The college was established in the year 2012. Department of Microbiology started functioning from January 2013 under the able guidance of Dr Rajini. M, the Head of department. In preparation for the letter of permission from the Medical council of India, the team of Microbiology was responsible for establishing the diagnostic service laboratories in the hospital, which included procuring of the required equipments and maintaining of the registers for the services provided. The team has also worked together in setting up the research laboratory, undergraduate practical laboratory and museum in the college block. A great effort has been put into the planning and preparation of the UG practical record which is according to the RGUHS curriculum. The academic session for our department commenced from September 2015 and teachers were allotted the theory and practical classes. The first batch of students took up final examination in January 2016 and the students performed extremely well with an achievement of pass percentage of 99.
The Department of Microbiology is committed to provide service, research, education and training of quality in the field of Medical Microbiology. The department is making an all round effort to provide
1. Newer diagnostic services for better patient care, upgraded training program for the students: both undergraduates and postgraduates, and a congenial environment for research and innovation. Our Mission is to develop compassionate, ethically sound health professionals and provide service of the highest order across the health care continuum, through Innovations in education that yield lifelong learners and leaders in health care.
2. Original research in basic sciences and patient oriented discoveries.
3. Encouraging creative young minds to reach their fullest potential.
4.The Department of Microbiology aims to function with the core values:
Excellence in everything we do.
Respect for ourselves and others.
Professionalism at all times.
Commitment to all staff and the community
5. Details of Heads of Department:
|SI NO||Name of HOD||From||To|
|1||Dr. Rajini. M||January 2013||Till date|
6. Contact Information( Department Mail Id, Extension Contact No)
Email Id: [email protected]
Extension Contact No College: 196
Extension Contact No Laboratory: 172
|SI no||Name of the Faculty||Designation|
|1||Dr Rajini M||Professor and Head|
|2||Dr Sreekanth B||Associate Professor|
|3||Dr Dhanalaxmi A||Associate Professor|
|4||Dr Trupthi Gowda||Assistant Professor|
|5||Dr Uma B M||Assistant Professor|
|6||Mr. Govinda Amarendra||Tutor|
8. E- Learning Resources
Adequate E- Learning resources available at the Central Library.
Facilities are available as per the MCI norms with fully equipped and functional department with the Staff rooms, 7 service labs, an Undergraduate practical lab.
10. CME Programmes and Activities
11.Awards and Achievements, Publications
The faculty, have participated in various extra-curricular activities conducted at the TOMCH & RC as follows,
The staff actively participated in the Inaugural dance for the Cultural Day in the year 2014.
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS OF THE PG TEACHERS
|1||Dr Rajini||1. Prasad S R, M Rajini. Suppurative lesion due to Salmonella typhi. Letter to editor;J academy of clin.micro.2005:47-482. M Rajini, Prasad S R, RR Reddy, RV Bhat, KR Vimala. Postoperative infection of laparoscopic surgery wound due to Mycobaterium chelonae. Ind. J. med. Micro. 2007;25:163-1653. Prasad S R, M Rajini. Leptospirosis:An overview. J Academy of clin. Micro. 2008;10: 89-97.4. Sanjeev H, M Rajini, Prasad SR. Human Dirofilariasis: An uncommon case of subcutaneous infection with Dirofilaria repens with a brief review of literature. Nitte univ. J health scie.2011; 1:60-62.5. Venigalla sunita, M Rajini, Prasad S R. Chlamydia in reproductive tract infections:Scenario in kolar region. Int J Biol Med Res. 2012;3: 1303-1306.6. R Kalyani, SR Sheela, M Rajini. Cytological diagnosis of tuberculous cervicitis: a case report with review of literature.J cytology.2012; 29:86-89.7. R. Deepthi, S R Sandeep, M Rajini. Cholera outbreak in a village in south India-Timely action saved lives.J infect. & Public health. 2013:6:35-40.8. Krishnappa J, Ranganath B G, M Rajini. Clinico-Epidemiological profile of Leptospirosis among children in Kolar, southern India. J Clin Biomed Sci 2012; 2:134-140 9. Gowda T, M Rajini , Hosthota. A.Microbiological profile of dermatophyte infections in a tertiary care hospital.J Evolution of Med. Dent.Sci 2018;7:67-70.
10. Dhanalaxmi A, Trupthi G, M Rajini. Bacterial contamination of hands and anterior nares of health care professionals attending ICU at a tertiary care hospital in South India. Int J Contemporary Microbiology. 2018;4:38-42. 11. Hosthota A, Gowda T, M Rajini. Clinical profile and risk factors of dermatophytoses: A hospital based study. Int J Res Dermatol. 2018; 4: 1-512. Uma B .M, Bindushree, R , Rajini M. Identification and Speciation of Malassezia isolated from Tinea Versicolor cases in a Tertiary care hospital in Karnataka. Int J Contemporary Microbiology.
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|3||Dr Dhanalaxmi||1. Uma B M, Dhanalaxmi A .Multidrug Resistant Bacteria Creeping into a newly set-up Teaching Hospital - Time to Intervene. International Journal of Microbiology Research 2019; 11(5): 1565-68.2. Dhanalaxmi A, Trupthi G, M Rajini. Bacterial contamination of hands and anterior nares of health care professionals attending ICU at a tertiary care hospital in South India. Int J Contemporary Microbiology. 2018;4:38-42.3. N Shruthi, A Dhanalaxmi, R Rajendran. Use of 16S rRNA gene based sequencing for identification of Oligela urethralis that was misidentified as Francisella tularensis by automated system. JMM Case Rep; vol.2 (10) 2015.4. A Dhanalaxmi, Shruthi N, R Rajendran N. Anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies: Clinical utility &their role as early prognostic markers in Erosive Rheumatoid arthritis. Int. J. Biomed. Res;2015: 391-394.5. A Dhanalaxmi, Shruthi N, R Rajendran N. Prevalence of Methicillin resistance in Staphylococcal blood isolates & correlation with Vancomycin MIC: A study from tertiary care hospital. Int J Curr Microbiol App Sci 2015; 4(8):716-22.6. A Dhanalaxmi , Subba Rama Prasad, Khaji Mohhammed Tanveer, Srinivasa Rao. Brucella infections in high-risk population and in patients hospitalized for fever:A serological study at Kolar, Karnataka. Annals of Tropical Medicine & public health;2013:549-553.||Index CopernicusIndex CopernicusPubmed Central, Cross ref, Road, ScopusIndex Copernicus
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Dr Trupthi Gowda
|1.Gowda T, Prasad SR, Gupta S, Srinivasa H, Beena PM. Infections by carbapenamase producing Enterobacteriaceae in rural tertiary care hospital, Karnataka: Prevalence, treatment options & outcome. Int. J Health Sci & Res; 2015: 90-962. Gowda T, Manikonda R, Hosthota. A. Microbiological profile of dermatophyte infections in a tertiary care hospital Evolution Med. Dent.Sci 2018;7:67-70.3. Dhanalaxmi A, Trupthi G, Rajini M. Bacterial contamination of hands and anterior nares of health care professionals attending ICU at a tertiary care hospital in South India. Int J Contemporary Microbiology. 2018;4:38-42.4 Hosthota A, Gowda T, Manikonda R. Clinical profile and risk factors of dermatophytoses: A hospital based study. Int J Res Dermatol. 2018; 4: 1-5.||Index CopernicusIndex CopernicusIndex CopernicusIndex Copernicus|
|5.||Dr. Uma B M||1. Gas gangrene following intramuscular injections: one hundred and fifty years reviews & case report. Int. J Medicine & medical sciences;2013: 1163-11692. Clostridium difficile: A neglected, but emerging pathogen. India Archives of clinical Microbiology; 2015: Vol6:1-5.3. Uma B M, Dhanalaxmi A .Multidrug Resistant Bacteria Creeping into a newly set-up Teaching Hospital - Time to Intervene. International Journal of Microbiology Research 2019; 11(5): 1565-68.4. Uma B .M, Bindushree, R , Rajini M. Identification and Speciation of Malassezia isolated from Tinea Versicolor cases in a Tertiary care hospital in Karnataka. Int J Contemporary Microbiology.||Index Copernicus
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ON GOING RESEARCH PROJECTS
1. Asymptomatic bacteriuria and its Antibiotic susceptibility patterns among pregnant women in a tertiary care centre.
Principal author: Dr.Trupthi Gowda Co author: Dr. Rajini.M
Associate Prof prof & head
Dept of Microbiology. Dept of Microbiology
2. Multidrug Resistant Uropathogens: Susceptibility pattern with special reference to Fosfomycin.
Principal author: Dr.Dhanalaxmi.A Co author: Dr. Rajini.M
Associate Prof prof & head
Dept of Microbiology. Dept of Microbiology