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The Doctors Laboratory is committed to providing a service of the highest quality for our clients. The integrity of results is of fundamental importance and our laboratory operates to stringent technical and administrative standards in order to ensure this level of service.

Internal quality assurance is achieved by strict adherence to standard operating procedures for all analytical processes. TDL participates in all relevant National External Quality Assessment Schemes. These schemes are subscribed to by NHS and private laboratories. Test results are subjected to internal quality control and external quality assessment.


 

BIOCHEMISTRY: UKNEQAS, WEQAS
  • Clinical Chemistry
  • Lipid Components
  • Glycosylated Haemoglobin
  • C-Reactive Protein/High Sensitive Protein
  • Protein Imm. Screen (IgA, IgG, IgM)
  • Drugs of Abuse + Therapeutic Drugs
  • Total and Direct Bilirubin
  • Cardiac Markers
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Healthcontrol Therapeutic Drugs Scheme
  • Urine Clinical Chemistry
HAEMATOLOGY: UKNEQAS for
  • Haematology
  • Reticulocyte Count & Automated Leucocyte Diff Count
  • Coagulation
  • Thrombophilia Profile inc. Lupus Anticoagulant
  • Abnormal Haemoglobins
  • Blood Group Serology (Inc. grouping, antibody screening and identification, compatibility testing)
  • Blood Parasites/Blood Film
  • B12/Folate/Ferritin
IMMUNOLOGY: UKNEQAS for
  • HIV Serology
  • Hepatitis Serology, Immunity Screen Serology
  • Toxoplasma Serology
  • Autoimmune Testing Schemes 1–4
  • Rubella Serology
  • Chlamydia Detection
  • Syphilis Serology
  • Anti-Streptolysin Titre
  • Parvovirus B19 IgM
  • Phospholipid Antibodies
MICROBIOLOGY: UKNEQAS for
  • General Bacteriology
  • Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing
  • Parasitology
  • Mycology
  • AAFB Microscopy Mycobacterium Culture
ENDOCRINOLOGY: UKNEQAS for
  • Steroid Hormones
  • Peptide Schemes 1 to 4
  • Thyroid Scheme
  • Allergens Scheme
  • SHBG
  • Prostate Specific Antigen
  • Tumour Markers
  • PTH
  • Specific IgE/Total IgE
  • AFP/CEA
CYTOLOGY
  • National External Assessment Scheme for Gynaecological Cytopathology
  • National External Assessment Scheme for the Evaluation of Papanicolaou Staining in Cervical Cytology
  • Cytyc Imager Stain and Instrument EQA
ANDROLOGY
  • UKNEQAS
TDL GENETICS: NEQAS ISFG, EMON for
  • Constitutional Cytogenetics
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics
  • (includes Haemochromatosis,
  • HLA B27 and HLA identification)
  • Thrombophilia
  • Y-Deletions
  • DNA Profiling