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Platform change for urine cortisol analysis

Please take note of the platform change for 24 hour urine cortisol analysis.
This test will now be performed on the Abbott Architect immunoassay platform and will result in a change in reference interval to:  
24 hr urine cortisol reference interval: 11.8 – 485.6 nmol/24 hours

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.

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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Newborn Metabolic test

Newborn Metabolic test

In this downloadable pdf document, you will be able to find frequently asked questions regarding your newborn baby’s screening test, including what it is, who should be tested, when they should…

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TB Test

TB Test

In this downloadable pdf you will find an overview of the Mantoux TB Skin Test; what it is, when the test is necessary, who can have the test done, how to prepare for the test, how the test is interpreted, as well as other TB diagnostic tests. TB Test

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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

Courtesy of Mediclinic SA

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Cervical screening

Courtesy of Mediclinic SA

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