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           Manipal McGill Center for Infectious Diseases

Manipal University


** Membership will be open only for 2 weeks, Next Call for membership will be in the month of March, 2018 **

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

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

ID Week 2017:
4th – 8th October 2017
Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA): ID Week 2017, in San Diego, California
Place: San Diego, California
For more details log on to: https://www.emedevents.com/

ISID 2017:
1st - 4th March 2018
18th International Congress on Infectious Diseases
Place: Buenos Aires, Argentina
For more details log on to: http://www.isid.org/

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/


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


Newsletters


MAC ID Newsletter 2016-2017


Grant opportunity

Call for Proposal: Indo-Norwegian Co-operation on Antimicrobial resistance
Full proposal Submission Deadline April 26, 2017
For More Details Click: http://www.icmr.nic.in/icmrnews/

Call for Proposal: DBT-DFID-ESRC-MRC Call to Global Research Programme
Full proposal Submission Deadline: April 12th 2017
For more details Click: https://www.mrc.ac.uk/


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