Manjusha Patankar

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An investigation of an extensive outbreak of febrile illness during the months of April, May, and June 1965, in the city of Nagpur, Maharashtra State, showed that the main etiological agent was chikungunya virus. Dengue type 4 and Chandipura viruses were also active during this period. In all, 26 strains of virus were isolated from 60 acute phase human(More)
BACKGROUND The emergence and subsequent widespread dissemination of bacterial resistance to a variety of beta-lactam antibiotics by the elaboration of ESBL (Extended Spectrum Beta Lactamase) poses a serious threat to the effective use of beta lactam antibiotics and cephalosporins. Cefoperazone combination with the beta lactamase inhibitor tazobactam would(More)
INTRODUCTION Acute respiratory infections (ARI) contribute to more than 75% of health care seeking in primary health care facilities in India. Respiratory tract infections (RTIs) are managed frequently by β-lactam, macrolide and fluroquinolone class of antibiotics. However, these recommended classes of antibiotic have shown resistance in community settings.(More)
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