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FAQs related to National Salmonella and Escherichia Centre

1. What are the charges for serotyping of Salmonella and Escherichia coli?

Serotyping of Salmonella and Escherichia coli is done free of cost.

2. What is the procedure for sending isolates for serotyping?

  Isolates for serotyping can be submitted to National Salmonella and Escherichia Centre strictly as per the instructions. The instructions and lab request performa can be downloaded from CRI website under ‘services’ tab.

3. What services does NSEC provide?

Please see “Services tab” on CRI website.

4. What is the postal address for sending the samples for serotyping?

Information is available under “Services tab” on CRI website

5. How many samples can be sent for serotyping to NSEC?

Instructions can be downloaded from “Services tab” on CRI website.

6. How serotyping report shall be sent by NSEC?

The results are sent by post on the address given on the request letter.

7. What is the procedure for procuring bacterial strains from NSEC?

Supply Section may be contacted on 01792-273141/01792-273152 for information.

8. What is the cost of bacterial strains?

Price list can be downloaded from “Price list” quick link on CRI website.

9. In what form the strains shall be provided?

Bacterial strains shall be provided as freeze dried ampoules.

 

FAQs related to Yellow Fever Vaccination

1. What are the prerequisites for yellow fever vaccination?

Information can be obtained from CRI website under ‘vaccination centre’ quick link.

2. What are the timing and charges for yellow fever vaccination?

Information can be obtained from CRI website under ‘vaccination centre’ quick link.

 

FAQs related to Daignostic Reagents Laboratory

1. What is the procedure for supplying Diagnostic reagents?

Supply section CRI, Kasauli can be contacted for procurement of diagnostic reagents.

2. What is the procedure for weil felix test ?

The instructions can be downloaded from CRI website under ‘ Production ’ tab.

3. What is the procedure for Widal test?

The instructions can be downloaded from CRI website under ‘ Production ’ tab.

4. What is the pack size of Weil felix antigens and widal antigens?

The packing of Weil felix antigens and widal antigens is 50 ml per vial.

5. What is the pack size of Vibrio cholerae antisera and Salmonella antisera?

The pack size of Vibrio cholerae antisera and Salmonella antisera is one ml per ampoule.

6. What is the expiry of Weil felix antigens and widal antigens?

The expiry of Weil felix antigens and widal antigens is 9 months from date of manufacture.

7. What is the expiry of Vibrio cholerae antisera and Salmonella antisera?

The expiry of Vibrio cholerae antisera and Salmonella antisera is 2 years from date of Manufacture.

8. How manytube agglutination tests we can perform fromone Weil felix kit of OX2,OX19 & OXK antigens ?

You can perform 16 tube agglutination tests from one vial each of Weil felix antigens.

9. Which type of Vibrio cholerae antisera are manufactured in D.R.Lab?

Three types of V. cholerae antisera are manufactured in D.R.Lab-

  • Vibrio cholerae Ogawa
  • Vibrio cholerae Inaba
  • Vibrio cholerae non-differential

10. Which type ofSalmonella antisera are manufactured in D.R.Lab?

Ten types of  Salmonella antisera are manufactured in D.R.Lab

           O:2, O:4,O:9 ,poly O- A-G ,H:a, H:b, H:d,H:i  & Vi

11. What are the diagnostic antigens manufactured in D.R.Lab?

Widal antigens(TO,TH,AH & BH), Salmonella Vi antigen and Weil felix antigens (Proteus OX2,OX19 &OXK) are manufactured in D.R.Lab.

 

FAQs related to Rabies Research Centre

1. How to submit sample for rabies diagnosis?

Samples for rabies diagnosis can be submitted strictly as per the instructions. The instructions can be downloaded from CRI website under ‘services’ tab.