Laboratory Services

Blood Sciences (BS)

Blood Sciences mainly test blood samples from the hospitals and GPs.
It is a group of 4 disciplines:

Clinical Biochemistry

Routine Biochemistry, Regional Endocrine Biochemistry, Regional Paediatric Biochemistry, Regional Regulatory Peptide Biochemistry, Regional Toxicology Biochemistry, Special Investigations (Proteins, Tumour Markers Trace Metals, & Haematinics).

Haematology

Automation, Special Investigations, Haemophilia Regional Centre, Paediatrics, Immunophenotyping, Specialist Red Cell Investigations, Andrology, Molecular Haematology and MHRA Accredited Stem Cell Bank.
Stem Cell is licensed under the Human Tissue Authority (HTA).  

Blood Transfusion

Blood Grouping, Antibody Screening, Cross-matching, Antibody Identification, Kleihauer Testing, Issue of Haemophilia products, Albumin, Platelet Concentrate, Fresh Frozen Plasma and Cryoprecipitate.
The Hospital Blood Banks work to the regulations of the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)

Blood Grouping, Antibody Screening, Cross-matching, Antibody Identification, Kleihauer Testing, Issue of Haemophilia products, Albumin, Platelet Concentrate, Fresh Frozen Plasma and Cryoprecipitate.The Hospital Blood Banks work to the regulations of the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)

Immunology

The Clinical Immunology service deals with diseases and deficiencies of the immune system and related body defences. This includes Autoimmune Serology, Allergic & anaphylactic investigations, Immunochemistry, Immunodeficiency investigations and Cellular Immunology.

Immunology also deals with diagnosis of allergies.
Immunology and Allergy clinics are held for both Adults and Children from across Northern Ireland.

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