East of England public health laboratory: services
Cambridge clinical and public health laboratory (CMPHL) operates from Addenbrooke's Hospital.
CMPHL is the regional clinical laboratory for the East of England.
The lab provides a 7-day microbiology service. This includes:
- molecular microbiology
- routine bacteriology service
- routine virology service
- avian influenza urgent testing
- blood borne virus confirmation
- specialist virology
- liquid TB service
For more information, see Addenbrooke’s Hospital - clinical microbiology services.
View a list of general clinical tests available from the majority of Public Health England regional microbiology laboratories. Please call the laboratory to confirm test availability.
- bacteriology: 1 to 7 days
- virology: 1 to 3 days
- molecular: 1 to 3 days
- urgent work: as soon as possible
ISO accreditation: CPA 1071
Public health laboratory Cambridge
Clinical Microbiology and Public Health Laboratory (CMPHL)
CMPHL Level 6
Telephone 01223 257 036
Out of hours (ask for on-call microbiologist or virologist) 01223 257 037