Management Guidelines in Microbiology / Infections

Antimicrobials – Antibiotic Guidelines 2016 – Empirical and prophylactic use of antimicrobials- National guidelines -2016

Antimicrobial Agents – SLMA Guidelines On The Use Of Antimicrobial Agents

Antibiotics – Introduction of authorization of prescribing “Red light” antibiotics 27-10-2016

Biosafety Manual for Medical Laboratories – 2nd Edition – 2014

COVID 19 – All the Resources for the Management of COVID 19 (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Patients – Sri Lanka

Covid 19 Management Guidelines by Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists

Ebola – All Guidelines, Circulars on Ebola virus disease (EVD)

Ebola – Management of patients with Ebola Virus Disease ( EVD ) infection

Hospital Infection Prevention and Control Manual 2021

Immunization – National Immunization Policy

Immunization  – National Survey on Surveillance of Adverse Events Following Immunization in Sri Lanka – 2012

Immunization Handbook ( 3rd Edition )- 2012

Immunization Book by chapters.

Infection prevention and control in hospitals – Manual- 2005

Influenza – All Guidelines, Circulars on Influenza

Influenza A (H1N1) Vaccine – Guidelines on administration of Influenza A(H1N1) vaccine-2009 

Influenza Virus – Revised Summery Guidelines for Clinical Management of Patients with Seasonal Influenza Virus Infection – 2015

JE vaccine – Revised guidelines on instruction of live attenuated JE vaccine SA14-14-2(LJEV) to the National Immunization Programme ( GCN : 01-20/2010 )

Laboratory Manual In Microbiology Second Edition 2011

Leishmaniasis – Guidelines on Prevention and Control of Leishmaniasis  – English


Malaria  – Management of Patients with Malaria 2015

Malaria – Q & A on Malaria

Monkeypox virus – Surveillance, notification, investigatin, and laboratory teting of cases of monkeypox virus – 05-08-2022

MRI – Guidelines by Medical Research Institute

National Guidelines SLCM – Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists

    1. Designing of Clinical Microbiology Laboratories

    2. Laboratory Safety

    3. Maintenance of Laboratory Equipment

    4. Collection, Transport and Storage of Specimens for Laboratory Diagnosis

    5. Patient Care Device Management

    6. Surgical Antibiotic Prophylaxis

    7. Health Care Waste Management

    8. Prevention of Rabies, Chicken pox and Tuberculosis among Health Care Worker

    9. Safety of Health Care Workers and Management of Sharps Injuries

    10. Standard Precautions and Hand Hygiene in Health Care Settings

National Immunization Schedule – Image – 2017-05-03

Notifiable Diseases – Surveillance Case Definition for Notifiable Diseases (2nd Edition) – 2011

Notifiable Diseases (Approved by the Advisory Committee on Communicable Diseases on 11-02-2005)

Poliomyelitis  – Eradication of Poliomyelitis – comprehensive guide – 2005

Polio vaccination – Change of the Polio vaccination schedule : injectable Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV): Introduction of fractional dose IPV(fIPV)

Polio Switch Guidelines

Post exposure prophylaxis for HIV – Management of Healthcare workers following occupational exposure to blood and other body fluid and post-exposure prophylaxis for HIV 08-03-2017 Sinhala  English  Tamil

Quality Indicators related to Hospital Acquired Infections 17-04-2015Sinhala  English  Tamil

Rabies – Protocol for anti rabies post exposure therapy PET – 2019 – 2019-08-16

Rabies – Prevention of Rabies by Anti Rabies Post Exposure Therapy(PET) English – 2002  Reviced 2011-03-08


Sexually Transmitted Infections Management Guideline

Stem Cell Transplantation – Guidelines on Microbiological Investigations, Antimicrobials, Vaccines, Infection Prevention and Control Practices in Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation – 2017

Tetanus – Guidelines on Immunization against tetanus ( GCN : 01-22/2010 )

Typhoid Vaccination Guidelines

Vaccines – Guidelines and Information on Vaccines by SLMA – 2017

Vaccination – Contraindications and Precautionary Conditions for Vaccination – 2009

Worms – Guidelines on De – worming Children and pregnant Women in Community Setting: 2013 – 2016 – 05-11-2012

Zika Virus Infection – Revised Guidelines for Clinical Management of Patients with Zika Virus Infection

Zika – Guidelines on Management of Zika virus infection during pregnancy 12-02-2016