The Department of Microbiology & Serology in Mar Sleeva Medicity Pala is well equipped to diagnose infectious diseases with a perfectly balanced blend of latest innovations and age-old, time-tested techniques. Microbiology being the study of microorganisms, encompasses numerous sub-disciplines including virology, parasitology, mycology and bacteriology.
Clinical Microbiologists form an integral part of Hospital Laboratory Medicine and examine specimens of bodily fluids for microorganisms, as well as analyze fluid samples to determine how patients are reacting to treatments. With a Microbiologist doctor at the helm, the department comprising a team of qualified technical staff and works around the clock to ensure quick assessment of samples and accurate report generation.
We employ a variety of immunoassays ranging from chemiluminescence and fluorescence methods, to ELISA and lateral flow. With state-of-the-art equipments and innovative technology, the department helps with proper diagnosis and also serves to meet the needs of clinicians as well as for the patients.
The Clinical Microbiologist also ensures integration in the field of Infection Control activities of the hospital. The department has a well developed Serology wing, for the scientific study of serum and other body fluids. They employ various tests for the diagnostic identification of antibodies in the serum, typically formed in response to an infection, or against other foreign proteins, or to one’s own proteins.