Dr. Annup Balan B

Dr. Annup Balan B


M.B.B.S., M.D.(Microbiology), M.P.H.


Hospital Infection Control(HIC)


Trichy - Cantonment

About the Doctor

Designation: Microbiologist
Educational Qualifications
  • MBBS - Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute, Pondicherry, Pondicherry University
  • MD(Microbiology) - Sree Gokulam Medical College & Research Foundation, KUHAS
  • MPH - Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies, Sree Chithra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology
Scholastic Performance
  • Phenotypic detection of Carbapenemase production among Carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae
  • Molecular characterization of Carbapenemase producing Carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae
  • Case report on Elizabethkingia meningoseptica- An emerging nosocomial pathogen
  • A unique presentation of progressive heart failure in pediatric patient
  • Health care facilities and road traffic injuries in Thiruvananthapuram City, Kerala, - GIS analysis
  • Is Nutrition status key to developing Diabetes
  • Impact of loaded backpacks on children's health
Specialty Experience
  • Molecular diagnostics
  • Antimicrobial resistance (AMR)
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Antimicrobial stewardship
  • Molecular diagnostics, Infection prevention and Control and Antibiotic Stewardship
  • Experience in Cardiology, Emergency and Intensive care management
  • Expertise in Data analysis, Public health disease management
  • Pandemic preparedness
  • Designing and Managing Cohort studies
  • Infectious disease and Non- Communicable Disease surveillance
  • Designing clinical protocols and studies (Hospital based as well as Community based studies)
Professional Body Membership
  • MIPHA- Life Member
  • Public Health Students Forum- Life Member
  • IMA- Life member
Other Details
  • Worked for the pandemic preparedness at the district level for the COVID-19
  • Worked for the pandemic preparedness at the State level for the Ebola virus disease
  • Set PoE (Point of entry) screening facility at Terminal II at International airport, Trivandrum
  • Set up a negative chamber isolation facility for the Government of Kerala at Trivandrum GH


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