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Inverness

Location of laboratory
Inverness
Contact
David Ashburn
Name and postal address of the laboratory
Microbiology Department
Zone 3, Raigmore Hospital
Inverness
IV2 3UJ
Staff
What do we do?

The Microbiology Department, Raigmore Hospital, Inverness comprises Culture, Molecular and Serology sections.  It is the only clinical Microbiology laboratory in the Highlands providing a comprehensive diagnostic service to a resident population of approximately 233,227.  The Scottish Toxoplasma Reference Laboratory (under contract from Health Protection Scotland) and a Specialist Service for Lyme borreliosis  is based in the department.  Methods utilised include a variety of commercial, in-house and automated/ semi-automated equipment.

 

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