Chitralekha Saikumar

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A 56-year old man attended the Dermatology Outpatients Department with the complaint of a localized, extremely itchy, erythematous papular lesion of acute onset on the ventral aspect of the right thigh. The patient was referred to the Microbiology Lab for the microscopic detection of the fungal elements. The KOH mount from the skin scrapings showed no(More)
Article history: Received on: 19/01/2015 Revised on: 03/03/2015 Accepted on: 07/04/2015 Available online: 27/05/2015 The aim of the present study was to detect the extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL) production among Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from various samples. A total of 125 Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from various samples in a tertiary care(More)
Background Vaginal infection is a common disease of women. After 40 years, there is a fall in estrogen production. An estrogen deficient vagina as well as the immunocompromised status due to diabetes can lead to growth of abnormal flora which may in turn lead to infections. Bacterial vaginal infections are often least understood and empirical antifungal(More)
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