University Of Health Sciences
Istanbul Mehmet Akif Ersoy Thoracic And
Cardiovascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital

Medical Microbiology Laboratory

The name of unit: Istanbul Health Sciences University ,Mehmet Akif Ersoy Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital Medical Microbiology Laboratory

Objective and purpose : The Medical Microbiology Laboratory started to provide services in March 2008 as a laboratory working to provide reference laboratory services that meet the high quality and international quality Standard needed for scientific research. Our purpose with the services we provide without compromising the ethical principles, experienced in the field, following the technological developments, patients, patient relatives and employee satisfaction with our team, which makes a difference with industry-leading applications Mehmet Akif Ersoy Thoracic, and Cardiovascular Surgery Training and Research Hospital to contribute.

In this direction, our laboratory is a member of quality control institutions such as CAP, RIQAS, LABQUALITY, TCS Ministry of Health,Health Public  institution UAMDS (National Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance System, UK NEQAS CAESSAR and TULSA (National Tuberculosis Laboratory) Surveillance Network is included in the network and has been successful.

Our specialist physicians: Spc. Dr.Günay Göker, Spc. Dr. Burçe Yalçın, Exp. dr.enverayık

Services Provided: The services provided in the microbiology laboratory cover all kinds of services to prevent diseases and to diagnose and monitor existing diseases. Units and operations applied:

Cultural Unit:

  • Culture tests
  • Bacterial identification tests
  • Fungus identification tests
  • Antibiotic susceptibility testing
  • Minimal Inhibition Concentration Tests
  • Antibiotic resistance studies (Vancomycin resistance, ESBL verification, Carbapenemase CIM test)
  • Direct microscopic studies
  • Paint preparation investigations
  • Analysis of stool parasites
  • Rapid throat / stool antigen testing


Serology / Hematology Unit:


  • Specific antigen tests
  • Specific Antibody tests
  • Complete blood count test
  • Sedimentation test


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