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Otomycosis in a Rural Community Attending a Tertiary Care Hospital: Assessment of Risk Factors and Identification of Fungal and Bacterial Agents.
INTRODUCTION Otomycosis is one of the frequently encountered fungal infections of external auditory canal, commonly seen in tropical and subtropical regions of the world. Various host (local,Expand
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Speciation of Candida Species Isolated From Clinical Specimens by Using Chrom Agar and Conventional Methods
Candida spp especially non albicans Candida are increasingly being isolated from clinical specimens. The conventional methods of identification are time consuming and difficult to perform. The studyExpand
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Prevalence of sexually transmitted infections in pregnant women attending antenatal clinic in a predominantly rural area in Haryana
This is a prospective study to determine the prevalence of HIV, hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus ap- parently healthy asymptomatic pregnant women who were attending the antenatal clinic. TheExpand
Efficacy of Orientation Training on the Knowledge of Infection Control Practices Among Nursing Staff in A Periurban Hospital in North India
Hospital associated infections (HAIs) are major causes of death and increased morbidity. Lack of sufficient knowledge is likely to affect the desirable performance of healthcare workers. AExpand
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Effect of concentration and brewing time on the antimicrobial activity of Camellia sinensis (green tea) against oral bacteria
Background and Aim: Green tea, a rich source of flavonoids, has tremendous oral health potential. This study evaluates the effect of brewing green tea at varying concentrations and duration on itsExpand
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Screening of Health Care Workers For Nasal And Hand Carriage of Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms in a Teaching Hospital in Rural Haryana, India
Infection with multi-drug-resistant bacteria is a common clinical problem in India. Asymptomatically colonized patients and health care workers (HCWs) are the major sources of theseExpand
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Livestock Manure as Potential Reservoir of CTX-M Type Extended-spectrum β-lactamase Producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae Associated with Carbapenemase Production
Increasing faecal carriage rate of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL) producing Escherichia coli (ESBL-EC) and Klebsiella pneumoniae (ESBL-KP) among livestock is responsible for abundance ofExpand
Arboviral Infections in India
Arboviral infections pose major public health concern globally. Its incidence has been increasing around the world in recent decades and the infections spread to new areas as well. With the emergenceExpand