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Welcome to Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust Pathology Services


The NHS in Leeds and Public Health England (PHE) are well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. Please use the links below for more information.

LTHT Coronavirus information

National Coronavirus information

Laboratory staff at work in a Leeds Pathology Laboratory

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust Pathology Services' Clinical Support Unit provides services to the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trusts and to local GPs in West Yorkshire. It is divided into five main departments and each department has its own sub-disciplines and associated laboratories. In addition, it provides a number of national and regional reference services as well as undertaking research and development in the field.

Our website contains a wealth of useful information about the laboratories and the tests provided.

The service is pleased to accept comments from service users and our full contact details are provided for the submission of your comments online and also by telephone or letter.

Guidance is available on labelling Danger of Infection samples and Hazard Group 3 Organisms on Leeds Health Care Pathways: Infections That Require Source Isolation Protocol

Information on high risk occupations and pastimes and further guidance on identifying high risk samples is available in the Microbiology User Manual (appendix B)

High Risk Danger of Infection Samples (powerpoint)


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