Dr Abhishek


Dr Abhishek Padhi

Assistant Professor

MBBS, MD, PDCC (Transplant and Hepatic Virology, ILBS)

    Publications (Research papers):-

    1. Gaikwad UN, Bose O, Padhi A, Jindal A, Nagpure K, Bhargava A, et al. A retrospective observational insight into COVID-19 exposures resulting from personal protective equipment (PPE) breaches. PloS one. 2022;17(5):e0268582.

    2. Padhi A, Gupta E, Singh G, Parveen S, Islam A, Tarai B. Circulation of DENV-3 Genotype 3 during 2017 to 2018 in Delhi: A Single-Center Hospital-Based Study. Journal of Laboratory Physicians. 2022;14(01):021–6.

    3. Rastogi A, Padhi A, Gupta E. Mapping the footprints of COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of family medicine and primary care. 2021;10:2467–76.

    4. Agarwal R, Gupta E, Dubey S, Padhi A, Khodare A, Kumar G, et al. Pooled nasopharyngeal swab collection in a single vial for the diagnosis of SARS CoV-2 infection: An effective cost saving method. Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology. 2021;39(2):231–4.

    5. Padhi A, Gupta E, Singh G, Agarwal R, Sharma M and Sarin S. Evaluation of the Point of Care Molecular Diagnostic Genedrive HCV ID Kit for the detection of HCV RNA in clinical samples. Epidemiology & Infection. 2020;

    6. Padhi A, Kumar S, Gupta E, Saxena SK. Laboratory diagnosis of novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection. In: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Springer, Singapore; 2020. p. 95–107.

    7. Khodare A, Padhi A, Gupta E, Agarwal R, Dubey S, Sarin SK. Optimal size of sample pooling for RNA pool testing: An avant-garde for scaling up severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 testing. Indian journal of medical microbiology. 2020;38(1):18–23.

    8. Gupta E, Padhi A, Khodare A, Agarwal R, Ramachandran K, Mehta V, et al. Pooled RNA sample reverse transcriptase real time PCR assay for SARS CoV-2 infection: A reliable, faster and economical method. PLoS One. 2020;15(7):e0236859.

    9. Prevalence of Urinary Tract Infection in Pregnant Women in a Tertiary Care Hospital of Odisha" IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS), vol. 17, no. 5, 2018, pp 47-50. 

    10. Satish Kumar et al. Peripheral venous catheter related blood stream infection in intensive care unit. International Journal of Advances in Medicine, [S.l.], v. 5, n. 3, p. 668-673, may 2018. ISSN 2349-3933.

    11. Paty BP, Hotta S, Padhi A, Padhi S, Parida B. Bacteriological profile and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of non-lactational breast abscess. Journal of The Academy of Clinical Microbiologists. 2019 Jul;21(2):70. 

    12. Gupta E, Samal J, Padhi A, Agarwal K, Ramachandran K, Agarwal R, et al. A Pressing Need for Diagnosis of Non-Influenza Respiratory Viral Infections in Patients with Underlying Liver Disease: A Single-Center Laboratory-Based Retrospective Study Available from: https://papers.ssrn.com/abstract=4034111

    13. Sumanta S, Sanghamitra P, Banojini P, Abhishek P, Biswajit B. MYCOLOGICAL PROFILE AND ANTIFUNGAL SENSITIVITY OF INFECTIVE KERATITIS IN A TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL OF SOUTHERN ODISHA. International Journal of Clinical and Biomedical Research. 2018 Jan 24;23–8. 

    14. Padhi A, Paty BP, Patro S, Parida B. Bacterial Load on Cellphones of Healthcare Givers and Patient Attendants in a Tertiary Care Hospital of Odisha- A Cross Sectional Study. IntJCurrMicrobiolAppSci. 2019 Mar;8(03):632–9

    15. Padhi S, Narasimham MV, Padhi A. Decreasing trend of seroprevalence of HIV among pregnant women in Southern Odisha.” IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS), vol. 17, no. 10, 2018, pp 54-56.

    16. Burman L, Padhi S, Parida B, Padhi A. Study of Bacterial Vaginosis in Women of Reproductive Age Group In Southern Odisha.” IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS), vol. 17, no. 1, 2018, pp. 21-25.

    17. Paty B, Padhi A, Parida B, Padhi S, Das P, Priyadarshini P. Mycological Profile Of Pulmonary TB-HIV Co-Infected Patients With A Relationship To CD4 Count Levels In A Tertiary Care Hospital of Southern Odisha, India. IJMSIR. Volume – 2, Issue –6, November – December - 2017, Page No. : 46-50

    18. Mohanty I, Sahu S, Padhi A, Parida B. Bacteriological Study of Different Water Sources during Outbreaks of Diarrhoea in Ganjam District, Odisha. IJMSIR. Volume – 2, Issue –6, November – December - 2017, Page No. : 143- 147.

    19. Padhi A, Shaw D, Khatoon S, Ranjan S, Bhargava A, Negi SS. A hospital-based study to assess various biomarkers for prognostic prediction of clinical outcome in COVID-19 disease [Internet]. medRxiv; 2022  p. 2022.05.25.22275583.


    Publications (Book Chapters):-

    1. Laboratory diagnosis of novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection in the book Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, and Therapeutics

    Awards and Honours:-

    1.Best Paper Award 12th Annual Conference of IAMM (Odisha Chapter), Berhampur, November 2018
    2.The APASL Travel Grant Award For Top Abstract
    3.ICMR Young Scientist Award To Attend The 29th APASL Meet, Bali, Indonesia
    4. As a resource person in the 5th Advanced National Workshop on Hospital Infection Control, JIPMER, Pondicherry (28.09.2021 – 02.10.2021)
    5. As a resource person in the National Viral Hepatitis Day, ILBS, New Delhi (28.07.2019)

    Areas of Interest:-

    Clinical Virology, Molecular sciences, Transplant related infections, Hospital infection Control


    Membership of Professional/Academic/ Research bodies

    1. Young Scientist Member Of The European Society Of Clinical Microbiology And Infectious Diseases (ESCMID)
    2. Member Of The ESCMID Fungal Investigation Study Group (EFISG)
    3. Member of European Society of Clinical Virology (ESCV)
    4. Life Member Of The Indian Association Of Medical Microbiologists (IAMM)
    5. Life Member Of Delhi Chapter of The Indian Association Of Medical Microbiologists (IAMM)


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