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Role of Biomarkers in Discriminating Bacterial and Viral Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Pediatric Population

A recent study revealed few differences among pediatric patients suffering with definite bacterial pneumonia and those suffering with presumed viral...

19 Apr, 2019

 
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Epidemiology and Clinicomycological Characteristics of Tinea Capitis among Korean Adult Patients

Tinea capitis (TC) infection is a dermatophyte infection involving hair and scalp and occurs primarily in prepubertal children. However, limited...

18 Apr, 2019

 
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Efficacy of Chlorhexidine verses Povidone Solutions as a Skin Disinfectant for Central Venous Catheter Care

Catheter-related bloodstream infection (CRBSI) significantly increase the morbidity and mortality of the patient, prolong the patient’s hospital...

10 Apr, 2019

 
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Use of Antibiotics in A Community Increases the Risk of Developing Antibiotic Resistance by Individuals Living in That Community

Urinary tract infections are common in both community and hospitalised patients and are often caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria. A recent...

08 Apr, 2019

 
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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...

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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

Efficacy and Safety of Oral Ciprofloxacin in Management of External Bacterial Otitis

The present study evaluated the efficacy and safety of oral ciprofloxacin in the management of external bacterial otitis. The 10-day treatment with...

PROMISE Study: Moxifloxacin, Clinically and Bacteriologically Non-inferior to Ertapenem in Treatment of cIAIs

PROMISE is the largest study of antimicrobials performed in complicated intra-abdominal infections (cIAIs) patients. The study compared the clinical...

OSTRICH: A Short Course of Oral Steroid Treatment not Beneficial over Placebo for Treating Otitis Media with Effusion in Children

The OSTRICH trial found no benefits of short course of oral steroids over placebo for treating persistent otitis media with effusion in children.  

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...

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