The Department of Microbiology came into existence in November 2017. The vision of the department is to provide investigation services to diagnose infectious disease with conventional to latest and cost effective methodologies


Establish a well equipped Laboratory in Microbiology comprising all section participating in the diagnosis of infectious Disease.

Year of Establishment - 2017

Name of the first HOD

Dr. Harmesh Manocha
Associate Professor

Names & Qualification of all members

Dr Varun Goel
Assistant Professor

Dr. Nidhi Pal
M.Sc. Medical Microbiology, Ph.D. (Microbiology)

Dr Priyamvada Roy


Cinque Terre

Dr. Harmesh Manocha
Associate Professor and Head

Dr. Harmesh Manocha is Associate Professor & head of department.

Research Publications by Dr. Harmesh Manocha

1. Comparative Evaluation of Centrifuged Buffy Coat Smear, Peripheral Blood Smear, and Rapid Antigen Detection Test in Malaria Diagnosis Scholars Journal of Applied Medical Sciences (SJAMS) 2018
2. Clinico-Mycolgical Profil of Dermatophytsis in Sharda Hospital Greater Noida. Scholars Journal of Applied Medical Sciences (SJAMS) 2018
3. Histopathological Study of Malignant Breast Lesions with Special Reference to Rare Tumors International Journal of Contemporary Surgery, January-June, 2015, Vol.3, No. 1 2015
4. An Analysis of Deferral Pattern in Plateletpheresis Donors J Cont Med A Dent 2015
5. Carriage of ESBL and AmpC-Positive Enterobacteriaceae in Gastrointestinal Tract of Healthy Community Subjects and Hospitalized Patients and Detection of blaCTX-M Gene in ESBL Positive Isolates Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci 2015
6. Cryptosporidiosis, whether it is more prevalent in Southern India Tropical Parasitology 2014
7. Seroprevalence of Transfusion Transmitted (Single and Dual) Infections in Blood Donors of Western U.P. India Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development 2014
8. Coinfection of Parvovirus B19 with other Hepatitis viruses leading to Fulminant Hepatitis of Unfavourable outcome in Children The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 2009
9. Frequency of Leptospirosis in Patients of AcuteFebrile Illness in Uttar Pradesh JAPI 2004
10. Drug resistance in Salmonella typhi in North India with special reference to ciprofloxacin Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 2000

Details of resource person during conferences/ CME/ workshops by Dr Harmesh Manocha

1. Organizing Chairperson "CME cum Workshop on "Hospital Infection control practices" Challenges & Solutions 2019"on 23rd and 24th July, 2019.
2. Resource person to CDC for laboratory strengthening in Rajasthan, Tamilnadu, Chattisgarh and various other states.
Cinque Terre

Dr Varun Goel
Assistant Professor

Dr Varun Goel is Assistant Professor.

Research Publications by Dr Varun Goel

1. Goel V, Gupta S, Bisht D, Sharma R. Hand hygiene compliance among healthcare workers in a tertiary care academic health care organization. Int J Res Med Sci 2020;8:878-85.
2. Goel V, Gupta S, Bisht D, Sharma R. Bundle of care approach to reduce ventilator-associated pneumonia in the intensive care unit in a tertiary care teaching hospital in North India. Lung India 2019; 36:177-8.
3. Singh MK, Bisht D, Goel V, Agarwal A. Prevalence of Rotavirus Genotypes among children below 5 years of age with acute gastroenteritis in Western Uttar Pradesh. International Journal of Medical Science and Innovative Research 2019; 4:01-07.
4. Kumar D, Goel V*. H1N1 Swine flu-lesson from the past and future. Frontech biosciences 2019; 2(1):10-11.
5. Tomar R, Bisht D, Goel V. Co-Circulation of Dengue Serotypes in a Tertiary Care Hospital in NCR Region. Int J Curr Microbiol App Sci 2019; 8(01): 1307-13.
6. Mishra PP, Bisht D, Prakash V, Goel V. Incidence of extended spectrum β-lactamase and AmpC β-lactamase producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella spp isolated from neonatal septicaemic cases in a tertiary care centre, Uttar Pradesh. International Journal of Scientific Research 2019;8(4):12-15.
7. Goel V, Kumar D, Mathur, P. Prevalence of Enteric Bacterial Pathogens among HIV Infected Versus Non-HIV Infected Patients with Diarrhoea in Northern India. Int J Curr Microbiol App Sci 2018; 7(09): 2785-92.
8. Aggarwal R, Goel V*, Mitra SK, Bisht D. Effectiveness of Polymerase chain reaction in Ziehl-Neelsen stain negative body fluids samples in suspected cases of Extra Pulmonary Tuberculosis. J Med Sci Clin Res 2018:06(05):381-7.
9. Goel V, Kumar D, Lingaiah R, Singh S. Occurrence of Needlestick and Injuries among Health-care Workers of a Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital in North India. J Lab Physicians. 2017;9(1):20–25.
10. Patwardhan V, Kumar D, Goel V, Singh S. Changing prevalence and antibiotic drug resistance pattern of pathogens seen in community-acquired pediatric urinary tract infections at a tertiary care hospital of North India. J Lab Physicians 2017; 9:264-8.
11. Garg P, Goel V*, Nagmoti JM, Nagamoti MB. Bacteriological study of Orofacial Space Infections and Their Antibiotic Sensitivity Profile. Int J Curr Microbiol App Sci 2017;6(11): 25-30.
12. Goel V, Kumar D, Patwardhan V, Balooni V, Singhal S, Singh S. Trends of seroprevalence, epidemiology and clinical presentation of HIV in North India: a tertiary care hospital-based study. World Journal of AIDS 2016; 6: 54-8.
13. Goel V, Kumar D, Kumar R, Mathur P, Singh S. Community Acquired Enterococcal Urinary Tract Infections and its Antibiotic Resistance Profile at a Tertiary Care Setting of North India. J Lab Physicians 2016; 8:50-4.
14. Goel V, Gupta S, Goel T. Ventilator-associated pneumonia: A review of the clinically relevant challenges in diagnosis and prevention. British J Medical Practitioners; 2016;9(2): a:2-10.
15. Goel V, Goel T, Kumar D. Ebola outbreak 2014-2015: An update. MAMC J Med Sci 2015; 1:118-25.
16. Goel V, Hogade SA, Karadesai SG. Prevalence of extended-spectrum beta-lactamases, AmpC beta-lactamase, and metallo-beta-lactamase producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Acinetobacter baumannii in an intensive care unit in a tertiary care hospital. J Sci Soc 2013; 40:28-31.
17. Goel V, Hogade SA, Karadesai SG. A case of pediatric systemic brucellosis presenting with urinary symptoms. Saudi J Health Sci 2013; 2:130-1.
18. Goel V, Hogade SA, Karadesai SG. Ventilator associated pneumonia in a medical intensive care unit: Microbial aetiology, susceptibility patterns of isolated microorganisms and outcome. Indian Journal Anaesthesia 2012; 56: 558-62.

Details of resource person during conferences/ CME/ workshops by Dr Varun Goel

• Resource person for Biomedical Waste Management training of HCW working in various government health facilities for Delhi Government on 21/01/2019 at DC Office, Delhi.
• Delivered guest lecture and imparted training at Hands On-Workshop on the laboratory Diagnosis of Intestinal Parasitic Diseases: under the aegis of Indian Association of Medical Microbiologist Delhi Chapter (MICRO-D-CON 2015). December 10, 2015.
• Resource person for participants from NER India during a Short-term training course on recent techniques in infectious disease diagnosis for mid-career doctors/scientists of North East Region in India from 29th April to 9th May 2013 at AIIMS, Delhi

Details of Ongoing projects by Dr Varun Goel

(Co-PI): “Identification and Molecular characterization of Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria in Tuberculosis suspected patients” Funded by The Tuberculosis Association of India, New Delhi

Facility available in Department with capacity

1) Bacteriology including anaerobic; (2) Serology; (3) Virology; (4) Parasitology; (5) Mycology; (6) Tuberculosis; and (7) immunology.

Facility wise daily work load

Equipments available

Cinque Terre

CME/Workshops organized by the department

"CME cum Workshop on "Hospital Infection control practices" Challenges & Solutions 2019"on 23rd and 24th July, 2019

Reseach activities by the department


1. Area for each service laboratory 25 Sq.m.
2. Media preparation and storage (20 Sq.m.area)
3. AutoClaving (12 Sq.m. area)
4. Washing & drying room (12 sq.m.area)
5. Professor & HOD (18 Sq.m.area)
6. Associate Professor-One room (15 Sq.m.area)
7. Asstt. Professor -One room (12 Sq.m.area )
8. Tutor/Demonstrators-One room (15 Sq.m.area)
9. Department office cum Clerical room one (12 Sq.m.area) and
10. Working accommodation for non-teaching staff (12 sq.m. area)

New Facilities / improvements made in 2018

24 hour Laboratory services initiated to assist the patients seeking emergency services and also to assist elective surgeries.
Training activities courses run

Training activities courses run

Course - MBBS
Training on BMW to All Faculty members, Nursing Staff, Technical Staff and attendants.

No. of PCs and laptop Computers in Dept.

02 Computers
LCD Projector

Special accreditation / recognition

RNTCP (MU with UP Govt.)

Laboratories – No & names

Bacteriology, Serology, Parasitology, Mycology, Immunology, Mycobacteriology, Virology, Research lab with facility for routine investigations

Departmental Pics