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 Dr. Lilani Karunanayake  M.B.B,S., Pg Dip (Med. Microbiology), MD

Consultant Clinical Microbiologist and Head of the Department of Bacteriology,

Medical Research Institute                                          




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Recent Awards:

1. National Health Research Symposium 4th - 5th December, 2017 - 2nd Place for Oral Presentation!( joint paper by Dr Lilani Karunanayake , Consultant Microbiologist, MRI and Presented by Dr Panduka Karunanayake , Senior Lecturer Faculty of Medicine, Colombo ) . Title :First report on Human Brucellosis in Sri Lanka. Research collaboration: Medical Research Institute and Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Colombo.

2. President's Award for Scientific Publications - 2017

3.First place oral presentations in the Annual Scientific sessions Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists, September 2017.
Title: A multicenter study to determine the prevalence and the associated factors of New Delhi Metallo-Betalactamase-1 (NDM-1) strains among gram negative bacilli in clinical isolates


Publications(Research Gate)

  2. Multilocus Sequence Typing of Leptospira from Clinical Isolates in Sri Lanka 83897
  3. Posttransplant Urinary Tract Infections and Surgical Site Infections among Renal Transplant Recipients in a Transplant Unit in Sri Lanka
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