Referral laboratories

Cases are routinely referred to the following laboratories:

 

Biomedical Imaging Unit

Mail Point 12
Level B South Block
Southampton General Hospital
Southampton
SO16 6YD

For the referral of specimens for electron microscopy

Department of Histopathology
2nd Floor Tower Block
Royal Cornwall Hospital
TRURO, Cornwall, TR1 3LJ

For the referral of breast specimens for HER2 testing

HSL-Advanced Diagnostics
19 Fitzroy Street
London
W1T 4BP

For the referral of gastric specimens for HER2 testing and miscellaneous immunohistochemistry not undertaken at Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust.

UCL Department of Eye Pathology
UCL Institute of Ophthalmology
11-43 Bath Street
LONDON  EC1V 9EL

For the referral of ophthalmic specimens

Derriford Hospital,
Derriford Road,
Plymouth
PL6 8DH

For the referral of muscle and nerve biopsies – please note these should be sent directly from theatre to Derriford (please see muscle biopsies section).

Referrals are made to other centres on an ad hoc basis and in these cases details of the referral centre are included in the final histopathology report.