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Clinical Microbiology Division

The clinical microbiology division has laboratories located at the University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) and Harborview Medical Center (HMC). The division provides a wide range of diagnostics services in bacteriology, parasitology, mycology, mycobacteriology and molecular diagnosis. The division employs over 70 full and part time medical laboratory scientists, technicians, administrative support staff and faculty.


The Clinical Microbiology Division participates in training programs for undergraduate medical laboratory science students, Laboratory Medicine Master of Science students, medical students, clinical pathology residents and infectious diseases fellows. In addition, the division administers a CPEP - accredited postdoctoral training program in medical and public health laboratory microbiology. Please see the Education section for more information on these programs.


The clinical microbiology division supports numerous lines of research. For more information, see entries for individual faculty.


The clinical microbiology division creates and provides annual antibiograms for HMC and UWMC. You can download these as PDFs:

Guidelines for Antimicrobial Susceptibility Reports

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Faculty and Staff

Last updated: 08/13/2019