Our Microbiology Laboratory is a full-service lab, employing highly trained specialists and sophisticated instrumentation, such as automated processors for the identification of antibiotic resistance in bacteria. The University Hospital - Rutgers Microbiology Lab also has a state-of-the-art tuberculosis culture facility. 


  1. The microorganism must be found in abundance in all organisms suffering from the disease.
  2. The microorganism must be isolated from a diseased organism and grown in pure culture.
  3. The cultured microorganism should cause disease when introduced into a healthy organism
  4. The microorganism must be reisolated from the inoculated, diseased experimental host and identified as being identical to the original specific causative agent.