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Kaitlyn Anne  Pillay

Kaitlyn Anne Pillay

Medical laboratory administrator
Bluff, eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality


About Kaitlyn Anne Pillay :

I am a versatile biotechnology graduate with laboratory experience providing outstanding and extensive research skills, a comprehensive knowledge of all biotechnology fields with an operational dexterity in a fast-paced laboratory environment. I can thrive in high pressure conditions while demonstrating exceptional problem-solving skills by quickly attending to the problem and generating effective solutions. I’m always seeking opportunities where I am able to learn, grow and absorb information. I would describe my work ethic as excellent; I’ve worked well both independently and in a group for both my degree and internship.  



As a medical lab administrator, I am responsible for receiving patients’ specimens,  inputting  and capturing data pertaining to a patient’s personal details and a patient’s diagnosis and delivering the patients specimens to the respective labs . I  also receive orders from doctors over the phone and  communicate with patients regarding their tests or medical aid options and coordinate efficient patient specimen collection based on proper prioritization (STAT,P1). Other duties include answering questions about the lab, test requirements, and results, filing lab copies of reports, data entry, and following all lab safety rules while reporting hazards to your supervisor. Your responsibilities also include maintaining inventory, preparing orders for lab supplies, and arranging courier services and package transportation for special batch test samples.



Tertiary institution                        :            Durban University of


Qualifications : Bachelor’s degree of applied     sciences in Biotechnology Demonstrated a high level of competence performing a variety of laboratory techniques in an intense 3-year program. Some of these lab techniques include:

Basic lab techniques

Microscopic techniques

Genetic engineering techniques

Gel Electrophoresis



Polymerase Chain Reaction

Cell culture techniques

Microbiological analysis of food products

Recombinant DNA technology techniques

 Participated in a yearlong research project in final year of degree:

Antioxidant and antimicrobial properties of O.tenuiflorum  

ü  Extraction methods - Drying, evaporation, and freeze-drying 

ü  Phytochemical analysis methods such as Salkowski test for steroids, Wagner’s test for alkaloids, foam test for saponins and lead acetate test for flavonoids and tannins

ü  Antioxidant DPPH assay

ü  Antimicrobial activity tests (Disc diffusion test) 

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