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Allergies - 2022-08-10

Pollen allergy: causes and symptoms

Respiratory allergies affect many people, especially allergic rhinitis which alone affects about 25% of adults. The symptoms vary and are most often non-specific to the allergy.

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Allergies - 2022-08-10

Understand Allergies Better

Allergy is related to the development of an inappropriate reaction of the body to contact with an allergen. This reaction develops in a context that brings together a set of family and environmental factors. It results in the appearance of a wide variety of symptoms that evolve over the course of a lifetime and can affect several organs.

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Hepatitis - 2022-07-29

Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B is inflammation of the Liver due to an infection with the Hepatitis B virus. The severity of the disease can range from a mild illness lasting only a few weeks (called acute infection), to a lifelong, serious (and potentially deadly) illness (called chronic infection.)

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COVID-19 - 2021-09-01

Update on COVID-19 Testing at PLK

Pathologists Lancet Kenya_PLK has now conducted over 200,000 PCR tests for COVID-19 since the validation of our SARS-COV-2 PCR assay at the Main Laboratory in Upperhill, validated on 4th April 2020 through the National Influenza Centre (NIC) with approval by Ministry of Health (MOH)

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COVID-19 -2020-06-19

Interpretation of COVID-19 RT PCR positive and negative results

RT-PCR for SARS-CoV-2 is a diagnostic test designed for detecting the virus in respiratory samples of
symptomatic individuals.

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