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CN-21-19 New NVRL Tube Guide

Sep
30

NVRL Blood Tube Guide 

Following a number of issues where incorrect sample types have been sent to NVRL for virology testing, an up-to-date guide has been attached to the 'Lab Information' tab on this website. 

Please review this Tube Guide to ensure that the correct sample type is submitted for your required test. 

Queries  can be directed to the NVRL Main Phone number 01-7164401, or via healthmail to nvrl.qa@healthmail.ie

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About the NVRL

The UCD National Virus Reference Laboratory (NVRL) provides a diagnostic and reference service for clinicians investigating viral infections throughout Ireland. The laboratory is affiliated to the University College Dublin School of Medicine. The NVRL have provided a virology diagnostic service to the Irish health service for over forty years.

We currently perform over 700,000 tests annually, involving some 120 tests for 40 different pathogens and provide specialist reference services which have been developed as a result of medical and technical expertise built over many years. We are proud to offer our service users accredited tests in line with national and international “best practice”.

Hours of service

Normal Opening Hours:        Monday to Friday:       8.00 a.m. - 5.30 p.m.

The laboratory routinely operates from 8.00 am to 6.00 p.m. daily but officially opens from 8.00am to 5.30 pm, Monday to Friday.

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Accreditation

The NVRL is accredited by the Irish National Accreditation Board (INAB) to undertake testing as detailed in the Schedule bearing the Registration Number 326MT, in compliance with the International Standard ISO/IEC 15189:2012 "Medical laboratories - Requirements for quality and competence".

 

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