Gastrointestinal Bacteria Reference Unit (GBRU)
Public Health England Microbiological Services
61 Colindale Avenue
London NW9 5EQ
Tel: 020 8327 7116
Fax: 020 8905 9929
Head: Dr Kathie Grant
The Gastrointestinal Bacteria Reference Unit (GBRU) provides reference services for a wide range of gastrointestinal, food and water-borne pathogens. It is in the Department for Bacteriology based at Colindale London and is part of the Public Health England Microbiology Services Division.
GBRU consists of three reference units:
As well as providing reference services GBRU has an active research programme.