About Our Company

We provide a clinically supported service for the rapid diagnosis and management of infectious and genetic disease.

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Our History

Micropathology Ltd was created in 1995 by Dr. David Burnett and Professor Colin Fink as an independent company specialising in rapid diagnosis and research relating to infectious disease and host responses to infection.

Originally located in the University of Birmingham, Institute of Research and Development, the company moved to its current location on the University of Warwick Science Park in 1999.

Queen's Award for Enterprise: Innovation
In 2003 the company was awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation.

Currently, the company laboratory plays a major role in the UK transplant population surveillance for infection, serving the NHS through tertiary and specialist referral centres and supplying acute infectious disease diagnoses for NHS hospitals across the UK.

Our research staff maintain a close association with academic colleagues and a programme of applied research continues. This collaboration creates research projects with a number of university departments.


Following a transition inspection in May 2017, Micropathology Ltd were awarded ISO15189:2012 accreditation by UKAS in November 2018. Our UKAS accreditation number is 9622.

For details of our accredited test portfolio, please refer to our Laboratory User Handbook which can be found here.
Alternatively, please refer to the schedule of accreditation which is available on the company or UKAS website.

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Ethical Committee

All of our work and undertakings are geared towards acting in the best interests of the patients whom we serve. Nonetheless, we recognise that having views from outside the laboratory provide us with both guidance and reassurance about what we do.

We are pleased that during the academic years 2007 - 2019 the following people have kindly agreed to serve on our behalf.

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Quality Assurance

We actively partake in rigorous internal and external quality assurance schemes, ensuring that Micropathology Ltd continues to meet the necessary regulatory standards (ISO 15189:2012).

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Our Team
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Research Activities

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