PATHOLOGISTS LANCET LABORATORIES KENYA is an ultramodern laboratory that was established in September 2009 and is now a leading independent laboratory in the region. It is part of the industry-leading Lancet Laboratories Group of Laboratories, founded over 60 years ago in South Africa and now with a presence in more than 14 countries across Africa including Uganda and Tanzania.

Lancet Laboratories Kenya has an extensive branch network with over 15 laboratories and patient service points across Kenya.  We also serve clients through collaborative work with other laboratories and hospitals in all towns across the country.

Our services are offered directly to patients, their doctors/clinical groups and a wide array of clientele from corporate groups, NGOs, insurances, universities and research teams, and occupational health establishments. We also have a referral service to support other laboratories, clinics and hospitals.

To them, we provide directly a range of routine, specialised and referral services, which are amongst the most extensive offered on the continent (over 3800 tests offered).

Quality of testing and excellence in service are what we strive for in order to assist in delivering the best patient care.

Our Main Laboratory in Upper Hill Nairobi is SANAS Accredited since 2010, and we have the widest list of accredited tests in the region (visit for details facility M0462). The majority of the specialised tests such as histology, immunohistochemistry and PCR are done locally in Nairobi which is the regional reference laboratory.

Lancet Laboratories Kenya has 5 dedicated pathologists and over 110 technical and support staff. They are supported by more than 90 specialist pathologists and 3500 technical and administrative personnel in the Lancet Laboratories Group.

Our Managing Director, Dr Ahmed Kalebi, was selected among the Top 40 Under 40 Men in Kenya (2011) in recognition of the strides made by Lancet Laboratories Kenya in changing the landscape of laboratory services in the region.

Lancet Laboratories Kenya has a well-designed wellness scheme that aims to nurture wellness in workers, regardless of the work environment. We also have customised laboratory testing profiles for those patients who require regular lab monitoring for conditions including among others, diabetes, hypertension, thyroid disease, kidney disease.