Referral laboratories

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Analyte Laboratory Address ISO 15189 accreditation
16S Panbacterial PCR PHE Colindale Department for Bioanalysis & Horizon Technologies
PHE Colindale
61 Colindale Avenue
LONDON
NW9 5HT
8197
18S Panfungal PCR Bristol Mycology PHE 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 PHE Colindale Virus Reference Department
Microbiology Services
PHE 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 PHE Microbiology Services
Porton Down, Salisbury
Wiltshire SP4 0JG
9304
Anti-staphylolysin PHE Colindale Staphylococcus Reference Unit (SRU) 8197
Bartonella serology PHE 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 PHE Colindale Public Health England Colindale
61 Colindale Avenue
London NW9 5EQ
8197
Borrelia recurrentis serology RIPL, Porton Down PHE Microbiology Services
Porton Down, Salisbury
Wiltshire SP4 0JG
9304
C. botulinum antibody RIPL, Porton Down PHE Microbiology Services
Porton Down, Salisbury
Wiltshire SP4 0JG
9304
Burkholderia pseudomallei serology PHE Colindale AMRHAI
PHE 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 PHE Microbiology Services
Porton Down, Salisbury
Wiltshire SP4 0JG
9304
Coccidiomycosis Bristol mycology PHE Bristol
Myrtle Road
Kingsdown
8043
Chlamydiophila pneumoniae Ab/PCR Bristol PHE /Colindale PHE Bristol
Myrtle Road
Kingsdown
8043
Cryptococcal Antigen Bristol mycology PHE 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 PHE Colindale Virus Reference Department
Microbiology Services
PHE Colindale
61 Colindale Avenue
London NW9 5HT
8825
Dengue Fever RIPL, Porton Down PHE Microbiology Services
Porton Down, Salisbury
Wiltshire SP4 0JG
9304
E. coli 0157 PHE Colindale Gastrointestinal bacterial reference unit (GBRU)
PHE Colindale Bacteriology
61 Colindale Avenue
LONDON
NW9 5HT
Tel: 020 8200 4400
8197
E. coli VTEC antibodies PHE Colindale Gastrointestinal bacterial reference unit (GBRU)
PHE 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 PHE Microbiology Services
Porton Down, Salisbury
Wiltshire SP4 0JG
9304
Enterovirus typing PHE Colindale Virus Reference Department
Microbiology Services
PHE 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 PHE 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 PHE Colindale Virus Reference Department
Microbiology Services
PHE Colindale
61 Colindale Avenue
London NW9 5HT
8825
HHV8 PCR PHE Colindale Virus Reference Department
Microbiology Services
PHE Colindale
61 Colindale Avenue
London NW9 5HT
8825
Hantavirus RIPL, Porton Down PHE 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 PHE Colindale Virus Reference Department
Microbiology Services
PHE Colindale
61 Colindale Avenue
London NW9 5HT
8825
Hepatitis E PHE Colindale Virus Reference Department
Microbiology Services
PHE Colindale
61 Colindale Avenue
London NW9 5HT
8825
Herpes simplex acyclovir resistance phenotypic PHE Colindale Virus Reference Department
Microbiology Services
PHE 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 PHE Mycology Bristol PHE 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
PHE 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 PHE 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 PHE Colindale Virus Reference Department
Microbiology Services
PHE Colindale
61 Colindale Avenue
London NW9 5HT
8825
Lyme Disease RIPL PHE 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 PHE Centre for Infections AMRHAI
PHE Colindale Bacteriology
61 Colindale Avenue
LONDON
NW9 5HT
Tel: 020 8200 4400 ext: 6511
8197
Mumps PCR PHE Colindale Virus Reference Department
Microbiology Services
PHE Colindale
61 Colindale Avenue
London NW9 5HT
8825
Mycobacterium identification and sensitivity PHE Birmingham PHE Regional Centre for Mycobacteriology, Public Health Laboratory, Birmingham 8213
Nocardia PHE Colindale Department for Bioanalysis & Horizon Technologies
PHE Colindale
61 Colindale Avenue
LONDON
NW9 5HT
8197
Ovine Chlamydia antibodies / PCR Bristol PHE / AHVLA, Weybridge Laboratory Services PHE Bristol
Myrtle Road
Kingsdown
8043
Pertussis antibodies PHE Colindale Virus Reference Department
Microbiology Services
PHE Colindale
61 Colindale Avenue
London NW9 5HT
8825
Polio antibodies PHE Colindale Virus Reference Department
Microbiology Services
PHE Colindale
61 Colindale Avenue
London NW9 5HT
8825
Posaconazole Level MRCM Wythenshawe Mycology Reference Centre Manchester
Wythenshawe Hospital
10196
Q Fever antibodies / PCR Bristol PHE / RIPL PHE 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 PHE Microbiology Services
Porton Down, Salisbury
Wiltshire SP4 0JG
9304
Rubella PCR PHE Colindale Virus Reference Department
Microbiology Services
PHE Colindale
61 Colindale Avenue
London NW9 5HT
8825
Salmonella serotyping PHE Colindale Gastrointestinal bacterial reference unit (GBRU)
PHE Colindale Bacteriology
61 Colindale Avenue
LONDON
NW9 5HT
Tel: 020 8200 4400
8197
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome PHE Colindale Virus Reference Department
Microbiology Services
PHE 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 PHE Colindale Gastrointestinal bacterial reference unit (GBRU)
PHE 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 PHE Microbiology Services
Porton Down, Salisbury
Wiltshire SP4 0JG
9304
Yersinia PHE Colindale Gastrointestinal bacterial reference unit (GBRU)
PHE Colindale Bacteriology
61 Colindale Avenue
LONDON
NW9 5HT
8197
Yellow Fever RIPL, Porton Down PHE Microbiology Services
Porton Down, Salisbury
Wiltshire SP4 0JG
9304

(Last reviewed September 2019)