Department of microbiology is entrusted to teach medical microbiology which includes Bacteriology, Parasitology, Virology, Immunology & Mycology to MBBS and BDS students.
Post graduation (MPhil, Microbiology) course has been running since 2004.Every year 5 doctors can admit in this course in Rajshahi Medical College.
Microscopy to detect Bacteria, parasite & fungus.
Clinical service laboratory:
Identification of Bacteria by conventional culture method as well as by automated blood culture method (FAN) and antibiotic sensitivity test .
Different serological test to detect bacterial & viral diseases.
All doctors of Microbiology department are involved in RT-PCR laboratory in this Covid-19 pandemic situation.
Weekly Seminar: Every Monday
Subject cordination Monthly Meeting: in 1st Week of every month.
Training Program: BSc in Medical Technology (Lab)
Diploma in medical Technology (Lab)
Future Plan: A modern microbiology lab is going to be set up with RT-PCR & other molecular diagnostic equipments to ensure rapid and accurate diagnosis.
On-going Research Activities:
Molecular Detection of Azithromycin Resistant R717Q Gene of Salmonella Species in Suspected Enteric Fever Cases in Rajshahi Medical College.
Antimicrobial Susceptibility and Minimum Inhibitory Concentration of Reserve Drugs by Automated Culture System in Infected Intensive Care Unit Patients in Rajshahi Medical College Hospital.
Determination of CTX-M Gene in ESBL Producing Klebsiella Species Causing Urinary Tract Infection among the Pregnant Women in Rajshahi Medical College.
Identification of Candida Species Among Superficial Candidal Infections and their Antifungal Susceptibility in Adult Patients Attending Rajshahi Medical College Hospital.
Aerobic Bactrial Profile of Suspected Neonatal Septicaemia by FAN Method and Determination of MIC of Intermediate Susceptible Drugs in RMCH.
Detection of bacterial and fungal agents from chronic otitis externa with antimicrobial susceptibility in RMCH.
Detection of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from infected Burn wound and determination of minimum inhibitory concentration of intermediate susceptible drugs from Rajshahi Medical College Hospital.