PostHeaderIcon Available testing facilities at Clinical Microbiology

(Room no: 336 / 344)                                                                        This page last updated on 16.08.2018

  • Blood for culture for aerobic bacteria             
  • Blood for culture in the diagnosis of brucellosis
  • CSF culture
  • Urine culture
  • Wound swab / pus / discharge/ tissues for culture
  • Sputum culture
  • Endo-tracheal secretions / BAL culture
  • Ear, nasal, throat culture
  • CVP tip culture
  • Peritoneal, plural fluids culture
  • Nasopharyngeal aspiration for the diagnosis of whooping cough
  • Bacterial antigen detection test in CSF
  • Legionella antigen detection in urine
  • Mycoplasma antibody detection test

 

Antibiotic Susceptibility Test

 

By CLSI method

  • MIC by
    • Automated antibiotic susceptibility system (BD Phoenix)
    • Broth dilution
    • E-test
    • Disk diffusion

 

Molecular biology tests

  • qPCR for,
    • pathogenic Leptospira DNA detection
    • Streptococcus pneumonia
    • Neisseria meningitides
    • Bordetella pertussis
    • Brucella spp
    • Rickettsiae spp
    • NDM gene detection
    • PVL gene detection

 

Other tests

 

  • MRSA screening
  • Microbiological efficiency of disinfectants
  • Identification of bacterial isolates from clinical samples