To achieve excellence in infectious diseases research and training and to promote translation of knowledge into policy and practice
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. http://dx.doi.org/10.5588/ijtld.18.0715
Saravu K, Pai M. Drug-resistant tuberculosis: Progress towards shorter and safer regimens. Lung India, 2019; 36:373-5. http://www.lungindia.com/text.asp?2019/36/5/373/265174
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 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molliq.2019.111469
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
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). https://doi.org/ 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
International Science Symposium on HIV & Infectious Diseases
12- 14 October 2019
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4th Global conference on Virology & Vaccines
14-16 October 2019
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7th Annual Conference on Parasitology & Infectious Diseases
18-19 November 2019
Johannesburg, South Africa
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29 November – 1 December 2019
Nehru Centre, Mumbai
For more details log on to: http://microcon2019.org/
5th International Conference on HIV and AIDS Research
02-03 December 2019
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06 -09 January 2020
Kunjamal N Convention Center, Agra
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18th Asia Pacific Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infection
3-7 November 2020
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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
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
Showcasing Research Ideas on Tropical Infections
Deadline 16 October, 17:00 BST
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Conference discusses infectious diseases
KMC to Host Conference to Overcome Challenges of Tropical Infectious Diseases
Pneumonia bigger killer than many infectious diseases
World Pneumonia Day
Pneumonia is largely preventable through vaccines, says expert
World Pneumonia Day in Manipal
Meet discusses issues related to infectious diseases
2-day conference on issues related to infectious diseases
Manipal University, McGill University sign MoU to set up MAC-ID
Manipal, McGill varsities sign MOU on Infectious Diseases
McGill signs MoU with Indian University to Establish Infectious Disease Centre
Lectures, workshops, philanthropy: How immigrant scientists can give back to their homelands