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LASUTH receives honour as Nigeria’s highest testing laboratory for tuberculosis

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The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) has been honoured as the Highest Testing Laboratory for Tuberculosis (TB) as well as in recognition of its unwavering commitment to public health in Nigeria by the Cepheid, an American Molecular Diagnostics Company.

In a release on the recent achievement, the Chief Medical Director of LASUTH, Prof. Adetokunbo Fabamwo, said the award underscores the hospital’s tireless efforts and exceptional dedication in combating tuberculosis within the nation.

The statement reads, “With an unyielding commitment to advancing healthcare and eradicating the spread of TB, LASUTH has consistently upheld the highest standards of diagnostic excellence and patient care.

“Through its state-of-the-art laboratory facilities and a team of experienced medical professionals, the hospital has emerged as a beacon of hope in the fight against tuberculosis”.

“The recognition as Nigeria’s leading TB testing laboratory is a testament to LASUTH’s continuous strides in promoting public health and achieving excellence in disease detection. The hospital has significantly contributed to the early diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis cases, thereby playing a pivotal role in controlling its prevalence across the country.

“We are immensely proud and honoured to receive this prestigious award, which reaffirms our commitment to serving the community and addressing critical healthcare challenges. This recognition motivates us to persist in our mission to provide top-notch diagnostic services and combat tuberculosis effectively”, the CMD stated.



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