Health protection – collection

Mycology reference laboratory (Mycology RL)

The mycology reference laboratory (Mycology RL) provides laboratory services for the diagnosis and management of fungal infections.

The mycology reference laboratory (Mycology RL):

  • 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


Mycology reference laboratory (Mycology RL) Bristol

Public Health England South West Laboratory
Myrtle Road