Supplying Quality to Science for Better Patient Care

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For nearly 50 years Alpha Laboratories has been providing quality supply and support to UK and international scientists, for their diagnostic and laboratory requirements. The company remains today, as always, a family run business with the same vision and ethos to help science improve people's lives. Find out more

New Product Highlights

FastZAP™ Filter Tip Refills

High quality ZAP filter tips now available in eco-conscious refill packs. Reduce plastic usage in your lab. Try now - Introductory 30% Discount!

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Picus® 2 electronic pipette

Improved results with advanced connectivity. Picus® 2 brings enhanced precision and reproducible pipetting results for all users.

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SmartLid™ Viral DNA/RNA Extraction Kit

A novel magnetic key and lid, designed to quickly and easily transfer magnetic beads and attached nucleic acids through a series of three sample extraction steps: Lysis, Wash, and Elution

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Our Focus On Diagnostics for Digestive Diseases

Alpha Laboratories has a long history of working with the National Bowel Screening Programmes, from initially supplying Guaiac based tests, to helping progress to more advanced Faecal Immunochemical Testing (FIT).

Alongside this we have championed the use of calprotectin assays to diagnose and monitor Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD), without the need for costly and invasive endoscopy.

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Upcoming Events

Lab Innovations

Date: 30th - 31st October 2024

Location: NEC Birmingham

After another successful event, we're excited to be heading back to Lab Innovations in 2024, the leading event dedicated to the laboratory industry.

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Latest News from Alpha Laboratories

CALEX® Patient Pack for Home Sampling

Direct sampling of faeces into CALEX, by the patient, immediately extracts and stabilises calprotectin.

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Improved Logistics for Sample Collection Kits

The Alpha Portal (TAP) enhances workflows for distribution of kits direct-to-patients, or for larger orders going to GPs or Clinics.

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Plant More Trees from Your Tips

The LaboraTree planting scheme is now even greener. We have halved the number of tokens, from Fastrak® or ZAP™ Premier filter tips needed to plant a tree, to just 15.

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Our Commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility

Alpha Laboratories is passionate about finding new and sustainable laboratory solutions designed to further scientific discovery and improve the lives of those around them by focusing on three pillars:
People - Planet - Culture


Believing that change begins within, and as an inclusive, ethical and diverse organisation, our people are the most important part of our vision.

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We take ownership of sustainability, recognising our environmental impact and acknowledging that carbon reduction is vital not only to our business, but critical to securing a future for all.

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In pursuit of innovation, value and performance we never compromise our ethics or caring responsibility to our employees, customers and suppliers.

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More from Alpha Laboratories

Supply Schedules

Simple, flexible ordering for improved efficiency. Gives you easy access to all our products and brands with added cost savings, ease of ordering and reduced administration.

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Equipment Service and Maintenance

Whether it's Pipette Servicing and Calibration that you require, or routine maintenance on your Laboratory Instruments, Alpha Lab Service is there to cater for all your needs.

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Current Special Offers

Helping your laboratory budget stretch further we regularly offer special discounts and promotions on a selection of products.

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Here to help - wherever you are


Alpha Laboratories is committed to innovative sustainability practices focused on building a better world for future generations.

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