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Nanoduct Sweat Test for CF

A sweat test measures the amount of salt in the sweat of the patient. It is used to diagnose cystic fibrosis (CF). Patients with CF have high levels of salt in their sweat.

Genetic Counselling: Understanding Genetics Together

Genetic counselling provides people with information about genetics and risks, the benefits, possibilities and limitations of genetic testing, potential outcomes of testing and management options.

Genetics International Referral Service

Your doctor/genetic counsellor has ordered an Invitae genetic test for you or your child through PathCare.  invitae Laboratory, based in the USA, will be performing your testing and PathCare is here to coordinate the process.  The attached information will guide you through the process.

Know your numbers

Know your numbers

Cardiovascular disease (including coronary heart disease and stroke) is the leading cause of death in developed countries.  In South Africa, it is second to only HIV/Aids.

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Thyroid functions

Thyroid functions

What are the commonest conditions that can affect the thyroid gland? Under activity (Hypothyroidism) or over activity (Hyperthyroidism) Which tests can be used to diagnose the abovementioned…

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PathCare Reference Laboratory

Ever wondered what happens to your blood when it’s sent for tests? We went behind the scenes at PathCare to find out.

I was constantly tired

Courtesy of Mediclinic SA

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What is your blood type

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Cervical screening

Courtesy of Mediclinic SA

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