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The Department of Immunology provides a range of tests for the investigation of patients with suspected or confirmed auto-immune disease, immune deficiency and allergic conditions, with access to clinical advice on appropriate investigation and interpretation of test results.

Technical staff are available to answer any questions relating to test repertoire:
Full Test Repertoire

Where specific tests are not available locally, samples are referred to other UKAS accredited centres:
Guidance on appropriate testing

Requesting via Millennium (Trust users) and ICE (GP users) is recommended.

The laboratory is open between 9am 5.15pm, Monday to Friday. There is no out of hour immunology service.

For Cryoglobulin assessment need for warm separated serum

For the addition of extra tests or if a test is urgent, please contact the department on 01225 824737. The time limit for requesting extra tests is within 5 days, otherwise a fresh sample is required.


Dr Sarah Johnston (Consultant Immunologist) can be contacted on the below numbers:


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