Dr. Vinay Khanna

Associate Professor

Department of Microbiology


    Dr Vinay Khanna teaches Bacteriology, Virology, Parasitology, Mycology and Serology.
    He is:

    • Faculty-in-charge of Parasitology, Department of Microbiology.
    • Actively participates in journal clubs, clinical case presentations and seminars.
    • Teaches Medical Microbiology  and Immunology to MBBS,MD students.
    • involved in providing research guidance to undergraduate and post graduate projects and dissertation.
    • Coordinator and a resource person for workshops on Parasitology.
    • Resource person for training Programs on HIV/AIDS.


Subject Semester / Year
Microbiology 3rd, 4th and 5th semester


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD Microbiology Kasturba Medical College, Manipal 2010
MBBS Kasturba Medical College, Manipal


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC, Manipal Associate Professor
KMC, Manipal Assistant Professor
KMC, Manipal Tutor 2007 to 2010


Area of Interest

Parasitology, Immunology, Hospital surveillance

Area of Expertise


Area of Research

Parasitology, Surveillance and clinical trials on probiotics

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Active Member Indian Academy of Tropical Parasitology, 2011.  

Primary amoebic meningoencephalitis in an infant due to Naegleria fowleri

2011-01-01 Khanna V Khanna R Hebbar S Shashidhar V Mundkur S Munim F Annamalai K Nayak D Mukhopadhyay C

Case Reports in Neurological Medicine

Influence of H1N1 pandemic on attitude and intended behaviour of university students: A cross sectional study from South India

2010-01-01 Khanna V Bairy I Mukhopadhyay C Khanna R Kumar M Kumar R

Internet Journal of Infectious diseases

Endometrial Intraepithelial Neoplasia and its correlation with WHO classified Endometrial Hyperplasia

2010-01-01 Khanna R Rupala R Khanna V

Internet Journal of Pathology

Relationship between glycated haemoglobin levels and the iodine uptake in patients with Diabetes Mellitus

2011-01-07 Joshi VR Maradi R Mallick A Mudaraddi R Hadapad R Khanna V

Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences

Comparison between avidity test and detuned Elisa test in detecting the recent and established HIV-1 infection

2012-01-10 Khanna V Bairy I Maradi R

International J Pharm Bio Sci

Cross sectional study of Symptomology among Patients with Recent and Established HIV-1 Infection

2012-01-01 Khanna V Bairy I Maradi R Khanna R Shashidhar V Manjunath S

Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences

Primary hydatid cyst of the kidney and ureter with hydatiduria in a laboratory worker: A Case Report

2012-01-01 Seetharam V Khanna V Thomas J Padmapriya J Kosaraju K Mukhopadhyay C

Case Reports in Nephrology

Renal fungal bezoar owing to Geotrichum candidum

2012-01-01 Prakash PY Seetaramaiah V Thomas J Khanna V Rao SP

Medical Mycology Case Reports

Evaluation of central venous catheter associated blood stream infections: A microbiological observational study

2013-01-01 Khanna V Mukhopadhyay C Vandana KE Varma M Dabke P

Journal of Pathogens

Prevalence of intestinal parasitic infections among school children in and around Manipal, Karnataka-A cross sectional study

2014-01-01 Suhas Alur

Seventh semester.

Evaluation of central venous catheter associated blood stream infections: A microbiological observational study

2014-01-01 Partha Dabke

Seventh semester