List Of Best Medical Laboratories In Kenya

This is a list of the best medical laboratories in Kenya. The list focuses on medical laboratories that offer exceptional, affordable services and maintain high standards of medical lab sciences.

In no particular order, here is a list of the best medical laboratories in Kenya.

1. Pathologists Lancet Kenya

Pathologists Lancet is a leading pathology laboratory service providing vital diagnostic, monitoring and screening testing from routine to specialised and esoteric tests. They have several branches in Nairobi, Thika, Eldoret, Kericho, Nakuru, Bungoma, Kakamega, Kisumu, Kisii, Wajir, Garissa, Meru, Mombasa, Malindi, Naivasha and Nanyuki.


2. Realab Diagnostics Laboratory

Realab was founded by a team of medical laboratory experts with a rich background and extensive experience in the field of clinical laboratory diagnosis and quality management systems.

Location: Professor Nelson Awori Centre, Ralph Bunche Road, Nairobi.

Contact: 0794 612 812.

3. Meditest

Meditest offers a range of tests from standard pathology tests in haematology, immunology, autoimmune disease, histopathology, cytology, parasitology to specialised tests such as neonatal screening, and HIV viral loads.

Location: Sclater’s House, Parklands Road, Nairobi.

Contacts: 0724 365 305, 0734 205 430.


4. Nyumbani Diagnostic Laboratory

It is an ISO 15189 accredited laboratory that majored in medical diagnostic services. The laboratory’s management ensures quality service delivery at every step of testing, with expertise in medical diagnostic and pathological services.

Location: Along Dagoretti Road, Karen.

Contacts: 0731 646 883, 0722 539 294.

5. Medicross Kenya

Medicross takes pride in providing high-end laboratory services through a network of over 18+ centres in Kenya.

Contact: 0730 730 000.


6. Biotech Medical Laboratory

Biotech is one of the newest and best laboratories in Kenya. It offers clients a wide range of laboratory tests.

Location: City Centre, Nairobi.

Contact: 0723 418 343.

7. Accurite Diagnostics

Accurite Diagnostics offers thousands of medical tests at an affordable rate.

Location: KMA Building, Upperhill, Nairobi.

Contact: 0737 335 126.

8. Quest Laboratories

Quest Laboratories offers convenient, cost-effective, stress-free access to testing within Nairobi. They are able to coordinate varieties of medical testing, including haematology, chemistry, immunology and microbiology.

Location: Doctors Park, 3rd Parklands Avenue, Nairobi.

Contacts: 0708 771 991, 0780 771 199.


9. Pathcare Kenya

Pathcare is a private Kenyan owned professional laboratory which strives to promote the health of the population by providing accessible, affordable, appropriate and equitable quality pathology services to patients and supporting clinicians.

Location: Regal Plaza, Limuru Road.

Contacts: 0722 203 074, 0733 333 552.

10. Metropolis Kenya

Metropolis first created a footprint in Kenya through the acquisition of Star Biotech Labs in 2013. It has grown to expand into 7 laboratories and 2 collection centres in Nairobi, Mombasa, Machakos and Kisumu. The laboratories cater to significant medical diagnostic needs of routine as well as specialised tests.

Contacts: 0730 490 000, 0733 666 693.



KEMRI is a state corporation that was established through the Science and Technology (Amendment) Act of 1979. They have state of the art microbiology, immunology and clinical diagnostic labs.

Contact:+254 722205901

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