Woodley Equipment Company Ltd.

Old Station Park Buildings, St. Johns Street, Horwich, Bolton, BL6 7NY Lancashire
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Telephone +44 1204 460446
Fax +44 1204 692198

This company is co-exhibitor of
The Gambica Association Limited


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MEDICA 2016 hall map (Hall 1): stand E14

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MEDICA 2016 fairground map: Hall 1

Our range of products

Product categories

  • 02  Laboratory Equipment
  • 02.11  Laboratories microscopes

Laboratories microscopes

  • 02  Laboratory Equipment
  • 02.22  Centrifuges


  • 03  Diagnostics
  • 03.01  Clinical chemistry
  • 03.01.08  Devices and systems for glucose determination units

Devices and systems for glucose determination units

  • 03  Diagnostics
  • 03.01  Clinical chemistry
  • 03.01.12  Units and systems for clinical chemical determination

Units and systems for clinical chemical determination

  • 03  Diagnostics
  • 03.03  Haematology / Histology / Cytology
  • 03.03.02  Equipment and systems for blood gas analysis

Equipment and systems for blood gas analysis

  • 03  Diagnostics
  • 03.03  Haematology / Histology / Cytology
  • 03.03.05  Haematology cell counters

Haematology cell counters

Our products

Product category: Laboratories microscopes

QBC Paralens™ Advance System

Upgrade your light microscope into an LED fluorescent microscope at a fraction of the cost - use in the same way as a traditional fluorescent microscope

Combine with our QBC Malaria Tubes or QBC F.A.S.T. AFB Smear Kits for detection of Malaria, TB, Trypanosomes and other blood-borne parasites using fluorescence microscopy

The QBC ParaLens Advance fluorescent microscope attachment is a cutting-edge attachment designed to provide the many benefits of LED fluorescence microscopy to any light microscope. LED fluorescence microscopy offers improved detection of many infectious diseases, and has been recommended by the World Health Organisation for use in Tuberculosis screening. The patent-pending design of the QBC ParaLens Advance offers features unmatched by competing fluorescence microscopy products, including:

  • The ability to upgrade any light microscope
  • A durable, bright LED light source
  • Multiple convenient power options

Features of the QBC ParaLens Advance System:
Converts any conventional laboratory microscope into a low cost fluorescent microscope
Low cost alternative to purchasing a traditional fluorescent microscope
Can be used in the same way as any traditional fluorescent microscope
Simply attach the QBC ParaLens Advance to the objective position of your existing light microscope
Ideal for performing any fluorescent microscopy techniques in the field

The QBC ParaLens Advance can also:
Accurately identify species - including filaria in blood (using the QBC Malaria Tube)
Detect Malaria, TB, Trypanosomes and other blood-borne parasites
Quantify the level of parasitaemia
Perform tests for:Chlamydia, ANA, PCP, CMV: Acid-fast bacili in sputum, urine
Quick cell count with two part differential count
Platelet counts for monitoring dengue patients
Identifies the need for, and the most appropriate treatment
Can be used in the laboratory or the field

The QBC ParaLens Advance is simple to use and requires no daily cleaning.  It is also sturdy with no liquid handling or moving parts.

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About us

Company details

Woodley Laboratory Diagnostics (QBC Europe), a division of Woodley Equipment Company Ltd, are the master distributor of QBC Europe products, Horizon Centrifuges and Vision Microscopes across Europe, Africa and the Middle East; they also distribute the Reflotron Plus Clinical Chemistry System.

Woodley Laboratory Diagnostics are currently seeking business partners to distribute their range of Laboratory Diagnostics equipment.

Woodley Laboratory Diagnostics are committed to ensuring the best quality products and customer satisfaction thus enabling their business partners to respond to the needs of their clients, whilst operating a more efficient and profitable business. With over 100 business partners/distributors they provide first class marketing support to enable the successful promotion and sale of their product range across Europe, Africa and the Middle East.


Woodley Veterinary Diagnostics, a division of Woodley Equipment Company Ltd supply worldwide veterinary distributors with specialist laboratory equipment, diagnostic kits and critical care products.

Woodley is a market leading company in the vet industry with an evolving portfolio of products with Worldwide Distribution rights, along with a proven track record and outstanding customer loyalty in the form of repeat business and client referrals.


Woodley Equipment Company Ltd was established in the UK in 1989 and operates from offices and warehouse premises in the North West of England as well as its specialist Wet Chemistry division in the South East of England. More recently Woodley Veterinary Diagnostics opened premises in Boston, USA to handle its worldwide distribution.

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Company data

Sales volume

1-9 Mio US $

Export content

max. 50%

Number of employees




Area of business
  • Laboratory Equipment
  • Diagnostics