EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES’ PROGRAM, LABORATORIES (EIDL)
The MUWRP Emerging Infectious Diseases’ Program runs three laboratories. Two of the laboratories are enhanced BSL-2 laboratories. One of the laboratories is located within the National Influenza Centre at the Uganda Virus Research Institute in Entebbe is dedicated to analysis of human samples for ILI surveillance while the other is located at COVAB on Makerere University Main campus dedicated to analysis of animal samples. The third lab, currently a BSL-1 is located within the general Military Hospital in Bombo and is dedicated to the anti-microbial resistance surveillance. in addition, the program supports The Bwera Hospital Microbiology Lab for antimicrobial susceptibility testing.