Departments

Microbiology

Established in 1985, the Microbiology unit at EMC Hospital conducts a comprehensive range of serological tests and cultures bacteriological samples from patients. Managed by qualified medical professionals and utilizing fully automated systems like VIDAS and VITEK-2, the department maintains a database of over 3500 microorganisms. It performs routine laboratory investigations with precision and promptly transmits results to relevant departments. The Microbiology lab also plays a crucial role in the hospital's Infection Control program, undertaking various surveillance activities and reporting communicable infectious diseases.

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Services

Operating 24/7, our lab handles a significant volume of samples, ensuring prompt inoculation and processing. The department offers a wide range of tests, adhering to strict protocols for sample processing, verification, validation, interpretation, and analysis.

Bacteriological Tests:

  • Culture and Sensitivity of all samples (Automated).
  • Bacteriological culture in 10% CO2.
  • Grams Staining.
  • Ziel Neelsen staining.
  • Wet mount examination.
  • Stool examination.
  • Fungal culture and species identification.
  • Candida species identification.


Serological Tests:

  • CRP (C-Reactive Protein).
  • ASO (Antistreptolysin O).
  • RA (Rheumatoid Arthritis factor).
  • WIDAL test for typhoid fever.
  • RPR Card Test for Syphilis.
  • HIV Tri-Dot.
  • ELISA for Dengue, ALA (Amoebic Liver Abscess), and TB IgM.
  • Hepatitis A Virus (HAV) test.
  • TORCH panel tests.
  • Chikungunya test.

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Facilities

The Microbiology department at EMC Hospital is equipped with:

  • Advanced laboratory equipment for accurate and efficient testing.
  • A team of experienced microbiologists and laboratory technicians.
  • Facilities for comprehensive testing, including bacteriology and serology.
  • Integration with hospital-wide infection control and surveillance programs.

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