Astrid Petrich
BSc, PhD
Associate Professor
Contact information
The Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Ave. Rm 3655 Atrium
Toronto
Ontario
M5G 1X8
Phone: 416-813-6592
Fax: 416-813-6257
Research location: The Hospital for Sick Children/Research Institute
Primary Research Area: Infectious Diseases & Immunopathology
Secondary Research Area: Molecular & Cell Biology
Research Statement:

Dr. Petrich's areas of research interest include using nucleic acid amplification technology for detection of respiratory pathogens in clinical specimens from patients with respiratory disease. Other interests include optimization of molecular diagnostics for use in the clinical microbiology laboratory and evaluation of their impact on patient care.