Public Health Laboratory Service


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Public Health Laboratory Service

A department of the National Health Service consisting of over 50 laboratories in Britain that provide all necessary facilities for diagnosis and testing in cases of suspected infectious disease.
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We also thank Public Health Laboratory Service, United Kingdom, for kindly providing the typing phages and the scheme.
The recorded cases of mumps - seven during the whole of last year and 12 in the first quarter of 2002 - all affected children aged 10 and over who, according to the Public Health Laboratory Service, were likely to have never been vaccinated.
Researchers at the Public Health Laboratory Service in London say it is estimated that the campaign will prevent 7,880 cases and 845 deaths.
The figures, published by the Public Health Laboratory Service, paint a grim picture of Aids tightening its grip across the developed world, despite concerted efforts by the Government to halt the spread of the incurable virus.
Health officials at the Public Health Laboratory Service located the clinic after GPs reported that the first eight victims had been receiving acupuncture there.
It was organised jointly by the RA and the Public Health Laboratory Service.
As a lecturer at Leeds University he founded a regional Reference Laboratory for Medical Mycology in 1982 which formed the core of what subsequently became the Public Health Laboratory Service Mycology Reference Laboratory and he started the Leeds Mycology course which became 'a must' for anyone interested in the field, including international mycology students.
Official figures from the Public Health Laboratory Service show that there were 3,029 reports during the first 10 months of 2002.
Figures from the Public Health Laboratory Service in Wales have revealed mumps cases have jumped from 65 in 2001 to 143 last year.
Last night, the Public Health Laboratory Service admitted "great concern" over the rise in the disease throughout the UK.
That is despite the overall rate of food poisoning cases dropping by more than half, said the Public Health Laboratory Service.
The Public Health Laboratory Service (PHLS) said that since September 26 there have been 102 cases reported of a type of salmonella called 'enteritidis phage type 14B', mostly acquired within England.

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