Clinical Microbiology Services


LSM Laboratory offer clinical microbiology services by our Clinical Microbiology Department to local medical laboratories and clinic in the area of:

  • Urinalysis
  • Urine culture and sensitivity test
  • Routine culture and sensitivity test with Gram smear interpretation
  • Anaerobic culture and sensitivity test with Gram smear interpretation
  • Vaginal swab culture and sensitivity test with Nugent Score, T&M culture, GC culture, Candida culture, GBS culture
  • Urethral swab culture and sensitivity test with Gram smear interpretation, GC culture
  • Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC) culture and sensitivity test
  • Mycoplasma and ureaplasma culture and sensitivity
  • Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) screening culture
  • Antimicrobial susceptibility/sensitivity tests
  • Feacal parasite by concentration method
  • Stool occult blood
  • Stool culture (Salmonella, Shigella, Campylobacter, Vibrio)
  • Blood culture
  • Fungal smear
  • Fungal culture
  • AFB smear, direct
  • Urogenital infection multiplex PCR panel (3 or 13 targets)
  • SARS-CoV-2 real-time RT-PCR
  • Rotavirus antigen
Our clinical microbiology section is operated by experienced Hong Kong registered medical technologists under local and overseas guidelines. Using standard laboratory protocal, we provide essential species identification as needed which is beneficial towards infectious diseases treatment and we offer sensitivity test based on CLSI/EUCAST and other local and international guidelines with in-house quality control as recommended by the international guidelines. Only referral cases by Hong Kong registered doctor and veterinarians or laboratory referral are entertained.