Madras Medical College HIVTL- NRL

Room No. 106, Tower Block-1, Institute of Microbiology, MMC & Rajiv Gandhi Gov. GH, EVR Periyar Salai, Park Town Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 600003


AboutMadras Medical College HIVTL- NRL

The Department of Bacteriology, Madras Medical College ,Chennai was upgraded in the year 1971 and renamed as the  Institute of Microbiology, Madras Medical College, Chennai. It caters to the needs of the patients(inpatients and outpatients) attending the Rajiv Gandhi  Government General Hospital, Chennai and Allied Institutions. The laboratory was accommodated in the New Tower Block I, Ground floor which was completed in 2005.
The Institute of Microbiology was the pioneer Government Institute in South India to confirm the diagnosis of HIV in high risk groups by Enzyme Linked  Immunosorbent Assay in 1986. Subsequently, Voluntary Counseling and Testing Centre for HIV was established under the auspices of NACO in 1999. Voluntary  Counselling and Testing Centre of  our department was elevated  to the status of  National Reference Laboratory in 2000. This center was renamed as Integrated Counselling and Testing Centre in 2002.
The Leptospirosis research Cell was commissioned in the year 1995 at the Institute of  Microbiology, Madras Medical College with the guidance of the Department  of Nephrology ; the Technical  and  Material Assistance was provided  from the Royal  Tropical  Institute (KITS), Amsterdam, The Netherlands. To begin with the Leptospirosis Cell catered to the diagnosis of Leptospirosis  for the  patients admitted in Government General Hospital, Chennai, attached to the Madras  Medical College, Chennai. Later the cell started accepting samples from various other Government and Private Institutions. The number of samples has increased from 592 in 1995 to 16, 1249 in the year 2008  and  to 10156   in  2016.

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