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Clinical Microbiology

Microbiology Laboratory

Length: 5 x 2 week-long blocks  (As part of DLM rotation)

Location: University of Cincinnati Medical Center and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Sub-Rotation Director: Eleanor Powell, Ph.D., D(ABMM)

Participating Faculty: Joel Mortensen, Ph.D.

Rotation Duties:

Bench Rotations: Residents will spend time on the bench with medical technologists. They will be exposed to a wide variety of laboratory techniques and technologies while learning how to recognize and identify both normal flora and pathogenic organisms. Residents will rotate at both University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital to see how different technologies and patient populations can affect laboratory workflows.

Presentations: When rotating on Microbiology, residents will give weekly informal plate rounds for the Infectious Diseases clinical teams, highlighting the laboratory features of the cases they are seeing clinically

Infectious Diseases Rotation: Residents have the option of spending 1-2 weeks rotating with the Infectious Diseases team.

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Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

UC Health University Hospital
Laboratory Medicine Building,
Suite 110
3188 Bellevue Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45219

Phone: (513) 584-7284
Fax: (513) 584-3892