Waikato DHB 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 Waikato DHB and specialist testing for community laboratories and other DHBs.
Test numbers are stable and percent positivity is also stable or falling, which is in contrast to the increase in case numbers reported nationally.Read More
There’s still not much about at the moment except SARS-CoV-2, only a small amount of Rhinovirus. New viruses have not yet arrived in the Waikato since opening the borders.Read More