Overview of Department:
The Department of Microbiology undertakes the teaching of undergraduate medical students in order to provide knowledge and skills in infectious diseases and immunology that are essential for the practice of medicine. The department is well equipped with different sections including Bacteriology, Mycobacteriology, Parasitology, Mycology, Serology and Virology labs. The infrastructure, Staff pattern, the different medical courses and diagnostic laboratories are established and run strictly as per the NMC regulations and Dr.KNRUHS stipulations. Museum with more than 100 exhibits, library with 138 books, computers, LCD Projectors, Binocular Microscopes etc are useful for UG students and faculty. Appropriate biosafety precautions are maintained in each working area for the laboratory staff. The department also contributes to public-private partnership in association with RNTCP where the diagnosis of tuberculosis and HIV are done free of cost. It also contributes to the infection control activities in the Hospital.