Infectious Diseases - Expertise

BARC analyzes over 500,000 virology samples per year.

  • Culture and PCR 
  • Hemagluttination inhibition (HAI)
  • Plaque reduction
  • Sequencing

BARC offers a full range of microbiology testing services for bacteriology, mycology, parasitology and microbioterrorism pathogens. The laboratories also have the capability to culture, quantitate, identify and determine antibiotic susceptibility and resistance for aerobic and anaerobic bacteria. Organism isolated on site are shipped to BARC for identity confirmation and MIC testing with customized panels.

Our historical expertise in infectious diseases has been accumulated over years, for example through the acquisition of the clinical pathology division of the Institut Pasteur in Paris by Laboratoire Cerba, a division of Cerba European Lab.