Microbiology

GP Information

Service available:

Day Routine Service Emergency ‘Out of hours’ service 
Monday – Friday   08:00 – 20:00   20:00 – 08:00 
Saturday  08:00 – 13:00  13:00 – 00:00 
Sunday    24 hours

 
Out of hours service:
Please contact the Microbiology Medical Scientist on-call who is available via the switchboard. (01 4103000)
Note that the Microbiology Medical Scientist must be bleeped for urgent specimens to be processed out of hours, users should not telephone the laboratory as telephones are not staffed out of routine hours 

Clinical Advice:
Advice regarding diagnosis and treatment of infection is available at all times.    For out of hours advice including infection control advice, please contact the on-call consultant microbiologist via switchboard (01 4103000) or on-call medical scientist.