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           Manipal McGill Center for Infectious Diseases

Manipal Academy of Higher Education



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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

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

7th International Australian College for Infection Prevention and Control Annual Conference
19 – 21 November 2018
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Center, Brisbane QLD, Australia

For more details log on to: http://www.acipcconference.com.au/

World Congress on Infectious Diseases And Antibiotics 2018
28 - 29 November 2018
J.N. Tata Auditorium, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru Karnataka

For more details log on to: http://www.infectiousdiseasescongress.com/

IPHACON 2018
31st Jan – 3rd Feb 2019
Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh

For more details log on to: http://www.iphacon2019.com/

APICON 2019
7 – 10 February 2019
Lulu Bolgatty International Convention Center, Kochi, Kerala

For more details log on to: http://www.apiconkochi2019.com/

12th Edition of International Conference on Infectious Diseases
22 -23 April 2019
Rome, Italy

For more details log on to: https://infectious-diseases.euroscicon.com/

ECCMID 2019
13 - 16 April 2019
GZ Amsterdam, Netherlands

For more details log on to: http://www.eccmid.org/eccmid_2019/


ID Publications

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


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