Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College

Acharya Donde Marg, Parel,
Mumbai 400 012. India.
Tel.: 91-22-2410 7000 Fax: 91-22-2414 3435

Department of Microbiology

An NABL accredited Laboratory

Vision Statement :

“State of the art clinical microbiology laboratory with latest technology, equipment and qualified manpower to meet with the clinicians need for accurate and timely confirmation of presumptive clinical diagnosis.”


Professor & Head : Dr. Gita Nataraj



This department was established in the year 1978. The journey subsequently has strived to balance an efficient output with  advancing technology. The department has a molecular diagnostic laboratory and since the last two years is providing Xpert based rapid diagnosis of TB and drug resistant TB. It has also procured BACTEC and VITEK 2 systems for blood culture and MIC. Xpert and Vitek have been procured through a donor. Currently, it is an NABL accredited laboratory for all the tests offered.

For Student

  • Courses Offered
    M.D – Microbiology (Six registrations a year) Affiliated to MUHS, Nashik, MCI recognised
  • MSc – Microbiology ( Faculty of Science – Univ. of Mumbai) Two seats per year
  • PhD – Microbiology (Faculty of Science – Univ. of Mumbai) One seat per year


Lecture on Rubella,Rota and Corona viruses


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