Red Cross Children’s Hospital NHLS Division of Chemical Pathology provides a paediatric routine and specialized academic chemistry service to the Groote Schuur/Red Cross/Mowbray Maternity hospital complex in Cape Town and is geared for processing small sample volumes. The unit specialises in the diagnosis and management of a wide range of inborn errors of metabolism including sweat testing for cystic fibrosis. Furthermore, the laboratory utilises an extensive network of reference laboratories to provide a comprehensive diagnostic and consultation service to clinicians regarding paediatric specific disease.

Contact us at:

Institute of Child Health Building 1st Floor
Red Cross Children's Hospital
Cape Town
South Africa

Contact numbers:

Chem Routine Bench: 021 658 5224/6
IMD:                               021 658 52707
General lab e-mail: