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Mission Statement

To achieve excellence in infectious diseases research, training through interdisciplinary and international collaborations and academic exchanges and to promote translation of knowledge into policy and practice.


MAC ID Members’ Publications

Do rats pass the sniff tests?
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/

Impact of fluoroquinolone treatment on delay of tuberculosis diagnosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jctube.2016.12.001

Quality of tuberculosis care in high burden countries: the urgent need to address gaps in the care cascade.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2016.10.016.

Tuberculosis. Nature Reviews
doi:10.1038/nrdp.2016.76

Use of standardized patients to assess antibiotic dispensing for tuberculosis by pharmacies in urban India: a cross-sectional study
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/ S1473-3099(16)30215-8.

Therapeutic Assessment of Primaquine for Radical Cure of Plasmodium Vivax Malaria at Primary and Tertiary Care Centers in Southwestern India
https://doi.org/10.3347/kjp.2016.54.6.733

Reducing global tuberculosis deaths-time for India to step up
http://www.thelancet.com/journals/

India's plan to eliminate tuberculosis by 2025:converting rhetoric into reality
http://gh.bmj.com/content/2/2/e000326

Opinion: In India, eliminating tuberculosis isn't just a heath issue - it's an economic one
https://www.devex.com/

Severe vivax malaria: a prospective exploration at a tertiary healthcare centre in Southwestern India.
http://www.tandfonline.com/

Immune thrombocytopenia secondary to tuberculosis: a case and review of literature
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/

Use of the GeneXpert tuberculosis system for HIV viral load testing in India
http://www.sciencedirect.com/


ID Related Meetings

20th Bangkok International Symposium on HIV Medicine 2018
17 -19 January, 2018
Place: Bangkok
For more details log on to: http://www.hivnat.org/bangkoksymposium

ICAR -2018
19 -20 January, 2018
International Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance 2018
Place: Thanajvur, India
For more details log on to: http://www.sastra.edu/icar2018/

10th Annual All-Russian Congress on Infectious Diseases 2018
26 -28 February, 2018
Place: Moscow
For more details log on to: http://congress-infection.ru/ru/main

18th International Congress on Infectious Diseases:
1- 4 March 2018
18th International Congress on Infectious Diseases (ICID), 1- 4 March 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina
For more details log on to: http://www.isid.org/

International Workshop on HIV & Women -2018
2 – 3 March, 2018
Place: Boston, USA
For more details log on to: http://www.virology-education.com/

ECCMID -2018
21 - 24 April 2018
Place: Madrid, Spain
28th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
For more details log on to: http://www.eccmid.org/


ID Publications

Against the odds, Sri Lanka eliminates malaria
http://www.thelancet.com

Chikungunya fever: A typical and lethal cases in the Western hemisphere. A Venezuelan experience
http://www.readcube.com

Zika Virus and the Guillain–Barré Syndrome — Case Series from Seven Countries
http://www.nejm.org

Zika Virus: Diagnostics for an Emerging Pandemic Threat
doi:10.1128/JCM.00279-16

The number of privately treated tuberculosis cases in India: an estimation from drug sales data
http://www.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/laninf/PIIS1473-3099(16)30259-6.pdf

Implementing an Antibiotic Stewardship Program: Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America
DOI: 10.1093/cid/ciw118

Adjunctive Azithromycin Prophylaxis for Cesarean Delivery
http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1602044#t=article

Addressing the challenges of diagnostics demand and supply: insights from an online global health discussion platform
http://gh.bmj.com/content/1/4/e000132

Universal Mask Usage for Reduction of Respiratory Viral Infections after Stem Cell Transplant: A Prospective Trial
cid.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2016/07/31/cid.ciw451.full.pdf

Weekends-off efavirenz-based antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected children, adolescents, and young adults (BREATHER): a randomised, open-label, non-inferiority, phase 2/3 trial
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352301816300546

2017 Infectious Diseases Society of America’s Clinical Practice Guidelines for Healthcare-Associated Ventriculitis and Meningitis
https://academic.oup.com/cid/article-lookup/doi/10.1093/cid/ciw861

Effect of the β-Lactamase Inhibitor Vaborbactam Combined with Meropenem against Serine Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae
http://aac.asm.org/content/60/9/5454.full


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