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Quality Control Laboratory (room no: 353)

-         And Media preparation / Training

The laboratory is located in the Right wing in 2nd floor of the main building

Staff Profile                                                                              ACTIVITIES

Head of Laboratory: Dr. Lilani Karunanayake

     Consultant Clinical Microbiologist

    

          Mrs. Kumudini Kulatunga      - Senior Research Officer

          Mrs. Kumari Abeysekera        - Chief Medical Laboratory Technologist

          Mr. Asiri Sandaruwan            - Senior Medical Laboratory Technologist

          Ms. Randima                           - Medical Laboratory Technologist

          Mr. C. Dasanayake                     - Senior Laboratory Orderly

          Mr. N. Wijesinghe                              - Laboratory Orderly

          Ms. Gihani                                                 - Supporting staff    

             

Events

WORKSHOP FOR PARTCIPANT LABORATORIES – 12-13TH JULY 2018

NEXT EQA PACKAGE – AUGUST, 2018

 

National External Quality Assessment Scheme in Bacteriology (NEQAS)

21st YEAR

Uninterrupted service in microbiology quality assurance

 

Organizing laboratory of the ‘National External Quality Assessment Scheme in Bacteriology’ conducted for the state and private sector microbiology laboratories in Sri Lanka. The program commence in 1997 by Dr. R.S.B. Wickramasinghe and Dr. M. Atapattu, Consultant Bacteriologists.

Objectives

  • to improve the quality of medical laboratories in Sri Lanka conducting bacteriological investigations
  • to standardize the performance of bacteriological techniques and antibiotic susceptibility testing
  • to promote Internal Quality Control (IQC) and to identify the competent laboratories in the state and the private sector

 

Participation in the scheme

The participation is voluntary. Those who intend to enroll in the NEQAS should make a request through the relevant officials to the address below. Samples are issued free of charge to government hospitals and institutions whereas for Universities and private laboratories an annual fee of Rs.3000/= is charged.

Contact details

Address:     Quality Control Laboratory             

                   Department of Bacteriology

                   Medical Research Institute

                  Dr. Danister de Silva Mawatha, Colombo 08, Sri Lanka

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Activities in External Quality Assessment Scheme - 2016

 

The program was enhanced by introducing lyophilized bacterial cultures and gram stain slides in the examination panel from this year.

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International External Quality Assessment (EQA) programmes participate by the  Department of Bacteriology:

  • · Indian Association of Medical Microbiologist (IAMM)- External Quality Assurance System

             (EQAS), Christian Medical College, Vellore, India.

  • · WHO Global Foodborne Infections Network External Quality Assurance System (EQAS),

             Denmark

  • · International proficiency testing scheme for Leptospirosis for MAT, Australia,

 

National EQA scheme for Microbiology laboratories in state and private sector hospitals

conducted byQuality Control Laboratory, Department of Bacteriology, Medical Research

Institute, Colombo

  • · National External Quality Assessment Scheme  (NEQAS) in Bacteriology