Parameter Method Sample Type Purpose Significance TAT
1 Adeno virus Qualitative PCR In- house Stool / Eye wash/Swab Molecular confirmation of Viral presence Confirmation of viral conjunctivitis and tonsillitis Wed/ Stat on request
2 Screening of occluar pathogens A)Gram Positive B)Gram negative C) Fungus PCR In- house Vitreous Tap Molecular confirmation of bacterial and fungal presence Confirmation of ocular pathogen Preliminary report in 24hours, Specific pathogen reporting in 3 days
3 HSV 1&2 Real Time PCR Vitreous Tap Molecular confirmation of Viral presence Confirmation of ocular pathogen Mon,Thur
4 Herpes zoster Real Time PCR Vitreous Tap Molecular confirmation of Viral presence Confirmation of ocular pathogen Mon,Thur
5 CMV Qualitative Real Time PCR Vitreous Tap Molecular confirmation of Viral presence Confirmation of ocular pathogen Mon,Thur
6 TB Real Time PCR Vitreous Tap Molecular confirmation of bacterial presence Confirmation of ocular pathogen Fri
7 Acanthamoeba keratitis PCR In- house Vitreous Tap Molecular confirmation of amoeba presence Confirmation of ocular pathogen Fri

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