Created in a modern version in 2016. Historically there were epidemiological and microbiological departments:
The epidemiological department / laboratory of the Institute has always been a scientific and practical school of plague specialists. Most of the Institute’s leading specialists started their work in this laboratory.
The microbiological department of the Institute was represented by four divisions: the laboratory of Microbiology (1949), the MLC (1951), the biochemical laboratory (1957), and the laboratory of genetics (1964).
- Participation in the implementation of STP
- Study of the microbiology and epidemiology of the causative agent of plague and yersiniosis
- Study of the ecology of the causative agent of plague and yersiniosis
- Improvement of laboratory diagnostics methods
- Advisory and methodological assistance to practical health care
- Participation in the training and improvement of specialists in training courses for special personnel and at the workplace
- Implementation of research results in the practice of health care institutions
- Publication of research results
- Reviewing plans and results of specialized research
- Participation in other scientific and preventive activities in accordance with the NSCEDI Charter
- Conducting laboratory tests for zoonotic infections on a contractual basis