If you’ve ever had a sore throat swabbed to test for strep, you have experienced just one way bacteria cultures can be used to help sick patients get answers.
The Bacteriology Laboratory at Strong Memorial Hospital runs hundreds of tests around the clock to identify the bacteria and fungi that cause everything from urinary tract infections to food poisoning. This identification process is the first step in stopping sickness in its tracks and putting patients on the road to recovery.
Posted on 10/13/2016 8:55:48 AM
Dr. Rick Libby is the new co-director of the Pathology Ph.D. program. Libby is co-director with Dr. Lianping Xing and will replace former co-chair, Dr. Robert Mooney, who will transition to part-time on Jan. 1, 2017.
Posted on 9/29/2016 1:13:46 PM
Hundreds of employees from the URMC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine attended a staff appreciation event presented by Strong Memorial Hospital leadership on Tuesday, Sept. 20.
Posted on 9/19/2016 11:34:56 AM
Dr. Darrell Triulzi, M.D., gets excited when thinking about the direct impact his work has on patients.The former URMC Pathology resident (1986-1990) currently serves as the director of Transfusion Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Department of Pathology and medical director of the Institute for Transfusion Medicine.
Posted on 9/16/2016 2:23:34 PM
Former Pathology resident, Dr. Lorraine Lopez-Morell, is achieving her dream of being a forensic pathologist right in Rochester.
Posted on 9/6/2016 3:24:42 PM