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Anaerobe Reference Unit (ARU) Cardiff

Anaerobe Reference Unit
Public Health Wales Microbiology Cardiff
University Hospital of Wales
Heath Park
Cardiff CF14 4XW

DX6070100 "Cardiff 90 CF"  
Tel: 0292074 2171(Lab) or 2378 (Office)

Clinical Lead: Dr Harriet Hughes
Lead Scientist:Trefor Morris

Reference Services

  • Anaerobe identification including Bacteroides, Clostridia, Fusobacteria, Actinomyces spp., and other closely related genera
  • Susceptibility testing of clinically relevant anaerobes including confirmation of unusual resistance phenotypes
  • Clostridium difficile Ribotyping (the C. difficile Ribotyping Reference Laboratory is now in Leeds).

For further details, including our request forms, please visit the Public Health Wales website.