A – Z: Microbiology


Actinomyces Culture

Antenatal Screen


Anti-Streptococcal Serology

Antibiotic Assays

Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing


Atypical Pneumonia Serology

Avian Precipitins

Beta Glucan

BK Virus PCR

Blood Cultures

Bone Donor Screens – Virology

Bordetella pertussis

C Difficile Test

CFT (Complement Fixation Test)

Chlamydia Trachomatis (Genital Chlamydia)

CMV (Cytomegalovirus) Serology

CMV PCR (Viral Load)

Covid Information for Asymptomatic Staff

Covid Instructions for Symptomatic Staff

COVID-19 PCR Testing

Covid-19 Serology (antibodies)

Cryptococcal Antigen

CSF – Microscopy and Culture

CSF Virology

Culture for Gonorrhoea (GC)

Diphtheria Culture

Diphtheria Serology

EBV (Epstein Barr Virus) PCR

EBV (Epstein Barr Virus) Serology

Exeter Laboratory Newsletter April 2021

Exeter Laboratory Newsletter September 2020

Eye Swabs – Virology

Faecal Culture

Faecal Parasites

Faecal Viral Screen

Farmers Lung Precipitins

Foreign Traveller Screen (Imported Fever Screen)

Fungal Culture

Genital Swab Culture

Helicobacter Antigen Test

Hepatitis A Serology

Hepatitis B Serology

Hepatitis C Genotyping

Hepatitis C Quantitative PCR (Viral Load)

Hepatitis C Serology

Hepatitis E Serology

Herpes Simplex PCR

HIV Proviral DNA

HIV Quantitative PCR

HIV Resistance Assay

HIV Serology

HTLV types 1 & 2

Inoculation Injury

Legionella Antigen

Leptospiral PCR

Leptospirosis Serology

Lines and Tips


Lyme Disease Serology

Measles Serology & PCR

Meningococcal and Pneumococcal PCR (Blood)

Microbiology – Changes to Sample Processing during Covid-19

Microbiology – Frequently Asked Questions

Microbiology Newsletter January 2020

MRSA Screen (Emergency Admission)

MRSA Screen (Pre-Elective)

MRSA Screen (Previous Positive)

Mumps Serology & PCR

Mycobacteria (TB) Culture

Norovirus Testing

Parvovirus serology

Pathology Newsletter June 2020

Peritoneal Dialysis Fluid Culture

Pneumococcal Antigen


Quantiferon Testing

RD&E Covid-19 Testing Service

Rotavirus and Adenovirus Detection (Faecal Samples)

Rubella Serology

SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 infections FAQs

Schistosoma Serology

Schistosoma Urine Microscopy

Sputum Culture (not TB)

Sterile Fluids and Tissues Culture

Syphilis Serology

Tetanus Antibody

Toxoplasma Serology

Urine Culture (Catheter)

Urine culture (Mid Stream)

Urine Culture (Paediatrics)

Viral Respiratory / Influenza

Viral swab – skin

VZV Serology (Chicken Pox)

Wound Swab Culture

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