ICMR-NIRTH, Jabalpur

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Facilities

Laboratories

VIROLOGY & ZOONOSES LABORATORY

Real Time PCR Dengue, Influenza A H1N1 Diagnosis, serotyping of Dengue
Inverted Fluorescent Tissue culture cell, IFM Microscope with Digital camera
Thermal Cycler Amplification and detection of viruses
Gel Electrophoresis & gel documentation system Visualisation of acid amplicons on agarose & polyacrylamide gels
ELISA Reader Detection of Antigen/Antibody of Dengue, Chikungunya Hepatitis, TORCH, photometric research applications (DNA, RNA,protien analysis)
Biosaftey Cabinets Influenza H1N1 sample collection, processing, PCR Master mix preparation
Refrigerated Centrifuge High speed cold centrifugation upp to 13,000 RPM for analyzing liquid biological extracts
Deep Freezer (-70) Storage of samples

COMMUNICABLE DISEASES LABORATORY

BSC –class II A2 Safe handling of infectious specimens and cultures especially for M.tuberculosis
Fluoroscent microscope Fluorescent microscopy techniques
Walk in incubators Incubation of large number of cultures
Twincubator Line probe assay for detection of drug resistance in M.tuberculosis
Gene Xpert MTB/RIF Early detection of M.tuberculosis and rifampicin resistance
TB containment laborator (upcoming) BSL-3 compliant laboratory with liquid culture facility

NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES LABORATORY

Thermo Ion meter Fluoride in urine, water & blood & iodine in urine
UV-visible Spectrophotometer Urinary sodium & creatinine

GENETIC DISORDERS LABORATORY

Cello gel Electrophoresis Detection of abnormal haemoglobins
Gel Documentation Preservation of gel images
HPLC identification and separation of proteins
Automatic blood cell counter Three & five part differential counter
PCR Mutation detection & analysis
Cold centrifuge centrifugation at 10,000g
Hb variant Detection of different abnormal haemoglobins
Agarose gel Electrophoresis DNA sepration
Spectrophotometer Optical density
Nanodrop Quantification of DNA/RNA

VECTOR BORNE DISEASES LABORATORY

DNA sequencer Sequencing & analysis of DNA fragments
Liquid Nitrogen Plant Storage, preservation and transportation of biological samples
Flow Cytometer Characterise and analysis of cells, bacteria, chromosomes and beads in liquid suspension.
Real-Time PCR Relative and absolute quantification of target gene, genotyping