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Academic Activities


  • M.D(Microbiology) : P.G.Course for medical graduates to specialize in the field of medical microbiology.
  • Ph.D for medical and non-medical post graduates
  • M.Sc (Medical Microbiology)- A three year P.G. degree course for non-medical as well as medical graduates has been introduced from the academic year 2003-2004 with intake of 3 students p.a
  • B.Sc (Medical Laboratory Technology) : A Four year degree course with semester pattern with intake of 20 students p.a.

Research Activities

  • Surveillance for MRSA (Methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus).
  • Vancomycin resistance in Staphyloccus Species.
  • Rapid diagnosis of septicaemia& Laboratory monitoring of Antibiotic treatment using modern automated blood culture equipment
  • Study of Non-fermenting Gram negative bacilli in HAI cases.
  • Biofilm forming pathogens
  • MDR Tuberculosis
  • Emergence of Coagulase Negative Streptococci  as pathogens.
  • Streptococcus Molecular typinv / Serological typing / Biochemical typing.
  • Multi Drug Resistant organism (MDROs) surveillance in our hospital.
  • Assessment of anti HBsAg Titres among all health care workers.
  • Biochemical and Serological characterization of Beta Haemolytic Streptococci from various clinical samples.

CME and conferences conducted by the department:


S. No

CME/Conferences conducted

Month and Year


CMEs :



Pre Analytical science in lab medicine

March, 2012


Diagnostic & Preventive aspects of H1N1 Influenza

December, 2012


Recent developments in Parasitology

July, 2013


Development of Human Viral Diagnostics

November, 2013


Microbiological aspects of CNS infections

October, 2014


A). Immunological diagnosis of parasitic infections

B). Molecular diagnosis of parasitic infections

C)  Newer modalities in diagnosis of parasitic infections

December, 2014


Hospital Infection Control

July, 2016


A). Antimicrobial Stewardship

B). Vancomycin Resistant Gram Positive Cocci

October, 2016


Emerging Viral Infections in India

November 2017


Conferences :



1st Andhra Pradesh State Chapter Conference of Indian Academy Tropical Parasitology on the topic “ Immunology of Parasitic Infections”

December, 2014


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