Centre of Excellence (COE) – HIV Care
Microbiology
BACTERIOLOGY & SEROLOGY UNIT
Unit in Charge : Prof. D. K. Bera
Associate Professor : Dr. Monalisa Majumdar
Medical Technologist : Sri Madhab Chandra Pal
  : Sri Debaprasad Banerjee
  : Sri Kalipada Mitra
  : Sri Samidul Haque
Clerk : Chanchal Hela
Glass Blower : Sri Gautam Roy
GDA : Sri Narayan Nandi
  : Sri Miran Hazra
C.T. & S. W. : Sk. Gulzar
  : Sri Ram Saran Mallick

Teaching :
Regular courses of MD Microbiology &Tropical Medicine, DTM&H, DCP and DLT Students.

Awards & Achievements of Faculty and Students in the last one year
Scientific Publications (International / National ) by the Faculty and Students in the last one year.

  1. Dr. Soma Dutta secured the highest marks in final Examination in MD Microbiology among the students of MD Microbiology of  the WBUHS & was honoured with a Gold Medal from the university .
  2. Poster presentation by Dr. Priyanka Saha, student MD Microbiology in Microcon 2012, New Delhi.
    TOPIC : Ventilator associated pneumonia , causative organism and antibiogram in a tertiary care hospital in Eastern India.
  3. Poster presentation by Dr.Arindam Chakraborty, student MD Microbiology in Microcon    2012, New Delhi.
    TOPIC: Nosocomial versus Community acquired urinary tract infections –bacteriological profile and antimicrobial susceptibility patterns in a tertiary care hospital Eastern India.
  4. Dr. M. Majumdar was MSC. Microbiology external examiner at APC college at Madhyamgram.
  5. DR. I.Bhattacharyya was the external examiner of DMLT at NRS Medical college & Internal examiner of DMLT at BSMC, Bankura.

Publications in referred Journals : Basak S, Thoudam PD , Mukherjee M , Ganguly S, Majumdar M ,Bhattacharya S, Saha B, Pal D (2012) Study on isolation of Cryptococcus neoformans from human and animals and its correlation with human infection with special referrance to HIV/AIDS patients. JMycopathological Research 50(2); 261-265.

Research Projects (including MD, DM, PhD Theses) Ongoing (Title, Investigators, Funding Source)
   Research projects :
   Title                                   Type                University               Funding Source                   Investigators
   A study on detection     MD Thesis    The West Bengal                  Self                    Prof. N. Bhattacharya
  of ESBL in Klebsiella                         University of                                                 Prof. B. Saha
  spp isolates from                             Health Sciences                              
   hospitalized and
   community patients
   in a tertiary care
   hospital in Kolkata by
   Dr. G. Bhattacharya
   Prevalence of MDR       MD Thesis      The West Bengal                 Self                    Dr. S. Basak
   PTB Among patients                         University of
   attending a tertiary                          Health Sciences
   care hospital in Kolkata
   by Dr. D. Paul

Research Projects (including MD, DM, PhD Theses) Completed in the last one year (Title, Investigators, Funding Source) :
   Title                                  Type                  University              Funding Source                     Investigators
   Prevalence of ESBL      MD Thesis       The West Bengal              Self                          Prof. K. K. Haldar
   producing E. Coli with                        University of                                                  Coguide-Dr. M. Majumdar
   molecular correlation                         Health Sciences                              
   in a tertiary care                                                                                        
   hospital in Kolkata by
   Dr. S. Majumdar
   Modified Hodge test to     Project                                            Self                         Dr. M. Majumdara
   detect cabapenemase
   among Gram Negative
   clinical isolates
   by S. Banerjee
   A Study on the              MD Thesis       The West Bengal            Self                         Prof. K.K. Haldar
   prevalence of metalo                           University of                                               Coguide- Dr. S. Ghosh
   beta lactamase                                   Health Sciences
   producing gram
   negative infections in a
   tertiary care hospital in
   Kolkata by Dr. A M D
   Thesis Bhaduri

Involvement in Patient Care :
Patient Care Services :
Routine clinical & diagnostic service to the patient throughout the year – epidemiological, public healthcare (water & food bacteriology).

Annual Investigation Report 2012
Bacteriology & Serology section :

 

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Total

a> Bacteriological
culture

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Urine

118

163

144

120

139

140

196

223

198

177

182

181

1981

Pus/wound/swab etc

23

19

18

25

35

31

50

40

26

28

22

43

360

Sputum

19

15

31

19

16

13

21

33

38

17

36

25

283

Blood

37

42

44

32

52

33

64

84

83

61

54

32

618

Mycobacterium

0

0

2

5

0

0

0

0

0

2

9

2

20

Throat swab

4

5

4

6

2

6

2

12

11

1

11

3

67

Stool/rectal swab

1

0

1

1

0

2

0

2

0

2

9

2

20

Public Health Sterility testing water/food bacteriology

0

4

0

0

6

10

7

0

13

3

1

6

50

b> Sensitivity

21

34

32

30

45

42

54

55

59

46

52

40

510

c>Smear examination

23

17

37

28

21

16

31

43

46

23

42

44

371

d> Serology

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Widal

11

9

12

6

17

6

9

27

43

33

14

12

199

CRP

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

1

0

2

1

0

5

ASO

5

3

3

3

2

3

0

5

3

3

8

4

42

RA

4

6

9

9

9

8

2

8

2

0

10

6

73

ANF

4

5

3

7

3

4

4

6

3

4

4

8

55

Laptospira

4

9

3

2

4

4

13

12

13

9

9

10

92

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