Clinical Laboratory Medicine
Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust
Tel: 0151 706 2000
QMS-EXTD-160 Version 28, 2019 (release 28.2019.08.29)

Last update: 29 August 2019
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Emergency Requests Request Forms  
Additional Info / Useful links
  Blood Specimens
Contacting us if laboratory items found in your area
Data Protection & User Feedback
GP Information
Handbook Information
Normal Laboratory Hours
Patient Information
(where to get your blood samples taken)
Reference Ranges
Reports Despatch
Research and Clinical Trials
Telephone enquiries
Typical Turnround Time
Urine Specimens
Validity of results
Minimum Data Policy
LCL Quality Policy

Alert - EDTA Contamination
(click image)
Guide to EDTA contamination

eGFR Calculator
Trust IV Fluid Policy

National Pathology Year 2012

Lab tests on-line patient focused information on laboratory testing.

Section / Service Info
Blood Sciences:

Infection & Immunity:

Cellular Pathology:



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ICE - Ward Ordering
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Standard operating procedures for:
Roche Performa glucose meters
Roche Inform II glucose meters
Siemens 8SG urine dipsticks
Pregnancy Tests - Biosign
HIV POCT testing
New and Updated Messages
August 2018.Biotin interference
Service Updates
HaematologyAML workup11/07/2019
Factor VIII Screen20/06/2019
Haemoglobinopathy and Thalassaemia Screening15/07/2019
ImmunologyAnti-Tissue Transglutaminase17/07/2019
Rheumatoid factor (RA Latex)29/07/2019
Antenatal Screening25/06/2019
Anti-Streptococcal Antibodies25/06/2019
Aspergillus Galactomannan Antigen25/06/2019
BK Virus25/06/2019
Blood Culture22/08/2019
Cerebrospinal Fluid25/06/2019
Cytomegalovirus (CMV)25/06/2019
Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV)25/06/2019
Helicobacter pylori25/06/2019
Hepatitis A Virus25/06/2019
Hepatitis B Virus25/06/2019
Hepatitis C Virus25/06/2019
Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV)25/06/2019
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)25/06/2019
Human TCell Lymphotronic Virus (HTLV)25/06/2019
JC Virus25/06/2019
Joint Aspirate29/08/2019
LHCH Pre-op Screens15/07/2019
LWH NICU Screening15/07/2019
MDRO (Multi Drug Resistant Organsim) screening15/07/2019
MRSA Screening15/07/2019
Pan Bacterial (16S rRNA gene) PCR and Identification22/08/2019
Parvovirus B1925/06/2019
Syphilis Serology25/06/2019
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring25/06/2019
Varicella-Zoster Virus (VZV)25/06/2019