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Royal Free Hospital

Location of laboratory
London
Contact
Dr Tanzina Haque
Name and postal address of the laboratory
Department of Virology
Royal Free Hospital
Pond Street
London NW3 2QG

Hospital Switchboard: 02077940500
Specimen Reception: 02078302627
Clinical Advice: 02078302628 or 02077940500 bleep 1669
Telephone number for enquiries & fax number
Hospital Switchboard: 02077940500
Specimen Reception: 02078302627
Clinical Advice: 02078302628 or 02077940500 bleep 1669
Staff
What do we do?

We offer a comprehensive range of molecular and serological tests.

 

Our User Manual can be accessed here: Department of Virology User Manual

Out of hours' service

Our working hours are: Monday to Friday 8.00am-7.00pm and Saturdays 9.00am-5.00pm.

 

Outside these hours advice on the diagnosis, treatment and infection control and prevention of viral infections is available through a 24 hour consultant led clinical service.

 

The duty consultant virologist can be contacted via the switchboard on 02077940500

 

Key Links: Directory of Services

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Royal Oldham Hospital

Location of laboratory
Royal Oldham Hospital, Rochdale Road, Oldham
Contact
Dr Joel Paul
Name and postal address of the laboratory
Department of Microbiology
The Royal Oldham Hospital
Rochdale Road, Oldham
OL1 2JH
Telephone number for enquiries & fax number
Tel: 01616561641
Staff
What do we do?

The combined microbiology and virology services for Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust are delivered at our Central Pathology Laboratory based at The Royal Oldham Hospital.

The department consists of a consultant virologist, consultant microbiologists, one service manager, two technical managers and a team of technical staff. The Trust-wide Microbiology service processes in the region of 800,000 requests per year.

The department performs viral serology including antenatal screening investigations on an Abbott Architect and Biomerieux VIDAS. Viral load assays are performed using an Abbott M2000 PCR analyser. Respiratory and enteric virus detection is performed using AusDiagnostics multiplex PCR panels.

Molecular detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neiserria gonorrhoea is performed using the HOLOGIC Tigris Analyser.

 

Out of hours' service

Key Links

 http://www.pat.nhs.uk/our-services/microbiology-lab-services.htm

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