• Medical Research Institute - Sri Lanka

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Lilani Karunanayake

Dr Lilani Karunanayake,  M.B.B.S., Pg Dip (Med. Microbiology), MD 
Consultant Clinical Microbiologist
Medical Research Institute


Recent Awards:
1. National Health Research Symposium 4th – 5th December, 2017 – 2nd Place for Oral Presentation!( joint paper by Dr Lilani Karunanayake , Consultant Microbiologist, MRI and Presented by Dr Panduka Karunanayake , Senior Lecturer Faculty of Medicine, Colombo ) . Title :First report on Human Brucellosis in Sri Lanka. Research collaboration: Medical Research Institute and Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Colombo.
2. President’s Award for Scientific Publications – 2017
3.First place oral presentations in the Annual Scientific sessions Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists, September 2017.
Title: A multicenter study to determine the prevalence and the associated factors of New Delhi Metallo-Betalactamase-1 (NDM-1) strains among gram negative bacilli in clinical isolates

Publications(Research Gate)

Evaluation of Microscopic Agglutination Test during Early-Illness of Leptospirosis in High Endemic Areas 83898

National Health Research Symposium
Lilani Karunanayake
76th Annual Academic Sessions of the Galle Medical Association

Posttransplant Urinary Tract Infections and Surgical Site Infections among Renal Transplant Recipients in a Transplant Unit in Sri Lanka