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Immunology and Neuroimmunology



CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 - 16th July 2021 Update

In light of current events, our service continues to be under strain. As such we will be required to prioritise testing - turnaround times of non-urgent tests may increase.

We hope for your understanding and cooperation during this period.

For non-urgent laboratory enquiries, please use our generic email: [email protected]

For urgent enquiries please contact us by phone (details below)

Information for Clinical Immunology patients and their clinicians can be found on our Clinical Immunology page (updated 16th July 2021)

For the most up to date advice for the public, NHS GGC staff and GPs please see the NHS GGC Coronavirus Information Hub


For previous news items, please see our archive


The Immunology and Neuroimmunology Department is committed to providing a quality diagnostic service (see Quality Policy) for the patients of NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, NHS Scotland and external users from further afield where appropriate.

Patients and their clinicians can find information on our Clinical Immunology service on our dedicated page.


Information on all tests performed in the laboratory can be found in our handbook. For data on variation in reported values, please see our uncertainty of measurement information. 


Please use electronic test requesting where available. Where this facility is not available, please complete a paper request form.

 The laboratory is open from 9.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday (except Bank Holidays).

There is a limited ‘on-call’ service on weekend mornings to support the cardiac transplant service.

For all non-urgent laboratory enquiries, please email [email protected] or [email protected]

Please phone the laboratory to discuss all urgent requests.

  • Immunology enquiries: 0141 347 8872
  • Neuroimmunology enquiries: 0141 354 9010
  • Clinical Immunology secretary: 0141 232 7693 

Department of Immunology & Neuroimmunology

1st Floor, Laboratory Medicine & Facilities Management Building

Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

1345 Govan Road

Glasgow, G51 4TF

The laboratory services are accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS), laboratory number 9713.  A full list of tests in scope can be found on our schedule of accreditation.  Tests not on this list are not accredited; please contact the laboratory for further information if required.

 Further details on our Immunology and Neuroimmunology services can be found on their respective webpages, see links below. Upon sending samples to the laboratory, please refer to our Terms and Conditions.

 Our latest user survey results are now available. Thank you for all your feedback!

Last Updated: 03 September 2021