Special Bacteriology Unit

Laboratory Details

Division:
Bacterial Pathogens
Address:
Phone:
(204) 789-2137
Fax:
(204) 784-7509
Description:

The Special Bacteriology unit delivers national and international reference services and research into a wide variety of bacteria considered as rare, difficult to identity, novel human pathogens, or those not previously linked to human disease.

Proficiency Panels

Proficiency Panels
Proficiency Panel Pathogen
16S rRNA gene sequencing and/or MALDI-TOF MS Bacterial pathogens

Proficiency Panel Reports

Requisition Form

Reference Diagnostic Tests

Reference Diagnostic Tests
Pathogen Test Category Reference Diagnostic Test
Abiotrophia spp. Susceptibility Testing Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing On Selected Aerobes, Facultative Anaerobes, and Strict Anaerobes
Acinetobacter spp. Susceptibility Testing Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing On Selected Aerobes, Facultative Anaerobes, and Strict Anaerobes
Aerobic Actinomycetes Susceptibility Testing Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing On Selected Aerobes, Facultative Anaerobes, and Strict Anaerobes
Aerococcus spp. Susceptibility Testing Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing On Selected Aerobes, Facultative Anaerobes, and Strict Anaerobes
Aeromonas spp. Susceptibility Testing Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing On Selected Aerobes, Facultative Anaerobes, and Strict Anaerobes
Bacillus spp. and related genera Susceptibility Testing Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing On Selected Aerobes, Facultative Anaerobes, and Strict Anaerobes
Bacterial pathogens Sequencing 16S rRNA Sequencing from Pure Cultures
Bacterial pathogens Sequencing 16S rRNA Sequencing from Clinical Material
Bacterial pathogens Isolation Isolation
Bacterial pathogens Strain Characterization Identification by Full Characterization
Bacteriodes fragilis group Susceptibility Testing Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing On Selected Aerobes, Facultative Anaerobes, and Strict Anaerobes
Burkholderia cepacia complex Genetic Fingerprinting Multi-Locus Sequence Typing (MLST)
Burkholderia cepacia complex Susceptibility Testing Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing On Selected Aerobes, Facultative Anaerobes, and Strict Anaerobes
Chlamydophila pneumoniae Molecular Detection Molecular Detection by PCR
Chlamydophila psittaci Molecular Detection Molecular Detection by PCR
Corynebacterium diphtheriae Reference Service Diphtheria Toxin Testing Service
Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis Reference Service Diphtheria Toxin Testing Service
Corynebacterium spp. Susceptibility Testing Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing On Selected Aerobes, Facultative Anaerobes, and Strict Anaerobes
Corynebacterium ulcerans Reference Service Diphtheria Toxin Testing Service
Coryneforms Susceptibility Testing Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing On Selected Aerobes, Facultative Anaerobes, and Strict Anaerobes
Enterococcus spp. Susceptibility Testing Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing On Selected Aerobes, Facultative Anaerobes, and Strict Anaerobes
Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae Susceptibility Testing Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing On Selected Aerobes, Facultative Anaerobes, and Strict Anaerobes
Gemella spp. Susceptibility Testing Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing On Selected Aerobes, Facultative Anaerobes, and Strict Anaerobes
Granulicatella spp. Susceptibility Testing Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing On Selected Aerobes, Facultative Anaerobes, and Strict Anaerobes
HACEK group Susceptibility Testing Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing On Selected Aerobes, Facultative Anaerobes, and Strict Anaerobes
Lactobacillus spp. Susceptibility Testing Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing On Selected Aerobes, Facultative Anaerobes, and Strict Anaerobes
Lactococcus spp. Susceptibility Testing Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing On Selected Aerobes, Facultative Anaerobes, and Strict Anaerobes
Legionella pneumophila Genotyping Identification and Subtyping from Pure Cultures
Legionella pneumophila Molecular Detection Molecular detection by PCR From Clinical Material
Legionella spp. Isolation Culture
Leuconostoc spp. Susceptibility Testing Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing On Selected Aerobes, Facultative Anaerobes, and Strict Anaerobes
Micrococcus spp. Susceptibility Testing Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing On Selected Aerobes, Facultative Anaerobes, and Strict Anaerobes
Moraxella catarrhalis Susceptibility Testing Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing On Selected Aerobes, Facultative Anaerobes, and Strict Anaerobes
Mycoplasma pneumoniae Molecular Detection Molecular Detection by PCR
Non-Enterobacteriaceae Gram negative fermenters Susceptibility Testing Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing On Selected Aerobes, Facultative Anaerobes, and Strict Anaerobes
Non-Enterobacteriaceae Gram negative non-fermenters Susceptibility Testing Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing On Selected Aerobes, Facultative Anaerobes, and Strict Anaerobes
Pasturella spp Susceptibility Testing Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing On Selected Aerobes, Facultative Anaerobes, and Strict Anaerobes
Pediococcus spp. Susceptibility Testing Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing On Selected Aerobes, Facultative Anaerobes, and Strict Anaerobes
Pseudomonas aeruginosa Susceptibility Testing Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing On Selected Aerobes, Facultative Anaerobes, and Strict Anaerobes
Pseudomonas spp. Susceptibility Testing Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing On Selected Aerobes, Facultative Anaerobes, and Strict Anaerobes
Rothia mucilaginosa Susceptibility Testing Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing On Selected Aerobes, Facultative Anaerobes, and Strict Anaerobes
Staphylococcus spp. Susceptibility Testing Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing On Selected Aerobes, Facultative Anaerobes, and Strict Anaerobes
Stenotrophomonas maltophila Susceptibility Testing Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing On Selected Aerobes, Facultative Anaerobes, and Strict Anaerobes
Streptococcus spp. (excluding Group A & B Streptococcus, S. pneumoniae) Susceptibility Testing Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing On Selected Aerobes, Facultative Anaerobes, and Strict Anaerobes
Tropheryma whipplei Molecular Detection Molecular Detection by PCR
Vibrio spp. Susceptibility Testing Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing On Selected Aerobes, Facultative Anaerobes, and Strict Anaerobes