Virology

Southampton specialist virology centre (SSVC)

Laboratory tel: 023 8120 6408

Website: bit.ly/UHSvirology

Hospital location: B level, laboratory and pathology block, University Hospital Southampton

Address: Southampton specialist virology centre, Level B, laboratory & pathology block, University Hospital Southampton, Tremona Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO16 6YD

Content:

Southampton Specialist Virology Centre staff
 Name/positionTelephone Email 
 

Dr Emanuela Pelosi

Consultant medical virologist / Director of the Southampton Specialist Virology Centre

 

023 8120 5101

 

Emanuela.Pelosi@uhs.nhs.uk

 

Dr Eleri Wilson-Davies

Consultant medical virologist

  

023 8120 1379

 

Eleri.Wilson-Davies@uhs.nhs.uk

 

Emma Andrews

Virology operations manager

 

023 8120 6408

 

Emma.Andrews@uhs.nhs.uk

 

Dr Simon Friar

Clinical scientist / Virology development lead

 

023 8120 6408

 

Simon.Friar@uhs.nhs.uk

 

Christopher Labdon

Lead biomedical scientist in serology

 

023 8120 6408

 

Christopher.Labdon@uhs.nhs.uk

 

Respiratory virus PCR sample collection including SARS-coronavirus-2 (the causative agent of COVID-19)

 

 

Change of collection media for Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea testing

The Southampton Specialist Virology Centre now only accepts Chlamydia/Gonorrhoea samples in the Alinity m multi-Collect Specimen Collection kit. We no longer accept Hologic Aptima samples.

If you have any questions regarding the transition, please don't hesitate to contact us. All of the telephone and email details can be found at the top of this page.

Abbott Alinity multi-collect contents 2

 Aptima CTGC collection kit - Multi use Aptima CTGC collection kit - Urine

Aptima CTGC collection kit - Vaginal