Transport of Specimens

Written by Craig Webster on .

Pathology specimens should be sent via the post tube to the laboratory or delivered by hand and left at the reception desk.  Please do not, under any circumstances, leave specimens anywhere else in the Pathology buildings.

All samples sent to the laboratory should be packed so as to comply with the Carriage Dangerous Goods (Classification, Packaging and Labelling) Regulations 1996

General Guidance

Samples may be sent to the Laboratory in the following ways:

On site transport

Off site arrangements

External samples for phe microbiology

       Our Hays Dx information is : West Midlands Public Health Laboratory

                                                                                                               DX 6780100

                                                                                                               BIRMINGHAM B