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Microbiology/Immunology is the only clinical laboratory providing diagnostic microbiology and immunology services at VCU Health System.
Microbiology is staffed 24/7 and offers full diagnostic testing in Bacteriology (aerobic and anaerobic), Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing, Mycobacteriology, Mycology, and Parasitology.
Immunology is staffed 7 days/week and offers comprehensive testing in Infectious disease serology testing, Autoimmune serologic testing including ANA and Electrophoresis.
Microbiology/Immunology offers rapid turn-around-time on selected tests. Tests include: Gram Stains, Crytococcal Antigen, direct detection of Trichomonas vaginalis, enterovirus in CSF, and Group A Strep. Direct detection of influenza A and B are also available during respiratory virus season.
The Microbiology/Immunology laboratory compiles and publishes yearly statistics on bacteria isolated in the institution versus formulary antibiotics.
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS)
American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
Clinical Immunology Society
Clinical Laboratory Management Association (CLMA)
College of American Pathologists (CAP)
National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards (NCCLS)
Canadian Association For Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
The European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology (EAACI)
The European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
The World Health Organization
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Justin Dalton, MD
Immunopathology, Hematopathology & Transfusion Med