About Us

Lancet Lab – The Key To Diagnostic Excellence

Lancet Lab - About Us

Our rich history has prepared us for world class diagnostic excellence

Lancet Laboratories SA is one of the leading pathology laboratories operating throughout South Africa, providing vital diagnostic and monitoring pathology services in the 9 provinces. Cerba Lancet Africa provides services to Botswana, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Rwanda, Nigeria, Eswatini, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe and Zambia.

We operate in the private healthcare environment and provide specialised pathology services for the corporate, insurance and industrial sectors.

  • SANAS Accredited (ISO Standard 15189)
  • More then 100 Specialist Pathologists
60 Years of Expertise
Lancet Labs Staff and lab in Sandton

Sandile Sihlaba: Group Chief Marketing Officer - Spokesperson
An Overview of Lancet Lab

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Why We Are Different

Our core values, unique client service delivery and passion for excellence

At Lancet Lab we value and respect our customers, making every effort to provide great customer service. We achieve this by simply caring about our patients’ health. From our friendly and professional healthcare team, efficient courier network and responsive customer-care service, we aim to provide a first-class pathology experience.

We continuously aim to raise the bar in delivering responsible pathology services, quality at every level, constantly seeking new ways to improve on our effectiveness and efficiency.



As one of the leading pathology laboratories operating throughout South Africa, we recognise our important role and responsibility in providing specialist pathology services and infrastructure to support the fight against HIV, tuberculosis and other key health issues affecting our continent.


To deliver consistent quality at every level of our business, Lancet Laboratories’ Quality Assurance team works hard to achieve and maintain SANAS accreditation throughout its structure, adhering to the highest international criteria set out according to ISO Standard 15189.


Lancet Laboratories is constantly seeking new ways to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of our service delivery. In order to achieve the best possible standards and provide the best possible service, we understand the value of developing and investing in our employees at every level of the business.


The Quality Assurance department is responsible for ensuring that the Quality Management System (QMS) is implemented and maintained in all laboratories and departments within Lancet Lab.

Our objectives are to attain accreditation to ISO 15189 for laboratories and certification to ISO 9001 for all support departments.

Lancet Laboratories strives to produce quality, accurate and reliable patient results ensuring our customer needs are met.