The Siri Wickremesinghe Memorial Oration 2022

The Siri Wickremesinghe Oration 2022, “To do or not to do – Infection Prevention and control – Should it be evidence based?” Dr. Kushlani Jayatilleke MBBS (Colombo) PG Diploma in Medical Microbiology, MD in Medical Microbiology Consultant Microbiologist Sri Jayewardenepura General Hospital Nugegoda Dr. Siri…

Other respiratory tract infections during the COVID-19 pandemic in Southern province, Sri Lanka 2021

By Dr. Vigeetha Withanage,  Acting Consultant Virologist TH Karapitiya, Galle While there is an ongoing COVID -19 pandemic situation, the Department of Virology at Teaching Hospital Karapitiya have investigated a limited number of patients for non-COVID Viral respiratory infections during 2021. We have tested 22…

Time to get alerted for Flu Now…!!!

By Kandy Virology Laboratory team   Influenza virus is one of the most common respiratory viruses infecting humans worldwide and it is a winter virus in temperate and year-round circulation in the tropical countries. With an aim to reduce the circulation of SARS-CoV-2, non-pharmaceutical interventions…

The Council – 2021/2022

President Dr. Geethika Patabendige   President Elect Dr. Rohini Wadanamby   Vice President Dr. Malika Karunaratne   Immediate Past President Prof. Nadira Karunaweera   Hon. Secretaries              Dr. Deepa Perera Dr. Nilushi De Silva   Hon. Treasurer Dr. Sumudu Suranadee   Editor Prof. Neluka Fernando  …

Induction of Dr Geethika Patabendige as the President of Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists 2021/2022

Dr Geethika Patabendige was inducted as the President of Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists on the 19th  of  March  2022  at the Hilton Colombo Residencies, Colombo Prof. Nadira Karunaweera the outgoing president of the SLCM introduced Dr Geethika Patabendige to the gathering. Presidential address delivered…