microbiology specialists inc.

Clinical / Veterinary Microbiology Services

Testing offered in all subspecialty areas of microbiology to aid in the diagnosis of human and veterinary infectious diseases.

Listed are just some of the culture/identification and susceptibility services we perform in our laboratory.

Aerobic bacteriology and susceptibility testing:

  • Enteric and non-enteric gram negative rods
  • Corynebacterium
  • Bacillus
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  • Bacterial vaginosis
  • Helicobacter pylori
  • Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC)
  • Chlamydia culture

Respiratory pathogens:

  • Beta-hemolytic Streptococcus Groups A ,C ,F and G
  • Legionella
  • Bordetella pertussis
  • Streptococcus pneumoniae
  • Haemophilus
  • Listeria
  • Diphtheria
  • Brucella

Stool pathogens:

  • Salmonella
  • Shigella
  • Campylobacter
  • Vibrio
  • Yersinia
  • E.coli 0157

Anaerobic bacteriology and susceptibility testing:

  • Anaerobic culture, identification and susceptibility testing
  • Anaerobic Actinomyces
  • Clostridium difficile
  • Gas liquid chromatography (GLC)

Mycobacteriology and susceptibility testing:

  • Acid-fast culture, identification and susceptibility testing


  • Fungal culture and identification (moulds and yeasts)
  • Aerobic Actinomycetes


  • Ova & Parasite exam (including Cryptosporidium/Giardia)

Virology: standard and rapid tissue culture and direct exams

  • Herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2
  • Cytomegalovirus
  • Varicella zoster virus
  • Influenza virus types A and B
  • Parainfluenza virus
  • Respiratory syncytial virus
  • Adenovirus
  • Enterovirus

Molecular Diagnostic Testing

  • Xpert® CT/NG (Chlamydia trachomatis/Neisseria gonorrhoeae)
  • Xpert® Xpress SARS-CoV-2/Flu/RSV
  • The BioFire® FilmArray® Gastrointestinal (GI) Panel