As advanced health testing is a fast-moving, global industry, it can difficult for practitioners, particularly graduates, to know and remember its key providers, products and people.
In light of this, we've written a series of articles to provide quick overviews of our partners - who are widely recognised as the world's leading advanced health test laboratories.
In this article, we provide an overview of Eurofins County Pathology, summarising who they are, what they specialise in, what their key lab processes are, and most popular advanced tests.
Regenerus Labs is an official distributer of Eurofins County Pathology advanced health tests for UK, EU and UAE healthcare practitioners.
Who are Eurofins County Pathology?
Eurofins County Pathology is an clinical diagnostic laboratory offering rapid phlebotomy and testing services.
Eurofins County Pathology is owned by Eurofins, an international group of laboratories.
Where is Eurofins County Pathology based, and when were they established?
Eurofins County Pathology is based in Guildford, UK, and established in 2006.
What accreditations and licensing do Eurofins County Pathology operate by?
The laboratory is UKAS ISO 15189 accredited.
The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) is the UK’s national accreditation body to assess organisations that provide certification, testing, inspection and calibration services.
UKAS ISO 15189 is a respected certificate that verifies that a lab is competent. It does this a rigorous assessment criteria which includes:
- the provision of advice to medical laboratory users
- the collection of patient samples
- the interpretation of test results,
- acceptable turnaround times
The laboratory is also accredited by the CQC.
The CQC is England’s regulator of health and social care. They regulate against quality standards set by government legislation in which all regulated health and social care services have a legal responsibility to make sure they are meeting.
Who are Eurofins?
Eurofins is an international group of laboratories which provide a unique range of testing services to clients across multiple industries. This includes:
- cosmetic product testing
- discovery pharmacology
- advanced material sciences
Eurofins is very large international network of laboratories made up of:
- 61,000 staff
- a network of more than 1,000 independent companies
- 940 specialist laboratories
- 59 countries generally
Eurofins offers over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances, as well as clinical diagnostic testing services.