May 2023

On call telecoms planned maintenance 25 May 21:30-22:00


We have received notification from our Telecoms provider Arema Connect that there will need to be emergency planned maintenance their network on the 25th May from 21.30 to 22.00. During this period it may not be possible to contact the NVRL for urgent investigations through this route. Therefore, between 21.30 to 22.00 if urgent testing is required please contact 0879806448.

Reference: CN-23-11

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Change in Syphilis RPR assay to Fortress RPR


The NVRL has been notified that the Axis Shield T. pallidum RPR assay is no longer available.

NVRL is delighted to inform its users that an alternative assay has been identified, the Fortress RPR assay, and following a successful verification is to be introduced as of Tuesday 16th May 2023.


Any queries in relation to this notification should be addressed to the Clinical Team on 01-7164401.

Reference: CN-23-8

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