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Aberdeen

Location of laboratory Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
Name and postal address of the laboratory Virology Laboratory
Department of Medical Microbiology
Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
Foresterhill
Aberdeen
AB25 2ZN

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Birmingham

Location of laboratory Public Health England, Public Health Laboratory, Birmingham (PHEPHLB)

Name and postal address of the laboratory

Health Protection Agency
West Midlands Public Health Laboratory
Heart of England Foundation Trust
Bordesely Green East
Birmingham
B9 5SS

 

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Ashford

Location of laboratory Ashford, East Kent
Name and postal address of the laboratory Virology Department
East Kent Microbiology Service
The William Harvey Hospital
Kennington Road
Willesborough
Ashford
Kent
TN24 0LZ

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Brighton

Location of laboratory

Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton (East Sussex)


Name and postal address of the laboratory

Virology Section, Department of Microbiology & Infection
Level 7 (Pathology), Kemp Tower, Royal Sussex County Hospital
Easter Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 5BE


DX address

Brighton Microbiology Laboratory
DX 6370100
BRIGHTON 90 BN


Telephone number for enquiries & fax number

Clinical advice: 01273 696955 ext 3584 or Pager 07623809015
Technical advice: 01273 696955 ext 4627
Administrative office: 01273 664619
Fax: 01273 690175


Staff in Virology Section:

Consultant Virologist:

Dr Mohammed Osman Hassan-Ibrahim
Email: MohammedOsman.HassanIbrahim@bsuh.nhs.uk
Tel. 01273696955 ext 3584
Pager: 07623809015
Consultant Virologist

BMS Staff:

Mr Gary Homer
Email: Gary.Homer@bsuh.nhs.uk
Senior Biomedical Scientist (Band 8a)

Mr Nicholas O'Flanagan
Email: Nicholas.O'Flanagan@bsuh.nhs.uk
Senior Biomedical Scientist (Band 7)


Cassandra WhiteMcarthy

Email: Cassandra.WhiteMcarthy@bsuh.nhs.uk

Biomedical Scientist (Band 6)


Mr David Farrer

Email: David.Farrer@bsuh.nhs.uk

Biomedical Scientist (Band 6)


Rotational staff from Bacteriology to Virology Section:
2 x BMS
4 x SATO


What do we do?

Molecular:
Blood borne viruses (quantitative):
HIV viral load
HBV viral load
HCV viral load

Respiratory multiplex panel:
Influenza (A & B) RNA
Parainfluenza (1-4) RNA
RSV RNA
Human metapneumovirus RNA
Adenovirus DNA
Rhinovirus RNA
Enterovirus RNA
Parechovirus RNA
Human bocavirus DNA
Coronaviruses (NL63/OC43/229E/HKU) RNA
Mycoplasma pneumoniae nucleic acid

CSF multiplex panel:
Herpes Simplex Virus types 1 & 2
Varicella zoster virus
Enterovirus RNA
Mumps RNA

Gastroenteritis multiplex panel:
Norovirus (G1 & G2) RNA
Rotavirus RNA
Adenovirus RNA
Astrovirus RNA

Fever & rash multiplex panel:
Measles RNA
Enterovirus RNA
Parvovirus B19 DNA
Human herpes virus type 6 DNA
Human herpes virus type 7 DNA
Transplant multiplex panel (quantitative):
CMV DNA
EBV DNA
Adenovirus DNA
Eye multiplex panel:
Herpes Simplex Virus types (1 & 2) DNA
Varicella zoster virus DNA
Adenovirus DNA
Chlamydia trachomatis nucleic acid
Chlamydia & GC NAAT:
Chlamydia nucleic acid
Gonorrhoea nucleic acid
Other individual molecular tests:
Mumps RT-PCR
HSV-1 & HSV-2 PCR
VZV PCR
CMV PCR (quantitative)
EBV PCR (quantitative)
Influenza RT-PCR
Adenovirus PCR
Parvovirus B19 PCR
Chlamydia PCR

Serology (including antigen & POCT tests):
HIV serology:
HIV Ag/Ab Combo
HIV VIDAS DUO Ultra
HIV immunocomb

HAV (IgM & IgG) serology

HBV serology:
HBsAg & neutralisation
Anti-HBc total & Anti-HBc IgM
HBeAg & Anti-HBe
Anti-HBs

HCV serology:
Hep C antibody
Hep C Ag/Ab

HEV (IgM & IgG) serology [under review]

HTLV serology

Syphilis serology:
EIA
TPHA
RPR

HSV-1 & HSV-2 (IgG type specific) serology
VZV (IgM & IgG) serology
CMV (IgM, IgG, avidity) serology

EBV serology:
VCA IgM
EBNA IgG
VCA IgG

Rubella (IgM & IgG) serology

Measles (IgM & IgG) serology

Mumps (IgM & IgG) serology

Parvovirus B19 (IgM & IgG) serology
ASO titre

Toxoplasma (IgM & IgG) serology
Lyme total antibody serology
H. pylori antibody serology Legionella & pneumococcal urine antigen testing HSV-2 PCR
VZV PCR
CMV PCR (quantitative)
EBV PCR (quantitative)
Influenza RT-PCR
Adenovirus PCR
Parvovirus B19 PCR
Chlamydia PCR

Serology (including antigen & POCT te

RSV (BINAX NOW)

Cryptococcal antigen testing


Out of hours’ service

No current out of hours virology service


Links

Brighton & Sussex Pathology - Virology and Serology (microbiological) contacts


This page was updated on 26 April 2012

Belfast

Location of laboratory Belfast
Name and postal address of the laboratory Regional Virus Laboratory
Kelvin Building
Royal Hospitals Site, Belfast HSC Trust
Grosvenor Road
Belfast
BT12 6BA

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Bristol

Bristol

Health Protection Agency South West
Department of Virology
Myrtle Road
Bristol BS2 8EL

Tel: 0117 929 1326
Fax: 0117 922 6611

Dr Dr David Carrington
Consultant Virologist & Head of Virology
david.carrington@hpa.org.uk

Dr Matt Donati
Consultant Virologist
matthew.donati@hpa.org.uk

Dr Peter Muir
Grade C Clinical Scientist
peter.muir@hpa.org.uk