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.
There are still very few of the traditional winter viruses circulating. This report shows sample and result numbers for the first week of large scale testing for SARS-CoV-2 (cause of COVID-19).Read More
Respiratory viral illness is at low levels. A small number of patients with suspected COVID 19 in the Waikato have been tested, but all have been negative so far.Read More