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Inducible clindamycin resistance among clinical isolates of Staphylococci.
INTRODUCTION Clinical failure of clindamycin therapy has been reported due to multiple mechanisms that confer resistance to macrolide, lincosamide and streptogramin antibiotics. This study wasExpand
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Enhancing active learning in microbiology through case based learning: experiences from an Indian medical school.
BACKGROUND Case-based learning (CBL) is an interactive student-centered exploration of real life situations. This paper describes the use of CBL as an educational strategy for promoting activeExpand
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Antibacterial activity of black tea (Camelia sinensis) extract against Salmonella serotypes causing enteric fever.
Alcoholic extract of black tea (Camelia sinensis) was assayed for its antibacterial activity against Salmonella serotypes causing enteric fever viz., Salmonella typhi and Salmonella paratyphi A.Expand
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Drug resistance pattern and phage types of Salmonella typhi isolates in Manipal, South Karnataka.
Out of the 226 strains of S. typhi isolated over a period of three years 57.9% of them were multidrug resistant. 8.8% of the isolates were sensitive to all the drugs tested. A significant decline inExpand
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Molecular epidemiology of methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus colonizing the anterior Nares of school children of Udupi Taluk
Context: Community associated methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) cause serious skin and soft tissue infections including necrotizing fasciitis and necrotizing pneumonia. ProductionExpand
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Acinetobacter baumannii--an emerging nosocomial pathogen in the burns unit Manipal, India.
A retrospective study on 113 patients admitted to the burns unit over a period of 12 months was undertaken to investigate the emerging trend of Acinetobacter baumannii infection. Wound infection withExpand
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Hepatic abscess caused by Salmonella typhi.
A 64 years diabetic man presented with recurrent episodes of fever and abdominal pain. Ultrasonography revealed the presence of an abscess in the right lobe of the liver and a distended gall bladderExpand
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Copper resistance & its correlation to multiple drug resistance in Salmonella typhi isolates from south Karnataka.
A study was conducted to ascertain the prevalence of copper resistant Salmonella typhi isolates in south Karnataka. Of the 186 strains studied, 26 (13.97%) were found to be copper resistant. AmongExpand
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Urinary tract infection due to Arcanobacterium haemolyticum.
Arcanobacterium haemolyticum was first reported in 1946 arcanobacteria have been associated with cases of from American soldiers with pharyngitis and skin infections. pharyngitis, arthritis, andExpand
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