University Hospital of Düsseldorf, Institute of Medical Microbiology

Brief description

The Institute of Medical Microbiology is dedicated to the diagnosis and research of infectious diseases. This includes pathogen diagnostics using microscopic, tissue culture, serological, immunological and molecular methods, as well as the development of detection procedures for difficult to cultivate or non-cultivatable pathogens. The spectrum ranges from bacteria and fungi to parasites causing worm diseases and malaria. Due to combined expertise, diversity of methods and constantly available clinical microbiological services, the institute has developed into a reference center for infection in the Dusseldorf area.