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Dr. Vidya

Dr. Vidya Professor & HOD

M.B.B.S., M.D.

Degree Institute Specilisation Year of Passing
Mysore Medical College, Mysore
March 1997
K.M.C, Mangalore
July 2001
Designation Institution / Organisation Tenure
K.M.C Mangalore
01.08.1998 - 31.07.2001
Assistant Professor
Yenepoya Medical College Mangalore
01.08.2001 - 31.08.2006
Associate Professor
Yenepoya Medical College Mangalore
01.09.2006 - 31.10.2008
Associate Professor
Yenepoya Medical College Mangalore
01.11.2008 - 10.05.2012
Yenepoya Medical College Mangalore
11.05.2012 - 30.06.2015
Professor & HOD
Yenepoya Medical College Mangalore
01.07.2015 - Till date
Area of interestDiagnostic Microbiology, Auto immune disease diagnosis, Antimicrobial resistance, Infection control, Quality control in Microbiology
Area of expertiseMicrobiology
Area of researchClinical Microbiology
  • Life Member Indian Medical Association ,
  • Life Member Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists  - Karnataka Chapter
  • Member of the Executive council of IAMM-KC, 2014-2015.
  • Member of Yenepoya University Ethics Committee  2009 to 2017.
  • Member of Institutional Animal Ethics Committee since 2010
  • Member of Board of studies in Microbiology , Yenepoya University, since 2010
  • Chairperson BOS, Microbiology, YU since July 2015
  • Member of Curriculum Development cell, Microbiology, K S Hegde Medical Academy, Nitte University.
  • External examiner  for MBBS, BDS, MD Microbiology, MSc Medical Microbiology for RGUHS, MUHS, MAHE, KUHAS, Sikkim Manipal university
  • Member of The Rotary Foundation


Molecular Detection of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) in Females and Assessment of Risk Factors for HPV Infection: A Study from Coastal Karnataka
Varsha Saxena, Vidya Pai, Rajagopal K , Abdulla Mehnaz.

Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2018 Jun, Vol-12(6): DC46-DC50

Characterization of various virulence properties of drug-resistant klebsiella isolates: an in vitro study among “superbugs”
Devrari J C, Pai V

Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research 
Vol 11 Issue 4 April 2018 Page: 138-141

A mycological study of clinical samples from suspected mycoses in a tertiary care hospital
Jitendra chandra devrari, Varsha saxena, Vidya Pai.

Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research  Vol 11 Issue 4 April 2018 , 267-270

Competitive Inhibition of Biofilm Formation Ability among Acinetobacter species and Enterococcus species by the Extracted Exopolysaccharide of Pseudomonas aeruginosa
SaxenaV , Devrari J C, Pai V

International J. of Healthcare and Biomedical Research, Volume: 05, Issue: 04, July 2017, 42-47

In-vitro Treatment of Vancomycin and Tigecycline on High Level Gentamicin Resistant Enterococcus species and biofilm production from clinical samples
Devrari J , Vidya pai , Varsha saxena

International J. of Healthcare and Biomedical Research, Volume: 05, Issue: 04, July 2017, 25-31

Relooking at Nitrofurantoin as drug of choice for empiric treatment of community acquired uncomplicated urinary tract infections: An effective and economic treatment option
Tabia M, Tellis R, Pai V

International Journal of Biomedical Research 2017; 8(06): 320-324.

Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Detection by Enhanced chemiluminiscence A Pilot Study to Determine the Gray Zone Results
Ryhan Bashir, M.H. Sharif, Vidhya, Varsha Saxena

International journal of current microbiology and applied sciences Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 5(10): 778-782.

Devrari Efficacy of proclamation in as a marker of Acute information in patients of suspected bacterial sepsis,
Tariq Ahmad Shah, Vidya Pai, Jitendra Chandra

International journal of current microbiology and applied sciences Int. J. Curr Microbiology App. Sci (2016) 5 (10) : 533-536

A comparative study of Flurescent Staining and Zeihl Neelsen’s staining for detection of Acid fast bacilli in sputum in a tertiary care hospital in Mangalore.
Jagadeesha K, Pai V

International Journal of Microbiology & Parasitology, 2015; 1 (1): 1 – 3

Indwelling Catheters, I.V. Cannulae and endotracheal tubes: The den for microbes.
Muzafar Amin Mir, Vidya Pai, Sunil Rao P

International Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences, 2015; 5(2) : 75-79

Microbiological Profile Of Adenoid Core In Children With Chronic Adenotonsillitis With And Without Chronic Otitis Media- A Comparative Study.
Jhons T , Subramaniam V, Pai V

International Journal of Medical Science and Clinical Inventions, 2015; Vol 2 (03): 784-787

Cerebrospinal Fluid- Adenosine deaminase ativity in Tuberculous Meningitis Cases.
Shariff M H, Vidya Pai

International Journal Pharmacy Biological Science, 2014; 4(1):95-98.

A rare developmental disorder ‘Hydrocele of canal of Nuck’ – A case report.
Shariff M H, Qudusia Sultana, Vidya Pai

International Journal of Biomedical and Advance Research, 2014; 5(3):180-181. 

Antimicrobial properties if Cocos nucifera (coconut) husk: An extrapolation to oral health.
Jose M, Cyriac MB, Pai V, Varghese I, Shantaram M.

Journal of NaturalScience Biology and Medicine, 2014; 5(2): 359-364.

Antimicrobial potential of the extracts of the twigs of Azadirachta indica (Neem): an in vitro study.
Soniya Adyanthaya, Vidya Pai, Maji Jose

Journal of Medicinal Plant Studies, 2014; 2(6):53-57.


The Anaerobic Microflora: The accused in Oral Malodour?
Nandita Shenoy, Junaid Ahmed, Arjun T, Vidya Pai, Almas Binnal

International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, 2014; 5(1):21-26.


An unusual finding in a subcutaneous cyst: A case of phaeohyphomycotic cyst.
Saldanha PC, Pai V.

Archives of Medicine and Health Sciences, 2014; 2(2):199-201.

Multiple β lactamase enzymes producing clinical isolates of gram negative bacteria in a teaching hospital.
Vidya Pai, Sunil Rao P, Bhaskaran Nair

International Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences, 2013(1):590-595

Vancomycin susceptibility pattern of staphylococcus aureus isolates in a setting with low Vancomycin usage.
Venkatakrishna Rao Illuri, Kishore G Bhat, Vidya Pai, Sunil Rao Padmaraj, Manjula Shantaram.

International Journal of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, 2013; 2(4):212-215.

.Bacteriology of symptomatic adenoids in children.
Rajeshwary A, Rai S, Somayaji G, Pai V

North American Journal Medical Sciences [serial online] 2013 : Apr 1;5:113-8.

Etiology and sensitivity of uropathogens in out-patients and in patients with urinary tract infection: implications on empiric therapy.
Pai V, Niar B.

Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, 2012; 5(3):181-184