We provide professional support in Microbiology Laboratory.
Microbiology is the name given to the branch of
microorganisms that examines small creatures, many of which can only be seen
under a microscope. Most of these microorganisms cause diseases in
humans. Examples of microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, and
parasites. In the Microbiology Laboratory, which is a unit of the Melted
Hospital Laboratory, these microorganisms can be examined and the diseases that
occur in individuals can be determined.
The diseases caused by these tiny creature’s invisible to
the eye are generally called Infection (Infectious Disease). Tens of
thousands of different microorganisms appear as disease agents.
In this unit, direct and indirect tests are carried out
on microorganisms that cause infection. In the laboratory, guiding tests
are performed in the diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of infectious diseases
in blood and all kinds of body fluids, tissue samples, extracts such as urine
and feces and various other samples. There is bacteriology, virology,
mycology, parasitology and serology departments as subunits.
It is to obtain and identify bacteria that infect humans
and to determine their antibiotic susceptibility. (Typhoid, cholera,
bacteria that cause throat infections, etc.)
Diagnostic tests of viruses that cause disease in humans
Obtaining and identifying fungi that cause disease in
humans and testing their susceptibility to antifungals (fungicides).
Research for parasites and parasite eggs
in feces, urine, and some other body fluids.
Antibody-based diagnostic method in infectious diseases
Culture tests, bacteria identification tests, antibiotic
and antifungal susceptibility tests, antibiotic resistance studies, direct
microscopic examinations, stained preparation examinations, search for parasite
eggs in feces, antigen screening tests, antibody tests (serological tests), PCR
(Molecular diagnostic tests, including Polymerized Chain Reaction test
When it comes to microbiology laboratory, the first thing
that comes to mind among these tests is culture, bacteria identification and
antibiotic susceptibility tests. These tests are carried out in our
laboratory, using international standards and an automation system. With
this system, bacteria are defined more advanced than conventional methods, and
information on resistance mechanisms that cannot be revealed is also obtained. This
makes very important contributions in the treatment of infections. Especially,
this information is very important in dealing with infections caused by
multiple resistant bacteria that cause hospital infections.