NDPH Wolfson Laboratories
The NDPH Wolfson Laboratories provide cost-effective support for PHRU's studies. They investigate, and provide guidance for, various aspects of methodology including: sample collection procedures for blood and urine; transportation procedures; stability of biomarkers; cataloguing and temperature controlled storage strategies for large-scale collections; the development of assay methods that are suitable for high-throughput testing in large study populations without compromising the reliability or quality of the data produced.
The laboratories currently support several automated clinical chemistry and immunoassay platforms. The NDPH Wolfson Laboratories are accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) to the ISO 17025:2005 Standard. NDPH Wolfson Laboratories is a UKAS accredited testing laboratory, No. 2799. The NDPH Wolfson Laboratories current Schedule of Accreditation can be found on the UKAS website by entering the search term 2799. High-throughput plate-array assays, including multiplex assays, are supported using automated liquid handling workstations.