Dr Narendra Padmanabha Nayak

Dr Narendra Padmanabha Nayak


School of Medicine

Associate Professor


Microbiology and Immunology


Dr Narendra Nayak graduated with an M.B.B.S from Vijayanagar Institute of Medical sciences, Bellary, Karnataka, India, and obtained his M.D (Microbiology and Immunology) from Lokamanaya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Mumbai, Maharashtra India.

He has 20 years experience as an Educator and Research in the field of Microbiology and Immunology and is the course director for Microbiology and Immunology at St. Matthew’s University. 

Dr Narendra Nayak has extensive experience in various Laboratory sections of Microbiology such as Bacteriology, Virology, Parasitology, Mycology and Immunology. He has published several research publications in indexed and peer reviewed Journals.

His main research area of interest is determination of Bacterial drug resistance with respect to production of Extended Betalactamases in various clinical isolates of Ventilator associated Pneumonia, Wound infections, and Urinary tract infections.

Dr Narendra Nayak is actively involved in the selection process of Admissions committee of St. Matthews University Medical School, Grand Cayman.

  1. Bacteriological culture of endotracheal Aspirates – A simple diagnostic tool and a guide for empiric antibiotic therapy in suspected cases of Ventilator-associated Pneumonia. – Journal of evolution Medical and Dental Sciences issue 74/September 15, 2016.
  2. Aerobic Microorganisms in post-operative wound infections and their Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns – Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research- December/2010/volume 4/Issue 6.
  3. Bacteriological profile, antibiotic sensitivity pattern and detection of extended-spectrum Beta lactamase in the isolates of Urinary tract infection from Children- Indian Journal of Child health – Vol3/ Issue/January – March 2016.
  4. Detection of Extended Spectrum Beta-Lactamase production and multidrug Resistance in clinical Isolates of Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae – Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research – June 18th 2010.
  5. Effect of Solar eclipse on microbes – Journal of Pharmacy and Bioallied Sciences – January – March 2011, Vol 3 Issue 1.
Antibacterial drug resistance with respect to Extended spectrum Beta-lactamases

Conferences held by Indian association of Medical Microbiologists in India

Workshop on Hospital infection control in Shankara Nethralaya, Chennai, India.

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