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The Immunology Department provides a wide-ranging service for the investigation, diagnosis and treatment of conditions which result from dysfunction of the immune system.

The integration of laboratory and clinical services allows us to provide a cutting-edge laboratory testing service which is essential in the diagnosis and monitoring of complex immune diseases.

Laboratory investigations include those for:

  • Immune deficiency
  • Autoimmune disease
  • Allergy
  • Specific proteins
  • Complement testing
  • Cellular immunology
  • Molecular  immunology

Information for Patients

These laboratory services cannot be accessed directly by patients - a referral from a GP or specialist doctor is required (depending upon the condition involved). If you have any questions about the services available and how these can be accessed by you or your family, please contact your GP to discuss.

Your GP should also have information about the funding of these tests within your area, as this varies both within and outside of the UK.

For further information about clinical immunology services, please visit the Department of Immunology website.

Current Service List

Contact Us

Laboratory enquiries

Tel: 029 21848350

Scientific/technical advice 

Leanne Grant (Lead Biomedical Scientist in Immunology)

Clinical advice                   

Dr Tariq El-Shanawany, Dr Stephen Jolles, Dr Richard Cousins (Consultant Clinical Immunologists)

Consultants’ secretaries                     

Tel: 029 21845814 / 029 21848358