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Lancet Laboratories Limited Zambia is a private pathology laboratory offering quality controlled pathology testing and reporting services. We have been established, registered and practicing in Zambia since December 2004. We have expanded our business to reach more of the community by opening collection depots and laboratories outside of Lusaka.

We offer 24/7 laboratory services at our Lusaka Main Laboratory, a dedicated client services team to ensure client queries are addressed, a courier service to collect samples from designated Health Facilities and onsite sample collection from client premises if requested.

We provide in-country testing for: Haematology, Immunology, Chemistry, Serology, Microbiology, Coagulation, Cardiac markers and Covid 19. We refer Cytology and Histology testing to our partner laboratory located in South Africa with results communicated back within a timely manner.

We are accredited by Health Processional Council of Zambia (HPCZ) and African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM). Additionally, we are accredited by NHIMA at our Choma Depot and Lusaka Main Laboratory.



In Zambia, Lancet Laboratories Zambia is a member of the Cerba Lancet Africa Group, (CLA). Our laboratory is well recognised for obtaining the ISO 15189:2012 accreditation and a solid market position.

With a strong focus on customer satisfaction and top-notch service delivery, it has earned a reputation as a household name in healthcare.

Lancet Laboratories Limited Zambia is part of Cerba Lancet Africa, a Joint Venture between Cerba Healthcare and Lancet Group of Laboratories. Cerba Lancet Africa operates a network of 170 sites across, Botswana, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. With its African network of more than 100 ISO-accredited laboratories, employing over 1,900 workers serving more than 5 million patients a year, Cerba Lancet Africa is now the leading force in local clinical pathology and medical diagnosis in Africa and is part of an internationally accredited pathology laboratory, the Cerba Lancet Africa Group.


To be the leading force in local medical diagnostics in Africa, while offering the highest standards of pathology and biomedical services to patients and medical communities across the continent.


To provide Africa with the best medical diagnostic solutions at world-class standards to improve the quality of life of communities.




We strive to treat everyone with kindness and cultivate respect in our relationships with our teams, partners, healthcare professionals, and patients for whom we work every day.



We act with the utmost rigour to improve the quality of our services by investing and developing men and women to obtain the best of each and everyone in the service of all.



We are committed to patients, healthcare professionals, our business and institutional partners to deliver accurate and useful results, ensuring confidentiality to improve everyone’s health.

Equity in Health


We keep engaging in new approaches to meet the needs and priorities of our local communities.

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