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Pathlab is a New Zealand owned and operated, IANZ accredited medical laboratory. We provide cutting edge services to the Bay of Plenty, Waikato and Lakes regions. Our time proven and reputable systems and processes enable health care for thousands of patients a day.


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New Symptomatic COVID Testing Facility in Tauranga
March 01, 2021

Effective today, Monday, 1st March we have further resources to support the centres currently offering symptomatic COVID testing. This is via the installation of a stand-alone facility with two collection rooms, on our laboratory site on the Tauranga hospital campus on Cameron Rd. The most significant impact of this is that this facility will be our only collection site for symptomatic COVID…

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Pre-travel COVID IgM Serology Testing
January 26, 2021

Effective 2nd February 2021, we are pleased to now be able to offer COVID IgM serology testing in conjunction with the COVID PCR testing, for pre-clearance travel as per some specific embassy requirements. COLLECTION: Specimen collection for these tests is available at Pathlab Waikato and Bay of Plenty collection centres as well as GP clinics in those areas. APPOINTMENTS: No appointment is…

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Variability of Biochemistry Results
January 26, 2021

Biochemistry results can be affected by many factors not the least of which is biological variation, specimen collection issues, clerical issues, calibration and reagents to name just a few. From 2/1/21 to 11/1/21 the biochemistry analyser situated in Taupo showed increased variability in its quality control program. An extensive investigation was undertaken. Due to the problem’s intermittent…

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