Medical Microbiology



Johns Hopkins Medicine
Department of Pathology
Division of Medical Microbiology
600 N. Wolfe Street
Meyer B1-193
Baltimore, MD 21287

Lab Phone: 410-955-6510
Office Phone: 410-955-5077
Fax: 410-614-8087

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Lab Services - Virology

The Virology Laboratory within the Division of Medical Microbiology uses many different cell lines for culture, applies new methodologies for rapid and early identification of pathogenic viruses, and performs viral susceptibility determinations rarely performed in other laboratories.

  • Respiratory virus (respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), influenza A, influenza B, parainfluenza viruses 1-3, adenovirus) rapid antigen detection and culture
  • Herpes simplex culture
  • Cytomegalovirus (CMV) culture
  • Cytomegalovirus (CMV) culture--early antigen
  • Cytomegalovirus (CMV) quantification by PCR
  • Varicella-Zoster virus (VZV) culture
  • Enterovirus culture
  • Adenovirus culture
  • Other Viral cultures
  • Viral susceptibility
  • Molecular Virology (see Molecular Microbiology)