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We’re not just a lab; we’re boundary-breakers

Introducing iMED, South Africa’s pioneering forensic lab, leading the way with cutting-edge solutions. As the first privately owned 17025 forensic toxicology lab in South Africa, we conquered COVID challenges and emerged as industry leaders. Our unwavering dedication led us to expand into DNA and genetics analysis. We’re not just a lab; we’re boundary-breakers, using cloud-based […]

What effect did Covid-19 have on drug abuse in South Africa

Could the nationwide lockdown which was implemented in the interests of the health of the people of South Africa have been detrimental to aspects of the South African populations’ mental health, particularly for those struggling with addiction? From midnight on Thursday on 26 March 2020 South Africa went on its first lockdown and the nation […]

What methods do we use?

We offer our clients testing service options according to their unique and specific needs by including immunoassays as well as LC-MS/MS technology. We are continuously researching the drug of abuse market to keep abreast of the latest technology in drug of abuse testing. We are the first laboratory in South Africa that implemented a newly […]

SARS-CoV-2 Testing Information

Why should I test and what test options are available?Early diagnosis of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID19) is important for both infection prevention and patient management.There are two broad types of tests available, each described in more detail below. The first test type is based on detecting part of the genetic material of the virus (PCR) […]

What does my Covid-19 PCR test Result Mean?

DETECTED This means that the presence of SARS-Cov-2 virus target genes fragments were present on the sample received by the Laboratory. My test was positive, but I feel fine. A positive test, even in the absence of symptoms, is still a reason to stay home. Researchers estimate that a serious portion of people who catch […]