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Actinomyces culture/Intra-uterine device MCS
Adenovirus quantitative PCR
Amikacin Levels
Amoebiasis serology
Amoebic IFAT and ACAP
Antenatal screen
Anti DNase B
Anti-HEV IgG
Anti-HEV IgM
Anti-Streptolysin O titre
Antistreptolysin 0 titre
Anti–HDV (Delta virus)
Ascitic fluid MC&S
Aspergillus Antigen Test
Automated Urine Cell Count
Bacterial 16S rDNA gene
Bartholins abscess
Bartonella serology
Blood culture
Bordetella Pertussis
Bordetella Pertussis PCR
Borrelia burgdorferi IgG
Borrelia burgdorferi IgM
Bronchial Culture
Brucella antibodies
CAPD Culture
Carbapenemase gene PCR
Chikungunya serology
Chlamydia antibodies
Chlamydia NAAT (Swab)
Chlamydia NAAT (Urine)
Clostridium difficile
CMV DNA Quantification
CMV IgG Avidity
Combined Chlamydia/GC PCR
Combined Chlamydia/GC PCR endocervical, urethral swabs, rectal
Conjunctival scraping – bacteriological culture and referral for acanthamoeba
Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 RNA
Cryptococcal Antigen
Dengue fever serology
Enteric virus screen
Enterovirus PCR
Epstein Barr Virus DNA quantitation
Faeces MC&S
Fasciola Serology
Filaria antigen
Flu A
GC NAAT (swab)
GC NAAT (urine)
Genital Culture
Genital culture: Eye
Genital culture: Sub-prep
Genital culture: Vaginal
GUM Plate Cervical
GUM Plate Rectal
GUM Plate Throat
GUM Plate Urethral
H.pylori antigen test (stool)
Helicobacter pylori culture
Hepatitis A IgM
Hepatitis A total antibody
Hepatitis B core IgM
Hepatitis B Core Total Antibody
Hepatitis B e Antibody
Hepatitis B e Antigen
Hepatitis B Genotyping
Hepatitis B Surface Antibody
Hepatitis B Surface Antigen
Hepatitis B viral load
Hepatitis C Antibody
Hepatitis C Antigen
Hepatitis C genotyping
Hepatitis C viral load
Hepatitis E PCR
Herpes Simplex antibody
Herpes Simplex Virus DNA
Histoplasma serology
HIV 1/2 Ag / Ab Screen
HIV HLA-B*5701
HIV Resistance screen+subtype
HIV Tropism
HSV IgG (1/2)
HSV IgM (1/2)
HSV type 1 DNA
HSV type 2 DNA
HTLV antibody confirmation
Hydatid serology
JC virus PCR
Joint Fluid Crystals
Legionella Urinary Antigen
Leishmania Serology*
Leptospira CFT*
Leptospira spp. DNA*
Leptospiral Antibodies*
Lung Biopsy Culture
Lymes disease – Borrelia burgdorferi Antibodies*
Lymph Node
Measles Virus IgG
Measles Virus IgM
Measles Virus RNA*
Meningococcal Screening PCR – blood*
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
Mumps Virus IgG Antibodies
Mumps Virus IgM
Mumps Virus RNA*
Mycoplasma GAT Titre
Mycoplasma GAT Titre
Mycoplasma Genitalium*
Mycoplasma Pneumonia IgG
Mycoplasma Pneumonia IgM
Nail Clippings – Mycology
Needlestick Injuries
Neisseria Gonorrhoeae NAAT and Chlamydia (Panther Platform)- Swabs
Neisseria Gonorrhoeae NAAT and Chlamydia (Panther Platform)-Urine
Neisseria Gonorrhoeae NAAT and Chlamydia (Roche Platform)-Swabs
Neisseria Gonorrhoeae NAAT and Chlamydia (Roche Platform)-Urine
Nephrostomy Urine
Norovirus PCR
Nose Swab
NPA-RSV (Nasopharyngeal Aspirate for RSV)
Ova, Cysts and Parasites
Parvovirus B19 IgM
Parvovirus B19 DNA*
Parvovirus B19 IgG
Parvovirus B19 IgM Elisa*
PD (Peritoneal Dialysis) Fluid Culture
PD Tip (Tenckhoff tip)
PEG Site
Perianal Swab
Pericardial Fluid Culture
Pericardial Fluid in Blood Culture bottles
Perineum Swab
Peritoneal Swab
Pernasal Swab
Pleural Biopsy Culture
Pleural Fluid Culture
Pleural Fluid in Blood Culture set
Pneumococcal PCR*
Post Mortem Swab
Post Mortem Tissue
Pus/abscess Culture
Rapid MRSA
Renal/Bladder Stone Culture
Resistant GNR Screen
Respiratory PCR
Rickettsia Tick- Borne Serology (Q-fever, spotted fever, Typhus fevers, Scrub Typhus, Rocky mountain fever)*
Rickettsial Antibody test*
Rifampicin : (pre, post and random) – Therapeutic Drug assays
Rotavirus and Adenovirus Stool Antigen Test
Rubella Virus IgG
Rubella Virus IgM
Sandfly Fever Virus IgG*
SARS-CoV-2 antibodies
Screening (booking blood) Antenatal
Seroma Fluid
Serum Cryptococcal AG
Skin Biopsy Culture
Skin Scrapings
Skin Swab
SPA (Urine Suprapubic Aspirate)
Sputum (AFB)
Sputum – Routine Bacterial Culture
Sputum PCP – (Pneumocystis jirovecii)
Streptococcal Serology (Anti-Streptolysin O titre)
Streptococcus Pneumoniae DNA
Streptomycin Random Level*
Strongyloides Ova, Cysts and Parasites(OCP)
Strongyloides Serology*
Surgical Wound Swab
Synovial Fluid
Synovial Fluid in Blood Culture set
Syphilis IgM*
Syphilis Screen
Syphilis tot antib EIA
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
Teicoplanin (random level, pre and postdose) Assay*
Therapeutic Drug Assays – Cycloserine*
Therapeutic Drug Assays – Ganciclovir*
Therapeutic Drug Assays – Itraconazole*
Therapeutic Drug Assays – Levofloxacin*
Therapeutic Drug Assays – Linezolid level (pre, post and Random)*
Therapeutic Drug Assays – Moxifloxacin level (pre, post and random)*
Therapeutic Drug Assays – Posaconazole*
Therapeutic Drug Assays – Rifampicin : random level*
Therapeutic Drug Assays – Ritonavir level (Post dose)*
Threadworm (E. vermicularis ova)
Throat for C.DIPHTH
Throat for meningo
Throat Swab
Tissue Culture
Tobramycin Assay (Postdose) – Therapeutic Drug Assays*
Tobramycin Assay (Predose) – Therapeutic Drug Assays *
Tobramycin Assay (Random) – Therapeutic Drug Assays*
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
Varicella Zoster Virus IgG
Vascular Line Site Swab
Vascular Line Tip
Vitreous Humour
Whooping Cough Swabs
Wound Swab

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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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