Clinical Laboratory Services

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  • Microbiology Department

    The University of Mississippi Medical Center Microbiology section of the laboratory is staffed by medical technologists and clinical laboratory scientists 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. The department performs more than 120,000 cultures, organism identifications, and susceptibility tests per year including 28,800 blood cultures. In addition to standard bacteriology, the laboratory provides full service diagnostic testing in mycology, mycobacteriology and parasitology. The Microbiology Laboratory is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for our patients, as promptly as possible. Questions, concerns or comments are always appreciated. The direct number for the department is 984-2358.

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    Section Director:        Michael Mahowald, M.D.
    Lead Technologist:Nancy Deschamp, BS, MT (ASCP) 
    Contact Number:601-984-2880
    Technologists: Barbara Cook
    Betty Anderson
    Clarissa Watson
    Damaris Alvarado
    Jamie Miller 
    Lavondia Brown
    Regina Galloway
    Kelly Lammons
    Iliane Fonseca
    Stephanie Aikens
    Eric Leisure
    Charles McIntire
    Miranda Ward
    Renee Singleton