DML provides a home visit
specimen collection service for patients who are confined to their
home. The service is available to all residents of Ministry of
Health certified Rest Homes and Geriatric hospitals and those
patients referred by a private medical specialist who are deemed to
If your patient requires a home visit please contact our House
Calls Co-ordinators on 571 6400.
In addition to our mobile phlebotomy team, DML operates an
Auckland wide courier service, Medical Couriers. Our courier system
has been fine tuned over many years to ensure our couriers meet
routine specimen pick up times, as well as being available for
urgent on demand requests.
To request a specimen pick up
please contact our House Calls Co-ordinators on 571 6400.
Frozen Sections require a booking, preferably made 24 hours ahead
of time. Our Histology staff will be able to set this up for your
clinic or hospital, please call 571 6435. There are special
labelling, packaging and transport arrangements.
There are some tests collected by DML which are not
funded by the government. Examples of these tests include,
but are not limited to, tests with referrer restrictions, Rabies,
QuantiFeron Tb Gold; AMH (Anti-Mullerian Hormone). Prices for these
tests and others are listed on our pricelist www.dml.co.nz/testprices or
contact our Helpline on (09) 571 6400 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Training in Venepuncture
and Specimen Collection
Training in the collection of blood
specimens and other pthological specimens can be provided for staff
working in health facilities or research intitutions. Contact
our Training Supervisor, ph (09) 571 6403