Author Archives: Dr. Raghavendra D. Kulkarni

The Human Microbiome

Microorganisms were there before us; they are with us now and will be there after us. Our true ancestors, the anaerobes, have taken shelter in various niches, including the human body. Our intestines are a unique place in which 99.99% of the bacterial flora is anaerobic. Recall the process of… 

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Infectious disease burden on India: Guest Blogger Dr. Raghavendra D. Kulkarni

I attended the 37th National Conference of the Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists held at Hyderabad between November 21st-24th and returned to Dharwad on the morning of the 25th. A lot of deliberations and discussions took place over the course of those four days. Most of the conferences in India… 

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