Manipal Center for Infectious Diseases

Prasanna School of Public Health
Manipal Academy of Higher Education

MAC ID Members’ Publications

Madlen Nash, Rajagopal Kadavigere, Jasbon Andrade, Cynthia Amrutha Sukumar, Kiran Chawla, Vishnu Prasad Shenoy, Tripti Pande, Sophie Huddart, M Pai, Saravu K. Deep learning, computer-aided radiography reading for tuberculosis: a diagnostic accuracy study from a tertiary hospital in India. Sci Rep 10, 210 (2020)

Nafade V, Huddart S, Sulis G, Saravu K et al. Over-the-counter antibiotic dispensing by pharmacies: a standardised patient study in Udupi district, India. BMJ Glob Health 2019;4:e001869. doi:10.1136/ bmjgh-2019-00186

Prasada Shobha, Bhat Archana, Bhat Sevitha, Mulki Shalini, Tulasidas Sanyuktha. Changing antibiotic susceptibility pattern in uropathogenic Escherichia coli over a period of 5 years in a tertiary care center. Infect Drug Resist. 2019 May 29;12:1439-1443. doi: 10.2147/IDR.S201849.

E. A. Talbot, M. Pai. Tackling drug-resistant tuberculosis: we need a critical synergy of product and process innovations; Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2019; 23(7):774–782.

Saravu K, Pai M. Drug-resistant tuberculosis: Progress towards shorter and safer regimens. Lung India, 2019; 36:373-5.

Chetan Hasmukh Mehta, Reema Narayan, Gururaj Aithal, Sudharsan Pandiyan, Pritesh Bhat, Swapnil Dengale, Abhishek Shah, Usha Yogendra Nayak, Sanjay Garg, Molecular simulation driven experiment for formulation of fixed dose combination of Darunavir and Ritonavir as anti-HIV nanosuspension, Journal of Molecular Liquids, 293,2019

Commons RJ, Simpson JA, Thriemer K, Chu CS, Douglas NM, Abreha T, et al. The haematological consequences of Plasmodium vivax malaria after chloroquine treatment with and without primaquine: a WorldWide Antimalarial Resistance Network systematic review and individual patient data meta-analysis. BMC Med. 2019;17(1):151.

Mathews, B.; Thalody, A.A.; Miraj, S.S.; Kunhikatta, V.; Rao, M.; Saravu, K. Adverse Effects of Fluoroquinolones: A Retrospective Cohort Study in a South Indian Tertiary Healthcare Facility. Antibiotics 2019, 8, 104.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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 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.

Jennifer Furin, Helen Cox, Madhukar Pai, Tuberculosis, The Lancet, 2019, ISSN 0140-6736.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Nathavitharana RR, Pai M. New strategies for inpatients with HIV and tuberculosis. The Lancet [Internet]. 2018;6736(18):18–9.

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). 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002544

Performance of the Xpert HIV-1 Viral Load Assay: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Time for high-burden countries to lead the tuberculosis research agenda

Tuberculosis: a Persistent Health Challenge for India

Point-of-Care Ultrasound for Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis in India: A Prospective Cohort Study in HIV-Positive and HIV-Negative Presumptive Tuberculosis Patients.

Immune thrombocytopenia secondary to tuberculosis: a case and review of literature

Severe vivax malaria: a prospective exploration at a tertiary healthcare centre in Southwestern India.

Fighting TB stigma: we need to apply lessons learnt from HIV activism

A 360-degree view of an ancient killer disease

Do rats pass the sniff tests?

Evaluating clinicians’ user experience and acceptability of LearnTB, a smartphone application for tuberculosis in India

Use of the GeneXpert tuberculosis system for HIV viral load testing in India

Tuberculosis innovations mean little if they cannot save lives

Reducing global tuberculosis deaths-time for India to step up

India's plan to eliminate tuberculosis by 2025:converting rhetoric into reality

Impact of fluoroquinolone treatment on delay of tuberculosis diagnosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Quality of tuberculosis care in high burden countries: the urgent need to address gaps in the care cascade.

Therapeutic Assessment of Primaquine for Radical Cure of Plasmodium Vivax Malaria at Primary and Tertiary Care Centers in Southwestern India

Tuberculosis. Nature Reviews

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

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ID Publications

Poor Performance of Rapid Molecular Tests to Define Eligibility for the Shortcourse Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis Regimen.

Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America: 2018 Update on Diagnosis, Treatment, Chemoprophylaxis, and Institutional Outbreak Management of Seasonal Influenza

One Month of Rifapentine plus Isoniazid to Prevent HIV-Related Tuberculosis

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)

Effect of the β-Lactamase Inhibitor Vaborbactam Combined with Meropenem against Serine Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae

2017 Infectious Diseases Society of America’s Clinical Practice Guidelines for Healthcare-Associated Ventriculitis and Meningitis

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

Universal Mask Usage for Reduction of Respiratory Viral Infections after Stem Cell Transplant: A Prospective Trial

Addressing the challenges of diagnostics demand and supply: insights from an online global health discussion platform

Adjunctive Azithromycin Prophylaxis for Cesarean Delivery

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

Zika Virus: Diagnostics for an Emerging Pandemic Threat

Zika Virus and the Guillain–Barré Syndrome — Case Series from Seven Countries

Chikungunya fever: A typical and lethal cases in the Western hemisphere. A Venezuelan experience

Against the odds, Sri Lanka eliminates malaria


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