Welcome

Welcome to the online portal of one of Southern Africa’s foremost pathology laboratories. We take pride in our innovative, professional and quality pathology and laboratory medicine services that we provide to healthcare practitioners and patients. By adding value designed to improve patient outcomes, Ampath's services have been recognised for their exceptional accuracy of testing, prompt turnaround time, a focus on clinical consultations and staying ahead of the curve by employing industry-leading data-processing support systems. We have built this hard-earned reputation in partnership with our extensive national network of more than 300 facilities which includes reference laboratories, regional laboratories, satellite (STAT) laboratories and service depots. Offering exceptional service from over 140 registered pathologists, Ampath proudly serves approximately 40% of the private healthcare market in South Africa, resulting in a nationwide analytical and consultative operation performing over 75 000 clinical analyses daily. Our facilities are ISO accredited by the South African National Accreditation System.

What is Pathology

Pathology is a broad spectrum medical speciality that studies the nature and causes of disease and is at the heart of the healthcare system. Pathology is used in every phase of healthcare delivery throughout our lives to prevent, diagnose and investigate the causal analysis of disease. Ampath facilitates this integral and essential service by delivering safe and effective patient care and providing clinicians with accurate and timely information for managing patients and achieving the best possible health outcomes.

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ANTIBODY TESTING - THE MISSING WEAPON IN THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA

The global SARS-CoV-2 pandemic and Covid-19 disease have challenged humanity in many ways. It has also changed the health profession. One example is how laboratory professionals, clinicians, scientists and technical staff moved from their usual role of providing ancillary information to primary clinicians and public health experts to centre stage.

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WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION: UPDATES ON THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS

On this website you can find information and guidance from WHO regarding the current outbreak of novel coronavirus

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INCREASING CASES OF NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (2019-NCOV): UPDATE ON SOUTH AFRICA’S PREPAREDNESS

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a division of the National Health Laboratory Service,

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UPDATE ON NOVEL CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK IN WUHAN CITY, HUBEI PROVINCE OF CHINA

On 31 December 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) China country office reported a cluster

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Latest News

New Ampath Allergy Alerter

Living with allergies can be debilitating. To help support those of us who may be unaware that we are living with allergies, Ampath Laboratories is launching an innovative web app - MyAllergyAlerter.

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AmpathChat #71 SAFE AT WORK Minimizing risk of new COVID-19 infection in the workplace

Implement the most current version of regulations on health and safety measures to reduce and eliminate the escalation of COVID-19 infections in the workplace, as determined by the Department of Employment and Labour.

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AmpathChat #70 Cutaneous Manifestations of Covid-19

SARS-CoV2, the cause of COVID-19, was identified in Wuhan, Hubei, China, in December 2019. Its unrepentant worldwide spread led to the World Health Organisation (WHO) declaring a worldwide pandemic in early March 2020

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