Dr Archana Bhat K

Assistant Professor

Department of Microbiology

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Involved in  Academic,diagnostic and research in Microbiology
    • Guides UG and PG research projects
    • NABL Internal auditor for KMC Hospital

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Microbiology

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD Microbiology Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, RGUHS 2014
MBBS( Bachelor of Medicine , Bachelor of Surgery) Siddhartha Medical College, Tumkur,RGUHS 2009

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Kasturba Medical College Hospital (750 bedded hospital), Ambedkar circle, Mangalore Registrar,Microbiology March 2015 - November2015
Department of Microbiology, KMC Mangalore Assistant Professor September2017 till date

Macrolide Lincosamide Streptogramin resistance in Invasive isolates of Staphylococcus aureus . MAHE Faculty seed Grant. Rs 25,000.2019

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Antibiotic resistance in bacteria , Tuberculosis, Quality control,Mycology

Area of Expertise

Mycology

Area of Research

Antibiotic resistance in bacteria , Tuberculosis

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Life member IAMM

Life member IAMM KC 

1)  “Study on Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase and metallo beta lactamase enzymes in clinical isolates of Gram negative bacilli” Archana Bhat K, Nagarathnamma T. International Journal of Current Research Vol.8, Issue 01, Page no: 25374-25378, January 2016.

2)  Shobha Prasada, Archana Bhat K, Sevitha Bhat, Shalini Shenoy Mulki, Sanyuktha Tulasidas. Changing antibiotic susceptibility pattern in uropathogenic Escherichia coli over a period of 5 years in a tertiary care center. Infection and Drug Resistance 2019:12; 1439–1443

3) Clinicomicrobiological insight into bacteremia due to Gram positive cocci. Soumya Shrigiri, Sevitha Bhat, Archana Bhat K. Indian journal of Public health research 2019: Volume10 Issue 9; 350-56

ICMR-STS Grant -2018: Miss Soumya Shrigeri.2 nd MBBS., Evaluation of Gram positive cocci isolated from blood, their antibiotic profile, associated risk factors, co-morbid conditions and outcome of bacteremia.