Tests-Microbiology

The following microbiological tests are routinely done at Nova. For any other requirements, please contact arkedige@gmail.com

Staining

  • Grams, ZN-AFB, Toludine Blue, Leishmans, Indian Ink, Albert’s stain, KOH mount, stool hanging drop etc.

Culture & sensitivity

  • Blood, urine, sputum, stool, Pus, CSF and other fluids and secretions; sensitivity for select antibiotics depending on the isolate
  • Fungal culture
  • AFB Culture and sensitivity

Serology

  • Widal – slide and tube; Brucella, Leptospira, Tuberculosis, Infectiuos mononucleosis, Chlamydia, H. pylori, Dengue, VDRL, TPHA, ASLO titre
  • RA factor, Anti CCP; ANA, ANA Profile
  • C- Reactive Protein; hs CRP
  • Anti phospholipid antibodies

ELISA

  • TORCH Ig M
  • TORCH IgG
  • TORCH Profile Ig M and Ig G

Hepatitis Markers

  • Hepatitis A; Hepatitis C; Hepatitis E;
  • Hepatitis B: S antigen, E, C antigens; anti S, anti C antibodies

HIV

  • Spot, Western blot; ELISA, PCR; Viral load; CD4 Counts

Other

  • Alpha feto protein, CEA, Ca 125, Prostate Specific Antigen
  • Protein C, Protein S activity

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