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The Microbiology and Parasitology team comprises professionals, most of whom are university lecturers, who have achieved a high level of professional excellence and are committed to quality and innovation whilst being at the cutting edge of diagnostic techniques and who are leaders in relevant aspects of clinical microbiology. If you train in our teaching unit, you will have the chance to work in some of the leading clinical laboratories in the country, both in terms of the number of samples we work with and the latest generation technology we use.
Microbiology training itinerary
The Microbiology Unit is led by the Microbiology Department with participation from Paediatrics, Intensive Care, Infectious Diseases and Primary Care.
During the Teaching Unit rotation, residents spend time in different areas belonging to different units, such as Urine Cultures, Genital Infections, Blood Cultures, Parasitic Stool Testing, Epidemiology, Mycobacterium, Serology, Food and Environmental Microbiology and Virology.
In terms of healthcare activities, you will work with both adult and paediatric patients with HIV and infectious diseases, and in different hospital departments, such as Intensive Care Medicine at the General Hospital, or the Paediatric Infectious Diseases Department, in addition to primary care.
We focus on the microbiological aspects of infectious diseases in order to improve patient health. Research in our field is centred around epidemiology and antimicrobial resistance, sexually transmitted diseases, respiratory viruses, viruses and fungal infections in immunodeficient patients, cystic fibrosis, food-borne illnesses, tuberculosis, and international health.
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