Department of Pathology

Chhattisgarh Institute of Medical Sciences (CIMS), Bilaspur, CG

About Department :
A. Introduction :
Department of Pathology is situated in the first floor of Medical College Building, Chhattisgarh Institute of Medical Sciences, Bilaspur (CIMS). Here along with academic activities of MBBS students, lot of different test facility are available for the patient diagnosis & care. Work field of Pathology department is very wide and includes sections such as Blood Bank & Transfusion Medicine, Clinical Pathology, Histopathology, Special Haematology and Cytology.

B. Facilities :
In the Department of Pathology, different test facilities are available in the following units.
Central Pathology Lab: In this unit which is situated in CIMS Hospital where 24 hours service for patient’s test and routine time 09:00 am to 02:00 pm blood sample receive of OPD patients and dispatch the report at 05:00 pm

Facilities in Central Lab
1. Hb
2. Blood Group
3. ESR
4. PCV
5. CBC
6. Peripheral Smear Study
7. Malaria
8. Clotting Time
9. Bleeding Time
10. Urine Analysis
11. Stool for Occult Blood
12. Semen Analysis
In the unit of Histopathology, Cytology and Special Hematology which is situated in Medical College Building where the patients test’s routine time is 09:00 am to 04:00 pm. Following test facility is available in the units.

Facilities in Histopathology
1. Biopsy Histopathology
2. Forensic Histopathology
3. Immunohistochemistry

Facilities in Cytopathology 1. FNAC
2. Pap Smear
3. Body Fluid (Malignant Cells)
4. ZN Staining for AFB

Facilities in Special Haematology
1. Peripheral Smear
2. Body Fluid TLC/DLC
3. G6PD
4. 24 Hours Urine Protein
5. Retic Count
6. Bence Jones Protein
7. Bone Marrow

Blood Bank
1. Introduction
Blood Bank is situated in Chhattisgarh Institute of Medical Science (CIMS) Hospital Premises. It is established in 2007 to provide safe Blood to in-patients.

2. Facilities
Following Blood components are provided -
1. Whole Blood
2. Packed Red Cell
3. Fresh Frozen Plasma
4. Platelet Rich Plasma

3. Features
1. Free and without exchange Blood is provided on availability to thalassemia, sickle cell anemia, Cancer, R.T.A, Obs. Labour, burn and unknown patients.
2. Largest Blood Bank in Bilaspur Division.
3. ELISA based tested Blood.
4. 24×7 Facilities.

4. Equipments
1. Blood Bank Refrigerator
2. Donor Couches
3. Di-electric sealer
4. Blood Collection Monitor
5. Domestic Refrigerator
6. Bench top centrifuge
7. Dry Incubator
8. Serological water bath
9. Auto clave
10. Binocular microscope
11. Needle Destroyer
12. Matrix Gel Card Centrifuge Machine
13. Micropipettes (2µl- 1000 µl)
14. Multi channel Pipette
15. Digital analytical balance
16. Computer
17. ELISA System (Washer)
18. ELISA System (Reader)
19. VDRL Rotator
20. Cell counter
21. Refrigerated Centrifuge
22. -800 C Deep freezer
23. -400 C Deep freezer
24. Laminar Air flow bench
25. Plasma expresser
26. Platelet incubator with agitator
27. Cell counter
28. Blood Culture Machine
29. Electrolyte Analyzer

5. Achievement
1. About 1500-1600 units of Blood is provided every year free and without exchange to needy patients.
2. Best Blood Bank awarded in 2015 by State Government (NACO).
3. 203 units of Blood provided to Jan Swasthya Sahyog Kendra Sub Storage Center Ganiyari under Social Responsibility.

C. Features & Equipment :
Features: Different test facility is available in the Department of Pathology. In the unit of Central Pathology Lab test facility available is 24x7 and test facility available in Histopathology, Cytology and Special Hematology sections all working days at 09:00 am to 04:00 pm except holiday.
The following equipments are available in the department :
1. Rotary Microtome
2. Hot air Oven
3. Hot Plate
4. Floating Water Bath
5. Water Bath with microprocessor technology
6. Table top centrifuge
7. Automatic tissue processor
8. Automatic Slide Staining Machine
9. Slide projection 2x2
10. pH meter
11. Calorimeter
12. Binocular Microscope – Diagnostic, Research, Student
13. Trinocular Microscope
14. Microphotographic unit
15. Water distillation Plant

Equipments of Central Pathology Lab
1. Automatic analyser machine (Beckmen Coulter ACT 5 Dif)
2. Centrifuge Machine
3. Hemoglobinometer
4. Binocular Microscope

Library Facility
Library facility is available in the Department of Pathology. Various types of Pathological books and journals are available in the department. Here are 220 books and 30 Indian and Foreign journals.

D. Achievement :
In the department year of 2016, 5th and 06th November 2016, National level conference ‘CAPCON 2016’ and year of 2018, 21st January 2018, National level conference ‘CME & Workshop on Gynaec Cytology’ was held. In these conferences various pathologists appeared of Chhattisgarh and other state.

E. Conference :
‘CAPCON 2016’ was held on 5th and 6th November 2016 ‘CME & Workshop on Gynaec Cytology’ was held on 21st January 2018.

HOD & Faculty Details of Department of Pathology

Name Designation Qualification Contact No Email Id
Dr. Jayanti Chandrakar Professor and Head MBBS, MD (Pathology) 09826827106

Detailed Status of Teaching & Non Teaching Staff.

S. No Particular Link
1  List of Teaching Staff Download PDF File
2  List Non Teaching Staff Download PDF File

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Chhattisgarh Institute of Medical Sciences (CIMS), Bilaspur

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