Dr Prerna Khurana

Consultant Laboratory Medicine, Pathology and Blood Bank

Gurugram

About

Infection control, antimicrobial stewardship and diagnosis and management of infectious diseases.

Specialised training in Laboratory quality management and use of automated identification and susceptibility systems like MALDITOF-MS, Vitek-2, and BD Phoenix.

Dr. Prerna Khurana is a Consultant, Department of Microbiology and Infectious Disease Serology in Medanta Gurugram. She specializes in Antimicrobial stewardship, appropriate antibiotic usage and de..

Medical Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONSINSTITUTE / DEPARTMENTYEAR
DNB MicrobiologyNational Board of Education2017
MD MicrobiologyKasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Manipal University, Karnataka2016
MBBSKasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Manipal University, Karnataka2012

Specialization and Expertise

  • Serology – ELISA, ELFA, Autoimmune profile including ANA profile, TORCH screening and Hepatitis profile and Nephelometry
  • Mycology – Culture and DST with special interest in Mucormycosis
  • Real Time PCR and Conventional PCR

Awards & Accomplishments

  • ICMR Travel Grant for ID Week 2018 in San Francisco, USA
  • Best Performance at 2nd National Workshop on Hospital Infection Control, JIPMER, 29th Jan – 2nd Feb, 2018.
  • Best ID Critical Care Case – 14th Annual Conference of SCCM Delhi NCR and 2nd North Zone Critical Care Conference, 9-10 Sept, 2016.

Publications

  • Prerna Khurana1, Karnika Saigal, Arnab Ghosh. Drug Resistance Pattern and Mutation Pattern in pediatric tuberculosis –A study from North India – Indian Journal of Tuberculosis. Available online 2nd Mar, 2021 :   Drug Resistance Pattern and Mutation Pattern in pediatric tuberculosis,
  • Prerna Khurana1, Suchitra Shenoy M2. Occurrence of blaTEM and blaROB in Haemophilus species causing Respiratory tract Infections – Infectious Disorders-Drug Targets, 2020, Vol. 20, No. 3 :   Occurrence of blaTEM and blaROB in Haemophilus species causing Respiratory tract Infections,
  • Prerna Khurana1, Shrikala Baliga2, Suchitra Shenoy M3, Prasanna Mithra P4. A Rising Threat – Risk Factors and Outcomes related to Acinetobacter Infections – Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research. Vol. 10, Issue 3, 2017 :   A Rising Threat – Risk Factors and Outcomes related to Acinetobacter Infections,