Department of Pathology

Division of Pathology Sciences

pathology and sciences

Division's Overview

The Pathology Sciences Division in the Department of Pathology at Sidra provides advanced molecular testing for infectious diseases. Our laboratory employs the newest available technologies, and we use our experience to develop our own molecular diagnostic tests. We work closely with our clients to solve challenging cases in pediatric and maternal infectious diseases.

Division's Services

• Panel tests for infectious disease syndromes

• Rapid molecular testing for bacteria viruses and parasites

Sidra outpatient clinic location map

“Patients and family members, if you are visiting the Sidra Outpatient Clinic, please follow the directions provided in this map for accurate directions. We ensure this map is always current and updated with any changes in routes.”


Operating Hours

Sunday - Thursday07:00 am - 03:00 pm
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Patrick Tang

Division Chief - Pathology Sciences

Publications by the division

Metagenomic investigation of plasma in individuals with ME/CFS highlights the importance of technical controls to elucidate contamination and batch effects

PLoS One 11(11): e0165691...
Miller RR, Uyaguari-Diaz M, McCabe MN, Montoya V, Gardy JL, Parker S, Steiner T, Hsiao W, Nesbitt MJ, Tang P, Patrick DM

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Published: 14 September 2016
Author(s): Patrick Tang

A comprehensive method for amplicon-based and metagenomic characterization of viruses, bacteria, and eukaryotes in freshwater samples

Microbiome. 2016, 4:20...
Uyaguari-Diaz MI, Chan M, Chaban BL, Croxen MA, Finke JF, Hill JE, Peabody MA, Van Rossum T, Suttle CA, Brinkman FSL, Isaac-Renton JL, Prystajecky NA, Tang P

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Published: 20 April 2016
Author(s): Patrick Tang

Declaring a tuberculosis outbreak over with genomic epidemiology

Microbial Genomics. 2016, 2...
Hatherell HA, Didelot X, Pollock SL, Tang P, Crisan A, Johnston JC, Colijn C, Gardy J

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Published: 18 February 2016
Author(s): Patrick Tang

A microbiological revolution meets an ancient disease: improving the management of tuberculosis with genomics

Clin Microbiol Rev. 2015 Apr;28(2): 523-39...
Wlodarska M, Johnston JC, Gardy JL, Tang P

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Published: 28 April 2016
Author(s): Patrick Tang

Infection control in the new age of genomic epidemiology

Amer J Infect Control. 2016 (in press)...
Tang P, Croxen MA, Hasan MR, Hsiao WW, Hoang LM

Published: 8 June 2016
Author(s): Patrick Tang

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