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Detection of New SARS-COVID19 Variants on PCR Testing
White Papers - 2021-01-25

Detection of New SARS-COVID19 Variants on PCR Testing

Confirmation of detectability of the new mutated variants of SARS-CoV-2 using Seegene AllplexTM 2019-nCoV PCR Assay at Pathologists Lancet Kenya_PLK

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Antibiotic Guidelines in a Nutshell
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Antibiotic Guidelines in a Nutshell

Cloxacillin remains the drug of choice for all S. aureus infections where the isolate is deemed to be clinically significant.

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Why do you need blood testing
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Why do you need blood testing

Lancet Laboratories is one of the leading pathology laboratories operating throughout South Africa and Africa. Lancet operates in both the public and private healthcare environments and services business, insurance and
industry.

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Panorama Prenatal Screen
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Panorama Prenatal Screen

Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) uses a blood sample from the mother to analyse DNA from the baby that has crossed into the mother's bloodstream for certain chromosome conditions that could affect your baby's health.

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IgM and PCR Co-Testing for COVID-19 at PLK

To date, Pathologists Lancet Kenya has conducted over 100,000 tests for COVID-19 since commencing testing onsite in April 2020.

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Frequently Asked Questions on COVID-19 Vaccination in Kenya.

This section provides latest information and responses to questions from the public on COVID-19 vaccination in Kenya. The answers are aimed at providing the public with accurate, reliable and timely information on the ongoing COVID-19 Vaccination in Kenya. This document is regularly updated to reflect new developments and emerging issues.

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Discrepancy in COVID-19 results explained

I tested positive for COVID-19, I did another swab test and it came out negative. How is that possible?

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Diagnosis of Helicobacter Pylori Infections

Helicobacter pylori is a spiral-shaped gram-negative rod. H. pylori is associated with antral gastritis, duodenal (peptic) ulcer disease, gastric ulcers and gastric carcinoma. Other Helicobacter species that infect the gastric mucosa exist but are rare.

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Cervical Cancer Screening

Cervical cancer is caused by chronic infection with one of 14 high-risk human papillomaviruses (HR-HPV). Most infected women will clear HR-HPV through natural immunity (usually between 1 - 2 years of acquisition), but a proportion (± 10%) will have infection that persists, resulting in cellular changes that may progress from premalignant dysplasia to high grade dysplasia (CIN2, CIN3), and eventually to invasive cervical carcinoma.

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Approach to the Adult Patient with Anaemia

Anaemia is defined as a reduction in one or more of the red blood cell indices of haemoglobin (Hb) concentration, hematocrit, and red blood cell (RBC) count. However, haemoglobin concentration is the most widely used parameter.

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