Microbiology is a multidisciplinary department having state of the art Bacteriology, Serology, Immunology, Parasitology, Mycology, Mycobacteriology and Virology Labs. Department performs about 1.40 lakhs investigations per year. Labs are NABL accredited and function 24 hours x 365 days.
Targeted Research Areas in Microbiology:
Research Facilities: Apart from routine, the labs are equipped with almost all latest equipment’s / procedures such as BacT/Alert system for automated cultures, Vitek-2 for automated identification and antimicrobial sensitivity testing, VIDAS, ECi, ELISA for antigens and antibody detection & quantitation, MGIT, Conventional and Real Time PCR etc. In addition, Integrated Counseling and Testing Centre and State Reference Laboratory for HIV for Uttarakhand are functioning here since 2001 and 2005 respectively.