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Imported fever service: enquiries process

The process for doctors to follow to obtain clinical advice and diagnostic tests for febrile travellers who’ve recently returned to the UK

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Imported fever service: enquiries process

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Details

This poster explains how to access the imported fever service, a national specialist advisory and diagnostic service for acute imported fever. The service provides:

  • 24-hour access to expert clinical and microbiological advice
  • 24-hour on-call diagnostic service for viral haemorrhagic fevers and key differential diagnoses
  • next working day diagnostic service for a wide range of acute imported fevers of infectious origin

Imported fever service

Rare and imported pathogens laboratory (RIPL)
Public Health England
Manor Farm Road

Porton Down
Wiltshire
SP4 0JG

Published 29 April 2014
Last updated 24 September 2014 + show all updates
  1. Updated with current service poster.
  2. First published.