::Departments : Para- Clinical : Microbiology
Academic Activities

The Dept. of Microbiology has medical and paramedical courses. Under the Medical Course, MBBS & MD (Microbiology) courses are conducted with the strength of 100 and 2 per year respectively.

II MBBS Students

Lectures, practical classes, seminars and tutorials with periodical assessment.

They are practically trained for staining procedures, identifying cultures and reporting serological tests.

As an extension of teaching, vertical and horizontal integrated teaching are done with other concerned department.

Post- Graduate is MD microbiology are trained is all aspects like diagnosis, interpretation and management of patient samples and correlating it clinically.

Their academic activities include lecture demonstrations, practical classes, journal clubs, seminars and participating in CME – Conference presenting paper and posters.

They are encouraged to choose research topics for their dissertation which is a vital part of their curriculum.

Paramedical : DMLT paramedical course is also conducted as a two-year course with training of students as to collection and processing of samples in all discipline of microbiology along with theory and practical chance and examination are held every year

Services Provided

Routine Diagnostic Works are carried in the department
Bacteriology : Staining, Culture & Sensitivitiy
Mycobacteriology : Smear Examination
Mycology : Direct Microscopic & Culture
Immunoserology : WIDAL, VDRL, HB s Ag, Anti HCV, CRP, ASO, RA, Dengue tests done.
Parasitology : Direct Microscopy, Stool examination
Sterility testing by Swab Culture for Aerobic and Anaerobic organisms of operation theatres ICU’s and Wards.

Research Activities

The undergraduate and post graduate are encouraged to do many research work the ICMR Projects TamilNadu State Reasearch.

Projects with particular reference to multidrug resistant organisms like MRSA and ESBL were presented.

The ongoing project are

Gram negative organisms in neonatal sepsis and their antibiotic sensitivity pattern in Kilpauk Medical College and Hospital, Chennai-10.
Bacteriological profile in burns wound infection and their antibiotic sensitivity pattern in Kilpauk Medical College and Hospital, Chennai.
Bacterial (Anaerobic) Profile of wound infection in Kilpauk Medical College and Hospital, Chennai.
Fungal Isolates in Human Corneal Ulcer in Testiary care Hospital, Chennai.

Papers/Posters Presented by Post Graduates

Bacteriological Profile of Diabetic foot ulcer.
Colistin sensitivity in imipenam resistant strains of Pseudomonas.
Isolates of candida in Oesophageal candidiasis.
Study of MRSA isolated in wound infection samples in Kilpauk Medical College Hospital.
MBL producing Gram negative bacteria in various clinical samples at KMC.
Methicillin resistant Staph aureus and extended spectrum B – lactamases in diabetic foot ulcers in Kilpauk Medical College and Hospital have been presented.

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