Please be advised that while we are currently able to continue to offer a diagnostic service from Monday to Friday, we will be closing the laboratory each day at 4pm. Any samples arriving after 3pm may not be processed until the next working day. Please telephone us in advance to discuss any case that you consider urgent.
Please ensure that you check this website and our telephone message on 020 7927 2427 for any future updates regarding service provision.
The malaria reference laboratory (Malaria RL) provides an extensive service to users in the UK, including:
prophylaxis advice to health professionals (risk assessment forms should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org)
technical advice on methodology and laboratory procedures
A UKAS accredited medical laboratory No. 9148
Quality Manager Malaria Reference Laboratory
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Keppel Street London WC1E 7HT