Department of Microbiology


Other Information

Co-curricular Activities
  • All faculty and P. G. students are actively involved in PUNE CHAPTER ASSOCIATION OF MICROBIOLOGIST.
  • All faculty members and P. G. students are actively participate in HOSPITAL INFECTION CONTROL SOCIETY PUNE which is regularly held at third Wednesday in RUBY HALL CLINIC.
Hospital Infection Control

Hospital Infection Control Committee with defined composition, roles and responsibilities has been established to implement policies, guidelines, recommendations and working protocols. It includes activities and practices under the programme with hand hygiene and Standard Precautions as key components. Educational programmes for all HCWs in the use of such policies and guidelines are also conducted by the committee. Monitoring process for HCWs health to identify and prevent staff-to-patient and patient-to-staff spread of infection is done which includes programmes like Hepatitis B Vaccination of all HCW`s.

The Committee is responsible for incorporating Antimicrobial Management programs or Antimicrobial Stewardship programs.

  • Following Organisms were Sequenced and Submitted to GenBank National Centre for Biotechnology Information (NCBI, U.S. National Library of Medicine 8600 Rockville Pike, Bethesda MD, 20894 USA).The following accession numbers are allotted to these organisms, which are contributing for existing GenBank database by Mrs. Swarupa Hatolkar Ph.D Student.
  • Spoligotyping of all the monodrug resistant, MDR & XDR stains.
Best practices
  • Methodical Sample processing for rapid diagnosis using Automations and Molecular biology.
  • Follow strictly Bio-safety practices by all personnel including periodic training.
  • BMW practices strictly as per National Guidelines