Diagnostic Laboratory Training

Fellows receive practical training in the diagnostic laboratories including bacteriology, mycology, virology, serology and parasitology. They receive training in the standard pharmacokinetics of antimicrobials, antimicrobial susceptibility testing, determination of antibiotic concentrations in serum and other body fluids and techniques for appropriate collection and processing of specimens relevant to infectious diseases. A formal rotation through the Microbiology Laboratory is mandatory during the first year of training. A weekly review session on Clinical Pathology occurs throughout the Fellowship Training.