Central Laboratory for Clinical Biology
The clinical laboratory focussing on diagnosis of travel and import diseases, holds the official reference laboratory for the diagnosis of infectious and tropical diseases (MB 31/08/1998-BS 10/12/1998), the National Reference Center (NRC) for arboviruses, Rickettsia and Coxiella and the national reference laboratory for Entamoeba histolytica, Cryptosporidium, Leishmania and Leptospira. A broad panel of accredited diagnostic tools exists in the lab and the portfolio has been extended substantially in recent years.
Main research topics
- Intestinal parasitology
- Rickettsial diseases
- Diagnosis of travel and import diseases
- Development of diagnostic tools
- Evaluation of diagnostic tests