SURGERY AND AEROSOL GENERATING PROCEDURES ON COVID-19 PATIENTS

INFECTION CONTROL IN SURGERY ON COVID-19 PATIENTS AND METHOD OF CLEANING OT, RECOVERY ROOM AND ISOLATION ROOMS AFTER USE FOR AEROSOL GENERATING PROCEDURES COVID-19 patients are ideally being isolated in a negative pressure environment; operating theaters (OT) are usually designed to be at positive pressure…

Media Release on Imposing of Mandatory Wearing of Face Mask for Commuters

The Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists is not against any member of public wearing a mask on a voluntary basis provided the use of the mask is done correctly and does not increase the possibility of virus transmission to the mask user or to anyone else.

COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Situation Updates Update on COVID-19 vaccines By Prof. Neelika Malavige  MBBS (Col.), MRCP (UK), AFHEA, DPhil (Oxon),FRCP (Lond), FRCPath (UK) SARS-CoV2 viral infection resulting in COVID-19 has resulted in over 64 million infections and almost 1.5 million deaths within a period of 11 months….

The Induction of President & Siri Wickremesinghe Oration 2020

The Induction of President & Siri Wickremesinghe Memorial Oration 2020 of the Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists was held on the 29th of February 2020 at the “ Grand Ballroom”, Galle Face  Hotel  Colombo 3. Dr N. Shirani Chandrasiri was inducted as the President of…

Message from the President 2019-2020

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you all to our website. We are beginning the third decade of this century and we all have a common goal, uplifting the microbiology services in the country. Improving knowledge is one such way and newsletter, Continuous Medical…

The Council – 2019/2020

President                 Dr. N. Shirani Chandrasiri President Elect        Prof. Nadira Karunaweera Vice President   Dr. Geethika Patabendige Joint Secretaries Dr. Jananie Kottahachchi Dr. Dushani Jayawardhana  Treasurer Dr. Nadisha Badanasinghe Editor  Prof. Neluka Fernando Council members         Prof. Ajith Nagahawatte (ex officio) Dr. Malka Dassanayake Dr. Jayanthi Elwitigala Dr. Sujatha…

The Siri Wickremesinghe Oration 2020

  “ Towards a polio free world – contribution from Sri Lanka” Dr. Sunethra Gunasena, MBBS Diploma in Medical Microbiology, MD in Medical Microbiology Senior Lecturer and Consultant Virologist Department of Microbiology Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna, Karapitiya, Galle   The Siri Wickremesinghe Memorial…