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Ascitic fluid MC&S
Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST)
Bartholins abscess
Blood culture
Bordetella Pertussis
Copper (tissue)
Cryptococcal Antigen
HCG (tumour marker)
IGF binding protein 3
Legionella Urinary Antigen
Lung Biopsy Culture
Lymph Node
Meningococcal Screening PCR – CSF*
Mid-stream Urine (MSU)
Mouth Swab
MRSA Screen – Groin
MRSA Screen – Nose
MRSA Screen – Throat
MRSA Screen – Umbilical
MRSA Screen – Wound sites
Nail Clippings – Mycology
Nephrostomy Urine
Norovirus PCR
Nose Swab
NPA-RSV (Nasopharyngeal Aspirate for RSV)
Ova, Cysts and Parasites
PD (Peritoneal Dialysis) Fluid Culture
PD Tip (Tenckhoff tip)
PEG Site
Perianal Swab
Pericardial Fluid in Blood Culture bottles
Perineum Swab
Peritoneal Swab
Pernasal Swab
Post Mortem Swab
Post Mortem Tissue
Pus/abscess Culture
Rapid MRSA
Renal/Bladder Stone Culture
Resistant GNR Screen
Respiratory PCR
Rotavirus and Adenovirus Stool Antigen Test
Seroma Fluid
Skin Biopsy Culture
Skin Scrapings
Skin Swab
SPA (Urine Suprapubic Aspirate)
Sputum (AFB)
Sputum – Routine Bacterial Culture
Sputum PCP – (Pneumocystis jirovecii)
Strongyloides Ova, Cysts and Parasites(OCP)
Surgical Wound Swab
Synovial Fluid
Synovial Fluid in Blood Culture set
TB abscess or pus
TB Ascitic Fluid
TB Bone Marrow
TB Bronchial Biopsy
TB Bronchial Washing
TB Culture Sputum
TB Gastric Aspirate
TB Investigation Fine Needle Aspirate (FNA)/ FNA Lymph Node
TB Investigation Pus
TB Investigation Respiratory Samples
TB MTB/RIF Rapid Molecular Assay
Threadworm (E. vermicularis ova)
Throat for C.DIPHTH
Throat for meningo
Throat Swab
Tissue Culture
Ulcer Swab
Umbilical Swab
Urinary Pneumococcal Antigen
Urine (Legionella Antigen)
Urine (Pneumococcal AG)
Urine Culture
Urine for Schistosomiasis
Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus Screen (VRE)
Varicella Zoster Virus DNA
Vascular Line Site Swab
Vascular Line Tip
Vitreous Humour
Whooping Cough Swabs
Wound Swab

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September 21, 2023

Scopio digital platform introduced at Croydon Hospital for blood film morphology

A new digital platform called Scopio by Beckman Coulter has been introduced at Croydon Hospital for blood film morphology. The new platform can do a full field scan, which means that it is scanning the entire blood film, including feathery edge of the blood film, which is why it is able to look at almost all, if not all, cell types present on that particular film.

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September 15, 2023

A day in the life… Denise Eck, Reception Supervisor

Find out about a day in the life of our Reception Supervisor at Croydon Hospital Denise Eck.

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September 13, 2023

Assay for Adenovirus quantitative (viral load) PCR testing brought in-house

From 1 September 2023, the microbiology laboratory has introduced a new assay for Adenovirus quantitative (viral load) PCR testing. The new assay will be carried out in the laboratory at St George’s Hospital rather than being sent to a reference la, which will result in a significantly improved turnaround times for the test.

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July 3, 2023

Consultant Histopathologist Dr Lorrette Ffolkes discusses the Windrush generation on BBC News

Dr Lorrette Ffolkes, a Consultant Histopathologist at South West London Pathology (SWLP), featured on a BBC news story about the contribution of the Windrush Generation to the NHS, as part of the NHS’s 75th birthday celebrations.

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