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BacT/AlerT 3D 60 : Automated Microbial Detection System for Blood and Body Fluid Culture.
VITEK 2 COMPACT 30 : Automated System for Identification and Drug Susceptibility of Routine Culture with Advanced Expert System.
REPORT : With MIC interpretation & Global CLSI-2017 based + Natural Resistance.

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  • All types of Routine and special blood tests are done by using fully automated cell counter with automated barcode identification system.

  • Gives results only in 55 seconds with 100% accuracy and highest degree of precision.

  • All slides are directly seen on microscope and reported by our Oncopathologist herself.

  • Bone Marrow Aspiration and Trephine Biopsy is done by the Oncopathologist.


  • Fine needle Aspiration Cytology (FNAC) done and reported by Oncopathologist.

  • Cervical Pap test, sample collected by Oncopathologist herself (Not by any technician or OPD sister) as perfect sample collection is the most important step for proper reporting.

  • All samples are reported as per latest “The Bethesda System” guideline. So internationally challenged and accepted.

  • Body Fluid Cytology and cell block preparation are processed by highly qualified technician using latest technology in this pathology lab in Uttarpara.

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Biochemistry and Hormone Assay

All types of Biochemical tests, Hormonal assay and Tumour markers are done by fully automated analyser using VIDAS by ELFA (Enzyme Linked Fluorescence Assay) technology. This technology is internationally accepted and challenged. Besides, we run Bio Rad Control of EQAS programme every month and the results are satisfactory.

Fully Automated Hormone Analyzer (VIDAS)

(Bio Merieux SA 69280 Marcy I’Etoile – Imported From France)

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  • Comply with ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 certified Quality System and with Quality System Regulation requirements ( 21 CFR 820 – US FDA)

  • All hormonal markers reports (Thyroid profile , Vit D3, Beta HCG, Serum IgE, PSA, Prolactin etc are given with 100 % accuracy in 30 – 40 minutes.

  • No cross contamination.

  • Automated Barcode identification system

  • Values are accepted and appreciated worldwide.


  • Biopsy (HPE) grossing is done by Oncopathologist herself in our diagnostic centre in Hooghly and a complete, comprehensive report including staging and other prognostic features (when and where required) as per latest WHO classification are given by her in 6 to 10 working days.

  • Trucut biopsy (Core biopsy): is a simple OPD procedure done by using a Bard gun (2.2 cm) under local anaesthesia, by our Oncopathologist. Report is delivered within 6 to 8 working days.

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Microbiology and Serology

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  • Under direct supervision of a qualified Microbiologist (MD, WBMES), all types of bacteriological, BACTEC and fungal culture, Semen culture are done. Culture & Sensitivity tests are done using latest CLSI guidelines. Both Aerobic and Anaerobic culture are run on High Vaginal Swab, Pus, Throat swab and Sputum. More than 30 antibiotics, including 4th generation are used for antibiogram (sensitivity).

Clinical Pathology

  • Trained technical personnel run Urine, Stool, Sputum and Semen analysis under direct supervision of Pathologist and Microbiologist.

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Dr. Sharmistha Debnath Chatterjee MD (Path),DNB (Path)

Associate Professor & Head, Department of Oncopathology

Medical College & Hospital, Kolkata

Attached With:

  • Dr. M. N. Chatterjee Memorial Pathology Laboratory, Uttarpara as Chief Pathologist and Director.

  • Apollo Clinic, Jessore Road (NABL 2012 accredited) as Chief Pathologist and Laboratory Director.
  • HealthEtc Baguiati as Chief Pathologist.

  • M.D. Pathology ; Motilal Nehru Medical College, Allahabad, KGMU.
  • Diplomate of National Board of Examination, Delhi. (DNB Pathology)
  • Thesis topic: “Detection of Human Papilloma Virus DNA in the Premalignant and Malignant Lesions of Oral Cavity and Oesophagus; Morphometric Analysis of Oral Submucous Fibrosis and Its Correlation with Histological Grading” • Supervisor: Prof. Mamta Singh ,Motilal Nehru Medical College, Allahabad, U.P. – 211001, India..
  • Mar.2005 – Sep.2005, House-physician (6 months); General Medicine, Sambhunath Pandit Hospital, Elgin Road, Kolkata, West Bengal.
  • 2003-2004, Rotating Internship (1 year); Nilratan Sircar Medical College, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
  • 1998-2003, M.B.B.S.: Nilratan Sircar Medical College, University of Calcutta, West Bengal, India.
  • 1997, Higher Secondary Examination (Standard XII): 80.2% marks; West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education, Jadavpur Vidyapith, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
  • 1995, Secondary Examination (Standard X): 87.56% marks; West Bengal Board of Secondary Education, Jadavpur Vidyapith, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
  • Certificate for a poster presentation on “Pre-operative Diagnosis of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour of Stomach by Endoscopic Biopsy: Report of Two Cases” in U.P. PATHMICON – 2006 at Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University,India.
  • Certificate for attending workshop on training in Soft Tissue Tumours and its Immunohistochemical Diagnosis, March 2007 at Department of Pathology, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India.
  • Certificate for an oral presentation on ” Comparative Study of Efficacy of Imprint and Squash Cytology in Diagnosing Lessions of the Central Nervous System” in CYTOCON -2007 at Department of Pathology, Motilal Nehru Medical College, Allahabad, U.P.India.
  • MCertificate for a poster presentation on ” Detection of Human Papilloma Virus DNA in the Premalignant and Malignant Lesions of Oral Cavity” in APCON – 2008 at Department of Pathology, S.R.M. Hospital, Chennai , India.
  • Training in Basic Haematopathology course in Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai in 2010.
  • International CME at Allahabad
  • Certificate for a poster presentation on in CYTOCON-2012 at Department of Pathology, KIMS, Bhubaneswar, Odissa.
  • Attended 4th International Oncopathology CME, held in Pune, 5th & 6th January, 2013.
  • Attended 5th International Oncopathology CME, held in Loni, 2014.

International Journal

Original Article

  • Debnath S, Singh P.A. , Mehrotra R., Singh M., Gupta S.C., Chowdhury A., Pandya S., Singh M. “Human papillomavirus infection and premalignant lesions of oral cavity : A cross-sectional study in Allahabad, North India”. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology 2009; 5: 111-118.
  • Dr. Sharmistha Debnath as co author in “ Correlation of addictive factors, human papilloma virus infection and histopathology of oral submucous fibrosis” in Journal of Oral Pathology & Medicine (2010) 39;460-464.
  • Dr. Sharmistha Debnath as co author in “Comparative study of efficacy of imprint and squash cytology in diagnosing lesions of the central nervous system.” In Asia Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention. 2011.
  • Dr. Sharmistha Debnath as author in “Morphometric analysis of oral submucous fibrosis and its correlation with clinical severity and histological grading’ In Egyptian journal of Ear Nose and Throat and allied sciences. 2014.

International Journal

Case Reports

  • Misra V, Debnath S, Singh PA, Singh SP, Dwivedi M. “Significance of Charcot Leyden crystals in hepatic aspirates”. Journal of Cytology. 2009.
  • Dr. Sharmistha Debnath as co author in ‘Primary squamous cell carcinoma of breast with ipsilateral axillary lymphnode matastasis: An unusual case’ in International Journal of Surgery Case Reports 2 (2011) 194-197.
  • Dr. Sharmistha Debnath as co author in “ Schwannoma of nasal septum- a rare case report.” Egyptian journal of Ear Nose and Throat and allied sciences. Vol.13, p- 121-125. 2012.
  • Dr. Sharmistha Debnath as co author in “ Leiomyoma of kidney; an Indian experience with literature review.” International journal of surgery case reports. Vol.3. p- 569-573. 2012

National Journal

Case Reports

    • Article named “Non-neoplastic lesions of the prostate” published in Proceedings, IAPID Conference, APCON 2006 held at Bangalore.
    • Debnath S Misra V, Singh PA, Singh M. Low grade cystic mesothelioma of rectus sheath. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research 2007; 3:173-176.
    • Debnath S, Misra V, Misra P, Singh PA, Dwivedi M. Pre-operative diagnosis of Gastrointestinal Stromal tumour of stomach by endoscopic biopsy: Report of two cases. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research 2008; 2:XX-XX.

Co-guide of Researches completed/ running in the department:

  • Dr. Sharmistha Debnath, Assistant Prof., Laboratory Oncology acting as co-guide in M.S Gynaecology & Obstetrics thesis under Chief guide Dr. Anuradha Phadikar, titled “ Study of association of ER & PR receptors with FIGO surgical staging of endometrial carcinoma”
  • Dr. Sharmistha Debnath, Assistant Prof., Laboratory Oncology acting as co-guide in M.D Pathology thesis under Chief guide Dr. Santosh Kumar Mondal titled “ Role of WT 1, bcl-2, MIB 1 and HER 2 NEU as diagnostic and prognostic immune markers in ovarian serous and endometrioid carcinoma”
  • Dr. Sharmistha Debnath, Assistant Prof., Laboratory Oncology acting as co-guide in M.D Pathology thesis under Chief guide Dr. Dipanwita Nag, titled “ Analysis of cell block preparation versus smear examination in body fluids and immunohistochemistry to distinguish reactive mesothelial cells from malignant mesothelial cells and adeno carcinoma cells”
  • Member, Indian Association of Pathology and Microbiology
  • Indian Medical Association, Uttarpara Branch, West Bengal.


Prof. Premala Anthony Singh
Professor & Head of the Department,
Department of Pathology,
Motilal Nehru Medical College,
Allahabad, U.P. – 211001,

Prof. Vatsala Misra
Prof & Head of the Department,
Department of Pathology,
Motilal Nehru Medical College, Allahabad – 211001
Chief Editor of IJPM

Dr. Sayed N Nadeem

MD (Pathology)
Consultant Pathologist,Kolkata

Dr. Purba Mukherjee, MBBS , MD (Microbiology )

Attached with :
Faculty , Dept of Microbiology, Midnapore Medical College & Hospital, Paschim Midnapore

  • Deputy Quality Manager Cum Safety Officer, SRL lab for HIV testing & ICTC Centre.
  • Resource person in EQA and Quality Control Training programmes organized by the SRL Lab, MMCH.
  • MO – In – Charge , CBNAAT Lab, ( under RNTCP, in Dept. of Microbiology MMCH)

Training Experiences :

  • Quality Assurance Training in HIV testing Facility for NABL accreditation
  • IMPACT Programme under RNTCP (2014)
  • Technical and Operational Guidelines for Tuberculosis Control in India 2016

Publication :

  • A Study on Japanese Encephalitis in Burdwan District of West Bengal – Recent Status, Mukherjee P, Chatterjee C, Chatterjee S. et al. The Indian Practitioner, Vol 68, No. 1. January 2015.
  • Nasal Carriage of Staphylococcus aureus and the Quantum of their Methicillin Resistance amongst the Health Care Workers In a Peripheral Tertiary Care Centre of Eastern India, P.S. Sathpathi, A.B. Maity, P.Mukherjee, et al. JEMDS. Vol.-41, Issue 90. Nov.2015
  • Nitrofurantoin resistance among Common Urinary Isolates In uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infection , P.Mukherjee, S.Bal. P.S.Sathpati .IOSr – JDMS, Vol.15, Issue10, ver.2. Oct 2016

On-Going Researches :

  • Neonetal sepsis- the importance of non – enteric bacteria.
  • Recent Outbreak of Dengue- an epidemiological study along with the distribution of Specific Serotypes of Dengue viruses in Paschim Midnapore.
  • Significance of vancomycin resistant Enterococci in community and Hospital environment.
  • A comparative study of CBNAAT and Fluorescent Microscopy in detecting MDR TB in the catchment area of a Tertiary Care Hospital of West Bengal.
  • Prevalence of MBL producing pseudomonas Species.
  • Detection of ESBL production by multi- drug resistant enteric bacteria.