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Sexually Transmitted Bacteria Reference Laboratory (STBRL)

Sexually Transmitted Bacteria Reference Laboratory (STBRL)

Public Health England Centre for Infections

61 Colindale Avenue

London NW9 5HT

 

DX Address

HPA Colindale
CfI (STBL)
DX 6530014
Colindale NW

 

Tel: 020 8327 6464
Fax: 020 8327 6474


Email: stbrl@nhs.net

 

Director: Professor Catherine Ison

 

The Sexually Transmitted Bacteria Reference Laboratory (STBRL) is an expanding laboratory that provides reference and specialist services for the bacterial sexually transmitted pathogens, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Treponema pallidum, Chlamydia trachomatis and Mycoplasma genitalium. STBRL currently provides a full reference service for the identification and typing of N. gonorrhoeae, serological confirmation of T. pallidum, molecular diagnostics for C. trachomatis, T. pallidum, Haemophilus ducreyi, C. trachomatis and M. genitalium. Molecular typing for T. pallidum and C. trachomatis is under development.

Established reference services

New Reference Services