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Clinical Microbiology

Lab Contact:    919.513.6560  |     919.513.6568

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8AM-5PM; Saturday & Sunday, Limited Service

The clinical microbiology laboratory provides a wide range of bacterial and fungal culture and antimicrobial susceptibility diagnostic tests in support of the NC State Veterinary Hospital and the veterinary community.  In addition, we are developing new molecular diagnostic tests to enhance our capabilities for both identification and characterization of bacterial diseases. Research collaboration and support is provided to the College of Veterinary Medicine and other private research facilities.

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Services for Referring Veterinarians

Submission Forms and Fee Information

Click form to download. Complete and submit with samples.

Tests and Submission Instructions:

Ship Samples to:
C262 – College of Veterinary Medicine
1060 William Moore Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606


Megan Jacob, MS, PhD

Population Health and Pathobiology


In support of the College of Veterinary Medicine and other private facilities, we gladly welcome collaboration on research projects.  If you are interested in working with the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory on a specific project, please contact the laboratory director:

Dr. Megan Jacob, Laboratory Director and Assistant Professor
Phone: 919.513.6236