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C. auris Infection in ICU Patients Linked to Reusable Axillary Temperature Probes

In a recent study, researchers investigated the epidemiology and predictors of a hospital outbreak of Candida auris (C. auris) colonization and...

11 Oct, 2018

 
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Patients with SCID Have Elevated Risk of Hospital-Acquired Infections

Children with severe T cell defects such as severe combined immunodeficiency disease (SCID) are at higher risk for hospital-acquired infections (...

10 Oct, 2018

 
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Use of Broad-spectrum Antibiotics for Prevention of Postoperative Intra-Abdominal Abscess in Pediatric Acute Appendicitis: Is it Justified?

A recent study determined the efficacy of broad-spectrum antibiotics for prevention of postoperative intra-abdominal abscess in pediatric patients...

08 Oct, 2018

 
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Appropriate Empirical Antimicrobial Guidance Might Improve Outcomes in Patients with Bacteremia

A new Japanese study concluded that introducing an empirical antimicrobial guidance in emergency outpatient and emergency intensive care settings...

08 Oct, 2018

 
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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...

Approach to Hepatitis B in Pregnancy

Chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in pregnancy is an important global health problem. Over 50% of the estimated 240–350 million chronic...

HCV Management Series: Management of Treatment-naïve and Treatment-experienced HCV Patients

Treatment for hepatitis C is rapidly evolving from injectable interferons to the revolutionizing all oral direct-acting antivirals. The advent of...

Isoniazid + Pyridoxine + Sulfamethoxazole + Trimethoprim - Fixed Dose Combination: Concept Document

Tuberculosis is the most common opportunistic infections among people living with HIV. Isoniazid preventive therapy is effective strategy to reduce...

Slide Library

Luliconazole

This presentation includes information pertaining to the molecule Luliconazole, which is a novel topical imidazole antifungal agent used for the...

 
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HIV - HCV Coinfection

This slide set covers the epidemiology, disease progression and management of HIV-HCV coinfection in the era of directly acting antivirals available...

 
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Basics of Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is a viral infection that affects liver of 170 million people across the globe. It is one of the largest causes of liver cirrhosis and...

 
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Daclatasvir (Hepcdac)

Treatment for chronic hepatitis C has evolved rapidly from an interferon based regimen of modest efficacy with significant adverse events to a well-...

 
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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...

TARGET Workshops Resources Improved Antibiotic Dispensing in Primary Care

This trial evaluated the influence of Target workshops on antibiotic prescription and antibiotic use among healthcare providers. The study found...

Maternal Use of Tenofovir: No Additional Benefit in Lowering Perinatal HBV Transmission

There was no significant reduction in the rate of perinatal transmission of HBV with the maternal use of tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF).  

Efficacy and Safety of Moxifloxacin and Gatifloxacin as Initial TB Treatment

This study demonstrated that shortening the treatment duration during initial therapy for drug-sensitive tuberculosis can be achieved with ...

Patient Education

Know about Influenza to Protect Your Child from It

Influenza, commonly known as "the flu," is a highly contagious viral infection of the respiratory tract causing mild to severe illness. It affects...

Know about Influenza to Protect Yourself and Your Family

Influenza (flu), is an acute respiratory viral illness that occurs as seasonal epidemic with higher attack rates in children. Also, children are the...

How to Protect Yourself from Diarrhoea ?

Diarrhoea is a leading cause of death in India usually during the rainy season. Ignoring it may prove hazardous to life. A person can be protected...

Know the Facts about UTI

This patient education leaflet provides a brief overview on the incidence, causes, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of urinary tract...

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