Department of Infectious Diseases and Advanced Microbiology

Faculty and Staff

Name Designation
Prof. (Dr.) Bibhuti Saha Professor and Head
Dr. Soumendra Nath Haldar Assistant Professor
Dr. Shekhar Pal Assistant Professor
Dr. Agnibho Mondal Senior Resident
Surajit Das Contractual Staff

Academic Course

Patient Care Services

Infectious Diseases and Advanced Microbiology OPD (2022)

Patients Number
New Patients 143
Follow-up visits 49

Adult Immunization and Travel Medicine Clinic (2022)

Patients Number
New Patients 313
Follow-up visits 33

Indoor Patient Care and Critical Care Support (2022)

Patients Number
Admission 21
Discharge 14

Adult Vaccination

Total number of persons vaccinated in 2022: 313

Number of healthcare workers vaccinated (influenza) in 2022: 85

Vaccine Number of persons vaccinated
Influenza 250
Pneumococcal (Conjugate) 56
Pneumococcal (Polysaccharide) 59
Hepatitis B 30

Ongoing Research Activities

Investigator Title of the Project
Prof Bibhuti Saha Development of a simple scoring system based on clinical findings and simple laboratory tests for patients presenting with acute febrile illness
Prof Bibhuti Saha Dynamics of anti-SARS COVID-2 antibody among symptomatic and asymptomatic cases


  1. Ghosh P, Mukherjee S, Saha B, Tripathi A. Importance of NF-κβ, IL-10 serum levels and DC-SIGN polymorphic haplotypes in determining dengue disease severity among eastern Indian patients. Microb Pathog. 2022 Dec;173(Pt B):105870. DOI: 10.1016/j.micpath.2022.105870. Epub 2022 Nov 8.
  2. Mukherjee S, Saha B, Tripathi A. Clinical significance of differential serum-signatures for early prediction of severe dengue among Eastern Indian patients, Clinical and Experimental Immunology, Volume 208, Issue 1, April 2022, Pages 72-82,
  3. Chatterjee N, Pal J, Khatua I, Pal P, Saha B, Bhattacharya D, Chakraborty A. A Hospital based Observational Study of Clinical spectrum and Outcome of Mucormycosis during the COVID Pandemic. J Indian Med Assoc 2022; 120(5):11-5
  4. Paul M, Saha B, Mukhopadhyay S. Development Of Silver Nanoparticle Based Point-Of-Care Immunoassay For Detection Of Mannan-Binding Lectin-Associated Serine Protease-1 In Severe Dengue Infection Presented at 49th Annual Conference of Indian Immunology Society IMMUNOCON-2022, 23rd – 26th November, 2022 Organized by Departments of Translational & Regenerative Medicine and Immunopathology PGIMER, Chandigarh
  5. Guin P, Saha B, Dhar I, Bandyopadhyay B, Mallick S, Mukhopadhyay S, 'Differentiating between Dengue fever and Malaria using simple laboratory parameters' presented at 91st Annual Meeting of Society for Biological Chemist ( India) Jointly Organized by Society of Biological Chemist (I) Kolkata Chapter,Bose Institute, CSIR-IICB, NIBMG, Sister Nivedita University.8-11th December,2022 at Biswa Bangla Convention Centre, Kolkata
  6. Halder P, Saha B. Tropical Diseases in Critical Care Units. API Textbook of Medicine 2022. Section 17. Chapter 213. Page 1192-1202
  7. Mondal A, Rahman M, Goswami RP. Treatment Strategies for Indian Visceral Leishmaniasis: Indian Innovations vis-à-vis Global Perspectives. Medicine Update 2022. Chapter 146.