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, Parasitology, and DNA Amplification testing for detection of Chlamydiatrachomatis and Neisseriagonorrhoeae.
Immunology is staffed 7 days/week and offers comprehensive testing in Clinical virology, Infectious disease serology testing, Autoimmune serologic testing including ANA, Electrophoresis, and a large menu of Flow Cytometry testing.
Stat Lab--open 24/7
Microbiology/Immunology offers rapid turn-around-time on selected tests. Tests include: Gram Stains, Crytococcal Antigen and Group A Strep.
The Clinical Pathology Receiving area is located on the MCV campus in the Clinical Support Center (CSC), 403 N. 13th Street, 6th floor Room 643.
--The Microbiology/Immunology laboratory compiles and publishes yearly statistics on bacteria isolated in the institution versus formulary antibiotics.