Virology Lab Services

Virology Lab Services

The department presently offers the following services to NIMHANS patients as well as general public

  • laboratory diagnosis of Japanese encephalitis, Rabies, Dengue , Chikungunya, Herpes simplex, Measles , Enterovirus and some rare viral infections like JC virus
  • It is a National reference laboratory for HIV surveillance , offers routine diagnosis of HIV, viral load monitoring after¬† ART and early infantile diagnosis of HIV. It also offers CD 4 testing and HIV counseling
  • It is a WHO reference centre for rabies, one of its kind in Asia. Offers post exposure advise and treatment
  • It is an apex lab for national vector borne disease control programme of the government of India
  • It also offers diagnostic services to other viral infections of public health importance such as H1N1 and Hepatitis B