Waikato DHB Laboratories provide a diagnostic service from the Waikato Hospital base in Hamilton, and the rural laboratories situated at TeKuiti, Taumarunui, Tokoroa and Thames.
Using leading edge technology, the laboratory processes approximately 8 million tests per annum.
Our highly skilled and dedicated workforce provides both routine and specialised testing for Waikato DHB and specialist testing for community laboratories and other DHBs.
Specimen numbers for routine testing continue to fall, suggesting that seasonal respiratory viral illness is heading towards low, summer levels.Read More
Testing has quietened down after the recent COVID-19 cases in Tokoroa and we still have no Influenza or RSV.Read More