At Kamalnayan Bajaj Hospital we take pride in our state-of-the-art Microbiology Department, where cutting-edge science meets compassionate care. Our dedicated team of highly skilled microbiologists, medical laboratory technologists work tirelessly to provide accurate and timely results, helping our clinicians make informed decisions for patient care. We are driven by the pursuit of scientific excellence, patient-centered care and a commitment to advancing the field of microbiology.
- Bacteriology: The bacteriology section focuses on isolating and identifying bacteria responsible for various infections
- Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing : We conduct antimicrobial susceptibility testing to determine the most effective treatment options for infections.
- Serology : Antibody Detection, Antigen Detection to diagnose a range of infectious diseases. including viral infections such as HIV, hepatitis, Dengue, Chickunguniya, Leptospira, Malaria etc.
- Virology: Our virology section is equipped to identify and characterize viral infections accurately. From common respiratory viruses to emerging viral threats such as COVID-19,H1N1,we are prepared to diagnose a wide spectrum of viral diseases.
- Mycology and Parasitology: We investigate fungal and parasitic infections, aiding in timely diagnosis and appropriate treatment recommendations for patients with these conditions.
- Molecular Diagnostics: We utilize cutting-edge molecular techniques to identify infectious agents with exceptional accuracy. eg: Carbapenemase Resistance Gene Detection, Tropical Fever Panel, Respiratory Pathogen Detection Panel
- Infection Control Support : Our Microbiology Department collaborates closely with the hospital’s infection control team to implement effective strategies for preventing and managing healthcare-associated infections.
- Environmental Microbiology: We play an essential role in monitoring and analyzing the hospital environment, ensuring a safe and hygienic setting for patients and staff.
Total No of samples processed in lab annually:
- Bacteriology: 4000-5000
- Serology: 40,000-50,000
- Molecular Tests: 500-600
- Environmental Samples: 1000-1500
Our Microbiology Department follows stringent quality control measures and matains accreditation from
reputable regulatory bodies, ensuring the highest standards of laboratory testing. We maintain a
sterile environment and strictly adhere to biosafety protocols to ensure the safety of our staff and
The lab facilities includes:
- Automated blood culture system (BACTEC), Automated identification and antimicrobial susceptibility testing system (BD Phoenix M50)
- GeneXpert Molecular Diagnostic testing system (CBNAAT, Cepheid), 7500 Fast Dx Real time PCR Instrument, ER-181s
- Microplate Reader ELISA