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Department : Microbiology News Type : cme-conducted
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  • Aug'13

ACM/CME Conference

This interactive workshop was conducted by Department of Microbiology, under the aegis of the Academy of Clinical Microbiologists, on August 31st at RajaRajeswari Medical College and Hospital. There were 100 registrations for this interactive workshop which discussed the subject – ‘OUTBREAK INVESTIGATION’. The programme began with an invocation song, sung by Dr.Shruthi and Dr.Sangeetha, Prof. & HOD, Department of Microbiology delivered the welcome speech. The Dean Dr. Godhara, Principal Dr.Usha, Medical Superintendent Dr.Govindaraju, Additional Medical Director Dr.Rangappa graced the occasion with their esteemed presence. Dr. Satish Amarnath, Director, Manipal Cure and Care made a speech on the ‘Workshop Dynamics’. The participants of the workshop introduced themselves and briefed the audience about the case given to them. Very informative discussions on many subjects such as ‘outbreak due to Hepatitis A virus, Gram negative sepsis and shock, chemical posing as a pathogen, antibiotic policy, blood stream infections due to contaminated intravenous fluids’ took place in the workshop. This session ended with expert remarks from Dr. Satish Amarnath and Dr. Indumathi.

The afternoon session began with oral paper and poster presentation facilitated by Dr. Shashikala, Dr.Kiran and Dr.Ratish .The following oral papers were presented.

ORAL PAPER PRESENTATIONS:

SL NO

NAME

DESIGNATION

TITLE

INSTITUTE

E-MAIL ID

MOBILE NO

1

DR.SALONI AGARWAL

PG

Multi drug resistant gram negative bacilli from patients with catheter related blood stream infections.

K.S HEDGE MEDICAL ACADEMY,NITTE UNIVERSITY
DERALAKATTE, MANGALORE-575018

drsalonij@
yahoo.in

9035142848

2

DR.R.
SOMESHWARAN

FINAL YEAR PG

Microbial profile of catheter associated urinary tract infections in a tertiary care hospital.

PSGIMSR

drsomeshwaran
@gmail.com

9843696682

3

DR.RAGI.R.G

JUNIOR RESIDENT

A case of Scedosporium apiospermum otomycosis.

GOVERNMENT
MEDICAL COLLEGE,
THIRUVANANTHA
PURAM

dr.rakhitvm@
gmail.com

9496812748

4

DR.SARITHA.N

ASSOC PROFESSOR MICROBIOLOGY

A rare case of Propionibacterium spp
causing chronic lung infection

GOVERNMENT
MEDICAL COLLEGE,
THIRUVANANTHA
PURAM

drsarithapradeep
@gmail.com

7293034455

5

DR.ARUN KUMAR.C

PG

Role of Clindamycin in orthopaedic infections

RRMCH
BANGALORE

arun18_naidu@
gmail.com

9036612340

6

DR.RUBINA ZEHRA

PG

Mupirocin resistance in Staphylococcus

SRM MEDICAL
COLLEGE. TAMILNADU

rubyzehra@
yahoo.co.in

9176883890

ORAL PAPER PRESENTATIONS:

SL NO

NAME

DESIGNATION

TITLE

INSTITUTE

E-MAIL ID

MOBILE NO

1

DR.SOUMIA.S

2ND YEAR
JUNIOR
RESIDENT PG

A case report of Rhodotorula spp from a tertiary care centre

GOVERNMENT
MEDICAL
COLLEGE,
THIRUVANANTHA
PURAM

dr.soumia.s@
gmail.com

9496368528

This was followed by a presentation by Dr.Saritha, Associate Editor, and the presentation was about the process of uploading an article on the Journal’s website. Dr.Kavitha Raja, Joint Secretary of ACM, spoke on “Infective Endocarditis” and the programme ended with vote of thanks from Dr.Ragini, Organising Secretary.

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Speakers: Dr. Satish Amarnath and Dr. Indumathi.