Uttar Pradesh University of Medical Sciences

Saifai Etawah UP-206130

Microbiology Department

“Did you ever observe to whom the accidents happen? In the field of observation, chance favours only the prepared mind “Louis Pasteur.”

Department of Microbiology of Uttar Pradesh University of Medical Sciences Saifai Eatwah (UP) is a multidisciplinary unit consisting of Bacteriology, Virology, Mycology, Serology & Immunology, Parasitology, Mycobacteriology and Molecular Biology. The laboratory facilities include state of the art BacTalert automated culture system, Real Time and Conventional PCR, Mini API System, Mini VIDAS System, Riboprinter and Four Plate fully automatic ELISA system, are just few to mention and besides this all, conventional microbiological tools for diagnostic services for routine diagnostics.

Teaching is an integral part of the departmental academic activity. The Department of Microbiology has three primary responsibilities such as teaching/training, diagnostic laboratory services and research activities. The department offers excellent opportunities for research in infectious diseases.

The Microbiology Department is actively involved in teaching MBBS undergraduates and MD postgraduates. The department is now having M.D. degree in Microbiology and trains four MD candidates annually.

The Microbiology laboratory provides a gamut of advanced and novel diagnostic tests. It offers quality diagnostics services to the various clinical departments. Tests that have been added in the recent years to the meet the diagnostic needs of the hospital include, PCR, immunofluorescence for TB, NS1 antigen detection ELISA for Dengue besides other routine diagnostics.

The department is making an all round effort to provide newer diagnostic services for better patient care, upgrade training programme for the students: both undergraduates and postgraduates, and a congenial environment for research and innovation.

Research and Development Activities

Undergraduate Teaching:
  1. MBBS
  2. B.Sc., MLT & DMLT
  3. Nursing (ANM, GNM & B.Sc.)
  4. Bachelor of Physiotherapy
  5. Bachelor of Radio Imaging Technology
Postgraduate Teaching:
  1. MD Microbiology
  2. NResearch training of M.Sc. Microbiology as Summer Training