For a healthier

...7River Labs is providing access to advanced, accurate and affordable diagnostics for better medical treatment outcomes

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For a healthier Africa

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

...the same high quality care with more lab tests to choose from

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

Bringing precision diagnostics closer

...for healthier and happier patients, families, employees and communities

Bringing precision diagnostics closer

We are experts in what we do

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What we do

7River Labs (7RL) is putting Africans’ health first by providing timely access to accurate and affordable diagnostics tests such as cancer screening, diabetes, UTIs, STIs, cholesterol, fertility, liver and kidney function tests, and many more.

Molecular Diagnostics

Cancer misdiagnosis is common in Africa. Our lab tests support early and accurate diagnosis and also screen for known and unknown genetic conditions.

Molecular Oncology
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Leukaemia & Lymphoma
  • Lung Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
Other genetic tests
  • Fertility
  • Prenatal and Newborn Screening
  • Paternity Testing
  • Cystic Fibrosis

Self-diagnosis isn't the answer, it is best to correctly identify and treat the infection. Our tests will accurately diagnose the infection from a sample source.

  • COVID-19
  • Gastro-intestinal diseases
  • Sexually Transmitted diseases
  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Malaria
  • HIV
  • Gastro-duodenal ulcer panel
  • Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)
Anatomic Pathology

Understand the disease and the treatments available. We support disease diagnosis based on microscopic examination of tissue and fluid.

  • Histopathology
  • Cytology
  • Immunohistochemistry
Clinical Chemistry and Immunology

Tests can show what exactly is going on in a human body, so prevention and treatment of disease conditions are targeted. We support disease diagnosis based on biochemical analysis of samples.

  • Liver function test
  • Kidney function tests
  • Diabetic profiling
  • Lipid profile
  • Hormones
  • Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
  • Tumour markers

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.

Speak to a Genetic Counsellor
*Genetic counselling provides you with information on how certain genetic conditions may affect you or your family

Real Stories

54gene has demonstrated the highest standard of service that we have experienced from a medical laboratory in Nigeria. The process for booking appointments for sample collection has been seamless across our different Nigerian locations and their quick turnaround has been instrumental to our ability to provide timely information to those concerned and invaluable to our goal of maintaining a safe work environment.

We are particularly impressed by 54gene’s customer service delivery and highly recommend their services to all those who may require it.”

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

7RiverLabs by 54gene has been our testing partner, and have maintained a high level of professionalism and efficiency. Despite the scale of our business operations, they were able to effectively interpret our integrated testing strategy and have delivered incredibly in terms of quality and timely service. In addition, general staff feedback has been fantastic, and 7RL is well recommended for their quality standards and efficient service delivery."

Who we are

Our vision
Our vision

To become the first choice for diagnostics in Africa.

Our mission
Our mission

To provide affordable, reliable and advanced precision diagnostics in support of a healthier you.

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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Is 7RL a lab?

7RL is the diagnostic arm of 54gene that is providing affordable, reliable and advanced diagnostics for Africans; contributing to the equalizing of precision medicine, through its laboratory testing.

How is 7RL improving the health of Africans?

7RL is bringing precision diagnostics closer to Africans by providing tests previously inaccessible and/or unaffordable on the continent.

What is 7RL’s goal?

To become the first choice provider of diagnostics services in Africa.

What types of tests does 7RL offer?

We offer a wide range of testing from Chemistry, Microbiology, Histopathology, and Genetic testing. Some of our tests come with free consultations with Genetic Counsellors.

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

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

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

Yes we do, but they are not available at all our centres and you need to be there by a specific time. Please contact us on our customer care line or email to know more.

How quick is it to receive test results?

Each test has its average turnaround time for result release. This can be discussed with your doctor, or with any of our customer support team members.

How will the privacy of test results be protected?

Test Results are encrypted with password protection that is only accessible by the customer with access to their own account details. Please do not share your unique identification with any third party to ensure the security and privacy of your results.

7RL’s systems and processes are built with security and privacy in the forefront to ensure the Confidentiality, Integrity, Availability and Privacy of personal data. We are ISO27001 certified and also adhere to the requirements of the Nigerian Data Protection Regulation.

What do you do with samples after testing?

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

When customers’ submit their samples to a 7Rivers Lab Test Centre - are those samples biobanked and used for research?

Samples collected from customers are NOT typically biobanked or used for research UNLESS in cases where express consent has been obtained specifically for biobanking and research purposes.

How do I become a 7RL partner?

Simply send an email to and your assigned account manager will contact you shortly.

How do I schedule an appointment for my patient?

Just log into the provider portal and register the patient. Once registered, you can order any test for your patient, and schedule an appointment.

Does 7RL experience delays in test turnaround time (TAT)?

No, our standard TAT varies with the type of test and the location, and is communicated upon enquiry.

How do I contact my account manager?

Please send an email to and a representative will get in touch.

How can I know more about sample collection and/or pickup for a test being ordered for my patient?

You can access more information about sample collection and pickup by registering or logging into our provider portal. You can also call our customer care line or email to schedule a pickup.

How do I access a patient's results or view the status of the test ordered on their behalf?

Please visit our website, and enter your login credentials to view your dashboard.

An email notification will also be sent to the registered email address once the result is ready. If you would also like us to notify the client, you can include their email address when placing a request for the test.

How do I get questions answered about patients' results?

To request assistance with interpretation of results, please contact our customer care line or email

Can I order any test I want?

Some tests are available for patients to request online, by phone or at our physical lab test centres and partner labs. However, specialised tests have to be ordered through your doctor.

Do I need to book an appointment?

Walk-ins are welcome and appointments are optional but always recommended if you want to reduce your wait time.

How do I find the lab test centres near me?

You can use the website to check for the 7RL centres in your city.

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

You should follow all test preparation instructions provided when ordering a test online or given by our customer care team.

How do I provide a sample?

If your test was ordered by your doctor, they would handle the collection of your sample. You can however check for the nearest lab test centre for sample collection. Please contact our customer support team for more information.

How can I pay for my test?

If you order a test online, you will be prompted to pay for your test during the checkout process. Cash notes are currently not accepted at our lab test centres to minimize contact and potential spread of diseases.

What payment options do you offer?

We don’t offer payment plans at the moment but we accept payment from most insurance providers (HMOs), and we’ll work directly with your insurance company to coordinate coverage and payment on your behalf.

How do I know when my result is ready?

If you booked a test for yourself or your dependant, you would get notified on the registered email address once results are released. If your test was ordered by your healthcare provider, you can ask them to include your email address and you will be notified once your result is ready.

Upon ordering, you can always sign on to the online portal to check the status of your test. When the results are released, you can view the results online.

What should I do once my result is received?

You should have a discussion with your doctor on possible treatments options available. You can also contact 7RL to find out more about interpreting your results.