Lok Bahadur Shrestha

Lok Bahadur Shrestha

Assistant Professor 

B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Nepal

Tel: +977 9842295909

Email: lok.shrestha@bpkihs.edu / drlok86@gmail.com





Network Associate


Research Keywords: 

Antimicrobial resistance, infectious diseases, clinical microbiology



I am a clinical microbiologist and infectious disease specialist. The primary field of my research is antimicrobial resistance and diagnosis of infectious diseases. My research interests are vaccinology, antimicrobial resistance and diagnosis of infectious diseases.


Related Websites: 

BPKIHS website


Key Publications:

Shrestha LB, Bhattarai NR, Khanal B. Antibiotic resistance and biofilm formation among coagulase-negative staphylococci isolated from clinical samples at a tertiary care hospital of eastern Nepal. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2017;6:89. [PMID: 28883911].

Poudyal N, Shrestha LB, Gautam S, Yadav DK, Baral R, Gurung R. Prevalence of intestinal parasitic infection/infestation in differently abled people of Dharan, Nepal. Int J Biomed Res. 2017;8(9):538-40.

Poudyal N, Shrestha LB, Pandit T, Tamrakar D, Yadav DK, Lamsal M, Khanal B. Jaundice outbreak in Biratnagar Municipality of Eastern Nepal: a microbiological perspective. Int J Biomed Res. 2017;8(11):614-617.

Shrestha LB, Bhattarai NR, Khanal B. Comparative evaluation of methods for the detection of biofilm formation in coagulase-negative staphylococci and correlation with antibiogram. Infect Drug Resist. 2018; 11:1-7. [PMID: 29731649]