Started a combined Central Laboratory, the Department of Microbiology has come of its own. The department now has a well developed Bacteriology Lab performing all bacteriological culture and sensitivity test. It processes around 40-50 cultures everyday and maintains all stock culture including reference stains.
Maintenance of Antibiogram as well as detection of highly resistant organisms like ESBLs, MRSA, VISA & VRSA is being done on the regular basis. Bacteriology section also has world class automated Blood culture system (BD Bactec 9120) for rapid & accurate isolation of blood born infections.
The Mycobacterial section is equipped with class III Biosefty cabinet & MGIT and performs ZN staining, conventional solid culture, advanced liquid culture and drug sensitivity test be MGIT for early reporting & antibiotic resistance to detect MDR T.B. Our Mycobacteriology section is also accredited for Liquid culture of sputum samples under RNTCP, GOVT of INDIA for samples from district hospital of Moradabad, Rampur, Pilibhit, Shahjahanpur & Bareilly .
A well developed Virology and Serology Section exists which is equipped with ELISA reader, Automatic ELISA washer and Quantum Tubidometer for doing various serological tests like Dengue, Typhoid, Malaria, HIV, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C etc. The Department also has a dedicated Mycology section for isolating and identifying fungi in clinical samples and their sensitivity test maintaining stock culture.
The Department also has a dedicated Parasitology section for isolating and identifying various Parasites. Our department is also have the collaboration with various government programmes like RNTCP (Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme) and ICTC (Integrated counseling and testing center) etc.