About National Reference Laboratory

National Reference Laboratory is a Mubadala Company, created in partnership with Laboratory Corporation of America® Holdings (LabCorp®), the world’s leading healthcare diagnostics company and operator of one of the world’s largest and most experienced clinical laboratory networks. Read More

Laboratory Testing

Together with the significant resources of LabCorp’s network, National Reference Laboratory offers a comprehensive menu of more than 5,000 tests. This includes a comprehensive range of services from basic blood counts and cholesterol test to more complex diagnoses of genetic conditions, cancers and other rare diseases. Read More

Outsourced Lab Services

National Reference Laboratory is a leader in providing laboratory outsourcing services in the UAE. It offers healthcare organizations of any size customized services to fully substitute onsite laboratory testing by providing cost-effective services with STAT and fast turnaround testing time, without compromising the quality of patient care. Read More

Lab Management

National Reference Laboratory provides complete onsite laboratory management solutions, ideal for facilities where laboratory management is not a core service and they are looking to subcontract laboratory management in order to increase efficiencies and cost savings. Read More

Occupational Health

National Reference Laboratory provides occupational health testing services to diverse organizations including visa screening centers, corporate medical centers and companies from different industries such as aviation, construction, oil and gas, and hospitality. Read More

National Reference Laboratory News

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    National Reference Laboratory Achieves New Quality Milestones in Middle East with CAP Accreditations for Two More Laboratories in Network

    Additional NRL laboratories awarded the gold standard for quality accreditation in the laboratory industry National Reference Laboratory becomes…
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    The CAP and NRL to organize a CAP Inspector Training in Abu Dhabi

      The College of American Pathologists (CAP) and National Reference Laboratory (NRL) have the pleasure to invite you…
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    National Reference Laboratory (NRL) becomes the first fully-automated referral laboratory in the UAE

    Highly innovative Total Laboratory Automation (TLA) considerably boosts level of service offered by NRL to healthcare providers Significant…
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    NRL's CEO to speak at Building Healthcare 2017

      You are cordially invited to attend our presentation:  SELECTING THE OPTIMAL MODEL AND PARTNER FOR THE LABORATORY IN…
  • New in-house test - 1,25 dihydroxy vitamin D

    We are proud to announce that we have recently expanded our in-house test menu with a 1,25 dihydroxy vitamin D test, performed at our laboratory in ICAD, Abu Dhabi. Below please find more information about the test: Order Code Order Code Name CPT Code Specimen type Volume Specimen container Storage Specimen Stability 081091  1,25 Dihydroxy Vitamin D, Serum  82652  Serum  1.0 mL…
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    NRL expanded the immunohistochemistry stains panel with 12 new stains

    We are proud to announce that we have expanded the in-house test menu of our Anatomic Pathology Laboratory with 12 new immunohistochemistry stains. With these new additions, NRL’s in-house staining menu now consists of more than 140 stains, including one of the largest immunohistochemistry panels available across the anatomic pathology laboratories in the region. Please see more info below: Order Code…
  • New in-house PCR Test - Cytomegalovirus, Varicella Zoster, Herpes Simplex Virus

    We are glad to announce that as part of our continuous efforts to expand our in-house menu, we have recently launched several new tests performed at our Molecular Pathology Centre of Excellence, located at the NRL's laboratory in ICAD, Abu Dhabi. Please see more info below:   Order Code Order Code Name CPT Code Specimen type Volume Specimen container Storage 138693…
  • New in-house tests for specialized coagulation testing

    We are proud to announce the launch of our Center of Excellence for Specialized Coagulation Testing, located at NRL’s laboratory in ICAD, Abu Dhabi. The laboratory provides comprehensive specialized testing for coagulation disorders and was set up with the support of world-class experts from Colorado Coagulation, part of LabCorp’s specialty laboratory network. Below please find more information about the test menu of…
  • HIV confirmation testing available at NRL

    As part of our continuous efforts to expand our in-house test menu, we have recently added two HIV1/2 confirmatory testing, performed at our ICAD laboratory.  Please find more information below: Order Code Order Code Name CPT Code Specimen type Volume Specimen container Storage Specimen stability TAT*days 083904  HIV-1/2 Ab Confirmation and Differentiation, Serum 86701 86702 Serum 5 ml Gel barrier…
  • Flow-cytometry T- and B-Lymphocyte and Natural Killer Cell Profile

    We are proud to announce that we have recently expanded our in-house test menu with a T- and B-Lymphocyte and Natural Killer Cell Profile This tests announce the establishing of a Centre of Excellence for Flow Cytometry, within our ICAD Laboratory in Abu Dhabi. We are further working on expanding the test menu with more extensive immunophenotyping panels by flow cytometry, used to diagnose…
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National Reference Laboratory is a Mubadala Company - partnering with international expertise to develop world-class healthcare for the region.

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National Reference Laboratory was created in partnership with Laboratory Corporation of America® Holdings (LabCorp®), the world’s leading healthcare diagnostics company and operator of one of the world’s largest and most experienced clinical laboratory networks.