Microbiology

“The role of the infinitely small in nature is infinitely great”- Louis Pasteur.

The Microbiology department deals with the laboratory diagnosis of various infectious diseases and supports the Hospital infection control programme.

The department has the following sections :

  • Microscopy
  • Routine Culture & Sensitivity testing of urine, sputum, CSF, other sterile body fluids, Pus,
  • Tissue, Catheter tips
  • Automated blood culture techniques – BacTalert
  • Sensitivity testing with Vitek 2 Compact