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Microbiologist Vs Clinical Microbiologist

What is the difference between Microbiologist and Clinical Microbiologist?


(Well, I am writing this at the airport since my flight was delayed, and I just found out that this airport provide free computer and internet for those who -maybe- delayed)




The difference between Microbiologist and Clinical Microbiologist might be so obvious for some people, but I believe there were still people who do not know about it. Some people think that when you took Microbiology degree, you can immediately became a clinical microbiologist. No.




As the name implied, Clinical Microbiologist is basically a medical doctor who specialised in the field of microbiology. The pathway to became a clinical microbiologist started by entering a medical school and get that Medical degree so that you can practice as a registered medical officer. Then, after a few years of training in clinical field, then you will apply for a postgraduate study on Clinical Microbiolgy. In Malaysia, this is done by applying for pathol…

New Entry Master of Pathology Malaysia

It's been a while since I've updated this blog. Maybe I am having a thought block. Everytime I wanted to write something, I frozed.

I need to do some non medical reading just to step out from this phenomenon. I've bought a book by G25..and I just found out that the book was banned in Malaysia. However, I am still going to finish reading it.

Anyway, this year Master in Pathology is a little off compare to previous year. It has been Mid August and the application for HLP has not been started yet. I do not know why because I am not involve in any of this thing.

Otherwise, for the entry of next year Master of Pathology, the date for Pre entrance course has been set on 13 November 2017 in Hospital Putrajaya.

The entrance exam will be held later on 8-9 January 2018 in HUSM.

So this year ( or technically next year) exam will be held in Kubang Kerian Kelantan. Prepare your holiday and book your ticket to Kelantan. There will be a lot of shopping to be done there....or maybe you sh…