The Ministry of health carries out an inspection of suspicion, according to which failure in one of the largest medical laboratories in the country, owned by the health insurance Fund «Clalit», resulted in an error in the treatment of approximately 300 cancer patients suffering from lung cancer, colon or skin.
Information about the audit were published by the news service, «Hadashot 2».
The test began about a year ago. The management of the Fund shut down the lab until the investigation is completed the Ministry of health.
The press service of «Clalit» reported that the likelihood that someone sick gets the wrong treatment is virtually reduced to zero». The Ministry of health said that currently, cases of misdiagnosis that led to the worsening of the disease or influenced the treatment, was not detected.
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