• Dr.Ratna Rao_resizeName Dr. Ratna Rao
  • Specialization Microbiology
  • e-mail ID apollohealthcity@apollohospitals.com
  • Location Apollo Health City Campus Hyderabad
  • Qualifications MBBS ; MD (Microbiology)

Summary of Profile

  • Consultant Microbiologist, Apollo Hospitals
  • Visiting Scientist to Johns Hopkins Baltimore for three months 1993
  • Registrar JIPMER 1986-87


Participation in Clinical Trials

  • A global program – antibiotic longitudinal surveillance program to trace antimicrobial resistance trends on a global scale using  reference quality quantitative antimicrobial susceptibility testing methods performing in a central laboratory
  • Survey of the antibiotic susceptibility of S. pneumonia
  • An open-label, non-comparative, multi-centre, post-marketing surveillance study.
  • Member of Technical committee for Accrditation of Clinical Labortories in India,constituted by Dept.of Science and    Technology,Govt.of India.
  • Member of Biosafety Committee of CCMB.
  • Presidents Gold Medal for best Intern

Papers & Publications

  • Health Care Associated Infection Control Manual – 2006
  • Presence in India of HIV type I similar to N. Anemicrican strains – AIDS RESEARCH AND HUMAN RETROVIRUSE Vol 10, No. 8. 1994. P. BHASKER S.C. RAM, RATNA RAO, T. QUIN, BOLLINGER, JOHN HOPKINS BALTIMORE.
  • PCR for TB – Paper Presented at – Third Annual Conference of Indian Association of Clinical Medicine Oct 14-15 1995, at Hotel Baskara Palace, Hyderabad – Dr. Ratna Rao.
  • Poster on “Evidence for Presence on N. American type HIV-I in Hyderabad India” A. IX International Conference on AIDS Yockohama 7-12 August 1994 – Dr. Ratna Rao.
  • Track on AIDS – National Conference of Sexually Transmitted Diseases at Hyderabad, Krishna Oberai, Feb 1995 – Dr. Ratna Rao.
  • “Reactions of HIV Seropositive Patients Analysis” Poster accepted for IX International Conference on AIDS at Berlin, Germany, May 1993 – Dr. Ratna Rao.

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