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Quantitative Cystic Fibrosis Sweat Testing
University Hospital Limerick

St Nessan's Road, Dooradoyle, Limerick, Limerick, V94 F858

Phone: 061 482508

Email: -

Internal Directions:
Phlebotomy room is in Outpatients department (OPD) 1, room number 2683. From Main entrance, keep right past Costa coffee shop. Turn next right into OPD1. The Phlebotomy room is the third door on the left.

Opening hours:
Appointments are offered for specialist bloods. Walk-in service for those requiring bloods in advance of attending an outpatients clinic appointment.

About Phlebotomy (Blood testing)

Phlebotomy (Blood testing) is a walk-in service for patients attending main outpatient appointments. Phlebotomy is by appointment only for specialist in-house bloods referred by GP or Consultant in UL Hospitals Group only. Request form with blood tests required must be provided.

About Quantitative Cystic Fibrosis Sweat Testing

Non-invasive testing for Cystic Fibrosis.

Referrals and Appointments

Available to: Adults Outpatients

Who needs to refer you: Referral by consulting Doctor or Nurse Practitioner for those attending face-to-face or virtual clinics in main Outpatients only. Referral by GP or Consultant for specialist blood testing.

How to access this service: Referral is by telephone. Phone number: 061 585658 (Consultant or GP referral only accepted)

Special instructions for patients during COVID19

We may ask you to:

  • attend a virtual clinic
  • wear a face mask/other PPE
  • complete a COVID-19 questionnaire by phone before coming to hospital and to repeat same on arrival
  • to wait in their car until closer to your appointment time


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