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           Manipal McGill Center for Infectious Diseases

Manipal Academy of Higher Education



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

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

Malaria Experimental Genetics 2018 course (Bangkok, Thailand) - LAST CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
For more details log on to: http://dmtrk.net/2SUU-M6HD-1AUWRGZ48/cr.aspx

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


Newsletters


MAC ID Newsletter 2016-2017


Grant opportunity

Funding Opportunity for the Immunization Data: Innovating for Action (IDIA)
For More Details Click: http://www.birac.nic.in/

Call for Proposals for Research on Viral Hepatitis In India
For More Details Click: http://www.icmr.nic.in/icmrnews/


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