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.

Alerts

NO CASES OF EBOLA IN SOUTH AFRICA

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) can confirm that in South Africa, there is no case of Ebola nor

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NO LISTERIOSIS OUTBREAK | OCTOBER 2019

There is no evidence of an outbreak of listeriosis. The number of cases reported since the official end of the

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MEASLES OUTBREAK IN RUSTENBURG, NORTH WEST PROVINCE

Three laboratory-confirmed measles cases were detected in Rustenburg sub-district, Bojanala Platinum district in North West province within a period of four weeks.

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Latest News

AmpathChat #62 - Pneumococcal Serotype-Specific Antibody Testing

Patients suffering from recurrent infections, autoimmunity or lymphoproliferative disease may have an underlying humoral immunodeficiency.

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AmpathChat #61 SA Dyslipidaemia Guidelines

In 2016 the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and the European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS) revised guidelines for the management of Dyslipidaemia.

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AmpathChat #60 Stem Cell Transplantation

Haematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is any procedure where haematopoietic stem cells of any donor and any source are given to a recipient with the intention of repopulating the haematopoietic system in total or in part.

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