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qSOFA and SOFA Scores Might be Clinically Valuable Markers of Severe Malaria Presenting as Sepsis

A recent prospective study demonstrated that quick Sequential (Sepsis-Related) Organ Failure Assessment (qSOFA) and SOFA score could be potential...

17 Oct, 2019

 
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Flucytosine Combined with Amphotericin B, Voriconazole or Micafungin Might Be Beneficial in Treatment of Candida auris Infections

The current study evaluated the in vitro interaction between flucytosine and with a polyene (amphotericin B), an echinocandin (micafungin) or an...

16 Oct, 2019

 
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High Injudicious Use of Prophylactic Antibiotics following Surgeries: An Indian Study

An Indian study demonstrated a high prevalence of injudicious use of broad-spectrum antibiotics for surgical prophylaxis. The researchers of this...

27 Aug, 2019

 
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Clinical User-Friendly Bedside Tool to Predict Resistance in Hospitalized Adults with Gram-Negative Infections

A research team in US developed a clinical tool for the prediction of hospital and community acquired gram-negative infections due to third-...

27 Aug, 2019

 
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Key Trials

Indian Prospective Study Comparing the Nephrotoxicity of Colistin and Polymyxin B Administered in Currently Recommended Doses

Polymyxins have been associated with a risk of nephrotoxicity. Different studies have evaluated the toxicity of polymyxins and have demonstrated a...

GLIMP Study: Worldwide Prevalence and Risk Factors for MRSA Pneumonia

The Global Initiative for MRSA Pneumonia (GLIMP) study, is an international, multicenter study aimed to determine the point prevalence and specific...

BLISS Study: Continuous Administration of Beta-lactams Associated with Higher Clinical Cure Rates and Better PK/PD Target Attainment Compared to Intermittent Bolus Dosing

Beta-lactam Infusion in Severe Sepsis (BLISS) study is a prospective, two-centre, open labelled, randomized controlled trial of continuous infusion...

ZEPHyR Study: Linezolid Superior to Vancomycin in Treatment of MRSA Nosocomial Pneumonia

ZEPHyR (linezolid in the treatment of subjects with nosocomial pneumonia proven to be due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) is a...

Slide Library

Cefuroxime (Novacef)

Cefuroxime is a second-generation cephalosporin antibiotic. It is a broad-spectrum antibacterial agent with a favorable pharmacokinetic profile....

 
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Management of Mucormycosis in ENT Practice

Mucormycosis are the group of invasive infection caused by filamentous fungi of the Mucoraceae family. This slide set enumerates prevalence,...

 
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Antifungal Therapy in Immunocompromised Patients

Early initiation of antifungal therapy is a major contributor to enhanced survival rate. This set of slides highlights incidence and risk factors of...

 
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Disseminated Tuberculosis with ARDS

Disseminated TB results from widespread blood borne dissemination of TB bacilli. This presentation includes causes and risk factors of disseminated...

 
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Our Publications

Clarithromycin: An Emerging Treatment Recourse in Lower Respiratory Tract Infections

Parenteral macrolide therapy is needed for patients with moderate to severe CAP/AECB. This booklet gives an overview of the efficacy and safety of...

MRSA: The Clinician’s Challenge

The article summarizes the Indian epidemiological data for MRSA infections, along with treatment of MRSA infections and infection control measures.

Phosome IV (Liposomal Amphotericin B) Monograph

Amphotericin B deoxycholate has a broad antifungal activity, and today it is the best antifungal available against most systemic fungal infections,...

Liposome: The Magic Bullet

This article briefs out the structural aspects, advantages and application of liposomes and elaborates on liposomal amphotericin B as an antifungal...

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