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Microbiology Laboratory


Head of Microbiology Laboratory: Mrs. Sari Mandelbaum, B.Sc

 

General

The microbiology laboratory performs a wide variety of bacteriological and serological tests. The laboratory has automatic computerized equipment for expediting and detecting growth in blood cultures.

The laboratory participates in an international quality control system at an excellent level of performance.

Laboratory tests include:

  • Processing of cultures of various types for growth and isolation of disease-causing bacterial populations.
  • Identification of pathogenic bacteria and testing of their sensitivity to antibiotics.
  • Tests for epidemiological and bacteria with special resistance to antibiotics (MRSA, VISA, VRE, CRE, etc.).
  • Tests for identification of pathogenic fungi and their sensitivity to antibiotics.
  • Detection and identification of parasites in feces and other samples.

 

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