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Infection sciences

Infection Sciences (Microbiology) have laboratories at Poole Hospital and the Royal Bournemouth Hospital. The department offers a range of services and a wide repertoire of tests to detect or monitor bacterial or viral infection. These include:

  • MRSA
  • Hepatitis
  • HIV
  • Sexually transmitted infections 
  • Meningitis
  • Urinary infections
  • Antenatal screening (for rubella, HIV, Hepatitis B & Syphilis)
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