COVID-19: guidance for sampling and for diagnostic laboratories

GBRU: reference and diagnostic services

Published 1 July 2014 Last updated 20 April 2021 + show all updates 20 April 2021 Removed ‘Reference laboratory services during […]

COVID-19: guidance for sampling and for diagnostic laboratories

RVPBRU: reference and diagnostic services

Published 1 August 2014 Last updated 20 April 2021 + show all updates 20 April 2021 Amended Important service update. 14 […]

Detailed guide: Lateral flow validation prioritisation criteria for rapid diagnostic assays for specific SARS-CoV-2 antigens

Published 8 February 2021 Last updated 6 April 2021 +show all updates 6 April 2021 Updates to the self-testing section […]

COVID-19: guidance for sampling and for diagnostic laboratories

Open consultation: UK SMI Q 2: QA in the diagnostic virology and serology laboratory

This consultation asks for feedback on UK Standards for Microbiology Investigations Q 2: quality assurance in the diagnostic virology and […]

COVID-19: guidance for sampling and for diagnostic laboratories

COVID-19: guidance for sampling and for diagnostic laboratories

Published 15 January 2020 Last updated 29 March 2021 + show all updates 29 March 2021 Updated samples required for initial […]

Detailed guide: Lateral flow validation prioritisation criteria for rapid diagnostic assays for specific SARS-CoV-2 antigens

Published 8 February 2021 Last updated 5 March 2021 +show all updates 5 March 2021 Update on sample types required […]

Detailed guide: Lateral flow validation prioritisation criteria for rapid diagnostic assays for specific SARS-CoV-2 antigens

Overview The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has concluded a review of the most likely future requirements and […]

Research and analysis: Evaluation of endpoint PCR (EPCR) as a diagnostic test technology for SARS-CoV-2

This is a technical report by the NIHR UK Biocentre Ltd, in partnership with Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust […]

Letter from PHE and NHS Test and Trace to school and college leaders

UK SMI Q 7: good practice when ordering and undertaking diagnostic tests for infectious disease serology

Public Health England (PHE) has opened a consultation in joint partnership with professional organisations. This consultation asks for feedback in […]

Guidance: Designated standards: in vitro diagnostic medical devices

Notices of publication from the Department of Health and Social Care are provided above for designated standards for in vitro […]