Find out the process for ordering blood tests when consulting virtually with patients >>
View the requirements for COVID-19 swab testing >>
View the available list of collection centres that are open >>
View information on the reduction of laboratory test requests >>
View the latest updates on Home Visit Collections >>
View the list of available collection centres that are open >>
In order to rapidly upscale testing and maintain capacity to test for SARS-CoV-2 the community and hospital laboratories need to take emergency measures. View emergency measures document >>
The Auckland Regional Public Health Service have released a COVID-19 Primary Care Algorithm.
Labtests now has stocks of Aptima swabs on hand. Please contact Labtests on 09 574 7230 if you are experiencing any issues with supply of this product. See Lab Update for full details.
Testing in primary care requires consultation with the medical officer of health and clinical microbiologist.Patients should not be sent to collection centres for testing or additional blood tests. Download the guidelines PDF