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Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology (IJMM)

IJMM is the official publication of Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists (IAMM). The journal is peer-reviewed open access publication and published quarterly in January, April, July and October. The journal is abstracted and indexed in PubMed/MEDLINE (National Library of Medicine, USA), Science Citation Index Expanded (Thomson Reuters, USA), EMBASE (Elsevier Science, Netherlands) and IndMed (ICMR, India).

IAMM was established in 1976 with the following objectives:

"The Association shall promote scientific knowledge of Medical Microbiology and its related subjects, plan and execute projects for the advancement of this knowledge, improve education in Medical Microbiology and promote any programme of professional and ethical standing of Medical Microbiologists in India"



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July-September  2015 |  Vol 33 | Issue 3 
 
Editorial
Gonococcal antimicrobial resistance
S Sood
Gonorrhoea is a significant public health problem with about 106 million cases occurring annually on a global basis. [1] It's causative agent, Neisseria gonorrhoeae (NG) (also known as the gonococcus)...
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Original Article
Free living amoebae in water sources of critical units in a tertiary care hospital in India
S Khurana, M Biswal, H Kaur, P Malhotra, P Arora, K Megha, N Taneja, R Sehgal
Background: Isolation of free-living amoebae (FLA) is reported sparsely from water taps, ventilators, air conditioners, haemodialysis units and dental irrigation systems of hospitals worldwide....
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Commentary
Free living amoebae: Acanthamoeba species pose a great risk for human health
B Kocazeybek
The article by Khurana et al. [1] reports the presence of free living amoeba in the hospital water sources. Several amoebae species are pathogenic and host other pathogens but their infection risk are...
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