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Welcome To LAB24

A Pathology Laboratory, operated by Medical Technologists, that provides quality diagnostic services in record time

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Industry Expertise

A brand reputation with over 10 years of service excellence, and a highly qualified professional team

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Affordable Diagnostics

We offer a full range of pathology tests, at the most affordable & competitive market prices, to give you the best value-added service

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Branches Across eThekwini

Find your nearest LAB24 today branch in Mount Edgecombe, Umhlanga, Sydenham and Central Durban

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When it comes to finding answers to questions and getting results – Lab24 is the Number One choice for doctors and patients. With over 10 years of service excellence and industry expertise – no other diagnostic laboratory is faster, more reliable and as accurate. For all of your pathology and diagnostic tests, choose Lab24 – It’s About Time.


One of the quickest turn-around times in pathology testing


State of the art equipment to ensure precision testing and diagnosis


10 Years of service excellence and industry experience


Competitive market prices that help you to save more


Four locations in close proximity to major hospitals around eThekwini


The number one choice for diagostic testing by doctors and patients


CALL US TODAY ON 031 502 3344


We offer a complete range of In Vitro services, including:


The study of blood, blood–forming organs and blood diseases. The lab looks at whole blood and its components (blood cells, haemoglobin, blood proteins etc) to diagnose and/or monitor any diseases of the blood and blood forming organs. Using state of the art technology, tests can be performed on blood samples that could possibly diagnose diseases such as leukaemia, anaemia, abnormalities of blood coagulation.


Testing is done on a number of specimens including faeces (stool), urine, sputum, blood, CSF, swabs and other infected tissues. Microscopy and cultures are done, on these specimens, looking for pathogens which will then be identified. Sensitivity to suggested antibiotics are done for management of patient by the doctor.


Deals with the analysis of bodily fluids mainly serum and plasma. The lab uses state of the art equipment to analyse for chemicals present in the blood, e.g. lipids, liver functional chemical, blood sugar, enzymes, hormones, etc.


Deals with the  immune system which is responsible for protecting the body from foreign cells, e.g viruses, bacteria and parasites. The laboratory performs tests to check for infectious diseases and/or immune status, as well as screening and identification of antibodies associated with autoimmune diseases, allergy testing, etc.


The laboratory provides extensive lists of test, for both male and female which will help your doctor to assess any factor that may be affecting your body’s ability to conceive.


A method of cervical screening which is used to detect potentially pre-cancerous and cancerous processes in the endocervical canal of the female reproductive system. The cells are examined under the microscope to look for any abnormalities. This test may also detect any infections and abnormalities in the endocervix and endometrium

LAB24 Offers a Variety of Tests

We offer a full range of tests, which include, but are not limited to:

HIV Tests

Lipid Profiles

Blood Glucose

CD4 Counts

Arthritis Screening

Tumour Markers

Viral Loads

Cardiac Enzymes

Kidney Function

Thyroid Function


Our goal is to help you learn more about the diseases that we face today, and help you become more active in your efforts to maintain a healthy lifestyle – for both you and your family


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Mount Edgecombe

Lab24 Pathology Laboratory Suite 8A Life Mount Edgecombe Hospital 163 Redberry Drive Phoenix (Tel) 031 502 3344


Suite 11 Medigate 1 Medigate Drive Umhlanga Opp Umhlanga Hospital (Tel) 031 566 2565


Suite 2 Ground Floor Sydenham Medical Centre Cnr Bazley Ave and Randles Rd Opp Shifa Hospital (Tel) 031 207 1925

Central Durban

Suite 8
Shah Jehan Arcade
Cnr Lorne & Grey Street
(Tel) 081 545 8485