A study carried out by Microbiologists at St George’s Hospital, using test data from South West London Pathology (SWLP) laboratories, shows that patients with laboratory evidence of Covid-19 in the first wave of the pandemic were 94% protected against reinfection in the second wave.
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The new website offers a clear and simple navigation, a detailed test database with an easy-to-use search function and a consumables section which is linked to the test database, making it easy for users to find the type of container (test tubes, urine pots etc) that they need for specific tests.
Due to staffing pressures at the Immunology laboratory at St George’s Hospital, it is anticipated that allergy blood tests will be processed with an extended turnaround time of up to three weeks. This is expected to last through November and December.
At the beginning of 2021, South West London Pathology (SWLP) will be introducing the Enhanced Liver Fibrosis (ELF™) Test from Siemens to our repertoire. The test can initially be requested by GPs in the borough of Wandsworth.
SWLP Specialist Biomedical Scientist Micsha Costa has scooped a prestigious Advancing Healthcare Award, which are given annually to recognise and reward the accomplishments of healthcare scientists, allied health professionals and the staff members who work alongside them.
Find out about the day in the life of one of our Clinical Scientists in Microbiology.
South West London Pathology (SWLP) has this week gone live with digital pathology for primary diagnosis. Digital pathology involves the management, sharing and interpretation of pathology information in a digital environment.
SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) antibody testing can now be carried out in-house by South West London Pathology (SWLP), based at St George’s Hospital.