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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.


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