Department of Microbiology, Melaka Manipal Medical College, Manipal

  • India

Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Department of Microbiology is carrying research mainly focusing on infectious diseases, antimicrobial resistance in bacteria and medical education

Infectious disease

  1. Rickettsial diseases - Serology and Molecular study for diagnosis
  2. Leptospirosis: Serology and Molecular diagnostic tests 
  3. Hospital-acquired infections
  4. Epidemiology of infectious diseases


  1. Immunological diagnosis of Autoimmune diseases

Basic science research

  1. Biofilm formation by bacteria and Antimicrobial activity of microorganism
  2. New antimicrobial agents against Staphylococcus aureus
  3. Development of point of care diagnostic tool using nanoparticles
  4. Communication of communicable diseases
  5. Educational intervention for HIV infected patients
  6. Bioprospecting and phytochemical investigation of lichens 

Medical Education

  1. PBL, Student Learning, and Student Assessment 
  2. Interprofessional education,
  3. Assessment in higher education, Active learning

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India Medicine & Life Sciences
Infection Medicine & Life Sciences
Staphylococcus Medicine & Life Sciences
HIV Medicine & Life Sciences
Linezolid Medicine & Life Sciences
Pseudomonas aeruginosa Medicine & Life Sciences
Microbial Sensitivity Tests Medicine & Life Sciences
Tertiary Care Centers Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 1993 2019

Antitubercular Agents
Phenyl Ethers
Vero Cells

Low rate of gut colonization by extended-spectrum β-lactamase producing Enterobacteriaceae in HIV infected persons as compared to healthy individuals in Nepal

Subramanya, S. H., Bairy, I., Nayak, N., Padukone, S., Sathian, B. & Gokhale, S., 01-02-2019, In : PLoS One. 14, 2, e0212042.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
digestive system

Neonatal sepsis due to glycopeptide resistant Enterococcus faecium from colonized maternal gut- rare case evidence

Subramanya, S. H., Amberpet, R., Chaudhary, D., Nayak, N., Padukone, S., Bairy, I. & Gokhale, S., 08-02-2019, In : Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control. 8, 1, 29.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Enterococcus faecium
Neonatal Intensive Care Units