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