The Charles T. Campbell Eye Microbiology Lab is currently being restructured.
Until further notice -- Specimens from UPMC affiliated providers can be sent to UPMC Presbyterian Microbiology Lab located at 3477 Euler Way, 6th Floor, Pittsburgh PA 15213. Any specimens from a NON-UPMC affiliated provider/site MUST be sent to another reference laboratory.
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to the Charles T. Campbell Eye Microbiology Lab website.
The Charles T. Campbell Ophthalmic
Microbiology Laboratory at UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA is a clinical microbiology laboratory
dedicated solely to the diagnosis of infectious diseases of the
eye. Our dedicated laboratory, which opened in 1973, is fully certified
by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the College
of American Pathologists, and the federal government (CLIA).
UPMC, we serve the clinical practices, inpatient care areas, emergency departments, and surgical units. In addition, we provide microbiology services to the tri-state (Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio) ophthalmic community practices and to our
ophthalmic alumni. The clinical laboratory does not depend on research
sources for operation and all testing is billable for insurance
is to provide pertinent information to assist ophthalmologists and
physicians of all specialties in the treatment of eye infections. Our endeavors include providing information on
the best testing methods for detecting ocular pathogens, current
antibiotic susceptibility data, and standard antibiotic therapies
of ocular infections.
Ocular Microbiology and Immunology Group
Microbiology and Immunology Group
(OMIG) Information Read more--
(website updated 04/04/22)