Brief introduction: Dr Reshu Agarwal is currently working as Assistant Professor at ILBS, New Delhi. She has been graduated from Sarojini Naidu Medical College, Agra and MD Microbiology from AIIMS, New Delhi. She had completed her senior residency from AIIMS and also worked as Senior Research Associate under CSIR at AIIMS. Her major areas of interest include clinical virology, post transplant viral infections, molecular virology. She is actively involved in training program on laboratory diagnosis of hepatitis to nursing staff under the project PRAKASH (PRogrammed Approach to Knowledge And Sensitization on Hepatitis)
List of ongoing Projects (2018):
Evaluation of the Xpert HCV Viral Load Fingerstick point of care assay for detection of HCV viral load in patients infected with Hepatitis C (Principal investigator)
Assessing the implementation of decentralized Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) screening at Primary Health Care facilities in Delhi: the HEAD Start (Hepatitis C Elimination through Access to Diagnostics) project (Co-investigator)
Performance evaluation of a point of care HCV RNA test (Molbio Diagnostics Truenat™ HCV RNA assay) for the estimation of HCV RNA in clinical samples.