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Etiology of endemic viral hepatitis in urban North India.
This study was carried out to determine the presence of markers of hepatitis viruses in patients with acute liver disease. Coinfection of HAV, HBV, HCV, and HEV was studied. Sera from 306 patientsExpand
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Rising prevalence of enteric fever due to multidrug-resistant Salmonella: an epidemiological study.
A prospective study of the prevalent aetiology of enteric fever was undertaken at a tertiary care hospital in North India at intervals of every 3 years. Salmonella spp. were isolated from 174 (7%)Expand
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An outbreak of imipenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa in an intensive care unit.
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Antimicrobial lock therapy for catheter-related bacteraemia among patients on maintenance haemodialysis.
Sir, In reference to the review on use of antibiotic locks to treat colonized central venous catheters by Berrington & Gould, 1 we report the results of antibiotic lock therapy (ALT) in ourExpand
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Cost and Impact on Patient Length of Stay of Rapid Molecular Testing for Clostridium difficile
IntroductionA study was performed to assess the cost of a rapid molecular assay (PCR) for diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) and the impact of its routine use on patient length ofExpand
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Identification of Clinical Isolates of α-Hemolytic Streptococci by 16S rRNA Gene Sequencing, Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization–Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry Using MALDI Biotyper, and
ABSTRACT Fifty-six α-hemolytic streptococcal isolates were identified using MALDI Biotyper MS (Bruker Daltonics), API 20 Strep (bioMérieux), and BD Phoenix (Becton, Dickinson). The gold standard forExpand
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Ureaplasma urealyticum CAPD Peritonitis Following Insertion of an Intrauterine Device: Diagnosis by Eubacterial Polymerase Chain Reaction
Peritonitis is a significant cause of morbidity in patients with chronic renal failure undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD). “Culture-negative” peritonitis, which occurs inExpand
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Vibrio cholerae O1 serotype Ogawa in a neonate.
In India, cholera is endemic and affects usually the 3 to 5-year-old age group. There have been occasional reports in the neonatal period with Vibrio cholerae O139 Bengal. We report here a case ofExpand
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Serological Investigation of a Febrile Outbreak in Delhi, India, Using a Rapid Immunochromatographic Test
In reference to the article by Vaughn et al. published in the January 1998 issue (6), we have also used the rapid immunochromatographic assay for detection of dengue immunoglobulin M (IgM) and IgGExpand
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Hepatitis B virus in a select pediatric population in Delhi, India.
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