Yorkshire and the Humber public health laboratory: services

The public health laboratory for Yorkshire and the Humber is based in Leeds.

Microbiology Services Division for Yorkshire and the Humber commissions regional laboratory services for the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) from the microbiology department at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. This is one of the largest microbiology departments in the country and offers a full range of routine and specialist tests.

The Leeds microbiology laboratory is also part of the Clostridium difficile Ribotyping Network (CDRN).

Services available

For details of the services see the NHS Trust website for the Leeds Teaching Hospitals.


View a list of general clinical tests which are available from the majority of UKHSA regional microbiology laboratories. Please contact the laboratory directly to confirm test availability.

User handbook

Yorkshire and the Humber public health laboratory: user handbook


Public health laboratory Leeds

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Old Medical School
Leeds General Infirmary
Thoresby Place


Telephone 0113 392 3499

Published 31 July 2014
Last updated 24 February 2023 + show all updates
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