Diagnostic Microbiology Unit
The Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Department provides a comprehensive Microbiology and Serology diagnostic service to the WCH. This is particularly tailored to the needs of pregnant/post partum women, neonates, children and adolescents.
Specialised services include:
Facilities for urine specimen collection are available.
How to access the service
Ring Paediatric Outpatients (08) 8161 7399 or (08) 8161 6644 to make an appointment for the Infectious Diseases Clinic.
Phone advice can be provided to medical and allied health professionals, as well as the general public. We also welcome consultations in paediatric and obstetric infection at other institutions.
Hours of Service
Bordetella pertussis strain characterisation infections in pre-term birth reference services include the SA section of the National Neisseria (meningococcal) Network.
5th Floor, Rieger Building
Ph (08) 8161 6735
Fax (08) 8161 6051