The Emergency and Certification Laboratory for Organs, Tissues, and Cells for transplanation is the only APHP virology laboratory open 24/7. It participates in ensuring the safety of transplants for a large population and is responsible for health and regulatory monitoring.
Its mission is:
This activity of the laboratory is open 24/7 and ensures the presence of technical and biological staff.
The techniques used in this sector evolve according to improvements in tests available on the market, regulatory requirements, and recommendations of the health authorities: National Agency for the Safety of Medicines and Health Products (ANSM), Agence Biomedicine (ABM), and Directorate General of Health (DGS).
The assessments carried out as a part of donor qualification comply with current regulations.
Urgent assessments (excluding organ donation) are:
All other requests are only accepted after agreement from the biologist.
If the request is urgent, the laboratory must be notified.
For urgent requests, call the Henri-Mondor Hospital receptionist at 331 49 81 21 11 and specify that it is a "virological emergency".
The receptionist will then connect the applicant to the emergency technician. This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Samples must be accompanied by an application form, which must always include the following information:
*The tubes to be taken are dry tubes with separator gel of 7mL, EDTA tubes of 7mL
All information and the exam guide are available in the sampling manual of the Biology-Pathology division of the Henri Mondor University Hospitals.