Robert J. Durrant, MS, MLS(ASCP)CM, SMCM


  • English
  • German

Academic Information

  • Departments: Pathology - Assistant Professor (Lecturer)
  • Divisions: Medical Laboratory Science

Board Certification

  • American Society for Clinical Pathology (Medical Laboratory Scientist)
  • American Society for Clinical Pathology (Specialist in Microbiology)

Academic Office Information

  • 801-585-6989
  • School of Medicine
    Medical Laboratory Sciences
    30 N 1900 E, Room: 5R462
    Salt Lake City, UT 84132


Academic Bio

Program Director of the Medical Laboratory Science Program.

Education History

Type School Degree
Graduate Training University of Utah
Laboratory Medicine and Biomedical Science
Undergraduate University of Utah
Medical Laboratory Science

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Durrant RJ, Doig AK, Buxton RL, Fenn JP (2017). Microbiology Education in Nursing Practice. J Microbiol Biol Educ, 18(2).
  2. Khot PD, Bird BA, Durrant RJ, Fisher MA (2015). Identification of Nocardia species by MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry. J Clin Microbiol, 53(10), 3366-9.
  3. She RC, Durrant RJ, Petti CA (2009). Evaluation of enzyme immunoassays to detect Clostridium difficile toxin from anaerobic stool culture. Am J Clin Pathol, 131(1), 81-4.


  1. Durrant RJ, Croft AC, Aldeen WE, Langer JM, Petti CA (2007). Evaluation of ELISA and cell cytotoxin assays to detect Clostridium difficile toxin from culture [Abstract]. American Society for Microbiology 107th General Meeting, C153.