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Leading pathology laboratories agree to reduce their pricing of COVID-19 tests

The Competition Commission has concluded consent agreements with two of the largest private pathology laboratories, Ampath and Lancet, which will result in an immediate reduction in the maximum price cap of COVID-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests from R850 to R500 including VAT. These agreements have come about as a result of an investigation by the Commission into the alleged … Read More