::Departments : Para Clinical : Microbiology
Department Of Microbiology
Govt.Vellore Medical College and Hospital
History
                                       
                The Department of Microbiology started functioning from the inception of Govt Vellore Medical College in 2005 in a building behind the current administrative building. After the completion of faculty block the Department was shifted to III floor of the Faculty block. The department is striving hard to raise the standard of the infrastructure to an international level. At present the Department is equipped to undertake diagnostic and research activities beside academic activities. The Department is associated with various surveillance programs initiated by the Government. The Department is part of External Quality Assurance programs done in HIV SS, RNTCP and  IDSP.
 
Academic Activities
    Medical
                                                M.B.B.S
                                                Eligibility                           +2
                                                Course duration             Four and half years
                                                Sanctioned number of seats     100
                                                Affliated University         The Tamilnadu Dr.MGR medical University
                                                Selection Procedure       By Directorate of Medical Education
                                                University Exam Details At the end of One and half years
                                               
   Paramedical
                                                DMLT
                                                Eligibility                           +2
                                                Course duration              2 years
                                                Sanctioned number of seats     100
                                                Affliated University         The Tamilnadu Dr.MGR medical University
                                                Selection Procedure       By Directorate of Medical Education
                                                University Exam Details At the end of 2 years
 
 
Periodic Academic Activities Held
                Lectures for Undergraduates / Practical classes
                Integrated undergraduate teaching
                Seminars
 
Reserch and Publications
                HIV  and Hepatitis B coinfection (Submitted for publication)
                Phage types Vibrio cholera (Submitted for publication)
                Prevalence of Dermatophytes (Project done)
                Drug resistant Klebsiella (presented in Conference)
 
Services Offered
                Diagnostic  tests done
 
        
                Culture and Sensitivity of (Bacterial and Fungal)
                                                                Exudates
                                                                Urine
                                                                Blood
                                                                Stool
Serodiagnosis
                 
                                Typhoid
                                CRP
                                RA
                                ASO
                                Dengue
                                Chikungunya
                                Scrub typhus
                                Leptospirosis
                                Malarial Antigen Detection
                                Hepatitis A
                                VDRL /RPR (being started)
 
Avarege Laboratory tests conducted
                                                                OUTPATIENTS   --  30000 / year
                                                                INPATIENTS      --  30000 / year
                               
                               
                               
                               
               
 
 

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