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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.


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Latest News

Waikato Respiratory Virus Report 2020 Week 37

16 September 2020

Specimen numbers for routine testing continue to fall, suggesting that seasonal respiratory viral illness is heading towards low, summer levels.

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Waikato Respiratory Virus Report 2020 Week 36

9 September 2020

Testing has quietened down after the recent COVID-19 cases in Tokoroa and we still have no Influenza or RSV.

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Waikato Respiratory Report - Week 34

25 August 2020

SARS-CoV-2 testing has been very active in the Waikato over the past 2 weeks, after a new cluster was found in Auckland and some cases had already travelled to the Waikato.

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