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Microbiology Lab Handbook
The Microbiology Laboratory at Massachusetts General Hospital offers bacteriology, virology, parasitology, mycobacteriology, mycology, infectious diseases serology and molecular diagnostic testing services.
Anatomic & Molecular Pathology
Laboratory & Molecular Medicine
Center for Integrated Diagnostics (CID)
The Microbiology Laboratory is a full-service laboratory located in the Gray-Bigelow building on floor five and serves adult and pediatric patients. Our staff processes over 500,000 specimens per year and is open 24 hours a day to accession and process specimens.
The specialized services include highly developed test menus in bacteriology, virology, parasitology, mycobacteriology, mycology, and infectious diseases serology.
In addition to conventional culture and microscopic methods, the laboratory offers several rapid diagnostic tests and detection of difficult-to-culture pathogens using molecular methods.
LocationThe Microbiology Laboratory is located on the Massachusetts General Hospital main campus in the Gray-Bigelow building on the fifth floor.
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