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Dr. Rouchelle Charmaine Tellis

Dr. Rouchelle Charmaine Tellis Associate Professor

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


Degree Institute Specilisation Year of Passing
Fr. Muller Institute of Education, Mangalore
April 2005
St. John’s Medical College, Mangalore
May 2010
Designation Institution / Organisation Tenure
St. John Medical College, Bangalore
April 2006 - March 2010
Assistant Professor
Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore
03.07.2010 - 02.10.2014
Associate Professor
Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore
03.10.2014 - Till date
Area of interest• Hospital Infection control • Mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance • Molecular diagnostics of infectious diseases
Area of expertiseMicrobiology
Area of research• Antimicrobial resistance • Bacterial pathogenicity
  • Member of American Society of Microbiology (ASM)
  • Member of International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID), USA
  • Member of Hospital Infection Society of India
  • Life member of Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists (IAMM)
Correlation between biofilm formation and antibiotic resistance in uropathogenic Pseudomonas aeruginosa causing catheter associated urinary tract infections.
First Tellis R, Moosabba M.S.

European J Pharmaeutical & Medical Research. 2017, 4(10), 248-252.


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

International Journal of Biomedical Research 2017; 8: 320-24.


Extended spectrum beta-lactamase production and biofilm formation in Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates from urinary tract samples: A tertiary care hospital experience.
Third Lobo AS, MS Moosabba, Tellis R, Roche R.

Indian Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 2018; 5(1):1-3.


Biofilm formation and extended spectrum beta-lactamase production in Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates from respiratory samples in a tertiary care hospital.
Third Lobo AS, MS Moosabba, Tellis R, Roche R.

International Journal of Comprehensive and Advanced Pharmacology, 2018;3(1):6-9

Activity of antibiotic combinations against multidrug resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa: A study from South India.
First and corresponding Tellis R, Vidyasagar S, Moosabba MS.

International Journal of Microbiology and Allied Sciences 2016, 2(4):27-34

Evaluation of homocysteine levels in individuals having nonsyndromic cleft lip with or without palate.
Second Abdulla R, Tellis R, Athikari R, Kudkuli J.

Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. 2016   Volume :20  Issue :3  Page :390-394


Blood group determination using DNA extracted from exfoliated primary teeth at various environmental conditions” –A PCR Study.
Second author Pai R, Tellis R, S Afreen.

International Journal of Advanced Research (2014), Volume 2, Issue 11, 639-647

In-vitro synergistic activity of colistin and Ceftazidime or Ciprofloxacin against multidrug-resistant clinical strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Fourth author D’Souza BB, Rao S, Rekha PD, Tellis R.

Microbial Drug Resistance July 23, 2014

Evaluation of Fluoroquinolone Resistance and Its Role in the Emergence of Multidrug Resistant Phenotypes in Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Second author D’Souza BB, Tellis R, Rao S.

Int. J. Pharm. Sci. Rev. Res., 2014; 24(1): 199-202.


Comparison of Medicine Quality of the Generic Formulation of Amoxicillin Provided by the Government of Karnataka with Marketed Brands - A Public Health Perspective.
Fourth Pais K, Shenoy G, Shenoy R, Tellis R et al.

Int. J. Pharm. Sci. Rev. Res., 2013;23(1): 37-42


Assessment of Nitrofurantoin as a drug of choice for treatment of community acquired uncomplicated lower urinary tract infection
Annapoorna Part of ICMR-STS 2018

Project duration 2018

Clinico-microbiological study of ventilator associated pneumonia in a tertiary care hospital

Project duration 2017-18

Study of in vitro sensitivity of alternate antibiotics against MRSA
Dr. Tabia

Project duration 2015-17

Assessment of ESBL production among clinical isolates of Enterobacteriaceae in a tertiary care hospital
Fathima (Kannur University)

Project duration 2016-17

Comparison of virulence factors among antibiotic sensitive and multidrug resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Risha Shetty Part of ICMR-STS 2015

Project duration 2015


In vitro study of antibiotic synergistic activity against multidrug resistant gram negative bacilli in a tertiary care hospital:
Sachin Vidyasagar Part of ICMR-STS 2013

Project duration 2013

In vitro comparative study of the efficacy of different brands of Amoxycillin in reference to the generic formulations
Dr. Kelvin Peter Pais

Project duration 2012-13

Correlation between CRP and polymerase chain reaction for P.gingivalis in cases of gingivalis.
Dr. Roshan

Project duration 2012-13

Comparison of 5.25% sodium hypochlorite, MTAD and 2% chlorhexidine in rapid disinfection of polycapro-lactone based root canal filling material.
Dr. G Kini

Project duration 2010-11

Effect of white colored mineral trioxide aggregate in different concentrations on Candida albicans in vitro
Dr. Niyaz

Project duration 2012

Potential of mobile phones to serve as a reservoir in spread of nosocomial pathogens
Dr. Shailaja

Project duration 2010