Dr Shashidhar V

Associate Professor

Department of Microbiology


    Dr Shashidhar V teaches MBBS and Microbiology students.

    He is also:

    • Involved in diagnostic and research activities of the department.
    • Faculty-in-charge of HIV Serology and Autoimmune Serology diagnostics.
    • Guiding undergraduate ( MBBS) and postgraduate (MD) students in their research projects.
    • Quality Manager for the State HIV Reference Laboratory.




Subject Subject code Semester
Microbiology MBBS 3rd, 4th and 5th semester
Microbiology MD


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD Microbiology Government Medical College, Mysore 2007
MBBS JSS Medical College, Mysore 2000


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC, Manipal Associate Professor 2011 till date
KMC, Manipal Assistant Professor 2007 to 2011
Mysore Medical College and Research Institute, Mysore Tutor 2004 to 2007


Area of Interest

Infectious Diseases, Autoimmune diseases, Antibiotic Resistance

Area of Research

Autoimmune diseases, Clostridium difficile, HIV

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life Member of Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists - Karnataka Chapter, 2009.
  • Life Member of European Society for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 2010.
  • Life Member of Anaerobe Society of the Americas, 2010.
  • Life Member of Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists,2007
  • Life Member of Academy of Clinical Microbiologists,2011
  • Life Member of Gastrointestinal Infection Society of India, 2011.


Trichosporon Asahii - An unusual cause of urinary tract infection in an AIDS patient


Journal of the Academy of Clinical Microbiologists, 2009, 11:27-9.

Efficacy of Topical antimicrobials against Propionic bacterium acnes


Int J Xeno Pharm Tech, 2011, 1(1):34-7.

Bacterial and clinical profile of diabetic foot patients


Ann Trop Med Public Health 2012; 5:69-73.

Chronic suppurative otitis media - optimizing initial antibiotic therapy in a tertiary care setup


Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 2012, 64:285-9.

Antimicrobial activity of mupirocin and fusidic acid against Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus


Indian Journal of Pharmacology and Technology 2012;4:53-5.

Speciation and antibiogram of Coagulase negative Staphylococci (CONS) from various clinical specimens


Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development 2012;3:91-5.

Asymptomatic Bacteriuria among patients with Diabetes mellitus at a tertiary care centre


National Journal of Laboratory Medicine, 2013, 2:16-9.

Clostridium difficile Infection at a Tertiary Care Hospital in South India


JAPI, 2013, 61:804-6.

Efficacy of Zincoderm G cream against wound infection by Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus in Sprague Dawley Rats


Int J Pharm Bio Sci 2015;6(2):446-9.

Efficacy of zincoderm G cream against wound infection by Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Sprague-Dawley rats


Int J Basic Clin Pharmacol 2015;4(1):20-23

Influence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa on exacerbation in patients with Bronchiectasis.


J Global Infect Dis 2015;7:18-22.

Stenotrophomonas maltophilia in Lower Respiratory Tract Infections.


Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research 2014;8:20-2.

Prevalence of Clinical Periodontitis and Putative Periodontal Pathogens among South Indian Pregnant Women.


International Journal of Microbiology, 2014, Article ID 420149, doi:10.1155/2014/420149.

Lower genital tract infections during pregnancy and adverse pregnancy outcomes: a hospital based observational cohort study


BMC Infectious Diseases 2014; 14(Suppl 3):E35.

Subcutaneous Infection with Dirofilaria repens - A Case Report


Human Parasitic Diseases 2014:6 1

Multi-drug resistant Gram-negative bacilli in lower respiratory tract infections.


Iran J Microbiol 2013;5:323-7.

Nonfermenting Gram-negative bacilli other than Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Acinetobacter spp. Causing Respiratory tract infections in a tertiary care center.Nonfermenting Gram-negative bacilli other than Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Acinetobacter spp. Causing Respiratory tract infections in a tertiary care center.Nonfermenting Gram-negative bacilli other than Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Acinetobacter spp. Causing Respiratory tract infections in a tertiary care center.


J Global Infect Dis 2013;5:144-8.

Acute post-traumatic endophthalmitis secondary to Propionibacterium acnes.


BMJ Case Rep 2013. doi:10.1136/bcr-2013-201452.

Strongyloides Stercoralis Hyperinfection Presenting as Subacute Intestinal Obstruction


International Journal of Scientific Research 2013;2:352-3.

Detection and Analysis of Risk Factors for Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Colonization among HIV Infected Adults at a Tertiary Care Center.


Aaron Alexander

Efficacy of Triphala Mouthwash in preventing gingivitis among children

Nikesh Gopal Kumar

Detection of clostridium difficile from patients with Antibiotic Associated Diarrhea in a Tertiary care Hospital in South India

Arpita Singhal

Detection of Asymptomatic Bacteriuria (ASB) among patients with Diabetes mellitus

Radhika Sarda

Spectrum of opportunistic infections among HIV sero-positive patients in a tertiary care hospital

Isha Gambhir

Evaluation of the effect of Herbal Mouthwash on Plaque, gingivitis and salivary streptococcus mutans counts in children

Dr Namitha P Kamath

Clinical profile of Enterobacter infections and its resistance pattern at a tertiary care centre

Swetha PS

Antimicrobial resistance among clinical isolates belonging to Bacteroides fragilis group at a tertiary care hospital

Chitra S

    Manipal - World AIDS day program.


    Udayavani - Manipal edition, 30-11-2014, pg 5-6u http://epaper.udayavani.com/Display.aspx?Pg=A&Edn=MN&DispDate=2014-11-30

    Manipal - World AIDS day program.


    Udayavani - Manipal edition, 07-12-2014, pg 6u http://epaper.udayavani.com/Display.aspx?Pg=A&Edn=MN&DispDate=2014-12-7