Microbiology and infectious diseases

We care for patients with infectious diseases.

Service areas include:

  • infectious diseases including returned travellers and tropical infectious diseases
  • Hospital in the Home (HITH) IV antibiotic outpatient service
  • HIV (in collaboration with Clinical Immunology)
  • sexual health (in collaboration with the Sexual Health Clinic)
  • viral hepatitis (in collaboration with Hepatology/Multidisciplinary Liver Group)
  • Multidisciplinary Foot Ulcer Clinic (in collaboration with Endocrinology and Podiatry)
  • Mycobacterial diseases (including Hansen’s disease) and migrant health
  • infection control  and staff occupational health and safety.

We are very active in both clinical and laboratory-based research, and we are accredited by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (external site) for advanced training in Infectious Diseases and by the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia College (external site) for advanced training in Clinical Microbiology.

We also offer an active Antibiotic Stewardship Program.

Contact us

Level 6, A Block
Wellington Street Campus

Phone: 9224 2444
Fax: 9224 1989

Operating hours

8:30am to 5pm
(Monday to Friday)

PathWest Laboratory Medicine Microbiology Service
8:30am to 5pm
(Monday to Friday)

8:30am to 2pm