403 North 13th Street, Clinical Support Center (CSC Building) Room 538-565
Richmond, VA 23298
Hours of Operation: 24 hours/day--7 days/week
Call Client Services 804-828-PATH (828-7284); 1-800-363-9234
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 Virology.
Immunology is staffed 7 days/week and offers comprehensive testing in Infectious disease serology testing, Autoimmune serologic testing including ANA and Electrophoresis.
Stat Lab--open 24/7
Microbiology/Immunology offers rapid turn-around-time on selected tests. Tests include: Gram Stains, Crytococcal Antigen, Trichomonas vaginalis wet mounts, direct detection of enterovirus in CSF, and Group A Strep. Direct detection of influenza A and B are also available during respiratory virus season.
Laboratory Test Descriptions
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.
Anaerobic Antibiogram (pdf)
Antibiotic Antibiogram (pdf)
--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