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Pathology

Pathology at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals

Central Lancashire Pathology Services (CLPS) is a federated service consisting of 5 departments located on the Royal Preston Hospital site with satellite Haematology, Blood Transfusion and Clinical Biochemistry services at Chorley and South Ribble District General Hospital. They are part of Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

The laboratories provide a range of analytical and advisory services for the Trust, both inpatients and outpatients, General Practitioners along with diagnostic services to a range of other health care providers. To ensure the highest standard of work we participate in internal

Departments

Each department provides a full range of services including specialist medical and scientific advice and further details can be found on this website.

Clinical Biochemistry UKAS Ref 8549

The service is a UKAS accredited Medical Laboratory No. 8549.
Click here to view our schedule of accreditation.

Haematology/ Blood Transfusion UKAS Ref 8548

The service is a UKAS accredited Medical Laboratory No. 8548.
Click here to view our schedule of accreditation.

Immunology UKAS Ref 8547

The service is a UKAS accredited Medical Laboratory No. 8547.
Click here to view our schedule of accreditation.

Microbiology UKAS Ref 8545

The service is a UKAS accredited Medical Laboratory No. 8545.
Click here to view our schedule of accreditation.

Cellular Pathology UKAS Ref 8544

The service is a UKAS accredited Medical Laboratory No. 8544.
Click here to view our schedule of accreditation.

 

Specialist tests

As part of our Clinical Biochemistry service, we offer a range of specialist tests that are available to order. These are:

  • 5-Hydroxyindole Acetic Acid (5HIAA)
  • AFP
  • Aldosterone
  • Angiotensin Converting Enzyme
  • Beta Hydroxybutyrate
  • Bile acids
  • CA 125
  • CA 19-9
  • Caeruloplasmin
  • Calprotectin
  • CEA
  • Copper
  • Cyclosporin
  • Digoxin
  • Drugs of Abuse
  • Ethanol
  • Faecal Occult Blood
  • Growth Hormone
  • HbA1c
  • IGF
  • Lithium
  • Metadrenalines
  • Parathyroid Hormone
  • Phenobarbitone
  • Phenytoin
  • Plasma Renin Concentration
  • Tacrolymus
  • Theophylline
  • Vancomycin
  • Vitamin D
  • Zinc

If you would like more information on any of the above, please search for the relevant test on our A-Z list below:

Human Biochemical Genetics

Immunology

We specialise in the diagnosis and treatment of immunodeficiency and allergy.

Our nursing staff provide care and support to the patients who require immunoglobulin replacement therapy.

We provide a wide range of routine and specialised services to hospitals and practitioners within Lancashire and South Cumbria, and to other hospitals within the North West.  We support regional clinical specialist services including oncology, nephrology, paediatrics, rheumatology and neurology.

We undertake protein immunology (immunoglobulins, myeloma screening and typing, complement determination, acute phase proteins and other specific protein assays), allergy and autoimmunity testing, and immunophenotyping by flow cytometry. 

 

Get in touch

Chorley and South Ribble Hospital

Preston Road

Chorley

PR7 1PP

01257 261222

Royal Preston Hospital

Sharoe Green Lane

Fulwood

Preston

PR2 9HT

01772 716565

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