Collaborations & Research

Collaborations

The department is actively collaborating with the following institutions and organizations for research and developments.

  1. ICMR for STS projects
  2. Molecular characterization of MRSA strains in Arvind Research foundation, Madurai.
  3. Regularly sending Staphylococcal isolates to Maulana Azad medical college, NewDelhi for Phage typing
  4. Regularly sending Salmonella isolates to Central Research institute,  Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh for Phage typing
  5. Regularly sending Shigella isolates to King George Medical college, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh  for Phage typing
  6. Regularly participating EQAS Programme by IAMM (Since 2013)
  7. Collaborating with National leptospirosis research laboratory, RMRC, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar islands for cross adsorption agglutination test (CAAT) analysis to confirm Leptospira
  8. Collaborating with department of Microbiology,  Govt KAPV Medical college, Tiruchirapalli for  molecular work on tuberculosis.

Research

S. No. Name of the Candidate Title of the project University/ Funding source
D.Sc. Programme
1. Dr. N. Prabhu Molecular Epidemiology of human leptospirosis, evaluation fungal and herbal nanoparticles as antileptospiral therapeutics The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai
Ph.D programme
2. Dr. G. Vazhavandal Phenotypic and molecular characterization of Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)  in a tertiary care  hospital SRM University
Faculty Research
3. Dr. N. Prabhu Vegetable and fruit based extract agar for the cultivation of microbes Self
4. Dr. N. Prabhu Screening of Candida albicans germ tubing in various media Self
5. Dr. N. Prabhu Screening of leptospiral serology among uveitis and conjunctivitis cases in a rural tertiary care hospital Self
6. Dr R.Saraswathi, Microbiological surveillance of environmental samples screened in Teritary care  Hospital- Retrospective study Self
7. Dr R.Saraswathi, Detection of AFB in Broncho alveolar lavage samples in clinically suspected cases received in microbiology lab- Retrospective study. Self
8. Dr R.Saraswathi, Prevalence of bacteria in blood cultures & their antibiotic susceptibility pattern in a Tertiary care hospital- Retrospective study. Self
9. Dr.Anupriya Seroprevalence  of Transfusion Transmissible infections Self
10. Dr.Anupriya Sero-Prevalence of HIV, HBV, HCV among newly detected chronic kidney disease patients. Self
11. Dr.J.Lalithambigai Antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of E.coli causing Urinary tract infection with special reference to Fluoroquinolone resistance Self
12. Dr.J.Lalithambigai Retrospective analysis of  bacteriological profile of Urinary Tract Infection and their antimicrobial susceptibility pattern in a Tertiary care hospital, Trichy. Self
13. Dr.J.Lalithambigai  Bacteriological profile of diabetic ulcer foot and their antimicrobial susceptibility pattern in a Tertiary care hospital, Trichy- A Retrospective study. Self
14. Dr.J.Lalithambigai Seroprevalence of HBV, HCV and co-infection among patients at a Teritary care Hospital, Trichy- A Retrospective study Self
Postgraduate Students Research
15 Dr. J.D. Jahappriya Prevalence of Methicillin, Vancomycin and multidrug resistance among Staphylococcus aureus The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai
16 Dr. I. Selvi Bacteriological study on acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD). The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai
  17 Dr.G.Dhanalakshmi A study on effect of antibiotic prophylaxsis on surgical wounds in a rural tertiary care hospital The Tamilnadu Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai
 18 Dr.G.Dhanalakshmi Mycological study of pityriasis versicolor

 

The Tamilnadu Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai
 19 Dr.S.Deepalatha

 

Incidence of Aerobic bacterial infection in patients  with advanced chronic kidney disease. The Tamilnadu Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai
 20 Dr.S.Deepalatha

 

The prevalence of Nasal carriage of Methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus in ICU patients. The Tamilnadu Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai
21 Dr.A.S.Sathesini priya A clinico- microbiological study on infective causes of pyrexia The Tamilnadu Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai
22 Dr.Saro thanga sangeetha Prevalence of Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HCV genotypes in haemodialysis patients The Tamilnadu Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai
Undergraduate Students Research -ICMR
 23. Mr. V.B. Raagavendhar

II year MBBS

Prevalence of leptospirosis among rice mill workers in Tiruchirapalli, South India. Indian Council of Medical Research
24. Ms. Asha  S.P

II Year M.B.B.S

Detection of  microbiome on surface of formalin fixed anatomy cadavers Indian Council of Medical Research
25. Mr. R. Sunil Kumar

II year MBBS

Prevalence of intestinal parasitic infestations among school children in a rural area of Trichy district, Tamilnadu. Indian Council of Medical Research
26. Mr. R. Vignesh

II year MBBS

Detection of microorganisms on formalin fixed and stored pathological specimens. Indian Council of Medical Research
27. Ms. M. Sowmiya

II year MBBS

Assessment of Hand Washing Practices and its associated factors among school children Indian Council of Medical Research
28. Ms. R. Abinaya

II year MBBS

Knowledge, attitude, Behaviour and practice on Dengue among Middle and Higher Secondary School Children Indian Council of Medical Research
29. Mr. S. Gaushik

II year MBBS

Knowledge and practice of notifiable disease among medical professionals. Indian Council of Medical Research
Faculty Research
1. Dr. G. Vazhavandal Seroprevelance of  Brucellosis among veterinary professionals in Trichy Institutional
2. Dr. N. Prabhusaran Bacteriological study of packaged drinking water available in the market during pre monsoon period Institutional
3. Dr. N. Prabhusaran Analysis of biochemical parameters of laboratory confirmed leptospirosis cases Institutional
4. Dr. N. Prabhusaran Microbiological spectrum in ambulances and effectiveness of ambulance fumigation techniques Institutional
5. Dr. N. Prabhusaran Survey of leptospiral pathogens carried by rodents at different areas of Tiruchirapalli Institutional
6. Dr. N. Prabhusaran Comparative analysis of bacterial pathogens and crystalluria Institutional
Postgraduate Students Research
7. Dr. J. Meera

 

Phenotypic detection of inducible clindamycin  resistance in S.aureus isolates The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai
8. Dr. M. Nivitha Audit of Microbiology laboratory request forms The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai
9.

 

Dr. J. Meera A study on seroprevalence of Leptospirosis among canine pet owners and patients attending tertiary care centre. The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai
10. Dr. M. Nivitha Prevalence of Non -fermentors including Pseudomonas and their susceptibility pattern and genotyping of resistance strains The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai
11. Dr. Shalini.M Bacteriological profile of UTI and their antibiogram The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai
12. Dr. M. Jane Esther Production of KPC among carbapenam resistant Gram negative bacilli The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai
13. Dr. Shalini M Isolation, speciation, virulence factors detection and Antifungal susceptibility  of Candida from  clinical samples The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai
14. Dr. M. Jane Esther Prevalence of Dengue in and around Trichy –A Clinical and Laboratory Study The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai
15. Dr. J.D. Jahappriya Detection of virulence markers of Uropathogenic E. coli from Urinary tract infections & its antimicrobial susceptibility pattern The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai
16. Dr. I. Selvi  A study on biofilm formation and its gene detection in device associated infections and correlation with their antimicrobial resistance pattern The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai
Undergraduate Students Research -ICMR
17. Ms. S. Eniya Microbiological flora in operation theatre and ICU Indian Council of Medical Research
18. Ms. M. Krishnaveni Studies of Nasal flora among Medical Students before and after exposure to formalin in the dissection hall Indian Council of Medical Research
19. Ms. R. Keerthana Asymptomatic bacteria among rural antenatal women Indian Council of Medical Research
20. Ms.K.K. Sowbarnika Bacteriological examination of mobile phone and hand washing habit among rural population Indian Council of Medical Research
21. Ms. S.K. Saranya Knowledge, attitude, behaviour and Patrice of biomedical waste management  among  hospital staff Indian Council of Medical Research
22. Ms. Q. Sree Vaishnavi Prevalence of bacterial vaginosis among women attending STD clinics  in rural Teaching hospital Indian Council of Medical Research
23. Ms. M. Pratheeba

Priyadharshini

Comparison of attitude of health care professionals and experience of HIV patients towards HIV/AIDS related stigma and discrimination Indian Council of Medical Research
24. Ms. N. Sasi Rekha Sero prevalence of hepatitis  C virus in health care workers of a rural teaching hospital Indian Council of Medical Research
25. Ms. N. Sai Prasanna Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus – nasal carriage among health  care workers Indian Council of Medical Research
26. Mr. S. Ram Babu Role of probiotics in treatment of bacterial vaginosis Indian Council of Medical Research
27. Ms. S. Nagma Farheen Prevalence and pattern of Bacteremia among Intensive care patients Indian Council of Medical Research
28. Ms. Divya Malar Spectrum of microbial flora in diabetic foot ulcers Indian Council of Medical Research
29. Ms. R.R  Snehalakshmi Knowledge, attitude, behavior and practice of Hand washing among heterogeneous population Indian Council of Medical Research
30. Ms. Aninditha Guraza Bacteriological profile of street vended food Indian Council of Medical Research
31. Mr. H.A. Prasanth Prevalence of HBV & HCV in patients of chronic liver disease with special reference to hepatocellular carcinoma Indian Council of Medical Research
32. Mr. H.A. Prasant Bacteriological profile of diabetic ulcer foot and their antimicrobial susceptibility pattern in a tertiary care hospital, Trichy Indian Council of Medical Research
33. Mr. S. Vigneshwaran Bacteriological profile and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of blood culture isolates in children with septicemia in a tertiary care teaching hospital Indian Council of Medical Research
Ongoing Research-2017
S. No. Name of the Candidate Title of the project University/ Funding source
D.Sc. Programme
1. Dr. N. Prabhu Molecular Epidemiology of human leptospirosis, evaluation fungal and herbal nanoparticles as antileptospiral therapeutics The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai
Ph.D programme
2. Dr. G. Vazhavandal Phenotypic and molecular characterization of Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)  in a tertiary care  hospital SRM University
Faculty Research
3. Dr. N. Prabhu Vegetable and fruit based extract agar for the cultivation of microbes Self
4. Dr. N. Prabhu Screening of Candida albicans germ tubing in various media Self
5. Dr. N. Prabhu Screening of leptospiral serology among uveitis and conjunctivitis cases in a rural tertiary care hospital Self
6. Dr R.Saraswathi, Microbiological surveillance of environmental samples screened in Teritary care  Hospital- Retrospective study Self
7. Dr R.Saraswathi, Detection of AFB in Broncho alveolar lavage samples in clinically suspected cases received in microbiology lab- Retrospective study. Self
8. Dr R.Saraswathi, Prevalence of bacteria in blood cultures & their antibiotic susceptibility pattern in a Tertiary care hospital- Retrospective study. Self
9. Dr.Anupriya Seroprevalence  of Transfusion Transmissible infections Self
10. Dr.Anupriya Sero-Prevalence of HIV, HBV, HCV among newly detected chronic kidney disease patients. Self
11. Dr.J.Lalithambigai Antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of E.coli causing Urinary tract infection with special reference to Fluoroquinolone resistance Self
12. Dr.J.Lalithambigai Retrospective analysis of  bacteriological profile of Urinary Tract Infection and their antimicrobial susceptibility pattern in a Tertiary care hospital, Trichy. Self
13. Dr.J.Lalithambigai  Bacteriological profile of diabetic ulcer foot and their antimicrobial susceptibility pattern in a Tertiary care hospital, Trichy- A Retrospective study. Self
14. Dr.J.Lalithambigai Seroprevalence of HBV, HCV and co-infection among patients at a Teritary care Hospital, Trichy- A Retrospective study Self
Postgraduate Students Research
15 Dr. J.D. Jahappriya Prevalence of Methicillin, Vancomycin and multidrug resistance among Staphylococcus aureus The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai
16 Dr. I. Selvi Bacteriological study on acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD). The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai
  17 Dr.G.Dhanalakshmi A study on effect of antibiotic prophylaxsis on surgical wounds in a rural tertiary care hospital The Tamilnadu Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai
 18 Dr.G.Dhanalakshmi Mycological study of pityriasis versicolor

 

The Tamilnadu Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai
 19 Dr.S.Deepalatha

 

Incidence of Aerobic bacterial infection in patients  with advanced chronic kidney disease. The Tamilnadu Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai
 20 Dr.S.Deepalatha

 

The prevalence of Nasal carriage of Methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus in ICU patients. The Tamilnadu Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai
21 Dr.A.S.Sathesini priya A clinico- microbiological study on infective causes of pyrexia The Tamilnadu Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai
22 Dr.Saro thanga sangeetha Prevalence of Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HCV genotypes in haemodialysis patients The Tamilnadu Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai
Undergraduate Students Research -ICMR
 23. Mr. V.B. Raagavendhar

II year MBBS

Prevalence of leptospirosis among rice mill workers in Tiruchirapalli, South India. Indian Council of Medical Research
24. Ms. Asha  S.P

II Year M.B.B.S

Detection of  microbiome on surface of formalin fixed anatomy cadavers Indian Council of Medical Research
25. Mr. R. Sunil Kumar

II year MBBS

Prevalence of intestinal parasitic infestations among school children in a rural area of Trichy district, Tamilnadu. Indian Council of Medical Research
26. Mr. R. Vignesh

II year MBBS

Detection of microorganisms on formalin fixed and stored pathological specimens. Indian Council of Medical Research
27. Ms. M. Sowmiya

II year MBBS

Assessment of Hand Washing Practices and its associated factors among school children Indian Council of Medical Research
28. Ms. R. Abinaya

II year MBBS

Knowledge, attitude, Behaviour and practice on Dengue among Middle and Higher Secondary School Children Indian Council of Medical Research
29. Mr. S. Gaushik

II year MBBS

Knowledge and practice of notifiable disease among medical professionals. Indian Council of Medical Research
Completed Research
Faculty Research
1. Dr. G. Vazhavandal Seroprevelance of  Brucellosis among veterinary professionals in Trichy Institutional
2. Dr. N. Prabhusaran Bacteriological study of packaged drinking water available in the market during pre monsoon period Institutional
3. Dr. N. Prabhusaran Analysis of biochemical parameters of laboratory confirmed leptospirosis cases Institutional
4. Dr. N. Prabhusaran Microbiological spectrum in ambulances and effectiveness of ambulance fumigation techniques Institutional
5. Dr. N. Prabhusaran Survey of leptospiral pathogens carried by rodents at different areas of Tiruchirapalli Institutional
6. Dr. N. Prabhusaran Comparative analysis of bacterial pathogens and crystalluria Institutional
Postgraduate Students Research
7. Dr. J. Meera

 

Phenotypic detection of inducible clindamycin  resistance in S.aureus isolates The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai
8. Dr. M. Nivitha Audit of Microbiology laboratory request forms The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai
9.

 

Dr. J. Meera A study on seroprevalence of Leptospirosis among canine pet owners and patients attending tertiary care centre. The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai
10. Dr. M. Nivitha Prevalence of Non -fermentors including Pseudomonas and their susceptibility pattern and genotyping of resistance strains The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai
11. Dr. Shalini.M Bacteriological profile of UTI and their antibiogram The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai
12. Dr. M. Jane Esther Production of KPC among carbapenam resistant Gram negative bacilli The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai
13. Dr. Shalini M Isolation, speciation, virulence factors detection and Antifungal susceptibility  of Candida from  clinical samples The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai
14. Dr. M. Jane Esther Prevalence of Dengue in and around Trichy –A Clinical and Laboratory Study The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai
15. Dr. J.D. Jahappriya Detection of virulence markers of Uropathogenic E. coli from Urinary tract infections & its antimicrobial susceptibility pattern The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai
16. Dr. I. Selvi  A study on biofilm formation and its gene detection in device associated infections and correlation with their antimicrobial resistance pattern The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai
Undergraduate Students Research -ICMR
17. Ms. S. Eniya Microbiological flora in operation theatre and ICU Indian Council of Medical Research
18. Ms. M. Krishnaveni Studies of Nasal flora among Medical Students before and after exposure to formalin in the dissection hall Indian Council of Medical Research
19. Ms. R. Keerthana Asymptomatic bacteria among rural antenatal women Indian Council of Medical Research
20. Ms.K.K. Sowbarnika Bacteriological examination of mobile phone and hand washing habit among rural population Indian Council of Medical Research
21. Ms. S.K. Saranya Knowledge, attitude, behaviour and Patrice of biomedical waste management  among  hospital staff Indian Council of Medical Research
22. Ms. Q. Sree Vaishnavi Prevalence of bacterial vaginosis among women attending STD clinics  in rural Teaching hospital Indian Council of Medical Research
23. Ms. M. Pratheeba

Priyadharshini

Comparison of attitude of health care professionals and experience of HIV patients towards HIV/AIDS related stigma and discrimination Indian Council of Medical Research
24. Ms. N. Sasi Rekha Sero prevalence of hepatitis  C virus in health care workers of a rural teaching hospital Indian Council of Medical Research
25. Ms. N. Sai Prasanna Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus – nasal carriage among health  care workers Indian Council of Medical Research
26. Mr. S. Ram Babu Role of probiotics in treatment of bacterial vaginosis Indian Council of Medical Research
27. Ms. S. Nagma Farheen Prevalence and pattern of Bacteremia among Intensive care patients Indian Council of Medical Research
28. Ms. Divya Malar Spectrum of microbial flora in diabetic foot ulcers Indian Council of Medical Research
29. Ms. R.R  Snehalakshmi Knowledge, attitude, behavior and practice of Hand washing among heterogeneous population Indian Council of Medical Research
30. Ms. Aninditha Guraza Bacteriological profile of street vended food Indian Council of Medical Research
31. Mr. H.A. Prasanth Prevalence of HBV & HCV in patients of chronic liver disease with special reference to hepatocellular carcinoma Indian Council of Medical Research
32. Mr. H.A. Prasant Bacteriological profile of diabetic ulcer foot and their antimicrobial susceptibility pattern in a tertiary care hospital, Trichy Indian Council of Medical Research
33. Mr. S. Vigneshwaran Bacteriological profile and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of blood culture isolates in children with septicemia in a tertiary care teaching hospital Indian Council of Medical Research