Discipline of Virology


Welcome to the discipline of Virology

We are proud to have fully automated analytical systems generating about 134 000 results/month to patients served by the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health. 

We are involved in teaching at undergraduate (MBChB, BSc Biomedical Science) and postgraduate levels (MMed, MMedSci and PhD). We provide Work Integrated Learning for Laboratory Technicians, Technologists and Medical Scientists. We participate in Provincial Continuing Professional Development activities.

 We engage in: 

Consultative Diagnostic Services including the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of viral diseases in KwaZulu-Natal 

Dynamic research platforms including our work in viral genomics, translational science and operational challenges

Comprehensive teaching and learning platforms including our undergraduate and postgraduate medical, science and technology programmes.

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