Christmas 2021 arrangements

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UCD National Virus Reference Laboratory Service Christmas 2021

For urgent requests during the Christmas period, please contact 01-716 4401

Please find below the schedule for our NON-COVID-19 related service for the Christmas period. 

Day/Date

Service available

Laboratory hours

Thursday 23rd

 

Normal Service

8.00am – 6.00pm Respiratory sample receipt for result on 24th

Friday 24th

Reduced Routine Serology testing

Reduced Molecular testing (CNS Screen, Respiratory screen, CMV/EBV)

8.00am – 2.00pm

Molecular sample receipt by 8.00am

Saturday 25th

On Call Service

Closed

Sunday 26th

On Call Service

Closed

Monday 27th

On Call Service

Closed

Tuesday 28th

On Call Service

Closed

Wednesday 29th

Reduced Routine Serology Testing

Reduced Molecular testing (CNS Screen, Respiratory Screen, CMV/EBV)

8.00am -5.30pm

Thursday 30th

 

Reduced Routine Serology Testing

Reduced Molecular testing (CNS Screen, Respiratory Screen, CMV/EBV)

8.00am -5.30pm

Friday 31st

Reduced Routine Serology Testing

Reduced Molecular testing (CNS Screen, Respiratory Screen, CMV/EBV))

8.00am – 5.30pm

Saturday 1st January

On Call Service 

Closed

Sunday 2nd January

On Call Service 

Closed

Monday 3rd January

On Call Service 

Closed

Tuesday 4th January

Normal Service

8.00am – 6.00pm

NVRL On Call Service

The on-call service for dealing with urgent requests authorised by a Consultant Microbiologist/Pathologist can be accessed by contacting 01-716 4050.

When using this number, the following information is required:

  1. Name of Caller
  2. Hospital source
  3. Contact number
  4. Message