Clinical Microbiology In the Department of Pathology

Brain abscess caused by culture-negative Streptococcus intermedius. Invasive bacteria are rapidly and accurately detected and identified from fresh and formalin-fixed  tissue by ribosomal RNA gene sequencing. 

A Culture of Excellence

The Stanford Diagnostic Microbiology Laboratory is a full-service routine and specialized reference laboratory serving Stanford Hospital, Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital and Stanford Outreach program.  The laboratory is equipped with state-of-the-art instruments and assays making it possible to diagnose infectious diseases missed by conventional methods.
Our mission:  Quality Assured; Service Exceptional.
Our services include:

Dr. Niaz Banaei is available for consultation on diagnostic test selection and interpretation of results. Pager 23010, telephone 650-736-8052. For infectious diseases questions, please contact the appropriate Stanford Infectious Diseases Service Fellow:

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