This is Ampath

We are actively committed to upholding our status as one of Southern Africa’s foremost pathology laboratories.

 

We consistently serve the medical fraternity, insurance, governmental, managed health care, industrial organisations and other pathology practices with quality results and careful attention to our client and patient requirements. Ampath performs a full range of clinical analyses – from the routine to the highly esoteric – all under the direction of more than 140 pathologists. We pursue excellence by threading value and integrity throughout our organization all in the name of improving healthcare outcomes.

 

Ampath is the trading name for a group of amalgamated pathology practices that previously functioned independently and subsequently joined to form the incorporated practices' of Drs Du Buisson, Kramer, Swart and Bouwer.

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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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AmpathChat #65 - Molecular Pathology of Lung Cancer

Worldwide, primary lung cancer remains the most common malignancy after non-melanocytic skin cancer. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates lung cancer to be responsible for 1.59 million deaths globally per year, with smoking playing a major contributory role in 70% of cases.

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AmpathChat #64 - The Diagnosis of Vitamin B12 Deficiency Revisited

Vitamin B12 deficiency can lead to devastating disabilities, morbidity and even death if not diagnosed timeously. Prompt diagnosis and treatment of Vitamin B12 deficiency can easily reverse the wide range of debilitating neurological and hematological symptoms associated with Vitamin B12 deficiency.

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AmpathChat #63 - Pharmacogenomics

It is well established that unique patient characteristics exist to guide therapeutic drug decision making. These assist in optimising drug response and minimising adverse drug reactions (ADRs), and include age, weight, diet, co-morbidities, liver and renal function, as well as drug-drug interactions.

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