The immunology department holds the IBMS accredited training laboratory status for registration and specialist / higher specialist portfolio.
We offer a full repertoire of allergy and allergen components testing within this discipline. We currently test over 200 common allergens, including customised allergy panels to ensure a client tailored service. Our component resolved diagnostics service offer the latest ISAC microarray and ImmunoCap sIgE technology with a rapid turn-around time, and test over 37 allergens component panels. Consultants are available on request for advice. Histamine Releasing Urticaria (CURT) assay is available as a referral test.
The department also offers an extensive repertoire of TB Quantiferon, automated Elisa assays, CTD, lupus, scleroderma & vasculitis screening using Elia technology. We also have the latest available Elisa platforms, immunofluorescence digital microscopy and blot techniques to investigate any Immunological condition.
The department is accredited under Clinical Pathology Accreditation whilst transitioning to ISO 15189 under the programme of UKAS assessment schedules.