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Consultant Virologists

  • Dr. Sunethra Gunasena

MBBS, Dip(Medical Microbiology), MD(Medical Virology)
Consultant Virologist (Head of the Department of Virology,I/C of Entero, Dengue and Chikungunya viral Laboratories)
Contact information:
Tel: +94 11 269 3532-4
Fax: +94 11 269 1495
Email:virology@mri.gov.lk, vasanmb@sltnet.lk   

 

  •     Dr. Geethani Galagoda   -  Went for a long leave

(I/C of Hepatitis, Herpes, gastroenteritis and JE viral Laboratories)                                                                                                                

 

 

Research Articles:

1. Incidence of Congenital Rubella Syndrome / congenital rubella infection and characterization of rubella virus from samples presented to MRI. Jayamaha J, Wijeratne TD, Withanage WNL, Fernando KBR, Wickramasinghe G, Galagoda G. 22ndAnnual Scientific Sessions, Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists. 25-26th July 2013(Click here for Abstract)

Workshops:

1. Conducted a workshop in 2013 (WHO Biennium 2013)

Advocacy on Hepatitis Day for Hepatitis B infection in Sri Lanka. WHO Biennium project 2012/2013 SO1/SESRL 1206172 80 participants (Consultant Microbiologists, paediatricians, physicians and medical officers). Medical Research Institute, Colombo 8, Sri Lanka 8th March 2013

  • Dr. C.J.S. Jayamaha

MBBS.Dip in Med.Micro.,M.D.(Med. Virology)                                                                                                                                                                ConsultantVirologist                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  I/C of National Influenza Centre, Respiratory virus laboratories,

Email :  official: flu.virology@mri.gov.lk

 

List of Research Articles: Click( PDF) 

  1. AN AUDIT ON INFLUENZA RELATED COMPLICATIONS (Abstract-PDF)   
  2. A PROSPECTIVE SURVEY ON BACTERIAL AND VIRAL AETIOLOGIES OF ACUTE LOWER RESPIRATORY TRACT  INFECTIONS IN    CHILDREN: A PRELIMINARY STUDY IN A TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL( Abstract-PDF)

Published Scientific Articles:

  1. Measles and SSPE: occurrence and pathogenesis(PDF)
  2. Abstract of “Changing trends in Influenza”   (PDF)

 

Presentations:

  1. Middle Eastern Respiratary Syndrome Preparedness in Sri Lanka (PDF) 
  • Dr Janaki Abeynayake

           MBBS.Dip in Med.Micro.,M.D.(Med. Virology)          

          Consultant Virologist 

 

  Senior Registrars

  •  Dr. M.A.Rohitha V.Muthugala MBBS (SL), Dip. (Medical Microbiology), MD(Virology)

 

Medical officers

  • Dr. Thusharika Wijeratne, MBBS (SL)
  • Dr Thanuja D Paranavidana MBBS(SL)

 

Senior Medical Laboratory Technologist 

  • Mr Priyanthe , Dip. (Medical Laboratory Technology)

 

Medical Laboratory Technologists

  • Mr. Wasantha Pushpakumara, Dip. (Medical Laboratory Technologist)
  • Ms. Sajeewanie Gunathillake, Dip. (Medical Laboratory Technologist)
  • Ms. Shamina de Silva, Dip. (Medical Laboratory Technology)
  • Mr. Indika Jeewanka, Dip. (Medical Laboratory Technology)
  • Mr. Rehan Fernando, Dip. (Medical Laboratory Technology)
  • Mr. Kanishka Navaratna, Dip. (Medical Laboratory Technology)
  • Mr. Wimal Yasawawardena, Dip. (Medical Laboratory Technology)

 

Other staff

  • Ms. Dayani Ratnayake, Public Health Nursing Sister

 

 

 

 

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                                                 Staff in 2007