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Medical College Level, Virus Research and Diagnostic Laboratory (VRDL)

Department of Microbiology,

Hassan Institute of Medical Sciences, Hassan



Medical College Level, Virus Research and Diagnostic Laboratory (VRDL) in Department of Microbiology at Hassan Institute of Medical Sciences, Hassan is established on 08-03-2016 after receiving approval and grants from Department of Health Research (DHR), New Delhi. VRDL started functioning from 28-05-2018. 

Serological diagnosis services available in Virus Research and Diagnostic Laboratory (VRDL) at Hassan Institute of Medical Sciences, Hassan includes IgM ELISA for Dengue, Chikungunya, Japanese Encephalitis (JE), Hepatitis A, Hepatitis E, Mumps,  Varicella-zoster, NS1 Ag ELISA for Dengue and Rota Virus Antigen ELISA. Molecular Diagnosis services available in VRDL includes Dengue serotyping, genotyping of Measles and Rubella  by Reverse Transcriptase-PCR, Diagnosis of Influenza (H1N1) and COVID-19 by Real Time PCR are performed. Diagnosis of other viruses will be included in future.

VRDL is recognized centre by Indian Council of Medical Research for diagnosis of Arboviral Infections, Influenza (H1N1) and nCovid-19. VRDL is recognized by WHO for MR Surveillance in India and included in WHO MR Lab Net for diagnosis of serology and Molecular for Measles and Rubella Virus.

Last Updated: 16-04-2021 03:29 PM Updated By: Admin

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