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January-March 2015
Volume 33 | Issue 1
Page Nos. 1-197

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Need to rationalize linezolid use p. 1
A Kapil
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148368  PMID:25559994
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Dengue vaccines: Challenges, development, current status and prospects Highly accessed article p. 3
A Ghosh, L Dar
PMID:25559995
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Tumour necrosis factor-alpha promoter polymorphism and its association with viral dilated cardiomyopathy in Indian population: A pilot study p. 16
B Mishra, M Sharma, S Sarkar, A Bahl, UN Saikia, RK Ratho
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148370  PMID:25559996
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Detection of the classical G2576U mutation in linezolid resistant Staphylococcus aureus along with isolation of linezolid resistant Enterococcus faecium from a patient on short-term linezolid therapy: First report from India p. 21
S Rai, DK Niranjan, T Kaur, NP Singh, V Hada, IR Kaur
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148371  PMID:25559997
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Changing paradigm of Cryptococcal meningitis: An eight-year experience from a tertiary hospital in South India p. 25
KPP Abhilash, S Mitra, JJJ Arul, PM Raj, V Balaji, R Kannangai, SA Thomas, OC Abraham
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148372  PMID:25559998
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Complete sequencing of an IncX3 plasmid carrying blaNDM-5 allele reveals an early stage in the dissemination of the blaNDM gene p. 30
M Krishnaraju, C Kamatchi, AK Jha, N Devasena, R Vennila, G Sumathi, R Vaidyanathan
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148373  PMID:25559999
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Rising trend of antimicrobial resistance among Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates and the emergence of N. gonorrhoeae isolate with decreased susceptibility to ceftriaxone p. 39
T Bharara, P Bhalla, D Rawat, VK Garg, K Sardana, A Chakravarti
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148374  PMID:25560000
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Surveillance of Acute Respiratory Infections in Mumbai during 2011-12 p. 43
RD Chavan, ST Kothari, K Zunjarrao, AS Chowdhary
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148376  PMID:25560001
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Device-associated infections at a level-1 trauma centre of a developing Nation: Impact of automated surveillance, training and feedbacks p. 51
P Mathur, V Tak, J Gunjiyal, SA Nair, S Lalwani, S Kumar, B Gupta, S Sinha, A Gupta, D Gupta, MC Misra
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148378  PMID:25560002
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Usefulness of a centrifuged buffy coat smear examination for diagnosis of malaria p. 63
S Mohanty, R Sharma, M Deb
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148380  PMID:25560003
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Seroprevalence of Scrub typhus at a tertiary care hospital in Andhra Pradesh p. 68
A Ramyasree, U Kalawat, ND Rani, A Chaudhury
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148381  PMID:25560004
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Comparison of multiplex RT-PCR with virus isolation for detection, typing and sub-typing of influenza virus from influenza-like illness cases p. 73
S Dhakad, PC Mali, S Kaushik, AA Lal, S Broor
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148383  PMID:25560005
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Current scenario of Opportunistic and co-infections in HIV-infected individuals at a tertiary care hospital in Mumbai, India p. 78
VR Chavan, V Chaudhary, P Ahir, R Mehta, PS Mavani, C Kerkar, JM Pramanik
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148386  PMID:25560006
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Contribution of efflux pumps in fluroquinolone resistance in multi-drug resistant nosocomial isolates of Pseudomanas aeruginosa from a tertiary referral hospital in north east India p. 84
D Choudhury, A Das Talukdar, AP Maurya, M Dutta Choudhury, D Dhar (Chanda), A Chakravarty, A Bhattacharjee
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148388  PMID:25560007
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Clonal evolution multi-drug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis p. 87
P Mohajeri, A Farahani, MM Feizabadi, B Norozi
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148390  PMID:25560008
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Detection of phospholipase activity of Candida albicans and non albicans isolated from women of reproductive age with vulvovaginal candidiasis in rural area p. 92
SR Fule, D Das, RP Fule
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148392  PMID:25560009
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Correlation between two chemiluminescence based assays for quantification of hepatitis B surface antigen in patients with chronic hepatitis B infection p. 96
E Gupta, P Pandey, A Kumar, MK Sharma, SK Sarin
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148400  PMID:25560010
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Anti-biofilm efficacy of silver nanoparticles against MRSA and MRSE isolated from wounds in a tertiary care hospital Highly accessed article p. 101
MA Ansari, HM Khan, AA Khan, SS Cameotra, MA Alzohairy
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148402  PMID:25560011
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Novel synthetic anti-fungal tripeptide effective against Candida krusei p. 110
K Gill, S Kumar, I Xess, S Dey
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148404  PMID:25560012
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Outbreak of Burkholderia cepacia complex bacteremia in a chemotherapy day care unit due to intrinsic contamination of an antiemetic drug p. 117
T Singhal, S Shah, R Naik
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148405  PMID:25560013
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Fungal rhinosinusitis: A clinicomycological perspective p. 120
K Usha Krishnan, D Agatha, R Selvi
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148407  PMID:25560014
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Hand hygiene in reducing transient flora on the hands of healthcare workers: An educational intervention Highly accessed article p. 125
R Kapil, HK Bhavsar, M Madan
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148409  PMID:25560015
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Biomedical waste management: Study on the awareness and practice among healthcare workers in a tertiary teaching hospital p. 129
L Joseph, H Paul, J Premkumar, Rabindranath , R Paul, JS Michael
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148411  PMID:25560016
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A preliminary study of recombinant human interferon-α-2a activity against rabies virus in murine model p. 132
S Roy, D Patil, S Ghadigaonkar, R Roy, S Mukherjee, A Chowdhary, R Deshmukh
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148412  PMID:25560017
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Phenotyping of Salmonella serotypes isolated from natural sources of water in rural areas of East Sikkim p. 136
S Poonia, TS Singh, DC Tsering
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148413  PMID:25560018
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YnfA , a SMR family efflux pump is abundant in Escherichia coli isolates from urinary infection p. 139
SK Sarkar, A Bhattacharyya, SM Mandal
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148415  PMID:25560019
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Emergence of influenza A (H1N1) PDM09 in the remote Islands of India - A molecular approach p. 143
N Muruganandam, D Bhattacharya, IK Chaaithanya, H Bhattacharya, R Reesu, A Maile, GSJ Bharathi, AP Sugunan, P Vijayachari
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148417  PMID:25560020
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GenoType  MTBDR assay for detection of rifampicin and isoniazid resistance p. 147
Viroj Wiwanitkit
PMID:25560021
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Profile of fatal Streptococcal bacteraemia at a tertiary care Indian hospital p. 148
P Punia, N Bhardwaj, P Mathur, G Gupta, MC Misra
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148424  PMID:25560022
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Diagnosis of primary hydatid cyst of thigh by fine needle aspiration cytology p. 151
KA Bothale, H Kolhe, SD Mahore, AR Wilkinson
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148426  PMID:25560023
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Eosinophilic meningitis: A case series and review of literature of Angiostrongylus cantonensis and Gnathostoma spinigerum p. 154
I Shah, S Barot, M Madvariya
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148430  PMID:25560024
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Hemophilus influenzae meningitis and septicaemia in a 14-month-old child after primary immunisation p. 158
B Tarai, N Ravishankar, P Vohra, P Das
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148431  PMID:25560025
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Disseminated penicilliosis marneffei in immunocompetent patients: A report of two cases p. 161
Feng Ye, Qun Luo, Ying Zhou, Jiaxing Xie, Qingsi Zeng, Guoqin Chen, Danhong Su, Rongchang Chen
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148433  PMID:25560026
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Cutaneous fungal infection in a renal transplantation patient due to a rare fungus belonging to order Pleosporales p. 165
S Galipothu, U Kalawat, R Ram, C Kishore, AVSSN Sridhar, A Chaudhury, VS Kumar
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148435  PMID:25560027
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Facial lupus vulgaris of bilateral periorbital skin and conjunctiva: A case report and brief review p. 168
S Verma, G Verma, V Shanker, GR Tegta, A Sharma, ML Pandey
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148438  PMID:25560028
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Shewanella algae in acute gastroenteritis p. 172
S Dey, D Bhattacharya, S Roy, SD Nadgir, A Patil, SD Kholkute
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148442  PMID:25560029
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New intensive care unit and bacterial epidemiology p. 176
SQ Yu, HQ Zhou, LJ Liu
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148414  PMID:25560030
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Hygiene practices and sexual activity associated with urinary tract infection in rural pregnant women of Nagpur, India p. 177
SS Thakre, SN Dhakne, SB Thakre, SN Ughade
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148416  PMID:25560031
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Diagnostic dilemma in hookworm infection: An unusual case report p. 179
B Sharma, S Mohapatra, AM Kumar, M Deb
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148418  PMID:25560032
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A preliminary study screening cephalosporin-resistant Enterobacteriaceae for blaCTX-M and blaampC isolated from Kumaun region, India p. 180
Umesh , M Shahid, V Rawat, HM Khan, A Singh, F Sobia
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148422  PMID:25560033
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Seroprevalence of coinfections among blood donors in tertiary health care centre of Jammu region p. 181
M Dogra, A Dogra, M Sidhu, U Kotwal
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148425  PMID:25560034
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Evaluation of new chromogenic media for identification of uropathogens from complicated urinary tract infections in a tertiary healthcare setting p. 183
B Mohan, P Gupta, SB Appannanavar, G Singh, N Taneja
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148427  PMID:25560035
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16S rRNA PCR for the diagnosis of culture-negative Bartonella quintana endocarditis: The importance of sample type p. 185
YT Chin, R Hasan, A Qamruddin
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148429  PMID:25560036
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Detection of various types of resistance patterns and their correlation with minimum inhibitory concentrations against clindamycin among methicillin resistant S. aureus isolates p. 187
S Arora, N Jindal, V Sharma
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148437  PMID:25560037
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Four year data from an ICTC of a tertiary care hospital in Jaipur, Rajasthan p. 187
ER Sabharwal
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148439  PMID:25560038
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Risk factors and genotypes of HCV infected patients attending tertiary care hospital in North India p. 189
N Jindal, R Bansal, P Grover, R Malhotra
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148440  PMID:25560039
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Carriage of quinolone resistance in faecal coliforms among healthy individuals: A study from northeast India p. 190
M Ajij, D Paul, A Bhattacharjee
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148441  PMID:25560040
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CTX-M and PER-1 group extended spectrum β-lactamases-producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa from the patients of lower respiratory tract infection p. 191
S Saxena, G Banerjee, R Garg, M Singh
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148444  PMID:25560041
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Cutaneous TB-presenting as recurrent non-healing sinuses p. 192
BK Madhusudhan, B Madhusudhan
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148445  PMID:25560042
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Dual infection of measles and rubella in chitradurga district, Karnataka, India p. 193
NJ Shaikh, CG Raut, DP Sinha, MJ Manjunath
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.148446  PMID:25560043
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Medical microbiology for nurses p. 195
M Deb
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"Longitude prize:" Save the world and win 10 million sterling pounds!! p. 196
A Ghafur
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