About Diagnostech

Diagnostech, established in 2005, has been the sole distributor for Dako, an Agilent Technologies Company, in Southern Africa for over a decade, with our territory now including more than 34 African countries. Agilent Technologies Inc. acquired Dako in 2012, and through this acquisition, Diagnostech became the official sole distributor for Agilent Genomics and Diagnostic solutions, including Dako Pathology and Flow Cytometry Solutions in South Africa. In 2018, Diagnostech further expanded our portfolio to include product offerings from HistoCyte Laboratories and Lucigen. Our extensive portfolio includes, but is by no means limited to:

  • Immunohistochemistry (IHC)
  • Companion Diagnostics (pharmDx)
  • Molecular Pathology
  • Flow Cytometry
  • H&E and Special Stains
  • Controls

  • Microarray Technology
  • Next Generation Sequencing (NGS)
  • PCR, RT-PCR and qPCR
  • Mutagenesis
  • Cloning Vectors and Reagents
  • Enzymes
  • DNA/RNA Purification
  • Protein Expression
  • Competent Cells
  • Synthetic Biology
Our vision and mission

Diagnostech is built on three strong foundational core values: Ethics, Service and Doing things properly. We do not take shortcuts, nor do we undervalue our offering by doing half a job. It is through respect for our colleagues and clients alike that we endeavour to do our best every day and to live our core value of service through resiliency, excellence and care.

Our strategically aligned partners

Diagnostech is committed to being your preferred genomics and pathology supplier. We are the sole distributor of a wide range of pathology, molecular and genomics portfolios in South Africa as well as in the majority of African countries. We strive to provide high-quality products, training and support for all our customers. Achieving this is possible through our strategic alliances and partnerships with world-class brands.

“Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) a global leader in life sciences, diagnostics and applied chemical markets is the premier laboratory partner for a better world. The company provides laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise, enabling customers to gain the insights they seek. Agilent’s expertise and trusted collaboration give customers the highest confidence in their solutions.”
Source: www.agilent.com

“HistoCyte Laboratories Ltd founders, Dr Ian Milton and Colin Tristram, share over 30 years of experience in the development of diagnostic products. Their novel technology allows them to produce and process cell lines into tissue-like controls manufactured to a reproducible standard and inexhaustible supply. Their aim is to deliver this cost-effective control material to laboratories looking to improve confidence in their results and ultimately the service they offer.”
Source: www.histocyte.com

“Lucigen Corporation is working to improve people’s lives by providing quality products and services to life science and healthcare professionals. Founded in Wisconsin in 1998, Lucigen offers products and services that enable life-science professionals to perform their research and testing more efficiently and effectively. Core competencies include enzyme evolution, protein expression, cloning, competent cells, next-gen sequencing, and molecular diagnostics.”
Source: www.lucigen.com

“We provide a powerful product development platform for research that enables all molecular laboratories to solve complex genomic problems. Our ultimate goal is to break down barriers to sophisticated genomic analysis in community and regional settings with our in vitro diagnostic (IVD) products that are currently in development.”
Source: www.archerdx.com

“LGC, Biosearch Technologies provide products and services for genomic analysis that support mission critical applications for agrigenomics and diagnostics. At LGC we offer a full range of high quality PCR reagents, custom genotyping assays, genomic services and workflow solutions for DNA sample preparation and downstream processing.”
Source: www.facebook.com/LGCBiosearch

“Diagenode is your dedicated supplier for sample preparation products for next generation sequencing, proteomics, and epigenetics research. Our experimentally-validated, easy-to-use solutions and services for RNA, DNA, chromatin, and protein analysis give researchers the confidence and success needed to achieve best-in-class results.”
Source: www.diagenode.com

“Twist Bioscience is powering the new bio-based economy with our synthetic DNA platform. We work in service of people who are changing the world for the better in fields such as medicine, agriculture, industrial chemicals and data storage. Our innovative silicon-based DNA Synthesis Platform and NGS offering provide precision at a scale that is otherwise unavailable to our customers.”
Source: www.twistbioscience.com

“Agilent Dako help pathologists and clinicians make accurate diagnoses that help determine the most effective treatment for cancer patients. We are proud to be a renowned provider of complete pathology solutions and flow cytometry reagents, trusted by clinical laboratories around the world in the fight against cancer. Our Dako brand of high-quality diagnostic antibodies, reagents, instruments, software and expertise help hospitals and research labs around the world deliver accurate results to cancer patients.”
Source: www.agilent.com