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Microbiology

Department of Microbiology

The department was started in the year 2008, “HOME AWAY FROM HOME” as an adjunct to T/ L technique & Diagnostic arena. The Department has catered so far to two Ph.D students & ten undergraduate student batches, each batch being 150 in number.

The T/L involves guiding AHS students also, under the banner of B.Sc MLT, B.Sc AT & OT & B.Sc Optometry.- 1 batch undergoing intern training.2nd to 5th batches having the learning process in the different allocated departments .

The department has Research , Diagnostic work , Infection control &Teaching as it’s most important areas of focus other than Copy right & Patency preparation .

The department has conducted, so far 11 CME ‘s , one state level conference in collaboration with IAMM (TAMIL NADU CHAPTER) including workshop on “PANORAMIC PARASIGHT” in 2015 , June 29th & 30th. One workshop with CME on HIV in the year 2009.

Several seminars & integrated learning program is an ongoing process in the department. CASE BASE STUDY / POL was started in the year 2012, continued till date. Flipped class was launched this year.

FDP & JC are regular features of the department.

Research activities involving Funding agency (ICMR,TAI), Students & faculties & it’s publication in national & international journals is also a component of the department . The number of publication is enclosed in the faculty details.

The other area of interest & commitment of the department, is infection control. The infection control team headed by the department makes periodical rounds to check the biomedical waste, segregation & disposal. The team also brings in the effective infection prevention among the HCW, by regular immunization program for Hepatitis B & Influenza.

The team also sensitizes staff nurses & class IV workers regarding the importance of universal / standard precautions, vaccination, biomedical waste management Regularly the department observes the national / world days – World Hepatitis day, World TB Day, World Hand Hygiene week, AIDS Day …. Provision of clinical specimens for other Medical colleges,including Government Medical colleges like MMC, Tanjore medical college, JIPMER, for teaching & practical purposes, income is generated through it . UNIQUE FEATURE OF THIS DEPARTMENT : TRUE NAT -1/100 ACROSS THE COUNTRY (ICMR/RNTCP) Development of INHOUSE ELISA FOR NCC – Dr. Jada Sunil Kumar –First Ph.D scholar of the Department.

 

Professor & Head

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Dr Karthika Jayakumar, MD Microbiology
PROFILE SUMMARY

Associate Dean Research SSSMCRI, former II MBBS Coordinator, Academic Council Member, Founder & MEU Member, Gender Harassment Committee Chairperson, Curriculum Committee Member, Chairperson for IRC, Nodal officer in infection control, PG- Co guide & PhD Guide, Organizing secretary for ‘Panoromic Parasight’ june 2015-state level IAMM workshop & CME. Curriculum coordinator –II year

Detailed CV Attached


Professor

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Dr G Sridhar, M.Sc., PhD
PROFILE SUMMARY

Completed MSc in 1986 from PG Institute of Basic Medical Sciences Taramani-113,University of Madras. PhD degree in 1995 from PG Institute of Basic Medical Sciences Taramani-113 University of Madras under the guidance of Professor S.P.Thyagarajan, Professor Eminence & Dean Research, Sri Ramachandra University,Porur,Chennai-600116.

Awards & Recognitions: Received Certificate of appreciation from the Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) for the academic year 2017-18,Internal /External examiner, Judge for poster presentations, registered PhD Guide & 3 Indian Council of Medical Research Short term Students fellowships, Associate Editor (IJARD), Hepatitis Vaccination Program for MBBS Students, Faculties & Para clinical staff as a part of Infection Control Committee Additional Responsibility: Registrar, held the post of Coordinator for Allied Health Sciences, Scientific Society Meeting Coordinator, Resource Person & Treasurer for CMEs/Workshops

Publications: 14

Detailed CV Attached

Assistant Professor

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Dr S Prasanna MBBS, MD Microbiology
PROFILE SUMMARY

Completed my MBBS in 2008 from AARUPADAI VEEDU MEDICAL COLLEGE, Pondicherry, worked as Junior Resident in the Department of General Medicine from Jan 2009 to April 2012 in Sri Lakshmi Narayana Institute of Medical Sciences and did my Post graduation at ARMED FORCES MEDICAL COLLEGE between 2012 to 2015, Currently working as Assistant Professor From Dec 2015 till date in Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute.

Awards & Recognitions: Guest lecture in state level conference; Author -11 chapters in Microbiology and MCQs books

Additional Responsibility: Web site coordinator, HICC secretary, Cultural co-chairperson, Anti-ragging committee member, Hostel and mess committee member, Disciplinary committee member

Researches: Expertise research activities in mycology, bacteriology and two ICMR projects completed and ongoing projects drug resistance in bacterial isolates

Publications: 13 articles and 11 chapters in books.

Detailed CV Attached

Assistant Professor

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Dr. Jada Sunil Kumar M.sc, PhD.
PROFILE SUMMARY

Dr. Jada Sunil Kumar M.sc, PhD. In Medical Microbiology (Narayana Medical College & Hospital, Dr NTR University of Health Sciences & Shri Sathya Sai Medical College & Research Institute, Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth University) working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology. My area of interest is in the field of Infectious diseases (Parasitology).I am having professionally more than 9 years of experience in Academics & Research, further on my expertise in the field of laboratory diagnostic service.

  1. I have published 17 Research Papers (National & International )
  2. Guided & Completed 2 ICMR STS Projects
  3. One On-going ICMR STS Project
  4. As a PI Completed 1 Research Project in TB Association of India
  5. 10 Oral Presentations (National & International )
  6. 2 Poster Presentations (State & National)
  7. Resource Person for State Level Workshop cum Conference on Parasitology and various events like CME, Quiz & Poster competition for UG students
  8. Consultant for Clinical Material (Stool Sample) to various Medical Colleges for UG-MBBS & PG-MD University Examinations.
  9. Participated in more than 6 national level hands on Workshops
  10. Ongoing Research: Paragonimiasis.
  11. Life member in Indian Academy of Tropical Parasitology (IATP)

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. NSS Coordinator,
  2. Sports Club In charge
  3. Institution Anti-ragging Committee Member
  4. MBBS Dept Batch Coordinator
  5. Research- Task Force Committee Member
  6. NAAC Task Force Member
  7. Was Yoga Coordinator
  8. Swachh Bharat Abhiyan In charge
Detailed CV Attached

Assistant Professor

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Dr S Karthika priya MBBS, MD Microbiology
PROFILE SUMMARY

Completed my MBBS in 2012 from Sri Lakshmi Narayana Institute of Medical Science, Pondicherry and pursued my Post graduation Meenakshi Medical College Hospital and Research Institute, 2016. I have been working in Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute as Assistant Professor till date.

Awards & Recognitions: Won first prize for poster presentation in the State level ‘Panromic Parasight’ Workshop in 2015. I have completed ‘DHR sponsored Genomics training’ in Sri Devraj Urs in 2018.

Additional Responsibility: HICC secretary, NAAC Co-ordinator, Saigenesis Editorial board member, Anti-ragging committee member & Disciplinary committee member.

Researches: Expertise research activities in Hospital Infection control, Bacteriology & Parasitology.

Publications: 3 articles.

Detailed CV Attached

Tutor

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Mrs SM Nachammai M.sc Medical Microbiology
PROFILE SUMMARY

Completed my BSc., in 2007 from Shri Nehru Maha Vidhyalaya College of arts & science, Coimbatore and and pursued my Post graduation M.sc in 2010 from SRM Medical College and Research Center, Chennai. I have completed PG Diplolma in Microbial Biotechnology and Certificate course in Bioinformatics.

I had worked as Tutor in Karpagam Faculty of Medical Sciences and Research, Coimbatore from 2012 to 2016. Currently I am working in Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute as Tutor from 2016 till date.

Awards & Recognitions: Won second prize for poster presentation in the State level ‘CME programme in SRM University in 2015.

Publications: 19 articles.

Detailed CV Attached

Tutor

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Dr Anitha.K MBBS, MD Microbiology
PROFILE SUMMARY

Completed my MBBS in 2011 from Vinayaka Mission Medical college and pursued my Post graduation and SRM Medical College and Research Institute , 2017.I worked as Assistant professor in KMCT Medical college,callicut between 2017-2019.Iam currently working in Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute as Tutor till date.

Detailed CV Attached

PhD Scholar (Full time)

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Mrs. C. Prathima Anusha M.sc Medical Microbiology
PROFILE SUMMARY

Completed my M.sc in 2009 from SRM Medical College and Research Center. I have joined Ph.D in Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute on Aug 17 2019.

Detailed CV Attached

Facilities

  1. TRUE NAT- MTB-1 in 100 across the country
  2. -20* freezer
  3. PCR
  4. ELISA
  5. Western Blot
  6. Fluorescent microscope
  7. Dark ground microscope
  8. LED microscope

Infrastructure & Learning resources:

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LIBRARY

In the departmental library there are 92 textbooks, national & international journals.

Central library there are 633 textbooks, 3 national journals, 2 international journals, 20 e-books & 63 e-journals.

CME/ Conferences

  • State level conference in collaboration with IAMM (TAMIL NADU CHAPTER)
  • CME on HIV in the year 2009
  • Workshop on “PANORAMIC PARASIGHT” in 2015 , June 29th & 30th.
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Faculty: Lectures delivered:

  • Dr.KJ- Gave Guest lecture in 10th national conference of Indian Academy of Tropical Parasitology from 3rd – 6th November 2016, JIPMER, Puducherry.
  • Dr.S.Prasanna- Guest lecture about “importance of blood culture” in LABCON AGP 2016- Technician conference at A G Padmavathy Hospital, Puducherry.

Participation in Academic/Scientific Events:

Dr.KJ
  1. CME -on “Zero HIV prevalence, stigma, Deaths”.
  2. CME- on “Vector borne disease”.
  3. CME- on “Typhus fever”.
  4. CME programme entitled” D3 – DEADLY DARE DEVILS” on 13th March-2013.
  5. CME on “Antimicrobial Resistance”.
  6. CME programme “UPDATE IN HIV” was conducted by Department of Microbiology on 26th October-2014.
  7. EMERGING & REEMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASE-14-05-2011 CME-
  8. H1N1- SWINE FLU- CME-2009
  9. ESBL –CME
  10. Two days programme on “AWARENESS ON AIDS WITH HANDS ON WORKSHOP ON RAPID ELISA” for the 2008 batch was conducted on 29& 30/7/2010.
  11. Symposium on HIV was conducted with the departments of pulmonolgy and General medicine.
  12. Vaccination programme was conducted for the faculty, students of Sathya sai medical college, by the infection control committee of the college, in the Department of Microbiology for protection against the spreading SWINE FLU VIRUS on 20, 24 & 25th of MARCH. A total of 85 people were immunised.
  13. Infection Control Officer observing Hand Hygiene Week Day and gave a lecture on nosocomial infections in SSSMC RI on 19th Oct –2016.
Dr.G.Sridhar
  1. Participated as a Judge for poster presentations at the National Conference of Parasitology “PARACON 2017”on 04th February 2017 Organised by the department of  Microbiology ,Sri Balaji Medical College & Hospital, Chrompet,Chennai.
  2. Attended and presented  a Scientific paper on” Horizons of  Parasitic infection and Prevention “at Panoramic Parasight 2015,conducted by the Department of Microbiology, Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research institute ,Under the auspices of Indian Association of medical Microbiologists on 30th July 2015.
  3. Guided MBBS student for Oral presentation  of research paper on “HBV infection in rural population of kancheepuram district ,Tamil Nadu ”at  UG Medical students Regional research Conference between August 21st-23rd  2014, Organized by Moving Academy of  Medical and Biomedicine at Sri Krishna Institute of  Medical Sciences ,Kharad, Pune ,India
  4. Participated as a Lead Speaker on Natural History and Life Cycle of HIV infection and WHO Clinical staging in UPDATE ON HIV at Shri Sathya Sai medical College & RI on 26th September 2014
  5. Guided MBBS student for Oral presentation of research paper on ”Bacterial and fungal colonization of mobile phones used by Health Care Workers –an emerging threat ”on 6th September 2013,held during  EMPOWER’13, the 9th International  Students Research Congress, conducted by Govt. Stanley Medical College, Chennai, India.
  6. Participated in the CME on Physiological Benefits of Yoga Organized by the Department Physiology SSSMC& RI on 17th January 2011.
  7. Participated in the CME program on Pain and its Management organized by the Department of Anatomy at SSSMC & RI on 2th March 2011.
  8. Participated in the CME program on Re-Emerging infectious diseases conducted by the Department of Microbiology SSSMC &RI in 2011.
  9. Participated in the CME program on Recent Trends in Re-Emerging Infections conducted by the Department of Microbiology on April 2011 at Saveetha Medical College, Thandalam, Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu
Dr.S.Prasanna
  1. MAHAMICROCON (IAMM State Chapter) 2012, held at TNMC, Mumbai Sept 2012
  2. MAHAMICROCON (IAMM State Chapter) 2013, held at AFMC, Pune Sept 2013
  3. MICROCON (IAMM National Chapter) 2013, held at Novotel, Hyderabad Oct 2014
  4. Workshop on “Mycology & Mycobacteriology” at MAHAMICROCON (IAMM State Chapter) 2013, held at AFMC, Pune Sept 2013
  5. Para-clinical CME on “Antibiotic Selection in the Era of Drug Resistance”, held at Bharati Vidyapeeth, Pune, Dec 2013
  6. Workshop and Hands-on Training of Tissue Culture at National Institute of Virology, Pune, 21-29 Jul 2014
  7. MAHAMICROCON (IAMM State Chapter) 2014, held at Nagpur, Maharashtra Sept 2014
  8. MICROCON (IAMM National Chapter) 2014, held at Birla Auditorium, Jaipur Oct 2014
  9. Hands on Experience in Bacteriology, Mycology, immunology, Virology and Molecular techniques (Conventional and Real Time PCR)
  10. Attended as a delegate in the CME- “Neuro Virology” held on 05-11-2016 at Sri Ramachandra Medical college& Research Institute.
  11. Attended as a delegate in the CME- “National conference on Parasitology- PARACON 2017” held on 03-02-2017 at Sri Balaji Medical college, Chrompet.
  12. Participated in “Revised based workshop in Medical education technologies”. Conducted by CMC, Vellore at Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and research Institute from 15-02-17 to 17-02-2017.
  13. Attended CME (National Conference on Microbiology)- As a delegate re-emerging of fungal infections and advanced diagnosis (REFIND-2018)[TNMCI- 2 credited hours]
  14. 0n 16-11-2018Attended CME MICROHORIZON 2018- “HAI exploring the challenges” as a delegate organised by MelmaruvathurAdhiparasakthi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Institute
  15. On 05-07-2019 attended as a delegate in virology updates at Chettinad Medical College-CHETVIROCON 2019
  16. On July 2019 participated as a delegate in IRCH 2019- Mobile based Data Capture organised by Community Medicine Department, hands on training about data entry.
Dr. Jada Sunil Kumar
ICMR:
  1. Guide for STS-2012 on “Incidence of intestinal parasitic infestation and anemia among school children in Ammapettai”.
  2. Guide for STS-2013 on “A study on serological evidence of typhus fever in rural Chennai”.
  3. TUBERCULOSIS ASSOCIATION OF INDIA: 2013-2014. Title: A comparison of clinical, laboratory & radiological imaging in assessing prevalence of pulmonary tuberculosis among adults in rural Kancheepuram.
  4. Short listed and presented research paper for PHRI –Fellowship on 4th Feb 2016 in Ahmedabad. Title: A study on Prevalence of neurocysticercosis and neurotuberculosis in rural population of Kancheepuram.
  5. Guide for STS-2012 on “Incidence of intestinal parasitic infestation and anemia among school children in Ammapettai”.
  1. Title: Parasitic Plethora. MICROCON 2011: XXV National Conference of the Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists held at Varanasi.
  2. Title: Faecolith examination for spectrum of parasitic association in Appendicitis. TROPACON-2012, VIth National Conference of the Indian Academy of Tropical Parasitology held at Indore.
  3. Title: Detection of fecal occult blood among patients with intestinal parasitic infections attending a tertiary care centre. WONCA SOUTH ASIA REGIONAL CONFERENCE-2014, International conference held at Chennai.
  4. Title: A Comparison of Clinical, Laboratory and Radiological Imaging in Assessing Prevalence of Pulmonary Tuberculosis among Adults in Rural Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu, India. NATCON 2015, 69th National Conference on Tuberculosis & chest Diseases 5th – 7th Feb 2015, Mumbai.
  5. Title: A serological study of Cysticercosis in Tribal population of rural Kanchipuram. Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists (Tamilnadu and Puducherry Chapter) SSMC & RI 30th July 2015.
  6. Title: Intestinal parasitic infections profile among tribal population of Kanchipuram, Chennai. TROPACON-2016, Xth National Conference of the Indian Academy of Tropical Parasitology held on 2nd -6th Nov at Pondicherry.
  7. Title: Correlation of Pulmonary tuberculosis and parasitic infestation with nutritional status in a Tertiary Care Centre. Presented research paper for funding in state Task Force programme by RNTCP on 31st August 2016, Chennai
  8. Title: Development and evaluation of in-house antigen Dot-ELISA for diagnosis of Neurocysticercosis (NCC), SBV RESEARCH WEEK 2017. Intercollegiate Research week of SBV, Puducherry.
  9. 9. Title: A study on prevalence of Taenia solium taeniasis in the community and hospital patients. 1st National Biomedical Research Competition-AIIMS, Rishikesh, on 15-10-2018, AIIMS, Rishikesh.
  10. 10. Title: Development and evaluation of in-house antigen ELISA for diagnosis of neurocysticercosis (NCC) 1st National Biomedical Research Competition-AIIMS, Rishikesh, on 15-10-2018, AIIMS, Rishikesh.

RESOURCE PERSON FOR STATE LEVEL WORKSHOP CUM CONFERENCE:

  1. Resource person for the 2 days state level: Workshop cum Conference Panoramic Parasight, conducted by Department of Microbiology Shri Sathya Sai Medical College & Research Institute, under the auspices of Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists (Tamilnadu and Puducherry Chapter) on 30th July 2015. 
  2. Resource person for the 1 day CME on Emerging Viral Infectious Diseases, conducted by Department of Microbiology Shri Sathya Sai Medical College & Research Institute on 12th June 2017.
  3. Resource person for the 1 day CME on Dermatophytic infections, conducted by Department of Microbiology Shri Sathya Sai Medical College & Research Institute on 15th Nov 2018.
  4. Resource person Intercollegiate Quiz conducted by Department of Microbiology Shri Sathya Sai Medical College & Research Institute on 26th July 2019.

PARTICIPATION IN HANDS ON WORKSHOPS IN STATE/ NATIONAL:

  1. Advanced Diagnostic & Research Techniques held at National AIDS Research Institute, Pune on 21st- 25th Oct 2008.
  2. Participated in workshop on Micro teaching conducted by MEU on 11th Oct 2011 in SSSMC & RI, Kanchipuram.
  3. Statistical Methods in Medical Research & Introduction to SPSS Held at NIMHANS from 12th- 14th July 2012, Bangalore.
  4. Newer Methods in Diagnostic Parasitology. Held at Indore on 11th Oct 2012.
  5. Participated in Hands-on workshop on Techniques in Molecular Medicine Sponsored by ICMR at the Academy’s Training Center held on 18th -23rd Nov 2013, Pune.
  6. Research Methodology and Medical Writing on 21st May 2015 in SSSMC & RI, Kanchipuram.
  7. Participated in Hands-on workshop on Lab Animal Technology and Research (CPCSEA Approved) held at Centre for Laboratory Animal Technology and Research 28-30th Sep, 2015.
  8. Participated in national level workshop on Effective Strategies in Research Project Proposal Writing and linking Funding Agencies”- LIFE. Loyola Institute of Frontier Energy (LIFE) Chennai, 23 & 24 Oct 2017.
  9. Under the guidance of me, the following students of 2nd MBBS Got 3rd prize in experimental modals, in PEQUENOQUES-16, A.P Viswanathan Government Medical College, Trichy on 7th October 2016.
  10. Participated in workshop on Research Fuding and Patency conducted by MEU on 20th Dec 2018 in SSSMC & RI, Kanchipuram.
  11. Participated in Sensitization cum workshop on Copyright filling conducted by IPR SBV & MEU on 20th June 2019 & 26th to 28th June 2019 in SSSMC & RI, Kanchipuram.
  12. International Health Research Convention Workshop on Mobile Base Data Capture held at SSSMC & RI, Kanchipuram on 19th July 2019.

CONFERENCES AND CME IN STATE/ NATIONAL/ INTERNATIONAL:

  1. P state conference of Medical Microbiologists held at Kakatiya Medical College, Warangal held on 11th – 12th Feb 2006.
  2. MICRON 2008:
  3. 32nd National Conference of the Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists held at AFMC in PUNE held on 21st- 25th Oct 2008.
  4. A.P State conference of Medical Microbiologists NRI Medical College, Guntur held on 30th Jan – 1st Feb 2009.
  5. Participated in CME on Physiological Benefits of Yoga on 17th Jan 2011 in SSSMC & RI, Kanchipuram.
  6. MICROCON 2011:
  7. XXV National Conference of the Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists held on 23rd – 26th Nov at Varanasi.
  8. TROPACON-2012
  9. VIth National Conference of the Indian Academy of Tropical Parasitology held at Indore.
  10. Participated in Second International Management Development Programme held on 10th and 11th Jan 2014, SRM and Tamilnadu.  In collaboration with UNSW Australia.
  11. Participated in International conference in WONCA SOUTH ASIA REGIONAL CONFERENCE held on 16th and 17th Aug 2014 at Chennai, India.
  12. NATCON 2015
  13. 69th National Conference on Tuberculosis & chest Diseases 5th – 7th Feb 2015, Mumbai.
  14. TROPACON-2016
  15. Xth National Conference of the Indian Academy of Tropical Parasitology held on 2nd -6th Nov at Puducherry.
  16. MICROCON 2016:
  17. 40th National Conference of the Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists held on 23rd – 27th Nov at PGIMER, Chandigarh, India.
  18. MEU (Small Group teaching, Group dynamic etc )Training by resource persons in Shri Sathya Sai Medical College & Research Institute.
Ms. Nachammai.SM
    1. National Symposium in Science, SNMV College, Dec 2004, Coimbatore.
    2. National Seminar on Research at Sree Balaji Medical College & Hospital, Chennai, Nov- 2008.
    3. New insights in the Management of Antibiotic Resistance, International Seminar, Chennai, Oct- 2009
    4. Inauguration of Indian Academy of Tropical Parasitology Tamil Nadu chapter, MMC Oct- 2009.
    5. Symposium on Antibacterial susceptibility testing at SRM Medical College, Kattankulathur, Sep- 2008.
    6. Rabies update 2012 - SRM Medical College Hospital and Research Centre.
    7. HIV Care - Karpagam Faculty of Medical Sciences and Research , 2014
    8. Research Methodology - Karpagam Faculty of Medical Sciences and Research , 2014
    9. Parasitic infections of CNS, PGG Medical; College, December 2014.
    10. CME on Tuberculosis, Karpagam Faculty of Medical Sciences and Research, March 2014
    11. CME on Importance of Breast Feeding, Karpagam Faculty of Medical Sciences and Research, August 2015
Dr.Anitha
      1. Workshop on research methodology ,29-30 January 2015 at SRM university
      2. Health care research workshop series 30 June 2016 at SRM university
      3. Workshop on intelligent ventilation –know your ventilation 27 October 2016 at SRM university
      4. Workshop on Molecular techniques employed for diagnosis of enteric parasites 2-6 November 2016 at JIPMER Pondicherry
      5. Training on routine laboratory procedures and operations of the BD micro MGIT 22 December

CONFERENCES AND CME IN STATE/ NATIONAL/ INTERNATIONAL

  1. Device Associated infection – clinical microbiological update 27 August.2014 at Medical Medical College.
  2. A to Z about detection of bacterial pathogens 3 December 2014 at The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University.
  3. ART symposium – CART 2014. March 28-29 2014
  4. Advance research in medical science (ARISE – 2015) 28,29 September 2015 at SRM university
  5. HIV update 2015, held on 8 October 2015 The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University.
  6. Microcon XXXIX National of Indian Association of Medical Microbiologist 25 – 29 November 2015 at JIPMER Pondicherry.
  7. Emerging respiratory Infections held on 29 July 2016 at Sree Balaji Dental College and Hospital.
  8. ART symposium – CART 2016 April 16-17
  9. Panel discussion on hospital infection control and antibiotic policy 8 September 2016 at SRM university
  10. TROPACON 2016 10 national conference of Indian academy of Tropical Parasitology 2-6 November 2016
  11. HIV/AIDS –AN UPDATES . 1 DECEMBER 2016 at Meenakshi Academy of higher education and research
  12. .Anaerobic infection current challenges and new approaches 10 January 2017
  13. Molecular approach in diagnosis and management of infectious disease on 16 September 2017 at KMCT medical college Calicut
  14. Advancing Geriatrics on 9 november 2017 at KMCT medical college Calicut
Mrs. C.Prathima Anusha
  1. Attended the CME on Invisible Invaders of Meninges-A Medical Emergency held on 8th December 2007 at Sree Balaji Medical College & Hospital, Chennai.
  2. Attended the South Zonal conference of Medical Microbiologists SOZOCON-MICRO 2008 held on 19th January 2008 at Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College & Hospital, Puducherry.
  3. Attended the symposium on “Antibacterial Susceptibility Testing” held on 27th September 2008 at SRM Medical College Hospital & Research Center, Chennai.
  4. Attended the 32nd National Conference of the Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists “MICROCON 2008” held on October 2008 at Armed Forces Medical College, Pune.
  5. Attended the one day conference on Hospital Acquired Infections- A Challenge to Clinicians “HAICON 2009” held on 2nd May 2009 at Madurai Medical College, Madurai.
  6. Attended the CME on “Introduction to Genetics services” at The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai.
Scientific Presentations:
Dr.Karthika Jayakumar
  1. High level Gentamicin resistance among Enterococcal isolates, National Conference CMC 2005-Vellore.
  2. Bacterial Profile of Ear infections in rural population of Sub urban Chennai, National Conference 2010- Kolkata.
  3. Safety in handling of Cadaver, National Conference Microcon 2011- Varanasi.
  4. The “A” & “B” of Medical professional students, in Vardha 2011
  5. MICROCON 2011: Presented paper in XXV National Conference of the Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists held at Varanasi.
Dr.S.Prasanna
  1. Presented poster in MAHAMICROCON (IAMM State Chapter) 2013, held at AFMC, Pune, Topic: “Detection of antifungal drug resistance in Candida isolates from hospitalized patients at a tertiary care centre”.
  2. Demonstrated methods of detection of antifungal drug susceptibility testing methods in Mycology workshop at MAHAMICROCOM 2013, AFMC, Pune
  3. Presented best paper in Mycology (NAVOPIA Dr. Pankajalakshmi V. Venugopal Award) in MICROCON (IAMM National Chapter) 2014, held at Birla Auditorium, Jaipur Oct 2014, and Topic:

"A comparative study on phenotypic characterization and antifungal susceptibility profile of Candida isolates by conventional and automated (VITEK- 2) methods”.

Dr. Jada Sunil Kumar
  1. Title: Parasitic Plethora. MICROCON 2011: XXV National Conference of the Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists held at
  2. Title: Faecolith examination for spectrum of parasitic association in Appendicitis. TROPACON-2012, VIth National Conference of the Indian Academy of Tropical Parasitology held at
  3. Title: Detection of fecal occult blood among patients with intestinal parasitic infections attending a tertiary care centre. WONCA SOUTH ASIA REGIONAL CONFERENCE-2014, International conference held at Chennai.
  4. Title: A Comparison of Clinical, Laboratory and Radiological Imaging in Assessing Prevalence of Pulmonary Tuberculosis among Adults in Rural Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu, India. NATCON 2015, 69th National Conference on Tuberculosis & chest Diseases 5th – 7th Feb 2015, Mumbai.
  5. Title: A serological study of Cysticercosis in Tribal population of rural Kanchipuram. Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists (Tamilnadu and Puducherry Chapter) SSMC & RI 30th July 2015. 
  6. Title: Intestinal parasitic infections profile among tribal population of Kanchipuram, Chennai. TROPACON-2016, Xth National Conference of the Indian Academy of Tropical Parasitology held on 2nd -6th Nov at
  7. Title: Correlation of Pulmonary tuberculosis and parasitic infestation with nutritional status in a Tertiary Care Centre. Presented research paper for funding in state Task Force programme by RNTCP on 31st August 2016, Chennai
  8. Title: Development and evaluation of in-house antigen Dot-ELISA for diagnosis of Neurocysticercosis (NCC), SBV RESEARCH WEEK 2017. Intercollegiate Research week of SBV,
  9. Title: A study on prevalence of Taenia solium taeniasis in the community and hospital patients. 1st National Biomedical Research Competition-AIIMS, Rishikesh, on 15-10-2018, AIIMS, Rishikesh.
  10. Title: Development and evaluation of in-house antigen ELISA for diagnosis of neurocysticercosis (NCC) 1st National Biomedical Research Competition-AIIMS, Rishikesh, on 15-10-2018, AIIMS, Rishikesh.
Dr.Anitha
  1. Poster presentation on update of parasitic infestation in sothern part of chennai (may 2014 –aug 2015). A retrospective study at srm medical college hospital &research center, a tertiary care hospital kattankulathur. IX NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE INDIAN ACADEMY OF TROPICAL PARACITOLOGY, TROPACON 2015, 24-27 September. MADURAI MEDICAL COLLEGE, MADURAI.
  2. Poster presentation on the prevalence of ctx-m type esbl gene production by klebsilla in urinari tract infection patiens. 2ND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON REGULATORY NETWORK ARCHITECTURE IN BACTERIA DEC 16-18, 2016. satra university tanjavur.
  3. Oral presentation: ESBL TEM gene production by klebsilla in cateterised males with urinari tract infection. in‘AN UPDATE ON ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS AND THEIR USES’. SBV-IMSA NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON 15 JUNE, 2016, MAHATMA GANDHI MEDICAL COLLEGE & RESEARCH INSTITUTE, PUDUCHERRY.
Mrs. C.Prathima Anusha
  1. Poster presentation at South Zonal Conference of Medical Microbiologists, SOZOCON- 2008, Puducherry - “Systemic candidasis in Patients Attending SRM hospital, Chennai.
Postgraduates Scientific Presentations / Participation in Academic/Scientific Events
Postgraduates Awards:

Dr. Jada Sunil Kumar

PARTICIPATION IN HANDS ON WORKSHOPS IN STATE/ NATIONAL:
  1. Advanced Diagnostic & Research Techniques held at National AIDS Research Institute, Pune on 21st- 25th Oct 2008.
  2. Participated in workshop on Micro teaching conducted by MEU on 11th Oct 2011 in SSSMC & RI, Kanchipuram.
  3. Statistical Methods in Medical Research & Introduction to SPSS Held at NIMHANS from 12th- 14th July 2012, Bangalore.
  4. Newer Methods in Diagnostic Parasitology. Held at Indore on 11th Oct 2012.
  5. Participated in Hands-on workshop on Techniques in Molecular Medicine Sponsored by ICMR at the Academy’s Training Center held on 18th -23rd Nov 2013, Pune.
  6. Research Methodology and Medical Writing on 21st May 2015 in SSSMC & RI, Kanchipuram.
  7. Participated in Hands-on workshop on Lab Animal Technology and Research (CPCSEA Approved) held at Centre for Laboratory Animal Technology and Research 28-30th Sep, 2015.
  8. Participated in national level workshop on Effective Strategies in Research Project Proposal Writing and linking Funding Agencies”- LIFE. Loyola Institute of Frontier Energy (LIFE) Chennai, 23 & 24 Oct 2017.
  9. Under the guidance of me, the following students of 2nd MBBS Got 3rd prize in experimental modals, in PEQUENOQUES-16, A.P Viswanathan Government Medical College, Trichy on 7th October 2016.
CONFERENCES AND CME IN STATE/ NATIONAL/ INTERNATIONAL:
  1. P state conference of Medical Microbiologists held at Kakatiya Medical College, Warangal held on 11th – 12th Feb 2006.
  2. MICRON 2008:
  3. 32nd National Conference of the Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists held at AFMC in PUNE held on 21st- 25th Oct 2008.
  4. A.P State conference of Medical Microbiologists NRI Medical College, Guntur held on 30th Jan – 1st Feb 2009.
  5. Participated in CME on Physiological Benefits of Yoga on 17th Jan 2011 in SSSMC & RI, Kanchipuram.
  6. MICROCON 2011:
  7. XXV National Conference of the Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists held on 23rd – 26th Nov at Varanasi.
  8. TROPACON-2012
  9. VIth National Conference of the Indian Academy of Tropical Parasitology held at Indore.
  10. Participated in Second International Management Development Programme held on 10th and 11th Jan 2014, SRM and Tamilnadu.  In collaboration with UNSW Australia.
  11. Participated in International conference in WONCA SOUTH ASIA REGIONAL CONFERENCE held on 16th and 17th Aug 2014 at Chennai, India.
  12. NATCON 2015
  13. 69th National Conference on Tuberculosis & chest Diseases 5th – 7th Feb 2015, Mumbai.
  14. TROPACON-2016
  15. Xth National Conference of the Indian Academy of Tropical Parasitology held on 2nd -6th Nov at Puducherry.
  16. MICROCON 2016:
  17. 40th National Conference of the Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists held on 23rd – 27th Nov at PGIMER, Chandigarh, India.
  18. MEU (Small Group teaching, Group dynamic etc )Training by resource persons in Shri Sathya Sai Medical College & Research Institute

Services

Clinical Diagnostic laboratory services

The microbiology laboratory caters to the needs of the various clinical specialties providing a wide range of diagnostic microbiological investigations for diagnosis of several infectious and immunological conditions. The laboratory has applied for NABL accreditation.

Investigations Performed in Diagnostic Labs

Bacteriology
  • Gram’s staining, Albert’s staining, modified acid-fast staining.
  • Culture and sensitivity- carried out inside the Laminar flow bench
  • Combination disc method for ESBL detection.
  • Modified Hodge test and EDTA disc synergy test for carbapenemases and MBL detection.
  • Slide agglutination test using specific anti-sera for identification of important pathogens.
Immunology
  • Rheumatoid factor latex agglutination
  • CRP latex agglutination.
Serology
  • Widal Test for enteric fever.
  • ASO (Latex Agglutination) for Streptococcal infection
  • RPR and VDRL for Syphilis.
  • Immunochromatographic test for detection of Leptospira IgG & IgM antibodies
  • Scrub Typhus – ICT & ELISA.
Virology
  • Viral load by RT-PCR (Bio-Rad) for HBV, HCV, CMV.
  • Immunochromatographic test for detection of Dengue IgG & IgM antibodies and NS1 antigen.
  • Rapid test for HCV antibody detection
  • HBsAg ELISA and rapid test.
  • 4th generation ELISA and Dot ELISA for HIV I & 2.
Tuberculosis (RNTCP referral centre in Kanchipuram and Thiruporur)
  • Ziehl-Neelsen Method of Staining Acid-Fast Bacilli.
  • Modified Ziehl-Neelsen Staining for lepra bacilli.
  • Auraminerhodamine staining for Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
  • Culture of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
  • 4th generation ELISA and Dot ELISA for HIV I & 2.
Parasitology
  • Saline, Iodine and LPCB wet mount for parasitic eggs, cyst and trophozoites.
  • Modified Acid Fast Staining for Cryptosporidium, Isospora and Cyclospora.
  • Leishman’s staining.
  • Immunochromatographic tests for Plasmodium spp.
  • Inhouse ELISA and IgG ELISA for Neurocysticercosis.
Mycology
  • 10% KOH examination.
  • Modified India ink method.
  • Lactophenol cotton blue (LPCB) mount.
  • Culture on Sabouraud’s dextrose agar with or without cycloheximide.
  • Culture of dermatophytes on Dermatophyte test medium.
  • Slide culture.
  • Germ tube test
  • Cornmeal agar culture for demonstration of chlamydospores
  • Antifungal susceptibility testing for yeast.
Molecular Diagnostic Lab
  • PCR for detection of ESBL genes and uropathogens.
  • Staphylococcus aureus mecA gene detection by PCR.
  • GEL electrophoresis

PUBLICATIONS

Dr. Karthika Jayakumar
  1. 1. Karthika Jayakumar, B. Appalaraju & VK Govindan. An A typical presentation of Salmonella typhi –A case report, Indian Journalof Medical Microbiology (IJMM), March 200321(3):211-212.
  2. Karthika Jayakumar & Dr. Swayum Jyothi. Safety in Handling of Cadavers. International Journal of Medical & Clinical Research, March 2012, Volume3, Issue, pp-140-142.
  3. Karthika Jayakumar, Dr.V.Ramesh, Dr.Shivakamy, Dr. Valli. ADR: An atypical presentation of rare dematiaceous fungus. IJMM, Year 2014, Volume 32, Issue 3, page no: 336-340. Impact factor: 0.907.
  4. Karthika Jayakumar, Ramesh Varadharajan. ADR-An Atypical Presentation of Rare Dematiaceous Fungus. IJMM 2013.
  5. Ramesh Varadharajan, Karthika Jayakumar & Kalyani- A study on the Incidence of Singapore Ear among the rural population of Chennai. International Journal of Pharma & Bioscience 2012 Oct:3 (4): (B) 32-34.
  6. Kalyani.K, Karthika Jayakumar & Sunilkumar.Jada. Prevalence of Methicillin-Resistance Staphylococcus aureus among health care workers of Shri Sathya Sai Medical College & Hospital- A Tertiary Care Centre. In The Antiseptic submitted for publication.
  7. Karthika Jayakumar, Gindhusha, Mridushana, Sridhar and Sunil Kumar Jada. Epidemiological Survey of Skin Flora in Hospitalised Patient in a Tertiary Care Center, International Journal of IT, Engineering and Applied Sciences Research (IJIEASR) ISSN: 2319-4413 Volume 4, No. 2, February 2015.
  8. Karthika jayakumar, Willis sheela , Sudhanthira devi and Sunil Kumar Jada. Familiar pathogen in an unfamiliar site, INDIAN JOURNAL OF APPLIED RESEARCH, ISSN - 2249-555X Volume : 5, Issue : 2, Feb 2015.
  9. Karthika Jayakumar. A comparative microscopic and cultural tuberculosis diagnostic study in rural Chennai. International journal of current Research, Vol 8; Oct 2016; Issue 10, pp: 39915-39918.
  10. Sunilkumar.Jada & Karthika Jayakumar. Intestinal Parasitic Plethora. International Journal of Pharma & Biosciences, July 2012, 3(3) (B) 723-73.
  11. Sunilkumar.Jada & Karthika Jayakumar. Prevalence of Enterococcus species from various clinical Specimens in Shri Sathya Sai Medical College & Research Institute with special reference of Speciation & their Resistance to Vancomycin. International Journal of Medical & Clinical Research, May 2012, Issue 4, Vol-3, pp- 154-160.
  12. Sunilkumar. Jada, Karthika jayakumar, Priyadarshi Soumyaranjan Sahu & Vinoth R. Faecolith examination for spectrum of parasitic association in Appendicitis. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2014 May, Vol-8(5): DC16-DC18
  13. Sunil kumar. Jada, Senthil kumaran , Karthika Jayakumar , Deeptha vaudavan ,Vinoth, R study on serological evidence of typhus fever in rural Chennai. The Antiseptic, Aug 2014, Vol;111, Pg: 389-393.
  14. Sunilkumar.Jada, Karthika Jayakumar and R. Vinoth. The Panoramic Parasitic Infestation in Patients-P3. Developmental Microbiology and Molecular Biology. ISSN 0976-5867 Volume 6, Number 1 (2015), pp. 1-8.
  15. Sunilkumar Jada, Karthika Jayakumar, Sundara Murthy and Sri Vidhya. A Comparison of Clinical, Laboratory and Radiological Imaging in Assessing Prevalence of Pulmonary Tuberculosis among Adults in Rural Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu, India. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences May – June 2015    RJPBCS    6(3)    Page No. 1659.
  16. Sunilkumar.Jada, Karthika Jayakumar, vinoth, Raghavi,sivanadham and Chaitanya. Detection of fecal occult blood among patients with intestinal parasitic infections attending a tertiary care centre.Journal of disease and Global health. 5(2); 2016; 73-77.
  17. Sunilkumar.Jada, Karthika Jayakumar, Priyadarshi Sahu, E.Prabakaran and Subramanian. A serological study of Cysticercosis in Tribal population of rural Kanchipuram. Journal of International Research in Medical and pharmaceutical Science. 9(1), 2016: 1-6.
  18. S. Prasanna, Sunilkumar.Jada and Karthika Jayakumar. A rare case of Tinea nigra of scalp in an immunocompetent individual caused by Hortaea Werneckii and Rhodotorula rubra from Kanchipuram, SouthIndia. Vol. 8, Issue, 10, pp.39922-39924, October, 2016
  19. Karthika Jayakumar, Dost Mohamed khan, Divya G, Sunil Kumar Jada, Hemanathan G. Unusual extra intestinal manifestation of an obligatory pathogen. International Journal of Applied Research 2015; 1(9): 264-265.
  20. Sunilkumar Jada, Suyambu Raja, Karthika Jayakumar and Priyadarshi Sahu. Incidence of Intestinal Parasitic infestation and anemia among school children in Ammapettai. Int J Recent Sci Res. 7(11), Nov 2016; pp. 14312-14316
Dr.Sridhar
  1. Sridhar.G, Keerthana.A, Karthika.J, Raja.D, Jasmine Priscilla.D. Bacterial and Fungal Colonization of mobile phones used by Health Care Workers-An emerging threat. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Science and Health Care, Issue 3, Vol 5, October 2013.
  2. Sridhar.Govindaswamy,Raja.D,Niveditha.A cross-sectional study on the prevalence of Hepatitis B virus infection among patients attending a tertiary care hospital in rural area of Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu. International journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, Sep2014
  3. Krishnappa.K, Sridhar,G, Karthika .J..Interpretative categorization based on conventional disk diffusion and MIC determination for Vancomycin resistant Saphylococcus aureus–A report. International Journal of Contemporary Medicine, Year 2014, Volume-2, Issue-2. P15-18 .
  4. Dinesh Kaliyamoorthy, Sridhar Govindaswamy, Jamal Mohammad. Septic arthritis due to Beta Haemolytic Streptococci in a Type 2 diabetic mellitus patient-Case Report. International journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, October 2014.
  5. KarthikaJayakumar,Gindhusha,Mridushana,G.Sridhar,SunnilKumarJadaEpidemiological Survey of skin Flora in Hospitalized patient in a Tertiary care Center. International Journal of IT, Engineering and Applied Research (IJIEASR)ISSN: 2319-4413 Volume 4, No .2 Feb 2015
  6. Sridhar Govindaswamy, Raja Danasekaran,and Karnaboopathy Ranganathan. Evaluation of AntiHBs response in Hepatitis B vaccinated health care workers in a tertiary care hospital of rural kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu India. Journal of Disease and Global Health 8 (3): 118-122, 2016.
  7. 7 . Dinesh Kaliyamoorthi, K. Sharanya, Chitralekha Saikumar, G. Sridhar, K. Boopathy. Antimicrobial resistance pattern of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a tertiary level hospital in sourthern India. International Journal of Medical Microbiology & Tropical Diseases, Oct – Dem, 2018; 4 (4); 261-265  
  8. S.P.Thyagarajan, S.Jayaram, R.Hari, G.Sridhar, E.Rani and A.Paneerselvam.1996.Familial Clustering of HBV among HBsAg Carriers and non-Carrier members in India.BIOMEDICINE,16(2) 21-27.
  9. T.Valliammai, G.Sridhar, S.P.Thyagarajan, J.Ramakrishna and K.Venkatesh Gopal.1994. Dot blot hybridization assay for the detection of Duck Hepatitis B Virus DNA among healthy Indian Country Ducks. Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology,37(1) 53-58.
  10. G.Sridhar, T.valliammai, C.S.Varalakshmi, K.Udaysankar,R. Venkatesh Gopal, Kunthala Jayaraman,S.P.Thyagarajan. 1993. Duck Hepatitis B Virus (DHBV) infection in Indian domestic ducks: A pilot study.Tropical Animal Health and Production, Scotland :25, 229-233.
  11. 11.Rauf Latif, S.P.Thyagarajan. S.Subramaniam, S.Anandan, G.Sridhar, K.Udaysankar,V.Arunagirinathan.1992.Development of simple burn mouse model and its evaluation to study the efficacy of soframycin against pseudomonas aeruginosa infected burns. Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiol,37(1) 53-58.
  12. 12.G.Sridhar, S.P.Thyagarajan, K.M.Ramakrishnan, K.Udaysankar and Rauf Latif.1990. Burned rat model to study the efficacy of Herbinol. Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Abstracts,12(3).
  13. N.Panchnatham, S.P.Thyagarajan, C.S.Varalakshmi, G.Sridhar, J.Ramakrishna.1990. Hepatocellular carcinoma in Indian domestic ducks and possible association of Duck Hepatitis B virus. Updates in viral hepatitis, Proceedings of the Indo-UK Symposium on HBV,P:2020-2027.
  14. G.Sridhar, T.Valliammai, S.P.Thyagarajan and J.Ramakrishna 1990. Purification of Duck Hepatitis B virus surface antigen by polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis. Proceedings of the National Workshop on Animal Biotechnology,July:230-232.
Dr.S.Prasanna
    1. Prasanna S, Grover N, Bhatt P, et al., A case of Aspergillus nidulans causing white granule mycetoma, Medical Journal Armed Forces India (2014), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mjafi.2014.11.003
    2. Singh L, Mishra S, Prasanna S, et al. Seroprevalence of TORCH infections in antenatal and HIV positive patient populations, Medical Journal Armed Forces India (2014), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mjafi.2014.12.009
    3. Nair V, et al., Antimicrobial use and antimicrobial resistance in nosocomial pathogens at a tertiary care hospital in Pune, Medical Journal Armed Forces India (2015), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mjafi.2014.12.024 (Prasanna S-Co-investigator)
    4. Roy P, Prasanna S, Dudhat Vaibhav L, et al. Chromoblastomycosis caused by Cladophialophora carrionii in a skin graft recipient, Med J Armed Forces India. (2015), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mjafi.2015.08.003
    5. Prasanna S, Partha Roy, Naveen Grover et al. A Comparative Analysis on Identification and Antifungal Susceptibility Profile of Candida Isolates Using Conventional and Automated Techniques Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 2016; 5(3): 579-589.doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2016.503.067
    6. Prasanna S, Kandhasamy M, Srinivasan G and Karthika Jayakumar. Trichophyton schoenleinii: An Unusual Cause of Tinea corporis. Int J of Allied Med Sci and Clin Res 2016; 4(1): 117-120.
    7. Prasanna, S., Sunilkumar Jada and Sathya Raj. Case Series of Pseudomonas stutzeri at a Tertiary Care Centre from Kancheepuram District, India. Int.J.Curr.Res.Aca.Rev.2016; 4(3): 183-188. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcrar.2016.403.020
    8. Prasanna, S., Partha Roy, Raghu Sriram, Naveen Grover, Priyanka Pandit and Mayuri A Kulkarni. Comparison of E-test and Colorimetric Micro Broth Dilution Method for Antifungal Susceptibility Testing of Candida Isolates. Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 2016; 5(5): 194-204. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2016.505.021
    9. Das, N.K., N. Grover, R. Sriram, Mahadevan Kumar, V.L. Dudhat and Prasanna, S. Prevalence of Carbapenem Resistance and Comparison between Different Phenotypic Methods for Detection of Metallo-?-Lactamases in Gram Negative Non-Fermentative Bacteria in the Acute Wards of a Tertiary Care Centre.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 2016; 5(5): 109-119. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2016.505.012
    10. Prasanna S, Karthika Jayakumar and Jayashree V. Primary cutaneous aspergillosis- Tinea pedis caused by Aspergillus niger in an immunocompetent adult individual residing in silk city of Kancheepuram district. Int. J. Adv. Res. October 2016; 4(9): 443-446.
    11. Prasanna, S., Sunil Kumar Jada and Karthika Jayakumar. “A rare case of tinea nigra of scalp in an immunocompetent individual caused by Hortaea werneckii and Rhodotorula rubra from Kancheepuram, South India”. International Journal of Current Research. 2016;8, (10), 39922-39924.
    12. Prasanna S, S. Dharanidevi, Nikunja Kumar Das and Sathya Raj. Prevalence, Phenotypic Characterization and Antibiotic Susceptibility of Non-Fermentative Gram Negative Bacilli Isolates at a Tertiary Care Centre. Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 2016; 5(8): 442-454. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2016.511.051
    13. Sriram R, Prasanna Sarangan. Antimicrobial susceptibility testing of rapidly growing mycobacteria isolated from cases of surgical site infections by microbroth dilution method at a tertiary care center. J Mar Med Soc. 2017; 19:6-10. DOI: 10.4103/jmms.jmms_19_17

BOOKS (Chapters)

  1. Prasanna S. Microbiology chapter. In: Arun Babu T. TARGET JIPMER. 3rded Vol B. New Delhi: PEEPEE publishers; Nov 2015, May 2015 & Nov 2015.(ISBN-10: 8184452063; ISBN-13: 978-8184452068)
  2. Prasanna S. Microbiology chapter. In: Arun Babu T. TARGET JIPMER. 3rd New Delhi: PEEPEE publishers; May 2016.(ISBN-10: 8184452071)
  3. Prasanna S. Microbiology chapter. In: KALAM PG NEXT BOOK for NEET PG. 1st ed. Hyderabad: KALAM BOOKS; 2016.(ISBN-10: 8189477331; ISBN-13: 978-8189477332)
  4. Prasanna S. Microbiology chapter. In: Arun Babu T. TARGET JIPMER. 3rd New Delhi: PEEPEE publishers; Dec 2016.(ISBN-10: 8184452136; ISBN-13: 978-8184452136)
  5. Prasanna S. Microbiology chapter. In: Arun Babu T. TARGET JIPMER. 3rd New Delhi: PEEPEE publishers; May 2017.(ISBN-10: 8184452322; ISBN-13: 978-8184452327)
  6. Prasanna S. Microbiology, Parasitology, HIV, STDs and infectious disease chapters. In: Madhan Jeyaram & Ranjith AR. TARGET PG. 1st India. Lippincott Wolters Kluwer Publishers; October 2017.(ISBN-10: 9386691418; ISBN-13: 978-9386691415)
  7. Prasanna S. Microbiology chapter.In: Arun Babu T. TARGET JIPMER. New Delhi: PEEPEE publishers; Nov 2017.(ISBN-10: 818445242X; ISBN-13: 978-8184452426)
  8. Prasanna S. Microbiology chapter. In: Madhan Jeyaram, Venugopal KJ and Naveen Jeyaraman. TARGET AIIMS PG ENTRANCE. 1st India. Lippincott Walters Kluwer Publishers; March 2018.(ISBN-10: 9789387506527; ISBN-13: 978-9387506527)
  9. Prasanna S. Microbiology chapter.In: Arun Babu T. TARGET JIPMER. New Delhi: PEEPEE publishers; May 2018.(ISBN-10: 8184452470; ISBN-13: 978-8184452471)
  10. Prasanna S. Microbiology chapter.In: Arun Babu T. TARGET JIPMER. New Delhi: PEEPEE publishers; Dec 2018.(ISBN-10: 8184452667; ISBN-13: 978-8184452662)
  11. Prasanna S. Microbiology, Parasitology, HIV, STDs and infectious disease chapters. In: Madhan Jeyaram & Ranjith AR. TARGET PG. Updated edition. India. Lippincott Wolters Kluwer Publishers; May 2019.(ISBN-10: 9387963993; ISBN-13: 978-9387963993)
Dr. Jada Sunil kumar
  1. Jada & Karthika Jayakumar- Intestinal Parasitic Plethora. International Journal of Pharma & Biosciences, July 2012, 3(3) (B) 723-73.
  2. Jada & Karthika Jayakumar- Prevalence of Enterococcus species from various clinical Specimens in Shri Sathya Sai Medical College & Research Institute with special reference of Speciation & their Resistance to Vancomycin. International Journal of Medical & Clinical Research, May 2012, Issue 4, Vol-3, pp- 154-160.
  3. Jada, Karthika jayakumar, Priyadarshi Soumyaranjan Sahu & Vinoth R. Faecolith examination for spectrum of parasitic association in Appendicitis. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2014 May, Vol-8(5): DC16-DC18
  4. Sunil kumar. Jada, Senthil kumar, Karthika Jayakumar Kalyani.K, Deeptha vasudavan ,Vinoth, R study on serological evidence of typhus fever in rural Chennai. The Antiseptic, Aug 2014, Vol;111, Pg: 389-393.
  5. Jada, Karthika Jayakumar and R. Vinoth. The Panoramic Parasitic Infestation in Patients-P3. Developmental Microbiology and Molecular Biology. ISSN 0976-5867 Volume 6, Number 1 (2015), pp. 1-8.
  6. Sunilkumar Jada, Karthika Jayakumar, Sundara Murthy and Sri Vidhya. A Comparison of Clinical, Laboratory and Radiological Imaging in Assessing Prevalence of Pulmonary Tuberculosis among Adults in Rural Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu, India. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences May – June 2015    RJPBCS    6(3)    Page No. 1659.
  7. Jada, Karthika Jayakumar, vinoth, Raghavi,sivanadham and Chaitanya. Detection of fecal occult blood among patients with intestinal parasitic infections attending a tertiary care centre.Journal of disease and Global health. 5(2); Oct 2015; 73-77.
  8. Jada, Karthika Jayakumar, Priyadarshi Sahu, E.Prabakaran and Subramanian. A serological study of Cysticercosis in Tribal population of rural Kanchipuram. Journal of International Research in Medical and pharmaceutical Science. 9(1), Feb 2016: 1-6.
  9. Jada, Suyambu Raja, Karthika Jayakumar and Priyadarshi Sahu. Incidence of intestinal parasitic infestation and anemia among school children in Ammapettai. International Journal of Recent Scientific Research. 7 (11): Nov 2016: pp. 14312-14316.
  10. M, Karthika JayaKumar & Sunilkumar.Jada- Petridish culture of free-living Strongyloides Stercoralis Larvae using young stem and roots of Coriander plants: A potential source for Larvae, Indian Journal of Public health Research & Development, Dec 2014, Vol. 2, No. 2.
  11. K, Karthika Jayakumar & Sunilkumar.Jada. Prevalence of Methicillin-Resistance Staphylococcus aureus among health care workers of Shri Sathya Sai Medical College & Hospital- A Tertiary Care Centre. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (JDMS) Volume 3, Issue 2 (Nov.- Dec. 2012), PP 23-27.
  12. Karthika jayakumar, Willis sheela, Sudhanthira devi and Jada. Familiar pathogen in an unfamiliar site. Indian Journal of Applied Research. Volume: 5, Issue: 2, Feb 2015.
  13. KarthikaJayakumar, Gindhusha, Mridushana, Sridhar, Jada, Epidemiological Survey of Skin Flora in Hospitalized Patient in a Tertiary Care Center. International Journal of IT, Engineering and Applied Sciences Research (IJIEASR)ISSN: 2319-4413, Volume 4, No. 2, February 2015
  14. Karthika Jayakumar, Dost Mohamed khan, Divya G, Sunil Kumar Jada, Hemanathan G. Unusual extra intestinal manifestation of an obligatory pathogen. International Journal of Applied Research 2015; 1(9): 264-265.
  15. Prasanna, Sunilkumar Jada and Sathya Raj. Case Series of Pseudomonas stutzeri at a Tertiary Care Centre from Kancheepuram District, India. International Journal of Current Research and Academic Review. 2016; 4(3): 183-188.
  16. Prasanna, Sunilkumar.Jada and Karthika Jayakumar. A rare case of Tinea nigra of scalp in an immunocompetent individual caused by Hortaea Werneckii and Rhodotorula rubra from Kanchipuram, SouthIndia. Vol. 8, Issue, 10, pp.39922-39924, October, 2016.
  17. Karthika Jayakumar, Sundaramurthy, Sri Vidhya and Jada Sunil Kumar. Diagnostic, Therapeutic Monitoring of Tuberculosis Patients of Silk City by Telemedicine International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, Volume 8, Issue 4, April 2018 35; 2250-3153.
Ms.Nachammai.SM
  1. Nachammai, Dr.Mangayarkarasi MD., Diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis using conventional smear microscopy and culture methods in a tertiary care hospital. International Journal of Life Sciences Research 2014; 3(1): 67-72,
  2. Nachammai, Dr.Mangayarkarasi MD., Dr.Bhaskara Prabhu.N. A Laboratory follow up study of Pulmonary Tuberculosis patients under DOTs programme in a tertiary care hospital. Journal of Biological Sciences,
  3. P, Arun Kumar, SM.Nachammai, Anbu N Aravazhi. Hyper Eosinophilic IgE syndrome - a rare case report, International Journal of Current Research 2015; 7(8): 19562-19563.
  4. P, Shreeram A Deshpande, SM.Nachammai, Anbu N Aravazhi. Spectrum of Microbial keratitis in a tertiary care hospital, International journal of Health Sciences and research, 2015; 5(6): 573-576.
  5. SM, Sneka.P, Ashwin Sayiram. Prevalence of multi-drug resistant Proteus species from isolates of urine and pus with their antibiogram, International journal of Scientific research, 2015;4(8) 223 – 225.
  6. R.Someshwaran, SM.Nachammai. A rare case report of Intestinal Hymenolepiasis and Ascariasis double infection in a symptomatic immuno-competent host from South India, International Journal of Medical Sciences and Clinical Invention, Nov 2015;2(11).
  7. Nachammai SM, Karthika Jayakumar, Anbu N. Aravazhi. The effectiveness of antibiotics against a major uropathogen Escherichia coli and its biofilm assay by phenotypic methods. Int J Res Med Sci. 2016; 4(11): 4820-4828.
  8. M. Nachammai, Karthika Jayakumar, Vinithra Suresh, M. Kousalya, Anbu N. Aravazhi. Haemagglutination and Resistance to the Bactericidal Activity of Serum as the Urovirulence Markers of Uropathogenic Escherichia coli. Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 2016; 5(9): 514-523.
  9. Shreeram A Deshpande, Nachammai SM, Kousalya Murugesan. A study of extended spectrum ?-lactamase (ESBL) producing Klebsiella from pus & urine samples from a tertiary care medical college hospital in Coimbatore.2016;3(6):262-266
  10. Nachammai SM, Dr Karthicka Jayakumar. Molecular characterization of surface adhesins of Uropathogenic Escherichia coli from patients in a tertiary care hospital. Int. J. Adv. Res. 2018;5(11): 818-823
  11. Vinithra Suresh, Kousalya. M, SM, Krittika. S. Bacteria or Caketeria ?!!?. Int. J. of New Technology and Research 2018;4(1): 42- 44
  12. M, Vinithra Suresh , Nachammai. SM. Fungal Sinusitis – A clinical approach. Int.J.of App.Res. 2018;8(3): 52-53
  13. Nachammai, Dr Karthika Jayakumar, Vinithra Suresh, Kousalya. M. Vinegar – as an antibiofilm agent against the biofilm of UPEC. Int.J.Adv.Inn.Res. 2018;7(9): 1-5
  14. Nachammai, Dr Karthika Jayakumar, Vinithra Suresh, Kousalya. M. Genotypic characterization of toxins and iron acquisition agent as virulence factor of uropathogenic Escherichia coli. Int. J. Adv. Res. 6(11), 827-830.
  15. Nachammai, Dr Karthika Jayakumar, Vinithra Suresh, Kousalya. M. Comparison of Genotypic and Phenotypic expression of Adhesins – P fimbriae and Type 1 fimbriae in Uropathogenic Escherichia coli, Int.J.of Recent Scientific Research, 2018; 9(12): 30140- 30145
  16. Nachammai, Dr Karthika Jayakumar, Vinithra Suresh, Kousalya. M. Phenotypic Screening and Genotypic characterization of Extended Spectrum Beta Lactamase producing genes blaTEM, blaSHV, blaCTX-M among Uropathogenic Escherichia coli, Int.J.of Current Research, 2018; 10(12): 76643-76647
  17. Nachammai, Dr Karthika Jayakumar, Vinithra Suresh, Kousalya. M. The Dr Family adhesins – afimbrial adhesin gene in Uropathogenic Escherichia coli from patients suspected with urinary tract infection, Int.J.Adv.Res.2019; 7(3): 202-205.
  18. Nachammai, Dr Karthika Jayakumar, Vinithra Suresh, Kousalya. M. The activity of table vinegar against the biofilm producing by Escherichia coli. Int.J.of Med.Sci.and Adv.Cli.Res. 2019;2(2).
  19. Nachammai, Dr Karthika Jayakumar, Vinithra Suresh, Kousalya. M. Prevalence of Uropathogenic Specific Protein And Beta Glucuronidase Of UPEC In Relation To Symptomatic UTI And Asymptomatic Bacteriuria. RJPBCS, 2019; 10(5): 190-194.
Dr. Karthika Priya S
  1. Karthika Priya S, Somasundar.V.M, Rajesh.J.G, Padma Priya,  Muthulakshmi , Kamal Raj “Surgical Site Infection And Incidence Of Mrsa Using Phenotypic And Genotypic Methods From Tertiary Care Hospital” in IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS) 2016, 15, (7)  P 111-115.
  2. Karthika Priya.S Muthulakshmi. K, Kamalraj.M Comparision of Biofilm Production Among MRSA Strains Isolated From Surgical Site Infection. JMCSR journal JMSCR; 2017 (5) Page 18304-18309.
Dr.Anitha.k
  1. The prevalence of ctx-m type esbl gene production by klebsilla in urinari tract infection patiens.in journal of dignostic microbiology and applied science.K.Anitha,V.mangayarkarasiJ.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci ISSN: 2319-7706 volume 6 number 7 ( 2017) PP888-894.

Research

Research Thrust Area
  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis
  • Parasitology
  • Scrub typhus
  • Hospital infection surveillance studies
  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Biomarkers for Dengue infection
  • Dermatophyte ITS sequencing
  • Candida
Research Projects
  • Consecutively every year our department receives ICMR projects sanctioned till now 15 ICMR

Ongoing:

  • Paragonimus westermani
  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis
  • Drug resistance among enteric bacilli
  • Hospital acquired infections