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Microbiology

Scope of Services:

The division offers round the clock specialised diagnostic services and maintains high accuracy in the areas of Bacteriology, Mycology, Mycobacteriology and Parasitology. The division has state-of-the-art facilities like BacT/Alert automated blood culture system, VITEK 2 automated identification and sensitivity system, VIDAS enzyme linked fluorescent assay and Catridge Based Nucleic acid Amplification Test (CBNAAT) which constitutes a major technological improvement with a positive impact on the workflow of the laboratory and turnaround time of specimens. The technologists and staff of the department are trained to work independently, to ensure smooth functioning and compliance with the quality systems. The division also supports infection control activities of the institution.

Academic activities:

  • One year advanced training for MSc Microbiology students
  • Observership for students from various academic institutions
  • Training of doctors, nurses, nursing assistants and housekeeping staff on infection control
  • Dr. Swapna R Nath
    • Name: Dr. Swapna R Nath, MBBS, MD Microbiology
    • Designation:Additional Professor
    • Division:Microbiology
    • Clinical Expertise:Bacteriology, Mycology, Infection Control
    • Contact:
      Email:
      Office Phone:+91 471 2522555
      Fax:+91 471 2447454
      • Name: Dr Sagila S.G, MBBS, MD Microbiology
      • Designation:Assistant Professor
      • Division:Microbiology
      • Clinical Expertise:Bacteriology, Mycobacteriology, Mycology
      • Contact:
        Email:
        Office Phone:+91 471 2522355
        Fax:+91 471 2447454