Pathology Laboratory System (PLS)

A complete software solution for pathology.

Built on our Core Lab technology,  PLS seamlessly integrates all disciplines of Pathology together into one package, giving you everything you need in one product.

Our PLS team holds decades of experience in pathology, which means we know how best to support you. Feel empowered to adapt to pathology changes with minimal effort with a customised solution to suit your specific workflow.

Your partner in business growth and innovative diagnostic care

Total billing

All your billing in one place, without the need for integrations.

Core Lab technology

Everything you need to perform outstanding diagnostic care in pathology.

Isolate and Sensitivity Module

Store granular data for use by infectious disease, infection control and epidemiology personnel.

One central hub

Enjoy the flexibility and convenience of one piece of software, for multiple pathology disciplines and functions.

PLS workflow

PLS gives you the support you need at every stage of the testing process. Save time and energy by seeing everything you need all in one place.

Key features


Laboratory analysers and instrumentation

PLS provides interfacing protocols such as ASTM, HL7 and FHIR to connect to any instrument that has the capacity to send data.


3rd party integrations

PLS has been interfaced with most of the 3rd party systems in Australia and is equipped with tools to easily connect with new players


Transfusion Pathology

Explore extended functionality that includes the management of blood bags and other blood products.

Success stories

See how PLS is supporting healthcare professionals, just like you, to give better diagnostic care.

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Kestral PLS has been developed in line with our requirements. An added benefit is the local control over configuration of the software which has allowed us to quickly implement new features and resolve the majority of issues internally.

Royal Hobart Hospital Pathology Services

Frequently asked questions

Have a question about PLS or want to learn more about how to boost your workflow? Check out our FAQs.

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What is PLS?

PLS is a fully inclusive laboratory information system designed for public and private Australian Laboratory settings. It can be scaled to suit a range of different sites, from single departments all the way up to a full local health district.

I’m interested in a quote. How do I get in contact with you?

You can fill out the contact form on our website, or email us

How is PLS hosted?

PLS can be hosted either on premise, in an offsite data centre, or via cloud technology. We’ll work with you to find a solution that suits your needs, so don’t worry if you’re not sure about which option is best.

Does PLS integrate with other healthcare solutions?

It sure does! We’ve got the tools and expertise to integrate PLS with lots of different healthcare solutions. Check out our partners, or for more information on who and how we partner, get in touch with us at

My system is down. Who do I call?

For critical support issues you can call us at 1300 537 8725. For anything else that’s not as urgent, you can jump on our support page or get in touch with our friendly customer service team.

Healthcare doesn’t clock off at 5pm – neither do we.

Our friendly support staff are available 24/7 to troubleshoot issues, answer questions and provide help, when you need it most.

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