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           Manipal Center for Infectious Diseases

Prasanna School of Public Health
Manipal Academy of Higher Education


3rd Manipal International Infectious Diseases Conference- For registration & abstract submission click here , To download brochure click here

Mission Statement

To achieve excellence in infectious diseases research and training and to promote translation of knowledge into policy and practice


MAC ID Members’ Publications

Tilak, Amod, Smita Shenoy, Muralidhar Varma, Kamath A, Tripathy A, Sori R, Saravu K. "Opportunistic infection at the start of antiretroviral therapy and baseline CD4+ count less than 50 cells/mm3 are associated with poor immunological recovery" J Basic Clin Physiol Pharmacol, 30.2 (2019): 163-171
https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/jbcpp.2019.30.issue-2/jbcpp-2018-0105/jbcpp-2018-0105.xml

Mazumdar S, Satyanarayana S, Pai M. Self-reported tuberculosis in India: evidence from NFHS-4. BMJ Glob Health 2019;4:e001371. doi:10.1136/ bmjgh-2018-001371
https://gh.bmj.com/content/4/3/e001371

Daftary A, Satyanarayana S, Jha N, et al Can community pharmacists improve tuberculosis case finding? A mixed methods intervention study in India BMJ Glob Health 2019;4:e001417
https://gh.bmj.com/content/4/3/e001417

Gupta P, Guddattu V, Saravu K. Characterization of platelet count and platelet indices and their potential role to predict severity in malaria. Pathog Glob Health. 2019 Apr 9;1–8.
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/20477724.2019.1600855?journalCode=ypgh20

Chakrabarty S, Kumar A, Raviprasad K, Mallya S, Satyamoorthy K, Chawla K. Host and MTB genome encoded miRNA markers for diagnosis of tuberculosis. Tuberculosis. 2019;116:37–43.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1472979218304979

Daniels, Benjamin, Ada Kwan, Srinath Satyanarayana, Ramnath Subbaraman, Ranendra K Das, Veena Das, Jishnu Das, Madhukar Pai. Use of standardised patients to assess gender differences in quality of tuberculosis care in urban India: a two-city, cross-sectional study Lancet Glob Health, Volume 7(5), e633 - e643
https://www.thelancet.com/journals/langlo/article/PIIS2214-109X(19)30031 2/fulltext#articleInformation

Manda V, Josyula VR, Hariharapura RC. siRNA intervention inhibiting viral replication and delivery strategies for treating herpes simplex viral infection. VirusDis 2019.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s13337-018-00508-z

Jennifer Furin, Helen Cox, Madhukar Pai, Tuberculosis, The Lancet, 2019, ISSN 0140-6736.
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140673619303083?via%3Dihub

Kiran Jadhav, Rajeshwari HR, Swapnil Deshpande, Satveer Jagwani, Dinesh Dhamecha, Sunil Jalalpure, Karthikeyan Subburayan, Dwarkadas Baheti, Phytosynthesis of gold nanoparticles: Characterization, biocompatibility, and evaluation of its osteoinductive potential for application in implant dentistry, Materials Science and Engineering: C, Volume 93, 2018, 664-670, ISSN 0928-4931.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msec.2018.08.028

Aparajita C, Shipra R, Vasudeva G, Chiranjay M, Saravu K. Is Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus infection associated with higher mortality and morbidity in hospitalized patients? A cohort study of 551 patients from South Western India. Risk Manag Healthc Policy. 2018:11 1-8.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6284536/

Mudgal J, Mudgal PP, Kinra M, Raval R. Immunomodulatory role of chitosan‐based nanoparticles and oligosaccharides in cyclophosphamide treated mice. Scand J Immunol. 2019;e12749.
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/sji.12749

Saravu, K., Tellapragada, C., Kulavalli, S., Xavier, W., Umakanth, S., Brahmarouphu, G., Bhat, K. A pilot randomized controlled trial to compare the effectiveness of two 14-day primaquine regimens for the radical cure of vivax malaria in South India. 2018; Mal J, 17, 321.
http://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-018-2472-5

Commons RJ, Simpson JA, Thriemer K, Humphreys GS, Abreha T, Alemu SG, et al. The effect of chloroquine dose and primaquine on Plasmodium vivax recurrence: a World Wide Antimalarial Resistance Network systematic review and individual patient pooled meta-analysis. The Lancet Infectious Diseases [Internet]. 2018;3099(18):1–10.
https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S1473309918303487

Hakkimane SS, Shenoy VP, Gaonkar SL, Bairy I, Guru BR. Antimycobacterial susceptibility evaluation of rifampicin and isoniazid benz-hydrazone in biodegradable polymeric nanoparticles against Mycobacteriumm tuberculosis H37Rv strain. International Journal of Nanomedicine. 2018;13(July):1–16
https://www.dovepress.com/antimycobacterial-susceptibility-evaluation-of-rifampicin-and-isoniazi-peer-reviewed-article-IJN

Nathavitharana RR, Pai M. New strategies for inpatients with HIV and tuberculosis. The Lancet [Internet]. 2018;6736(18):18–9.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736

Pande T, Huddart S, Xavier W, Kulavalli S,Chen T, Pai M, Saravu K. (2018) Prevalence of diabetesmellitus amongst hospitalized tuberculosis patientsat an Indian tertiary care center: A descriptiveanalysis. PLoS ONE 13(7): e0200838


Pai M. Time for high-burden countries to lead the tuberculosis research agenda. PLoS Med 15(3): e1002544. (2018). https://doi.org/ 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002544
http://journals.plos.org/plosmedicine/article?id=10.1371/journal.pmed.1002544

Performance of the Xpert HIV-1 Viral Load Assay: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
http://jcm.asm.org/

Time for high-burden countries to lead the tuberculosis research agenda
http://journals.plos.org/

Tuberculosis: a Persistent Health Challenge for India
https://link.springer.com/

Point-of-Care Ultrasound for Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis in India: A Prospective Cohort Study in HIV-Positive and HIV-Negative Presumptive Tuberculosis Patients.
http://ajtmh.org/content/journals/10.4269/ajtmh.17-0486

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

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

Fighting TB stigma: we need to apply lessons learnt from HIV activism
http://gh.bmj.com/

A 360-degree view of an ancient killer disease
https://www.sciencedirect.com/

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

Evaluating clinicians’ user experience and acceptability of LearnTB, a smartphone application for tuberculosis in India
http://mhealth.amegroups.com/

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

Tuberculosis innovations mean little if they cannot save lives
https://www.readcube.com/

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

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.

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

Tuberculosis. Nature Reviews
https://www.nature.com/

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.


ID Related Meetings

World Congress on Microbial Infectious Diseases
05-06 July 2019
Novotel Goa Shrem Hotel, Velha Goa, India

For more details log on to: https://10times.com/congress-on-microbial-infectious-diseases-goa

CIDSCON 2019
23 -25 August 2019
Kochi, Kerala

For more details log on to: http://cidscon.in/main/

5th ESCMID Conference on Vaccines
6-8 September 2019
Bilbao, Spain

For more details log on to: https://www.escmid.org/research_projects/escmid_conferences/5th_vaccines_conference/

World Congress on Antibiotics and Antimicrobial Resistance
23-24 September 2019
Rome, Italy

For more details log on to: https://antibiotics.pulsusconference.com/

4th Global conference on Virology & Vaccines
14-16 October 2019
Osaka, Japan

For more details log on to: http://virologycongress.com/osaka/

7th Annual Conference on Parasitology & Infectious Diseases
18-19 November 2019
Johannesburg, South Africa

For more details log on to: https://parasitology.infectiousconferences.com/


ID Publications

Poor Performance of Rapid Molecular Tests to Define Eligibility for the Shortcourse Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis Regimen.
https://academic.oup.com/cid/article/68/8/1410/5103895

Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America: 2018 Update on Diagnosis, Treatment, Chemoprophylaxis, and Institutional Outbreak Management of Seasonal Influenza
https://academic.oup.com/cid/article/68/6/e1/5251935

One Month of Rifapentine plus Isoniazid to Prevent HIV-Related Tuberculosis
https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1806808

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Clostridium difficile Infection in Adults and Children: 2017 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)
https://academic.oup.com/

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Newsletters

MAC ID Newsletter 2017-2018
MAC ID Newsletter 2016-2017


Grant opportunity

Call for proposal by: BIRAC
BIRAC Announces Call for Proposals in the Area of Synthetic Biology for Proof of Concept and Early/Late Stage Validation
Last date for proposal submission: July 1st 2019
For more information click: http://www.birac.nic.in/cfp_view.php?id=23&scheme_type=16


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Quick links

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MAHE website
McGill International TB center
J.D MacLean center for Tropical Diseases