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Immunology services and opening hours

The Greater Manchester Immunology Service (GMIS) offers a comprehensive test repertoire for the immunological investigation of patients.

The four main areas covered include: Allergy, Autoimmunity, Cellular Immunology and Immunochemistry.

We aim to provide a user-responsive service with rapid turn around of accurate results along with interpretive comments. Requests that are not covered by our service will be referred to other accredited specialist immunology laboratories.

Location and working hours

The laboratory is situated in the Manchester Royal Infirmary, within the Clinical Science Buildings, and is open from Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.00pm. It is closed on Bank Holidays.

There is no out-of-hours service.

Services available

GMIS aims to provide interpretative comments that are added to reports.

Referral for full clinical assessment is welcomed and is preferred for patients with suspected immune deficiency and those who are thought to have suffered an anaphylactic reaction.

The laboratory is a UKAS accredited medical laboratory No. 8195 and participates in appropriate national quality assurance schemes. If you have any comments on the services that we provide please contact us by phone, letter or e-mail.

Areas of clinical interest include: Allergy, Autoimmune Disorders and suspected Immune Deficiency.

Specialist clinics

GMIS holds a number of out-patient clinics and details regarding these can be found in the Clinical Immunology section of the site.

(Last updated November 18th 2015)