Dr. Dinoop K. P.
Assistant Professor
Phone :
Office: 0471-2524502, Residence: 0471-2595284, Mobile: 9486199476

D.N.B. (Microbiology) - National Board of Examinations (NBE), India: 2014

Associateship (Medical Microbiology) - Royal College of Pathologists (FRC Path - Part 1), London, United Kingdom: 2013

M.D. (Microbiology) - Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry, India: 2012

M.B.B.S. - Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS), Pondicherry, India: 2009

Assistant Professor (Clinical Microbiology) - Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology (SCTIMST): August 2018 - Current date

Assistant Professor (Microbiology) - PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & Research (PSG IMSR): January 2015 - August 2018

Senior Resident (Microbiology) - Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER): December 2012 - December 2014

Young Researcher Award in Clinical Microbiology - 4th Venus International Healthcare Awards (VIHA), 2021

Associateship award (Medical Microbiology) - Royal College of Pathologists, London, United Kingdom
Membership - National academy of Medical Sciences (MNAMS)
Best research paper award: IATP National conference (TROPACON 2011: GMC, Nagpur)- Evaluation of real-time PCR in diagnosis of amoebic liver abscess
Invited Chairperson/Judge for postgraduate (M.D. Microbiology) poster presentation sessions in 2 national conferences: MICROCON 2015 - JIPMER & TROPACON 2016 - JIPMER
2 Quiz Prizes in IAMM National Conferences
First Prize - 36th IAMM Conference Quiz (2012) - LHMC, New Delhi
Second Prize - 34th IAMM Conference Quiz (2010) - Kolkata

Clinical Microbiology
Infection control
Antimicrobial stewardship
Clinical & Translational research in cardiovascular and neuroinfectious diseases.

Member - Hospital Infection Control Committee (HICC)
Member - Infection Control Team (ICT)
Laboratory Quality Management

Patent filed (Indian): A test kit for the determination of procalcitonin (PCT) and the process thereof. Patent reference no: IPAIO197.Y20; Application no: 202041043487 dated 06.10.2020

Patent filed (Indian): Rapid detection of COVID-19 IgG/IgM antibodies using immunochromatographic technique. Patent reference no: IPCOV173.Y20; Application number: 202041015212 dated 07.04.2020

Patent filed (Indian): Rapid detection of COVID-19 IgG/IgM antibodies using immunochromatographic technique. Patent reference no: IPCOV173.Y20; Application number: 202041015212 dated 07.04.2020

Member (Associate) - Royal College of Pathologists (RCPath), London, UK
Member - National Academy of Medical Sciences (MNAMS)
Life member - Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists (IAMM)
Life member - Indian Academy of Tropical Parasitology (IATP)
Life member - Academy of Clinical Microbiologists (ACM)
Editorial Board member (Assistant Editor) - Tropical Parasitology: 2013-2018
Editorial Board member (Assistant Editor) - Journal of The Academy of Clinical Microbiologists: 2020 - 2023

Principal Investigator (PI): A prospective cohort study on cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) diversion catheter-related infections in a tertiary referral neurosurgical care center - Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR): Rs. 21,29,400; October 2020 - September 2022

Clinical Principal Investigator (PI): Point-of-care device for sepsis management (Procalcitonin - based) - Technical Research Centre (TRC) ??? Department of Science & Technology (DST): Rs. 1 crore; 2020 - 2022

Principal Investigator (PI): Role of novel Biomarkers and clinical Scoring systems in predicting progression to Sepsis in infected post-Cardiac Surgery patients (BioSSCaS study) - SCTIMST hospital seed fund grant: Rs. 4.78 lakhs; January 2021 - December 2023

Liverpool Neurological Infectious Diseases Course (Neuro ID Virtual course 2021) - University of Liverpool (Brain Infections Group)

Organising Secretary: Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID 2020): co-organised by SCTIMST and ACM (Academy of Clinical Microbiologists) ??? February 2020

Organising Secretary: CME on ???Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) in a superspecialty setting ??? Facing the future??? (SCTIMST) ??? March 2019

Hospital Infection Control Committee (HICC)

Infection Control Team (ICT)

COVID - Infection Control Team (ICT)

Comprehensive Neuro-intensive Care Team

I. International Brain Research Organisation ??? Asia Pacific Regional Committee (IBRO-APRC 2019): Talk on ???Role of Brain-Gut-Microbiome axis in neurological disorders: Emerging trends??? ??? organised by IBRO and SCTIMST.

Article

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Ponnambath DK, Khimji PB, Kaviyil JE, Raja K, Abraham M, Thomas B., A Rare Case Of Cerebellar Abscess Due To Listeria monocytogenes In An Elderly Patient With Ulcerative Colitis, Neurology India, , Accepted for publication
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Rosenthal V D, Duszynska W, Ider B, Raja K, Ponnambath DK, S Biju et al , International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC) report, data summary of 45 countries for 2013-2018, Adult and Pediatric Units, Device-associated Module, American Journal of Infection Control, 2021, S0196-6553(21)00272-8, 10.1016/j.ajic.2021.04.077
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Ponnambath DK, Gopalakrishnan A, Pillai VV, Kaviyil JE, Raja K., Clinical Profile of Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis due to Candida parapsilosis: A 11-year Retrospective Observational Study from a Quaternary Cardiac Referral Institute in India, Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine, 2021, 25(8):860???865, 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23915
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Pavankumar Rudrabhatla, Sruthi S. Nair, Jithin George, Sabarish Sekar, Dinoop Korol Ponnambath, Isolated Myelitis and Intramedullary Spinal Cord Abscess in Melioidosis???A Case Report, The Neurohospitalist, 2021, , https://doi.org/10.1177/19418744211025386
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Poyuran R, Ponnambath DK, Vilanilam GC, Chandrasekharan K, Narasimhaiah D, Mycobacterial spindle cell pseudotumour of the brain in an immunocompetent adult, Pathology, 2021, S0031302521000799
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Maya V, Kaviyil JE, Ponnambath DK, Nair RP, Bhatt A, Pilankatta R, et al, Evaluation of diagnostic accuracy of developed rapid SARS-COV-2 IgG antibody test kit using novel diluent system., Virus disease, 2021, 1-7
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Bhattacharya S, Joy V M, Goel G, Nath S R, Raja K, Ponnambath D K et al, Antimicrobial stewardship programme ??? from policies to practices: A survey of antimicrobial stewardship programme practices from 25 centres in India, J Acad Clin Microbiol, 2019, 21(1):4-9, 10.4103/jacm.jacm_17_19
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Mathew RR, Ponnambath DK, Mandal J, Roy G, Enteric Pathogen profile and Knowledge, Attitude and Behaviour about food hygiene among food handlers in a tertiary health care center, International Journal of Medicine and Public Health, 2019, 9(3):60-65, 10.5530/ijmedph.2019.3.16
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Ponnambath DK, Khimji PB, Kaviyil JE, Raja K, Vilanilam GC, Thomas B., First report of intracranial epidermoid cyst infection and brain abscess caused by Salmonella Paratyphi A, J Acad Clin Microbiol, 2019, 21:85-88, 10.4103/jacm.jacm_31_19
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Kaviyil JE, Pitchai S, Ponnambath DK, Raja K, A rare case of mycotic aneurysm due to Salmonella Enteritidis, J Acad Clin Microbiol, 2019, 21:94-96, 10.4103/jacm.jacm_27_19