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By 13.02.2020

Current world’s status of Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by Johns Hopkins CSSE

 

Novel Coronavirus infection(COVID-19):

2019 Outbreak Information,

  1. Symptoms and Diagnosis -From CDC website

  2. Advices for the public- From WHO website

  3. What MRI can do? : Medical Research Institute is the center for diagnosis of this deadly disease and all the suspected coronavirus infected patients having fever , cough, sore throat etc.  has to be admitted to  “Infectious Disease Hospital” (IDH), Mulleriyawa.  Investigating for Coronavirus infection  is not the first line investigation for a patient with fever and cough since other common respiratory tract infections has to be investigated prior to suspect Coronavirus infection. If suspicious contact or travel history suggests it is in favour of suspected case.   Currently only IDH can send samples of suspected patients to MRI except on special circumstances where a treating consultant can communicate with the consultant virologist at MRI in this regard. The coronavirus detection test will be done free of charge for every situation.

While sending samples there are special precautions to be followed and information will be available on contact over the phone numbers 0112693532-34 extension 811 or 431,432,465

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Influenza is on the rise- News article by Dr Jude Jayamaha

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  • A circular  dated 28.11.2018 on “Instructions   for      submission of specimens for laboratory testing -MRI”

  1. English Circular
  2. සිංහල චක්‍රලේඛය
  3. ஆங்கில சுற்றறிக்கை

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  • Recent  journal publications 0f MRI
  1. Aetiology of anaphylaxis in patients referred to an immunology clinic in Colombo, Sri Lanka( Dec 2018)
  2. The response to Typhi Vi vaccination is compromised in individuals with primary immunodeficiency(June 2017)
  3. Food dependant exercise induced anaphylaxis a retrospective study from 2 allergy clinics in Colombo, Sri Lanka(2015)
  4. Spectrum of primary immunodeficiency disorders in Sri Lanka(2013)
  5. Prevalence of prolonged and chronic poliovirus excretion among persons with primary immune deficiency disorders in Sri Lanka(2012)
  6.  Ingestion of dug well water from an area with high prevalence of chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology (CKDu) and development of kidney and liver lesions in rats, CMJ  Vol 62, Issue 1, March 2017 (PDF Download)

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  • Circulation of an unauthorized email among the public through social blogs

It came to the notice that there is an unauthorized mail circulating among the public regarding a needle prick at a cinema hall by a so-called Director Medical & Research Institute. We thoroughly state that MRI is not responsible for such mails and if MRI has anything to inform the public the notice will  be displayed at  this website.

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ZIKA Virus

 

Other News:

  • In-service training Workshop on data analyzing softwears on 04th  November 2011
  • Quality Assurance of laboratory test results at the Medical Research Institute “We maintain quality & others to follow”»» ( English version \ Sinhala version  )
  • Medical Research Institute, Colombo unique partner in making a Healthy Sri Lanka, completes 111 years of service to the nation»» ( English version \ Sinhala version  )
  • 2600 Shri Sambuddathwa Jayanthiya Celebration>> more

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