Dr. Sanchita Mitra LV Prasad Eye Institute, India

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Sanchita Mitra, MD is a clinical microbiologist working as a faculty at LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India. She spends half her working time in diagnostics related to different ocular infections (both by conventional and molecular methods) and the other half in research on ocular infections. Currently, Sanchita's research work... read morespans unusual ocular pathogens in different ocular infections (endophthalmitis, keratitis and orbital infections); antimicrobial resistance and their mechanisms in ocular pathogens (especially related to biofilms and plasmids); multidrug-resistant ocular pathogens; polymicrobial ocular infections with polymicrobial interactions and their effect on antimicrobial resistance and clinical outcome. She recently received the ‘Science and Engineering Research board- Start up research grant (SERB-SRG)’ from the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India for supporting her research work.