Micropathology Ltd provides a clinically supported service for the rapid diagnosis and management of infectious and genetic disease.
We provide a 24-hour on-call telephone advice service for healthcare professionals to discuss specific cases or general matters concerning infectious disease and vaccination. If an immediate answer cannot be supplied, we will call back with the information. This service is supplied without obligation.
We also provide DNA paternity testing, a forensic genetics service and undertake biomedical research covering various aspects of human and veterinary pathology. This service includes contract research and clinical trials for external organizations, as well as continuing in-house assay development.
The directors and staff work to the highest possible standards in all aspects of the company’s business. We subscribe to both UK and international standards of accreditation, ‘best-practice’ and quality assurance schemes in order to maintain excellence in all our undertakings.
We welcome ongoing contact with all our clients, both in the UK and overseas, and we are happy to discuss how we may help to meet the needs of existing clients and any organisation addressing problems of infectious disease.
Researchers will study the genetic factors that influence children’s susceptibility to bacterial infections in a 12 million euro research collaboration, led by Imperial College London.
Chronic hepatitis B (CHB) is a major cause of liver disease worldwide, ranking as the first cause of cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma.