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April-June 2012
Volume 30 | Issue 2
Page Nos. 129-257

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Monitoring quality of HIV testing at point of care facilities in India p. 129
S Kabra, R Kanungo
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REVIEW ARTICLES Top

Laboratory quality management system: Road to accreditation and beyond Highly accessed article p. 131
V Wadhwa, S Rai, T Thukral, M Chopra
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.96647  
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Pathogenomics of uropathogenic Escherichia coli Highly accessed article p. 141
J Agarwal, S Srivastava, M Singh
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.96657  
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ORIGINAL ARTICLES Top

Serum hepatitis B surface antigen levels correlate with high serum HBV DNA levels in patients with chronic hepatitis B: A cross-sectional study p. 150
E Gupta, A Kumar, A Choudhary, M Kumar, SK Sarin
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.96664  
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Prevalence of influenza virus among the paediatric population in Mumbai during 2007-2009 p. 155
S Roy, D Patil, R Dahake, S Mukherjee, SV Athlekar, RA Deshmukh, A Chowdhary
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.96670  
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The non-association of Panton-Valentine leukocidin and mecA genes in the genome of Staphylococcus aureus from hospitals in South Western Nigeria p. 159
OA Terry Alli, DO Ogbolu, JO Mustapha, R Akinbami, AO Ajayi
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.96675  
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Detection of various types of resistance patterns and their correlation with minimal inhibitory concentrations against clindamycin among methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates p. 165
P Sireesha, CR Setty
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.96678  
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Comparison of disc and MIC reduction methods with polymerase chain reaction for the detection of metallo-β-lactamase in Pseudomonas aeruginosa p. 170
S Buchunde, DK Mendiratta, V Deotale, P Narang
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.96683  
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Molecular screening of virulence genes in high-level gentamicin-resistant Enterococcus faecalis and Enterococcus faecium isolated from clinical specimens in Northwest Iran p. 175
A Hasani, Y Sharifi, R Ghotaslou, B Naghili, A Hasani, M Aghazadeh, M Milani, A Bazmani
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.96687  
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Detection of 123 bp fragment of insertion element IS6110 Mycobacterium tuberculosis for diagnosis of extrapulmonary tuberculosis p. 182
AK Maurya, S Kant, VL Nag, RAS Kushwaha, TN Dhole
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.96688  
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Comparative evaluation of paired blood culture (aerobic/aerobic) and single blood culture, along with clinical importance in catheter versus peripheral line at a tertiary care hospital p. 187
B Tarai, P Das, D Kumar, S Budhiraja
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.96689  
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Construction of a recombinant plasmid harbouring the glyceraldenyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase gene of periodic Brugia malayi and observation on DNA immunity p. 193
Z Fang, H Tong, S Zhang, H Fang, S Lu, B Xu
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.96691  
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Does antimicrobial use increase the rate of antimicrobial resistance? A one year experience p. 198
H Gedik
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.96692  
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ermA, ermC , tetM and tetK are essential for erythromycin and tetracycline resistance among methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains isolated from a tertiary hospital in Malaysia p. 203
KT Lim, YA Hanifah, MYM Yusof, KL Thong
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.96693  
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Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in children from 2003 to 2005: A brief report p. 208
I Shah
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.96694  
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Detection of bacterial growth in blood components using oxygen consumption as a surrogate marker in a tertiary oncology setup p. 212
PD Chavan, VG Bhat, S Ojha, RS Kelkar, SB Rajadhyaksha, AN Marathe
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.96695  
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Be alert to the alterations in the biological characteristics in heterogeneous vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus p. 215
X Zhou, YY Dai, XL Ma
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.96696  
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Presumptive identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex based on cord formation in BACTEC MGIT 960 medium p. 218
R Singhal, J Arora, M Bhalla, P Lal, S Reza, D Behera, VP Myneedu
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.96697  
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Awareness of changing trends in epidemiology of dengue fever is essential for epidemiological surveillance p. 222
A Chakravarti, M Matlani, B Kashyap, A Kumar
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.96699  
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Relapse of kala-azar after use of multiple drugs: A case report and brief review of literature p. 227
K Pandey, SB Pun, BD Pandey
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.96703  
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Trichosporon inkin, an unusual agent of fungal sinusitis: A report from south India p. 229
Anand Janagond, K Mohana Krishnan, AJ Kindo, G Sumathi
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.96704  
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The first case of Staphylococcus aureus ST398 causing bacteremia in an immunocompromised patient in Greece p. 232
E Drougka, A Foka, MN Marangos, A Liakopoulos, T Makatsoris, ED Anastassiou, E Petinaki, I Spiliopoulou
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.96706  
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Human intestinal capillariasis: A rare case report from non-endemic area (Andhra Pradesh, India) p. 236
PL Vasantha, N Girish, K Sai Leela
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.96708  
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Use of John Cunningham virus polymerase chain reaction in the diagnosis of progressive multifocal leucoencephalopathy - A rare presenting manifestation in an HIV-positive patient p. 239
S Datta, C Wattal, PK Sethi, TBS Buxi, D Jain
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.96710  
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Fatal meningitis caused by vancomycin-resistant enterococci: Report of two cases from south India p. 242
I Praharaj, S Sujatha, SC Parija, MS Gopalakrishnan
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.96713  
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Vertebro-cerebral cryptococcosis mimicking tuberculosis: A diagnostic dilemma in countries with high burden of tuberculosis p. 245
R Gupta, S Kushwaha, S Behera, A Jaiswal, R Thakur
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.96715  
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Comment on: Schizophyllum commune sinusitis in an immunocompetent host p. 249
R Adhikary, S Joshi
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.96717  
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Ethical issues on carrying out research on archived samples p. 249
C Wattal, N Goel
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.96719  
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Authors' reply p. 250
P Desikan
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.96721  
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Diagnosis of congenital toxoplasmosis by polymerase chain reaction p. 251
S Rasti, M Behrashi, B Kazemi, A Fatahian, G Mousavi, M Namakchian
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.96725  
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Comparative evaluation of Latex agglutination method with other phenotypic methods for detection of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus p. 252
R Kaur, L Oberoi, A Aggarwal
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.96727  
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Article published elsewhere as abstract p. 253
VA Kumar
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.96728  
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Author's reply p. 254
S Rai
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.96730  
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Research snippets p. 255
P Desikan
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