The Department of Microbiology caters to those patients reporting to or admitted in Sir Sunder Lal Hospital and its associated health centers, who are suspected to be suffering from infectious diseases.
The various sections of the department, viz Bacteriology, Immunology, Parasitology, Mycology, Anaerobic Bacteriology, Mycobacteriology and Virology, are actively engaged in tests requested for different infections.
Apart from investigative activities, teaching is an integral part of Departmental activity. The Department has been engaged in training MBBS, MD (Microbiology), BDS and B Sc (Nursing) students and Ph.D scholars. It offers excellent opportunities for research in infectious diseases.