Te Whatu Ora Waikato Laboratories provide a diagnostic service from the Waikato Hospital base in Hamilton, and the rural laboratories situated at Te Kuiti, 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 Te Whatu Ora Waikato and specialist testing for community laboratories and other DHBs.
RSV is still circulating. SARS-CoV-2 is stable at lower levels. Rhinoviruses are the third most prevalent group, followed by Metapneumovirus and the Adenoviruses.Read More
RSV and Rhinovirus continue to circulate in the Waikato. Specimen test numbers are still high, because we are testing people with any respiratory symptoms at Emergency Department for RSV, Influenza and SARS-CoV-2.Read More