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.
Virus levels remain low. We’ve only had one Influenza detected in the past month. We are back to the summer pattern with a variety of less pathogenic viruses, mostly rhinovirus.Read More
Specimen numbers continue to decline. Respiratory virus activity is now at summer levels. Rhinoviruses and a few Coronaviruses are still circulating.Read More