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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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Optimal Use of the Laboratory for the Diagnosis of Urinary Tract Infection
June 04, 2024

The microbiology laboratory at Pathlab receives on average 400 urine samples per day. This number has been steadily increasing over the past couple of years. In addition, the number of urine samples…

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Urinary Antigen Testing for Streptococcus pneumoniae
May 27, 2024

Please note that effective 4th June 2024 urinary antigen testing for Streptococcus pneumoniae antigen will only be available after discussion and approval from a Clinical Microbiologist or Infectious…

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Change to B12 and Folate
May 24, 2024

In June 2024 Pathlab will be changing the way we deal with Vitamin B12 and Folate requests. We will change from always treating the tests as a ‘pair’ to treating them as separate entities. This will…

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Change in Total PSA Assay
May 01, 2024

On 6th May Pathlab will be changing the method for Total PSA testing. This change is necessary due to an upgrade of the analysers used to perform testing. PSA results will decrease by approximately 1…

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