Microbiology Department


This department offers:

  • Automated Blood Culture sensitivity BACT/ALERT 3D
  • VITEK-2 COMPACT system for automated identification of microorganism and sensitivity with MIC values. This system can be used for Gram Positive Cocci, Gram Negative Bacilli, Candida and Cryptococcus SPP
  • Staining methods performed include Gram Stain, ZN Stain for Acid Fast Bacilli, KOH Mount for fungal elements
  • Hospital infection control – Environmental surveillance by Air Culture & Swab Culture of OT, MICU, SICU, CSSD and any ward by Settle Plate Method
  • Qualitative Water Culture of IPD, OPD, Water tank by Rapid PA Coliform Kit
  • Monthly Antibiogram
  • Serology including HIV, HBV by chemiluminescence
  • Procalcitonin listing for rapid diagnosis of sepsis