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For a healthier Africa

DiagnoseMe by 54gene is now 7RiverLabs (7RL)

...with a more expansive test offering, advanced technology and our signature excellent service delivery

DiagnoseMe is now ‘7RiverLabs by 54gene’ (7RL)

Now in Nigeria!

...With our innovative diagnostics technology available in-country at affordable rates, you don’t have to send samples abroad for testing anymore

Bringing precision diagnostics closer

Accurate. Affordable. Accessible.

...7RiverLabs is your trusted partner for advanced and affordable diagnostics services in Africa

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What we do

7RiverLabs is removing the barriers to advanced diagnostics in Africa so everyone can live longer, healthier lives. Our innovative techniques and operational processes are spearheaded by experts, so healthcare providers can rest, assured of timely and uncompromised patient care.


A cancer diagnosis can be scary, but a late diagnosis or misdiagnosis is life-threatening. 7RiverLabs is offering predictive and precise diagnosis of cancers that increases a patient's chances of survival.

Our laboratory houses best-in-class equipment and world class staff capable of processing various biological specimen types, ranging from histopathological diagnosis to molecular tests such as Next Generation Sequencing (e.g. Human Whole Genome Sequencing, Whole Exome Sequencing and Targeted Sequencing) and real-time PCR for detection of target genes and genetic variants.

Our experts are well-versed in the identification and analysis of:

  • Breast cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Neuroendocrine tumours
  • Epithelial tumours
  • Soft Tissue tumours
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Leukemia
  • Lymphoma
  • Prostate Cancer
Women's Health

7RiverLabs is meeting the diagnostics needs of African women by providing safe and convenient sample collection procedures (including self sample collection kits) and processing, to aid diagnosis within the shortest possible time.

With fully automated instruments from renowned manufacturers like Illumina, Thermo Fisher, Roche Diagnostics, and Leica, we are your allies in:

  • Fertility evaluation and detecting hormonal balance
  • Cervical cancer screening (HrHPV)
  • Urinary tract infections (UTIs)
  • Sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
Cardiovascular & Lifestyle Check

Periodic medical check ups are necessary to maintain a healthy life and control your predisposition to certain diseases.

At 7RiverLabs, we screen for life-threatening non-communicable diseases using automated and semi-automated analyzers such as the Roche Cobas c311 and Cobas e411, and Mindray BS120 analyzers.

The following test categories are available:

  • Cardiac Markers
  • Diabetic Profiling
  • Liver Function Tests
  • Kidney Function Test
  • Lipid Profile
  • Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
Infectious Diseases

We live in an era where humans are more connected than ever, this increases susceptibility and spread of infectious diseases, especially in developing countries.

Our laboratories have a proven track record of supporting governments, corporate organizations and individuals to ramp up testing to curb the spread of communicable diseases.

Through innovative technology systems such as the automated BD Phoenix M50, Bactec FX40, and Biorad FX, 7RiverLabs provides accurate identification of microbes using conventional as well as molecular techniques across these categories:

  • Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
  • Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)
  • Respiratory Infections
  • Hospital Acquired Infections
Pregnancy and Newborn Screening

Prompt and adequate care during pregnancy reduces neonatal mortality. Prenatal and newborn screenings help detect birth defects and genetic disorders for the best healthcare decisions for mother and child; before and after birth.

Take advantage of 7RiverLabs’ ultra-modern techniques to prevent exposure of mother and child to life-threatening medical conditions.

  • Non-Invasive Prenatal Test (NIPT)
  • Paternity Tests
  • Foetal RHD Screening
  • Cystic Fibrosis

Speak to a Genetic Counsellor*

Our board-certified genetic counsellors are available to provide personalized and valuable insight into what our molecular genetic test results mean for you.

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*Genetic counselling provides you with information on genetic conditions that may run in your family to make better health decisions

Real Stories

Despite the scale of our operations, 7RiverLabs has been able to effectively interpret our testing strategy, maintain a high level of professionalism and consistently deliver timely service.

7RiverLabs instils confidence and trust with staff professionalism and efficiency, ensuring you get nothing but valid results. They come highly recommended.

7RiverLabs has demonstrated the highest standard of service we have experienced from a medical laboratory. Their processes are seamless, customer service is top-notch and their quick turnaround time has been invaluable to our goal of maintaining a safe work environment.

Who we are

Our vision
Our vision

To be Africa’s trusted precision diagnostics partner.

Our mission
Our mission

To bring affordable precision diagnostics to all Africans.

Our core values
Our core values
  • The patient’s wellness always comes first
  • We only utilize Innovative technology
  • Excellence is our prerogative
  • We maintain integrity in all that we do

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Frequently asked questions

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What is 7RiverLabs?

7RiverLabs (7RL) is the diagnostics arm of 54gene, improving the quality of health for Africans by leveraging advanced technologies for affordable and accessible medical tests.

How is 7RiverLabs improving the health of Africans?

7RiverLabs is providing previously inaccessible tests to individuals and providers by leveraging innovative diagnostics technology that makes sample processing faster and shortens turnaround time for better treatment outcomes.

What types of tests does 7RiverLabs offer?

Our best-in-class equipment are capable of screening patients for infectious and non-communicable diseases, cardiovascular diseases and other general lifestyle checks. Some of our tests come with free consultations with genetic experts for further prognosis.

How quick can I receive my test results?

We say as quick as 7RiverLabs! Even though each test has its own unique turnaround time for result delivery, our investment in world-class technology enables us to promptly process samples and deliver results faster than most of our competitors.

Are my test results confidential?

Your test results are encrypted with password protection and can only be accessible by you.

What do you do with my samples after testing?

In line with data privacy and human right laws, your samples are destroyed after testing, unless express consent is granted by the patient for biobanking purposes.

What is 7RiverLabs’ goal?

To bring affordable precision diagnostics to all Africans.

Do you offer same day COVID-19 tests and results?

Yes, some of our centres offer 6-hour turnaround times. Please contact us on our customer care line or email to know more.

What is the difference between a 7RL Express Centre and 7RL Experience Centre?

An express center is a travel clinic mainly for COVID-19 Tests while an Experience center will offer sample collection for all the tests on our menu.

What do you do with my samples after testing?

In line with data privacy and human right laws, your samples are destroyed after testing, unless express consent is granted by the patient for biobanking purposes.

How do I become a 7RiverLabs partner?

That’s easy, just send an email to and your assigned account manager will contact you shortly afterwards.

How do I schedule appointments for my patients?

Simply log into the provider portal and register the patient. Once registered, you can schedule an appointment and order any test for your patients. The portal also has detailed information on our sample collection options, and how to view patients’ results when ready.

What if I have further questions about my patients’ results?

Our provider support representatives are always on standby to assist you with interpretation of test results. Please send an email to .

Can I order any test I want?

Some tests are available for online/phone/walk-in requests at any of our 7RL Lounges and partner labs. However, specialised tests have to be ordered through your doctor.

Do I need to book an appointment before I get tested?

Walk-ins are always welcome. Appointments are however optional, but recommended to reduce your wait time.

What do I need to do before coming in for a test?

All you need to do is follow all test preparation instructions provided when ordering a test online or given by our customer care team.

How can I pay for my test?

If you order a test online, you will be prompted to make payment during the checkout process. Cash is however not currently accepted at our 7RL Lounges to minimize physical contact.

Are payment plans available?

We don’t have any at the moment, but we accept payment from most health insurance providers (HMOs). We’ll also work directly with your insurance provider to coordinate coverage and payment on your behalf.

How do I know when my result is ready?

After booking your test, you will get a notification via email when the result is ready. If the test was ordered by your healthcare provider, you can ask them to include your email address in the order and you’ll be notified as well when it is ready.

After receiving my test results, what’s next?

Have a discussion with your doctor on available medical treatments, if necessary. You can also contact 7RiverLabs directly for assistance with interpreting your results.