Information Technology

Ampath maintains a sophisticated computer network together with software applications to manage pathology requests, results and finances. Test requests and results are made available using a variety of secure technologies, including email, web and mobile applications and practice management system, bringing pathology to the desktop and mobile devices of all our clients.

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UPDATE ON THE INFLUENZA SEASON: JUNE 2019

As is expected during the influenza season, there has been a marked increase in cases of influenza in the community as well as people

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Confirmed case of Ebola Virus Disease in Uganda and implications for South Africa

13 June, 2019 The Ugandan Ministry of Health (UMoH) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have confirmed a case

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No Influenza outbreak in South Africa

The 2019 South African influenza season, which started towards the end of April, is ongoing. Transmission of influenza has reached

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Latest News

AmpathChat #55 - Tissue typing: HLA typing and screening

Ampath Immunology is proud to announce the introduction of HLA tissue typing and antibody screening using Luminex PCR-based multiplex technology.

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AmpathChat #54 - Helicobacter pylori: an update

Helicobacter pylori is a highly prevalent curved gram-negative bacterium. Seropositivity rates in South-Africa range between 60% and 100%. It causes more than 90% of duodenal ulcers and up to 80% of gastric ulcers. Atrophic gastritis due to H. pylori can lead to gastric cancer.

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AmpathChat #53 - Molecular testing in colorectal carcinoma

Colorectal carcinomas arise from colorectal epithelium, which has undergone a series of molecular changes, referred to as the adenoma-carcinoma progression sequence.4 With increasing genetic mutations, progression from normal epithelium to adenomas with dysplasia occurs. Eventually, adenomas that show high-grade dysplasia give rise to invasive colorectal carcinomas.

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