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DEPARTMENT - MICROBIOLOGY

About Department

Introduction
The Dept. of Microbiology came into existence in year 2002.Since then it has made rapid strides to patients attending CIMS hospital. Owing to dedicated & committed teaching & Technical staff & well equipped diagnostic laboratories the department has carved a niche for itself. In addition it has a well compiled library. Regular academic activities, research pursuits have made it widely known in the region.

 

Facilities Available in Department :
1. CD4 Counter.
2. Lyophilization.
3. Testing by Nephalometer.
4. Bacterial Identification & Antibiotic Sensitivity Testing.
5. Serological Testing.
6. Mycological Identification.
7. Detection of Ova cyst & Larva in stool.
8. Detection of Virological seromarkers.
9. ICTC for HIV Counseling and testing.
10. Sample collection in suspected Swine flu.
11. Testing for Hospital acquired infection.
12. Testing for Filaria, Dengue for hemorrhagic Fever.
13. Bacterial Analysis of water.
14. Anaerobic Culture & Sensitivity.
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List of Equipment :

 

 

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PARTICULARS
 

1.       

Incubators, electrical(Large) 37 degree Celsius

2.       

Autoclave,550x750x25 KW

3.       

Hot Air Oven

4.       

B.O.D.incubator

5.       

Electronic balance

6.       

Balance, Chemical

7.       

Phase contrast microscope

8.       

Binocular Microscope

9.       

Fluoresent Microscope

10.   

Dark ground Microscope work with arc lamp arrangement etc.

11.   

Centrifuge, electrical high power

12.   

Weigh machine

13.   

Colony counter

14.   

Distilled Water plant (Steel)

15.   

Overhead Projector

16.   

LCD projector

17.   

Anarobic apparatus

18.   

Electrophoresis complete set

19.   

Laminar flow table(fume hood)

20.   

VDRL Shaker

21.   

Computer unit

22.   

Water Bath (Serological) 37 degree Celsius

23.   

Water Bath (Serological) 56 degree Celsius

24.   

Deep Freeze (- 20 degree Celsius)

25.   

ELISA Reader, Dispenser & Washer (Only Reader)

26.   

ELISA strip reader

27.   

Thermometers ( Assorted)

28.   

Tissue processor

29.   

Hot plate

30.   

Automatic voltage stabilizer

31.   

pH  Meter 

32.   

Cold Room

33.   

Vortex Mixture

34.   

Nephalometer

 

 

 

Achievement & Research:


1. 2 Ph.D 8 M.Phil, 2 M.Pharma, 20 M.Sc. guideship by departmental faculty – Dr. Ramanesh Murthy & Dr. K.K. Patel.
2. 06 Published articles in last three years from the department.
3. 05 IMA National Awards – Dr. R.Murthy.
4. NICED, National TB Institute training to Dr. K.K.Patel.

 

Ongoing research :

1. Detection of MRSA in Clinical Cases.
2. Detection of Coagulase-negative Staphylococii (CONS) in clinical cases and their significance in UTI.
3. Neonatal septicaemia ;A microbiological study
4. Bacteriological profile of ventilator Associated Pneumonias.
5. Post Operative wound sepsis and antibiogram.
6. Genus Enterobacter: Isolation and characterization from clinical cases.
7. Prevalence of HIV : A CIMS. Review.
8. Enteric coccidiosis among HIV infected cases.
9. Isolation of Non-fermenters from clinical specimens.
10. Effect of fumigation on bacteriology of operation theatre.
11. Incidence of Helicobacter pylori in acid peptic disease.


Symposiums /Seminar:
1. Regular departmental seminar.
2. seminar on recent advances in antimalarial therapy.
3. Seminar on Nosocomial Infections & antibiotic policy.


Department of Microbiology Faculty Status as on Jun-2017

Name Dr. Ramanesh Murthy
Designation Professor & HOD
Qualification MBBS, MD(Microbiology), F.C.G.P.
Contact No 9827181965
Email Id ramanesh.murthy@redifmail.com
   
Details of Teaching Staff