Mycology reference laboratory

The mycology reference laboratory provides laboratory services for the diagnosis and management of fungal infections.

The mycology reference laboratory:

  • provides a comprehensive service for the diagnosis and management of fungal infections through its specialist laboratory services and expert clinical and technical advice

  • organises regular training courses on the identification of pathogenic fungi

  • houses the national collection of pathogenic fungi (NCPF), which is the only culture collection in the UK specialising in fungi pathogenic to humans and animals


PHE Mycology Reference Laboratory

National Infection Services, PHE South West Laboratory
Science Quarter
Southmead Hospital

BS10 5NB

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Published 1 August 2014
Last updated 9 October 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated address details for the mycology reference laboratory.

  2. First published.