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COVID-19 (Coronavirus info)

Information and guidance for public, NHSGGC staff, and community-based services.  Hospital visiting restrictions now in place.

COVID-19: Current Changes to Service


Andrology service is currently operational with appointments available to bring a sample to the department, however whilst samples can currently be produced on site, there is very limited availability due to the added precautions put in place.

Electron Microscopy – Primary Cilial Diskenesia Service

The clinic has resumed from November 2020 but at a reduced capacity. Patients also require a confirmed negative COVID-19 test before attending the clinic.


Frozen Sections, Immunofluorescence, Muscle biopsies and other tests involving fresh unfixed tissue.

At this time the requesting clinician MUST also confirm that within 48-72 hours prior to the surgical procedure taking place, that the patient has provided a negative COVID-19 test. If no test has taken place or there is a positive result, the requested test(s) on fresh tissue cannot be carried out. To confirm this requirement or for more specific information please contact the laboratory (0141 354 9513/4) before taking a specimen.

Last Updated: 23 September 2021