Mucormycosis – Commonly known as “Black fungus”

  By Dr. Primali Jayasekera Consultant Medical Mycologist, Head / Department of Mycology, Medical Research Institute, Colombo 8 A rare but life-threatening fungal infection, known as mucormycosis and colloquially as “black fungus”, is being detected relatively frequently among Covid-19 patients in some states of India….

Registration for the 30th Annual Scientific Sessions

30th Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists will be held from 24th to 26th of August 2021 at the “Union Ballroom”, Hilton Colombo Residences, Colombo 02. Please note that pre-registration for the 30th Annual Scientific Sessions will commence from 19th April 2021. Early bird registration…

The Siri Wickremesinghe Memorial Oration 2021

Conforming to the current health and safety regulations, the induction and oration were conducted this year as a ‘hybrid event’. The Siri Wickremesinghe Oration 2021, “Fighting the rising tide of antibiotic resistance; exploring non-pharmacological options, challenges and benefits Prof. Nelun Perera Consultant Microbiologist & Hon….