Referral laboratories

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Analyte Laboratory Address ISO 15189 accreditation
16S Panbacterial PCR UKHSA Colindale Department for Bioanalysis & Horizon Technologies
UKHSA Colindale
61 Colindale Avenue
LONDON
NW9 5HT
8197
18S Panfungal PCR Bristol Mycology UKHSA Bristol
Myrtle Road
Kingsdown
8043
Aciclovir levels Southmead, Bristol Antimicrobial Reference Laboratory
Southmead
Bristol
8099
Actinomyces Cardiff Anaerobic Reference Laboratory
University Hospital of Wales
Heath Park
CARDIFF
CF4 4XW
9510
Adenovirus typing UKHSA Colindale Virus Reference Department
Microbiology Services
UKHSA Colindale
61 Colindale Avenue
London NW9 5HT
8825
Amoebiasis Hospital for Tropical Diseases London Clinical Parasitology Department
3rd Floor
The Hospital for Tropical Diseases
Mortimer Market
Capper Street
London
WC1E 6JB
7512
Antifungal drug assays MRCM Wythenshawe Mycology Reference Centre Manchester
Wythenshawe Hospital
10196
Arbovirus RIPL, Porton Down UKHSA Microbiology Services
Porton Down, Salisbury
Wiltshire SP4 0JG
9304
Anti-staphylolysin UKHSA Colindale Staphylococcus Reference Unit (SRU) 8197
Bartonella serology UKHSA Colindale Bacteriology Reference
Department (RVPBRU)
61 Colindale Avenue
London NW9 5HT
8197
Babesia serology Hospital for Tropical Diseases Clinical Parasitology Department
3rd Floor
The Hospital for Tropical Diseases
Mortimer Market
Capper Street
London
WC1E 6JB
7512
Bacterial identification, typing & sensitivity testing UKHSA Colindale UKHSA Colindale
61 Colindale Avenue
London NW9 5EQ
8197
Borrelia recurrentis serology RIPL, Porton Down UKHSA Microbiology Services
Porton Down, Salisbury
Wiltshire SP4 0JG
9304
Burkholderia pseudomallei serology UKHSA Colindale AMRHAI
UKHSA Colindale Bacteriology
61 Colindale Avenue
LONDON
NW9 5HT
8197
TSE Western General, Edinburgh National CJD Surveillance Unit
Western General Hospital
Laboratory work recognised by WHO, & follow CPS standards, inspected by HSE & perform well in European QC schemes
Chikungunya RIPL UKHSA Microbiology Services
Porton Down, Salisbury
Wiltshire SP4 0JG
9304
Coccidiomycosis Bristol mycology UKHSA Bristol
Myrtle Road
Kingsdown
8043
Chlamydiophila pneumoniae Ab/PCR Bristol UKHSA/Colindale UKHSA Bristol
Myrtle Road
Kingsdown
8043
Cryptococcal Antigen Bristol mycology UKHSA Bristol
Myrtle Road
Kingsdown
8043
Cryptosporidium Swansea Cryptosporidium Reference Unit (CRU) Swansea
NPHS Microbiology Swansea
Singleton Hospital
Sketty
Swansea
SA2 8QA
9510
Cysticercosis Hospital for Tropical Diseases Clinical Parasitology Department
3rd Floor
The Hospital for Tropical Diseases
Mortimer Market
Capper Street
London
WC1E 6JB
7512
Delta Antigen Hepatitis D (delta)/ Antibody / PCR UKHSA Colindale Virus Reference Department
Microbiology Services
UKHSA Colindale
61 Colindale Avenue
London NW9 5HT
8825
Dengue Fever RIPL, Porton Down UKHSA Microbiology Services
Porton Down, Salisbury
Wiltshire SP4 0JG
9304
E. coli 0157 UKHSA Colindale Gastrointestinal bacterial reference unit (GBRU)
UKHSA Colindale Bacteriology
61 Colindale Avenue
LONDON
NW9 5HT
Tel: 020 8200 4400
8197
E. coli VTEC antibodies UKHSA Colindale Gastrointestinal bacterial reference unit (GBRU)
UKHSA Colindale Bacteriology
61 Colindale Avenue
LONDON
NW9 5HT
Tel: 020 8200 4400
8197
Echinococcus (hydatid) Hospital for Tropical Diseases Clinical Parasitology Department
3rd Floor
The Hospital for Tropical Diseases
Mortimer Market
Capper Street
London
WC1E 6JB
7512
Ehrlichia RIPL, Porton Down UKHSA Microbiology Services
Porton Down, Salisbury
Wiltshire SP4 0JG
9304
Enterovirus typing UKHSA Colindale Virus Reference Department
Microbiology Services
UKHSA Colindale
61 Colindale Avenue
London NW9 5HT
8825
Fasciola Hospital for Tropical Diseases Clinical Parasitology Department
3rd Floor
The Hospital for Tropical Diseases
Mortimer Market
Capper Street
London
WC1E 6JB
7512
Filaria Hospital for Tropical Diseases Clinical Parasitology Department
3rd Floor
The Hospital for Tropical Diseases
Mortimer Market
Capper Street
London
WC1E 6JB
7512
Ganciclovir levels Southmead, Bristol Antimicrobial Reference Lab.
Med. Micro. Dept.
North Bristol NHS Trust
Southmead Hospital
(Old pathology block)
Bristol BS10 5NB
8099
Galactomannan (Aspergillus antigen) Bristol Mycology UKHSA Bristol
Myrtle Road
Kingsdown
8043
Giardia Hospital for Tropical Diseases Clinical Parasitology Department
3rd Floor
The Hospital for Tropical Diseases
Mortimer Market
Capper Street
London
WC1E 6JB
1389
Β-d-glucan MRCM Wythenshawe Mycology Reference Centre Manchester
Wythenshawe Hospital
10196
HHV6/7 antibodies / PCR UKHSA Colindale Virus Reference Department
Microbiology Services
UKHSA Colindale
61 Colindale Avenue
London NW9 5HT
8825
HHV8 PCR UKHSA Colindale Virus Reference Department
Microbiology Services
UKHSA Colindale
61 Colindale Avenue
London NW9 5HT
8825
Hantavirus RIPL, Porton Down UKHSA Microbiology Services
Porton Down, Salisbury
Wiltshire SP4 0JG
9304
HBV viral load (Health Care Workers) Gartnavel, Glasgow West of Scotland Specialist Virology Centre,
Main Specimen Reception (Level 4), New Lister Building,
Glasgow Royal Infirmary
10-16 Alexandra Parade, Glasgow G31 2ER, Scotland.
9319
Hepatitis C genotyping UKHSA Colindale Virus Reference Department
Microbiology Services
UKHSA Colindale
61 Colindale Avenue
London NW9 5HT
8825
Hepatitis E UKHSA Colindale Virus Reference Department
Microbiology Services
UKHSA Colindale
61 Colindale Avenue
London NW9 5HT
8825
Herpes simplex acyclovir resistance phenotypic UKHSA Colindale Virus Reference Department
Microbiology Services
UKHSA Colindale
61 Colindale Avenue
London NW9 5HT
8825
Herpes simplex acyclovir resistance genotypic St James’ Dublin St. James’s Hospital
James’s Street
Dublin 8, Ireland
CPA 2901
Histoplasmosis UKHSA Mycology Bristol UKHSA Bristol
Myrtle Road
Kingsdown
8043
HIV2 PCR/VL UCL Virology Laboratory, Clinical Microbiology and Virology
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
60 Whitfield Street
London
W1T 4EU
8825
HTLV-1/2 Antibodies/ PCR/ viral load Colindale/ Colindale/ Imperial Virus Reference Department
Microbiology Services
UKHSA Colindale
61 Colindale Avenue
London NW9 5HT
8825
Hydatid Cysts (Echinococcus) antibodies Hospital for Tropical Diseases Clinical Parasitology Department
3rd Floor
The Hospital for Tropical Diseases
Mortimer Market
Capper Street
London
WC1E 6JB
7512
Leptospira antibodies / PCR RIPL, Porton UKHSA Microbiology Services, Porton Down, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP4 0JG 9304
Leishmania Hospital for Tropical Diseases Clinical Parasitology Department
3rd Floor
The Hospital for Tropical Diseases
Mortimer Market
Capper Street
London
WC1E 6JB
7512
Lymphogranuloma Venereum PCR UKHSA Colindale Virus Reference Department
Microbiology Services
UKHSA Colindale
61 Colindale Avenue
London NW9 5HT
8825
Lyme Disease RIPL UKHSA Microbiology Services
Porton Down, Salisbury
Wiltshire SP4 0JG
9304
Malaria antibodies / PCR Hospital for Tropical Diseases Clinical Parasitology Department
3rd Floor
The Hospital for Tropical Diseases
Mortimer Market
Capper Street
London
WC1E 6JB
7512
MRSA typing UKHSA Centre for Infections AMRHAI
UKHSA Colindale Bacteriology
61 Colindale Avenue
LONDON
NW9 5HT
Tel: 020 8200 4400 ext: 6511
8197
Mumps PCR UKHSA Colindale Virus Reference Department
Microbiology Services
UKHSA Colindale
61 Colindale Avenue
London NW9 5HT
8825
Mycobacterium identification and sensitivity UKHSA Birmingham UKHSA Regional Centre for Mycobacteriology, Public Health Laboratory, Birmingham 8213
Nocardia UKHSA Colindale Department for Bioanalysis & Horizon Technologies
UKHSA Colindale
61 Colindale Avenue
LONDON
NW9 5HT
8197
Ovine Chlamydia antibodies / PCR Bristol UKHSA / AHVLA, Weybridge Laboratory Services UKHSA Bristol
Myrtle Road
Kingsdown
8043
Pertussis antibodies UKHSA Colindale Virus Reference Department
Microbiology Services
UKHSA Colindale
61 Colindale Avenue
London NW9 5HT
8825
Polio antibodies UKHSA Colindale Virus Reference Department
Microbiology Services
UKHSA Colindale
61 Colindale Avenue
London NW9 5HT
8825
Posaconazole Level MRCM Wythenshawe Mycology Reference Centre Manchester
Wythenshawe Hospital
10196
Q Fever antibodies / PCR Bristol UKHSA / RIPL UKHSA Bristol
Myrtle Road
Kingsdown
8043
Rabies antibodies / PCR AHVLA, Weybridge Laboratory Services Central Veterinary Laboratory
Weybridge
UKAS 0941
ISO17025
Rickettsia serology / PCR RIPL, Porton Down UKHSA Microbiology Services
Porton Down, Salisbury
Wiltshire SP4 0JG
9304
Rubella PCR UKHSA Colindale Virus Reference Department
Microbiology Services
UKHSA Colindale
61 Colindale Avenue
London NW9 5HT
8825
Salmonella serotyping UKHSA Colindale Gastrointestinal bacterial reference unit (GBRU)
UKHSA Colindale Bacteriology
61 Colindale Avenue
LONDON
NW9 5HT
Tel: 020 8200 4400
8197
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome UKHSA Colindale Virus Reference Department
Microbiology Services
UKHSA Colindale
61 Colindale Avenue
London NW9 5HT
8825
Schistosomiasis antibodies Hospital for Tropical Diseases Clinical Parasitology Department
3rd Floor
The Hospital for Tropical Diseases
Mortimer Market
Capper Street
London
WC1E 6JB
7512
Shigella/Salmonella UKHSA Colindale Gastrointestinal bacterial reference unit (GBRU)
UKHSA Colindale Bacteriology
61 Colindale Avenue
LONDON
NW9 5HT
Tel: 020 8200 4400
8197
Strongyloides antibodies Hospital for Tropical Diseases Clinical Parasitology Department
3rd Floor
The Hospital for Tropical Diseases
Mortimer Market
Capper Street
London
WC1E 6JB
7512
Toxocara Hospital for Tropical Diseases Clinical Parasitology Department
3rd Floor
The Hospital for Tropical Diseases
Mortimer Market
Capper Street
London
WC1E 6JB
7512
Trichinosis Hospital for Tropical Diseases Clinical Parasitology Department
3rd Floor
The Hospital for Tropical Diseases
Mortimer Market
Capper Street
London
WC1E 6JB
7512
Trypanosomiasis Hospital for Tropical Diseases Clinical Parasitology Department
3rd Floor
The Hospital for Tropical Diseases
Mortimer Market
Capper Street
London
WC1E 6JB
7512
VZ antibodies / typing Great Ormond Street Hospital Great Ormond Street Hospital
NE Thames Regional Genetics Service Laboratories
West Nile Virus RIPL, Porton Down UKHSA Microbiology Services
Porton Down, Salisbury
Wiltshire SP4 0JG
9304
Yersinia UKHSA Colindale Gastrointestinal bacterial reference unit (GBRU)
UKHSA Colindale Bacteriology
61 Colindale Avenue
LONDON
NW9 5HT
8197
Yellow Fever RIPL, Porton Down UKHSA Microbiology Services
Porton Down, Salisbury
Wiltshire SP4 0JG
9304

(Last reviewed November 2021)