Ebola Virus Outbreak in West Africa

The West African Ebola virus (EV) outbreak, which began in December 2013, is currently affecting three countries:
• Sierre Leone,
• Liberia
• Guinea.
The World Health Organisation has announced a cumulative total of 1201 cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) with 672 deaths as of 23 July 2014. Continue reading

PHLEBOTOMY TRAINING PROGRAM

INTRODUCTION

Pathologists Lancet Kenya for many years has always sent their top phlebotomists to be trained in South Africa. This in turn has been an expensive process. With the rapid expansion of the company, Pathologists Lancet Kenya had to seek an alternative, cost effective way of giving quality training in specimen collection not only to its employees but also to the partners it worked with.

The idea of opening a Phlebotomy Training School was born.

Since phlebotomy training is not our core business, the option of teaming or partnering with institutions that would be interested in the same was imminent.

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LAUNCH OF NAIROBI RHD PATIENT SUPPORT CLUB ON 8TH MARCH 2014 AT THE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI, KENYA

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Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is the most common acquired heart disease in children (common age group is 5 to 15 year olds) in developing countries. Over 15 million people suffer from the condition, resulting in about 233 000 deaths annually. RHD is a chronic heart condition caused by rheumatic fever – whose main symptoms include fever, muscle aches, swollen and painful joints, and in some cases, a red rash. Rheumatic fever is as a result of an untreated strep throat that is caused by bacteria called group A streptococcal (strep) Continue reading

SUCCESSFUL SANAS RE-ACCREDITATION AUGUST 2013

Pathologists Lancet Kenya, ISO 15189 accredited since inception in  2009, successfully retained their SANAS (South African National Accreditation System) status in August, 2013.

Adherence to ISO15189 quality standards is the cornerstone of   accurate results and excellent service.

 

We have a wide scope of accredited tests in the followingdepartments Continue reading

Welcome to Lancet Group of Laboratories, East Africa

We at the Lancet Group of Laboratories are a traditional pathology practice owned and run by pathologists originally from South Africa now spread in over 12 African countries. The Lancet Group of Laboratories is incorporated in East Africa as follows:

- Pathologists Lancet Kenya Limited
- Lancet Laboratories Uganda Limited
- Lancet Laboratories Tanzania Limited

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