Microbiology

TDL's Microbiology service  is a broad- ranging, clinically-led pathology service. In addition to routine microbiology diagnostics, the laboratory includes reference and developmental clinical services, with expertise in all areas of conventional and molecular microbiology.

Microbiology tests

Test codes, sample requirements, and turn-around times.

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Urine culture processing and results

Urine culture testing is performed using manual methods. 

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Stool test codes

Real-time PCR is used for enteric pathogen testing. 

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Fungal detection

PCR methods and test codes .

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Consultants

Dr Robin Smith
FRCPath

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Dr Sophie Collier
FRCPath

 

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