International Porphyria labs

Before sending specimens, please contact the laboratory you have chosen to verify current shipping information and find out which tests are available.  Those labs associated with a Porphyria specialist are marked with an **.  For facilities in European countries not listed here, and in Israel, please visit the website of the European Porphyria Initiative, which keeps updated information on Porphyria diagnostic and clinical services for all of its members.

Albania

Dr Stelian Buzo
Central Biochemical Laboratory**
University Hospital Center of Tirana
Dibra Str. 370
Tirana Albania
Tel 355 42 321 21
Fax 355 42 336 4

Argentina

Prof A Batlle
CIPYP**
Viamonte 1881 10A
Buenos Aires 1056
Argentina
Tel 54 1 782 7963 and 54 1 812 3357
Fax 54 1 811 7447
www.qb.fcen.uba.ar/cipyp/
www.cipyp.netfirms.com/

Australia

Prof M R Moore
Porphyria Reference Laboratory**
National Research Centre for Environmental Toxicology
Kessels Rd
Coopers Plains
Brisbane 4108
Queensland
Australia
Tel 61 7 3274 9009
Fax 61 7 32 74 9003
m.moore@mailbox.uq.oz.au
http://www.uq.edu.au/porphyria/

Dr Victor Poulos
Biochemistry Department **
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
Missenden Road
Camperdown
NSW 2050
Australia
Tel 61 2 9515 8572
Fax 61 2 9515 7931
Email victor@bioc.rpa.cs.nsw.gov.au

Dr Ric Rossi
Biochemistry Department
Queen Elizabeth II Med Ctr
Nedlands W.A. 6009
Australia
Tel 61 9 346 2845
Fax 61 9 346 3882

Canada

Dr W Schreiber
Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Center
Dept of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
855 West 12th Ave
Vancouver BC V5Z 1M9
Canada
Tel 1 604 875 4111 x 6-8204
Fax 1 604 875 4025
william.schreiber@vch.ca

Chile

Dr BQ Carlos Wolff
Universidad de Chile
Dept Medicina Occidente
Laboratoria de Hepatologia **
Hospital San Juan de Dios
Casilla 33052 Santiago
Chile
Fax 56 2 681 7414
cwolff@med.uchile.cl

Hong Kong

Dr Ching-wan Lam
Department of Pathology **
Princess Margaret Hospital
Lai Chi Kok
Kowloon
Hong Kong
Ph. 852 2990 1870
Fax 852 2370 0969
ching-wanlam@cuhk.edu.hk

Japan

Dr Masao Kondo
Department of Nutrition and Biochemistry **
The Institute of Public Health
4 ñ 6 ñ 1 Shirokanedai Minato ñ ku
Tokyo 108
Japan

Portugal

Dra. Laura Palma Carlos/ Dra M Coneicao Santos
Prof Egas Moniz
Centro de Hematologia e Imunologia da Universidade de Lisboa
Hospital de Santa Maria ñ Piso 2 ñAv
1600 Lisboa
Portugal
Tel 351 1 7964 673
Fax 351 1 7964 673 or 3858 202

South Africa

Dr P Meissner (Lab & Diagnosis) & Dr R Hift (Clinical)
Lennox Eales Porphyria Laboratory **
MRC/UCT Liver Research Ctr
University of Cape Town
Observatory 7925
Cape Town
South Africa
Tel 27 21 406 6332
Fax 27 21 448 6815
peter@liver.uct.ac.za
rjh@liver.uct.ac.za

Dr J Paiker
Department of Chemical Pathology
The South African Institute for Medical Research
University of the Witwatersrand
Johannesburg 2193
Republic of South Africa
Tel 27 11 647 2521
Fax 27 11 647 2521

Turkey

Prof Ismail Kurt
Dept Clinical Chemistry **
Gulhane School of Medicine
06018 Etlik/Ankara
Turkey
Tel 90 312 325 1211 (ext 1890)
Fax 90 312 323 4923

Yugoslavia

Prof Dr Nada Majkic Singh
Institute for Medical Biochemistry **
Clinical Centre of Serbia
Visegradska 26
11000 Belgrade
Yukoslavia
esingh@ubbg.etf.bg.ac.yu