Porphyria Service Cardiff

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Department of Medical Biochemistry & Immunology
University Hospital of Wales
Heath Park
CF14 4XW

Tel: (Porphyria laboratory) 029 2074 3565, (DNA laboratory) 029 2074 2811

Web: www.cardiff-porphyria.org/

The Cardiff Porphyria Service specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of the porphyrias in the UK. The Service provides a comprehensive porphyria service for both clinicians and their patients by offering: 

  • Multidisciplinary clinical advice.
  • Routine laboratory diagnosis.
  • Genetic mutation analysis.
  • Safe drug information (in conjunction with the Welsh Medicines Information Service, WMIC).
  • Genetic counselling (in conjunction with Medical genetics) .

The service also initiates and participates in research into the porphyrias and has strong collaborative links with our European collegues.

Last updated on 07/07/2015

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