91-79-22688374 (Serology Lab)
Fax : 91-79- 2268 5490
The Department is equipped with fully automated Bacteriology (Identification and Antibiotic sensitivity testing) ID and AST system, Semi automated Blood culture system BACTEC 9050 for rapid diagnosis of bacteraemia and septicaemias and fully automated ELFA (Enzyme Linked Fluorescence Assay) immune assay system. It looks after the diagnosis of infectious diseases complicating haematological cancers and solid tumours caused by bacteria, fungi and sero-diagnosis of viral diseases, and molecular diagnosis of viral aetiological agents in patients/ molecular diagnosis of MDR bacteria. It also caters to bring out guidelines for prevention of Health Care Associated Infection (HCAI), performs periodical surveillance and conducts frequent training programmes for nursing staff / Class IV employees.
Clinical Activities :
The Microbiology department is mainly concerned with clinical diagnosis of infection and research work. As far as the diagnostic work is concerned, patient samples referred by surgical oncology / medical oncology / paediatric oncology / BMT units / gynaec oncology / neuro oncology / uro oncology / radiotherapy departments and OPD’s are subjected for bacterial/fungal culture identification and sensitivity tests and diagnosis of particular infection by various other test methods. Serological diagnoses of different infectious diseases are also carried out.