Department of Pathology

Division of Pathology Sciences

Anatomical Pathology

Division 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 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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Mohammad Rubayet Hasan

Clinical Molecular Microbiologist

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Patrick Tang

Division Chief - Pathology Sciences

Publications by the division

Comparative evaluation of laboratory developed, real time PCR assays and RealStar® BKV PCR Kit for quantitative detection of BK polyomavirus

Journal of Virological Methods. 2016;234:80-6...
M. Hasan, G. Al Rawahi, E. Thomas, R. Tan, P. Tilley

Published: 1 August 2016
Author(s): Mohammad Rubayet Hasan Rusung Tan Eva Thomas

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

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

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 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

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

Optimal use of MRSASelect and PCR to maximize sensitivity and specificity of MRSA detection

Curr Microbiol. 66(1):61-3....
Hasan MR, Brunstein JD, Al-Rawahi G, Tan R, Thomas E, Tilley P

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Published: 15 January 2013
Author(s): Mohammad Rubayet Hasan

Innate immune control of EBV-infected B cells by invariant natural killer T cells

Blood. 122(15):2600-8...
Chung BK, Tsai K, Allan LL, Zheng DJ, Nie JC, Biggs CM, Hasan MR, Kozak FK, van den Elzen P, Priatel JJ, Tan R

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Published: 1 October 2013
Author(s): Mohammad Rubayet Hasan Rusung Tan

Evaluation of amplification targets for the specific detection of Bordetella pertussis using real-time polymerase chain reaction

Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol. 25(4):217-21...
Hasan MR, Tan R, Al-Rawahi GN, Thomas E, Tilley P

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Published: 1 July 2014
Author(s): Mohammad Rubayet Hasan Rusung Tan Eva Thomas

Depletion of Human DNA in Spiked Clinical Specimens for Improvement of Sensitivity of Pathogen Detection by Next-Generation Sequencing

J Clin Microbiol. 54(4):919-27...
Hasan MR, Rawat A, Tang P, Jithesh PV, Thomas E, Tan R, Tilley P

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Published: 1 April 2016
Author(s): Mohammad Rubayet Hasan Patrick Tang Rusung Tan Eva Thomas

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