The UK NHS Mycology Reference Centre Manchester (MRCM) is situated on the second floor of the Education & Research Centre at Wythenshawe Hospital. The MRCM provides specialist mycology diagnostic services for Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, and hospitals throughout Greater Manchester and the UK. Antifungal and mycological advice can be offered on the diagnosis of disease, clinical management and care of patients. The MRCM laboratory is open from 08:30 to 17:00 hours Monday to Friday. Urgent medical advice can be obtained by contacting Wythenshawe Hospital switchboard and asking for the on-call Infectious Diseases Consultant.
|Member of staff||Extension||Email address|
|Professor MD Richardson
Director of MRCM and Consultant Clinical
Scientist in Mycology
Mobile: 07545 994 936
|Dr CB Moore
Deputy Director of MRCM, and Principal
|Dr R Richardson
Consultant Medical Mycologist
|General enquiries||Office: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Test enquiries/results||Laboratory: email@example.com|
All Wythenshawe Hospital samples should be sent to the Clinical Sciences Building, Wythenshawe Hospital where appropriate transportation to the Mycology Reference Centre Laboratory will be ensured.
External samples can be sent using the DX System. Our details are DX 332601 MANCHESTER 96M.
Alternatively samples may be posted, ensuring appropriate packaging, to:
Mycology Reference Centre Manchester
Laboratories Education and Research Centre
(Last reviewed February 2020)