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Clinical Microbiology

Microbiology LaboratorySub-rotation Director: Eleanor Powell, PhD, D(ABMM)

Length of time: 10 weeks over four years incorporated in DLM rotation

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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Department of
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

UC Health University Hospital
Laboratory Medicine Building,
Suite 110
234 Goodman Street
Cincinnati, OH 45219-0533

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