North Laboratory-Central Building M1/300

Phone: 501-686-6880


Medical Director: Eric Rosenbaum, M.D., MPH

Clinical Manager: Ashley Henry, MT(ASCP)

Supervisor: Cathy Kirkpatrick, MT(ASCP) (501-686-6281)


Hours of Operation:

Bacteriology- 24hours/7 days a week.

Mycobacteriology- 7:00am – 3:30pm; M-F

Mycology- 7:00am – 3:30pm; M-F

Parasitology-Sent to Reference Lab EXCEPT for Blood Parasites, which are performed in Micro.

Virology- Limited to “rapid” testing. Viral Cultures are referred. Call Central Processing in the Clinical Laboratory with questions (501-686-7047 or 501-686-6230).


General Laboratory Guidelines

Detailed Collection Guidelines


For consultation on collection of unusual specimens, contact the Microbiology Supervisor or the Resident On-Call (501-688-2820).