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A Syndemic Perspective on the Management of Non-communicable Diseases Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
The global coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has greatly affected the lives of people living with non-communicable diseases (PLWNCDs). The health of PLWNCDs worsens when synergistic epidemicsExpand
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Prevalence of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus, multidrug resistant and extended spectrum β-lactamase producing gram negative bacilli causing wound infections at a tertiary care hospital
BackgroundTreatment and prevention of wound infection continues to be a challenging issue in clinical settings of Nepal especially in the context of globally growing problem of antimicrobialExpand
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Comparison of Nasal Colonization of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in HIV-Infected and Non-HIV Patients Attending the National Public Health Laboratory of Central Nepal
Background Staphylococcus aureus is a cardinal source of community- and hospital-acquired infection. HIV infection is a well-recognized risk factor for methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) carriageExpand
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Potential roles of medicinal plants for the treatment of viral diseases focusing on COVID‐19: A review
The whole world is entangled by the coronavirus disease (COVID‐19) pandemic caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS‐CoV‐2), people are dying in thousands each day, and withoutExpand
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Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 Carriers: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Asymptomatic cases of SARS-CoV-2 can be unknown carriers magnifying the transmission of COVID-19. This study appraised the frequency of asymptomatic individuals and estimated occurrence by age groupExpand
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Investigating Domestic Shower Settings as a Risk Factor for Acanthamoeba Keratitis
Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK) is a sight-threatening infection of the cornea, which is caused by soil and the waterborne protist Acanthamoeba spp. AK most commonly occurs during contact lens (CL) wear.Expand
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Detection of blaNDM-1 gene among the carbapenem resistant Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates from a children’s hospital in Nepal
This study was undertaken to detect the presence of blaNDM-1 gene among the carbapenem resistant Escherichiacoli and Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates, confirmed through using Modified Hodge Test (MHT).Expand
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How Well the Government of Nepal Is Responding to COVID-19? An Experience From a Resource-Limited Country to Confront Unprecedented Pandemic
COVID-19, caused by SARS-CoV-2, was first reported in Wuhan, China and is now a pandemic affecting over 218 countries and territories around the world. Nepal has been severely affected by it, with anExpand
Molecular Identification and Antimicrobial Potential of Streptomyces Species from Nepalese Soil
Streptomyces are widely used for the production of secondary metabolites with diverse biological activities, including antibiotics. The necessity of alternative antimicrobial agents againstExpand