K.E.M Hospital, Pune celebrated its diamond jubilee in 1972. At that time a need was felt to further improve and expand their services.Read Further
Dept. of Microbiology
Head of Department:Late Dr.K.B. Niphadkar
K.E.M. Hospital Microbiology laboratory was established in the year 1982, which functioned independently to provide specialized microbiology testing. Since its establishment the laboratory was headed by Dr. K. B. Niphadkar, an eminent Microbiologist in Pune. He passed away on 12 July 2013.
Our laboratory is equipped with:-
Members of the laboratory are:-
Some of the specialized tests offered are:-
Along with diagnostic services, the laboratory staff is actively involved in research activities, funded by national and international organizations.
Research projects carried out are during last 2 years are :
1) Multisite pneumonia study funded by Fondation Merieux (Paris)
2) Evaluation of efficacy of nanoparticles coated with rifampicin against Mycobacterium tuberculosis funded by Department of Biotechnology (DBT), India
3) Alliance for Surveillance of Invasive Pneumococci ( (ASIP)Contact:
- Vitek-2 Compact
- MB- BACT-240
- Laminar Air Flow