Dr Vandana K E

Professor and Head

Department of Microbiology


    Dr Vandana K E teaches Microbiology, Diagnostic Microbiology services and also guides MD research projects. 



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


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD Microbiology Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 2000
MBBS JJM Medical College, Davangere 1995


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC,Manipal Professor and Head 15/Jun/2020 till date
KMC, Manipal Professor 2011 to 14/Jun/2020
KMC, Manipal Associate Professor 2006 to 2011
KMC, Manipal Assistant Professor 2003 to 2006
K S Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore Assistant Professor 2002 to 2003
CMC,Vellore Lecturer 2001


Area of Interest

Antimicrobial resistance , Blood stream infections

Area of Expertise

Antimicrobial resistance , Hospital infections , Blood stream infections

Area of Research

Antimicrobial Resistance , Perinatal infections , Brucellosis

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life Member of IAMM, 2005.
  • Life Member of ACM, 2011.

Prolonged fever in HIV disease due to Salmonella enteritidis

2008-01-01 Vandana KE Bairy I Rao PS Kabir B

Indian J Med Microbiol, 2008, 26:399-400

Ventilator Associated Pneumonia with Col-S Strains- A successful comeback of Colistin

2008-01-01 Mukhopadhyay C Krishna S Vandana KE Shenoy A Bairy I

The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2008, 12(5):444-446

Clinical profile, Drug Susceptibility and Treatment Practices of Enteric Fever in a Tertiary Care Hospital

2008-01-08 Vandana KE Kamath R Rao PS Kabir B

Indian Journal for the Practising Doctor, Vol 5, No 3, 2008-07 - 2008-08, 5-8

Pulmonary melioidosis in febrile neutropenia: the rare and deadly duet

2010-01-01 Mukhopadhyay C Chawla K Vandana KE Krishna S Saravu K

Trop Doct, 2010, 40: 165-166,

Inducible clindamycin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus: Reason for treatment failure

2009-01-01 Vandana KE Singh J Mukhopadhyay C Bairy I

Journal of Global Infectious diseases, 2009, January-June, Vol 1, Issue 1: p 76

Detection of Amp C among ESBL producing Enterobacteraceae- If you don’t look you won’t find

2009-01-01 Vandana KE Prasanna H

Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research ,2009,August 3:1653-1656

Aquatic to pulmonary: Severe melioidosis following near- drowning from Southern India

2009-02-11 Mukhopadhyay C Vandana KE Krishna H Saravu K

The Internet Journal of Pulmonary Medicine, 2009 Vol 11 Number 2

Role of laboratory in diagnosing atypical mumps

2010-14-04 Vandana KE Kumar AG Bairy I

Braz J Infect Dis. .2010 April, 14(2):201-2