Dr. Saritha Kamath U

Associate Professor & Head

Department of Medical Laboratory Technology

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Dr Saritha Kamath U is Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Medical Laboratory Technology at MCHP, Manipal.

    She is:

    • Head Department of MLT
    • Coordinator for PG program
    • Class coordinator for 3rd and 4th Semester MSc. MLT
    • Guide for undergraduate and postgraduate research
    • Core committee member of IQAC
    • Certified Internal Auditor for IMS

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Metabolic Regulations and Inborn Errors of Metabolism III sem MSc MLT
Haematology and Clinical Pathology II sem MSc MLT
Bioethics VI sem BSc MLT
Clinical Biochemistry III & IV sem BSc MLT
Hematological III & IV sem BSc MLT
Integrated case studies III & VI Semester BSc MLT

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Inborn errors of metabolism Manipal Academy of Higher Education February 2016 - till date
Master of Science in Medical Laboratory Technology Clinical Biochemistry School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2007
BSc in Medical Laboratory Technology Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2004
Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology KMC, Manipal 1989

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Medical Laboratory Technology, MCHP Associate Professor and Head June 2019 till date
Department of Medical Laboratory Technology, SOAHS Manipal Associate Professor February 2016 - June 2019
Department of Medical Laboratory Technology, SOAHS Manipal Assistant Professor- Selection Grade 2014 - 2016
Department of Medical Laboratory Technology, SOAHS Assistant Professor - Senior scale 2010 - 2014
Department of Medical Laboratory Technology, SOAHS Lecturer 2007 - 2010
Kasturba Hospital , Manipal Sr. Laboratory Technician 1995 - 2007
Kasturba Hospital , Manipal Jr Laboratory Technician 1990 - 1995

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Clinical biochemistry, Inborn errors of metabolism, Micronutrient deficiency, Haematological disorders

Area of Expertise

Clinical biochemistry, Haematology and clinical pathology

Area of Research

Clinical biochemistry, Inborn errors of metabolism, Micronutrient deficiency, Haematological disorders

Immunoprotective alpha 2 macroglobulin in tubal pregnancy – a possible tool for early diagnosis

2013-01-01 Maya Roche Ronald A Roche

About 2% of all pregnancies are ectopic, were the implantation of developing blastocyst occurs outside the uterus. More than 98% of ectopic pregnancies occur in the fallopian tubes.

Sibling screening of a case of pyroglutamic aciduria resulting in normal development- a case report.

2018-01-04 Saritha Kamath U Nalini Bhaskaranand

Sibling screening of a case of pyroglutamic aciduria resulting in normal development- a case report. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2018 Apr, Vol-12(4): SD05-SD06.

B12 Deficiency in a Breastfed Infant Due to Maternal B12 Deficiency: A Case Report

2018-01-01 Saritha Kamath U Nalini Bhaskaranand Anjali Rao

B12 Deficiency in a Breastfed Infant Due to Maternal B12 Deficiency: A Case Report. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2018 Jan, Vol-12(1): SD03-SD04

Spectrum of Clinical Symptoms in Children with Elevated Lactate : Pyruvate Ratio in a Tertiary Care Setting.

2014-01-04 Saritha Kamath U Nalini Bhaskaranand Anjali Rao

Spectrum of Clinical Symptoms in Children with Elevated Lactate : Pyruvate Ratio in a Tertiary Care Setting. Asian Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences 4 (29) 2014: 34-38.

Role of early intervention in a family of affected siblings with suspected mitochondrial disorder

2014-01-03 Saritha Kamath U Nalini Bhaskaranand Anjali Rao

Role of early intervention in a family of affected siblings with suspected mitochondrial disorder. World journal of pharmaceutical research Vol. 3 (2), 2014.

Prevalence Of Anemia In Patients Undergoing Maintenance Hemodialysis In A Tertiary Care Setting

2013-01-01 Saritha Kamath U Prabhu Ravindra A Asha Patil Bandreddi Suprabha

Prevalence Of Anemia In Patients Undergoing Maintenance Hemodialysis In A Tertiary Care Setting; Int j clin surg adv 2013; 1(2):16-21

Awareness , Attitude and Practice of School Students towards Household Waste Management.

2013-01-02 Licy C D Vivek Raghavan Saritha Kamath Anies T K Josphina C T

Awareness , Attitude and Practice of School Students towards Household Waste Management. Journal of environment (2013), Vol. 02, Issue 06, pp. 147-150

Association of anemia with hypothyroidisim in women.

2017-01-08 Moosa Rasheed Yenoshan Chettupalli Dr. Saritha Kamath U

Performance verification for routine biochemical analytes Cobas 6000

2016-01-08 Dinesh Yathiraj Dr. Saritha Kamath u Mrs. Kusumakshi Nayak Dr. Nalini K

alidation of cobas 6000 analysers using biochemical parameter

2015-01-08 Naveen B Banlam Phrang Jyrwa Pynshailang Mawlong Dr. saritha Kamath U Mrs. Asha Patil Dr. Nalini K

Validation of cobas 6000 analysers using biochemical parameter

Anaemia In Diabetic Patient With Nephropathy

2011-01-01 Anila Fawas

Diabetic nephropathy is a major public health problem.

Anaemia In Chronic haemodialysis patients

2011-01-01 Suprabha Bandreddi

To assess the prevalence of anaemia and iron deficiency anaemia in chronic haemodialysis patients.

Comparative study of haematological and biochemical parameters in P vivax and P falciparum malaria patients

2010-01-01 Tenzin Choepak Ashwani Sharma Amala Mary Joseph

In this retrospective study we included a total of 290 cases with malaria. Studied selected biochemical and haematological parameters in both patients with P. vivax and P. falciparum.

Correlation of serum ceruloplasmin in diabetics and diabetics with IHD

2008-01-01 Renjini MY Shameem Dr. Saritha Kamath U

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a chronic inflammatory condition.