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Respiratory Virus Unit (RVU)

Tel: 020 8327 6017
Fax: 020 8205 8195

Unit Head: Currently vaccant
Scientific leads: Dr Joanna Ellis
Tel: 020 8327 6239
Dr Alison Bermingham
Tel: 020 8327 7429
Technical Manager: Christine Burgess
Tel: 020 8327 6095

Services available:

  • Antigenic and genetic analysis of influenza isolates
  • Diagnostic virus PCR, culture and serology
  • Investigation of outbreaks of respiratory virus infection
  • Genetic characterisation of respiratory viruses