Microbiology

Microbiology

Microbiology and Molecular Diagnostics is a completely revamped, state of the art laboratory offering a full menu of culture-based tests for bacteria, fungi, and mycobacteria, coupled with rapid tests for selected pathogens.  The laboratory features:

  • Automated specimen plating
  • Multiple read times spread through two shifts
  • Multiplex assays for suites of pathogens
  • A BSL level 3 laboratory for mycology and mycobacteriology
  • Molecular assays for rapid identification of viral, bacterial, and fungal organisms

The laboratory is guided by a Ph.D. clinical microbiologist and a the expertise of a strong technical staff directed by a masters degree level manager.  As the field moves into molecular based assays, the laboratory is positioned to provide even more rapid test results to caregivers.

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