Laboratory

Culture and Sensitivity Tests (14)

Culture and Sensitivity Tests (14)

▪ Pleural Fluid
▪ Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF)
▪ Peritoneal Fluid
▪ Synovial Fluid
▪ Pericardial Fluid

▪ Vaginal/ Urethral Discharge
▪ Wound
▪ Abscess

▪ Urine
▪ Throat
▪ Stool

▪ Bronchoalveolar Lavage
▪ Bronchial Washing
▪ Dialysate Fluid

Culture and Sensitivity tests with gram staining (4)

Culture and Sensitivity tests with gram staining (4)

▪ Sputum
▪ Induced Sputum
▪ Endotracheal Aspirate (ETA)
▪ Tracheal Aspirate (TA)

Air Exposure

Air Exposure

Acid Fast Bacteria (AFB) Staining (Cold-Kinyoun)

Acid Fast Bacteria (AFB) Staining (Cold-Kinyoun)

Environmental Culture

Environmental Culture

Gram Staining

Gram Staining

Vaginal, Urethral, Penile Discharge

Gram Staining (2)

Gram Staining (2)

▪ Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF)
▪ Urine

Wet mount for T.vaginalis (Vaginal Discharge)

Wet mount for T.vaginalis (Vaginal Discharge)

KOH prep

KOH prep

Potassium hydroxide preparation

Fungal Culture and Sensitivity (4)

Fungal Culture and Sensitivity (4)

▪ Blood
▪ Urine
▪ Respiratory Specimens
▪ Other specimen with Swab

Why We are The Best

We ensure that our patient is the center of our research and clinical services

As an organization, we will contribute to the economic growth of the country through the development, validation, and scale up manufacturing of affordable Filipino made biotechnology products and services.

We Care for you

We are Innovative Health Biotechnology Leaders

We support meritocratic growth of our people

Become Partner

Let's collaborate to bring diagnostics solutions for our patients

We believe in the ingenuity of Filipino scientists to develop and manufacture novel, quality, and affordable health related technologies and services for the betterment of health of the Filipino people.