Competency information


Perform cell culture, interpret cell line and perform identification tests for commonly isolated viruses from a range of biological specimens.


  • Composition of culture media and quality control.
  • Selection of media for the range of samples specified. 
  • The range of commonly isolated viruses.

Relevant learning outcomes

# Outcome
# 2 Outcome Perform the range of laboratory techniques used in the workplace to investigate important viral infections.