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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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Urine Cytology Specimens
January 07, 2021

On behalf of Pathlab Cytology and Microbiology departments, we please ask that any request for urine cytology be sent as a separate urine sample with a separate laboratory form, and not combined with other requests such as Microbiology microscopy, culture, and susceptibilities (M, C, & S), and/or urine mycobacterial culture, etc. on the same specimen. Please note that investigation of microscopic…

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Important Update: COVID Test Request for Travel
December 17, 2020

Over the past few months Pathlab has been testing Covid-19 requests for patients who require testing for either work related purposes, private travel or repatriation. During this time our team has been faced with increasing demands from both patients and requesters. These demands have resulted in increased workload with many processes requiring manual input. timing of when testing and reporting is…

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2020-21 Holiday Season Collection Information
December 17, 2020

ALL Pathlab collection facilities will be closed as follows over the holiday season: Friday 25th, Saturday 26th, Sunday 27th and Monday 28th December 2020 Friday 1st, Saturday 2nd, Sunday 3rd and Monday 4th January 2021 COVID swab collection is not available at any Pathlab site during those dates, however processing of all tests, including COVID will continue, with the results for COVID tests…

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