Our Services

Welcome to the services section of our website. Here you will find information about the diagnostic and other services we provide. Our pathology services, inclusive of Immunosuppressive Drug Monitoring (IDM), Hepatitis Testing (HTS) and Liver Histopathology are CPA accredited (CPA ref no. 2321).

Other diagnostic tests and services include Liver Molecular Genetics (LMG) and an HTA approved Research Tissue Bank (HTA Licensing No. 12378).

CPA Accredited Liver Pathology Services

Immunosuppressive Drug Monitoring (IDM)
Test / ServiceTurnaround
Ciclosporin - LC-MS/MSwithin 24hrs.
Everolimus - LC-MS/MSwithin 24hrs.
Mycophenolate - LC-MS/MSwithin 24hrs.
Sirolimus - LC-MS/MSwithin 24hrs.
Tacrolimus - LC-MS/MSwithin 24hrs.
Ribavirin - LC-MS/MSwithin 4 weeks
Hepatitis Testing (HTS)
Test / ServiceTurnaround
HAV Ab (IgM)2 working days
HAV Ab (Total)2 working days
HBsAg2 working days
HBsAb2 working days
HBsAg Confirmatory5 working days
HBsAg Quantitative3 working days
HBeAg2 working days
HBeAb2 working days
HBcAb (IgM)2 working days
HBcAb2 working days
HBV DNA Quantitative4 working days
HBV Drug Resistance Mutation10 working days
HBV Genotype10 working days
HBV Genotype + Drug Resistance Mutation10 working days
HCV Ab2 working days
HCV Genotype5 working days
HCV RNA Quantitative3 working days
Delta Ab (Total)5 working days
Delta Ab (IgM)10 working days
HDV RNA Quantitative5 working days
HEV Ab (IgM)5 working days
HEV Ab (IgG)5 working days
HEV RNA15 working days
Liver Histopathology
Test / ServiceTurnaround
Liver Biopsy2 working days
HPB surgical specimens6 working days
Frozen SectionSame day
Digital Imagingtbc

Other Diagnostic Tests & Services

Liver Molecular Genetics (LMG)
Test / ServiceTurnaround
Cholestasis Gene Panel (including genetics for neonatal cholestasis, PFIC, BRIC, DILI and Alagille Syndrome)
Analysis of 27 genes by Next Generation Sequencing (NGS).40 working days
Wilson disease genetics
Analysis of the ATP7B gene using a combination of next generation and Sanger Sequencing.40 working days
Haemochromatosis (HFE genotyping)
Testing for three most common HFE variants -
p.Cys282Tyr (C282Y)
p.His63Asp (H63D)
p.Ser65Cys (S65C)
10 working days
HLA B27 genotyping (Ankylosing Spondylitis)
Low definition HLA B27 genotyping 10 working days
HLA B57 genotyping (Abacavir sensitivity)
Genotyping for the presence of the HLAB*57:01 allele10 working days
Coeliac disease genotyping
HLA DQ2 and DQ8 genotyping10 working days
 
Additional testing available for research:
Human Leucocyte Antigens (HLA)
HLA Broad Genotype for:
HLA A, HLA B, HLA DRB, HLA DQB
20 working days
Any single (low definition) HLA genotype for:
HLA B*51, HLA B*53
20 working days
Research Tissue Bank
Service
Tissue / Blood samplesContact Lab