Routine Sample Referral to Other Laboratories

Biochemical Genetics Unit
Clinical Biochemistry
Pathology Sciences Laboratory
Southmead Hospital
Westbury-on-Trym
Bristol
BS10 5NB
Urine organic acids, blood spot acylcarnitine profiles, blood spot galactosaemia screens and plasma amino acid analysis for follow-up of positive IMD screening results.

Bristol Genetics Laboratory
Pathology Sciences
Southmead Hospital
Bristol
BS10 5NB
CF and MCADD mutation analysis

Haematology
Blood Sciences Department
Pathology Sciences
Southmead Hospital
Bristol
BS10 5NB
Confirmation of sickle and haemoglobinopathy results by iso-electric focussing.

Department of Clinical Chemistry
The Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Trust
Steelhouse Lane
Birmingham
B4 6NH
Biopterin analysis as part of the differential diagnoses associated with elevated phenylalanine levels.

Haematology CSR
The Red Cell Centre
Kings College Hospital
Denmark Hill
Bessemer Road
London
SE5 9RS
Sickle cell disease testing by DNA, for babies that have had a blood transfusion before the blood spot sample was collected.

Virology Department
RRL - Specimen Reception (VIROLOGY Section)
1st Floor HSL Laboratories
Royal Free Hospital
Pond Street, Hampstead
London
NW3 2QG

Department of Clinical Chemistry and Newborn Screening
Sheffield Children's NHS Trust
Western Bank
Sheffield
S10 2TH
Quantitative hexanoylglycine analysis in urine as part of the confirmatory testing for MCADD.