VIDRL is a leading Australian infectious diseases reference laboratory. The laboratories at VIDRL are highly specialised and work with state of the art facilities and equipment. Scientific staff are highly experienced and are among the most expert in Australia.
VIDRL is divided into reference laboratories based on pathogen groupings. This allows for a high degree of specialisation in public health reference services, as well as diagnostic testing of infectious diseases through virology, bacteriology, mycology and parasitology.
Our current laboratories include:
- Bacteriology, Mycology and Parasitology
- Blood Borne Viruses
- Electron Microscopy
- Enteric Virus Reference
- High Security/Quarantine
- Mycobacteriology Reference
- Diagnostic and Reference Serology
- Translational Diagnostics
- Virus Identification