Normal working hours are 8:00am to 5:30pm from Monday to Friday. Clinical advice is available during working hours Monday to Friday. There is no formal on-call service but clinically urgent requests may be arranged through a clinician, clinical scientist or senior biomedical scientist, by telephoning the laboratory.

Postal address

Clinical Immunology Service
Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy
Medical School
University of Birmingham
Vincent Drive
B15 2TT

Laboratory testing and results

For general telephone enquiries and results: +44(0)121 414 4069
Fax: +44(0)121 414 3069

Non NHS Organisations e.g. COVID-19 Antibody testing (form attached):

Non NHS individuals please arrange through your General Practitioner

Laboratory Manager: +44(0)121 414 3092

Clinical enquiries

General immunology enquiries:

Professor A.G. Richter: email:, for patient confidentiality
Dr A.M. Shields: email:, for patient confidentiality


Dr Abid Karim

Myeloma/Lymphoma/Leukaemia enquiries:

Professor M.T. Drayson: email:, for patient confidentiality
Professor S.D. Freeman: email:, for patient confidentiality