Name of the Department:
P.G Department of Microbiology, S.C.B. Medical College & Hospital, Cuttack.
Departmental Overview :
In the year 1985 the Dept. of Microbiology was started with the facilities of only Bacteriological culture & few Serological test. Subsequently within a short span of time, it has been expanded with a no. of facilities. In1981 ICTC centre and in 1992 Surveillance centre for HIV was established in the Department. it was declared as SRL for HIV in the year 2005. In 2006 a separate Tuberculosis Lab. under RNTCP Programme was established. Subsequently the Surveillance for STI, NVBDCP & IDSP was started in the department. Similarly AMR & NVHCP work was started in the year 2018. A major achievement of Microbiology Dept. is VRDL which was established in the year 2019.
In The Post Graduate course was started in 2000 with intake of two students per batch and now it has increased to six(6No.) At present the Dept. has all the facilities for Post Graduate studies. Due to rapid expansion of the subject, at present, a huge building has been constructed for Microbiology Department.
|Department Started :||Department Started By Whom :||Current Hod :|
|1985||Professor (Dr.) Gangadhar Mishra||Professor (Dr.) Nirupama Chayani|
Facilites Available Including investigation:
- Bacteriological Culture & Sensitivity
- Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Culture & Sensitivity
- Mycological Culture & Staining
- Parasitological Investigation
- Serological Tests
- Epidemiological Investigation
- Regular Water Analysis
- HIV Testing & CD4 count in (ICTC-1 & 2), ART Centre
- Molecular and Serological Diagnosis of Viral diseases (VRDL)