Nivedita Mondal

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The emergence of ciprofloxacin resistance in Shigella has shifted the attention to cephalosporins. The first occurrence of third generation cephalosporin-resistant Shigella flexneri was from France. This article reports the first case of cephalosporin-resistant S. flexneri from India. A 12-month-old child was admitted for a 20-day episode of loose stools,(More)
BACKGROUND Although the term acute renal failure was replaced by acute kidney injury (AKI) recently, there is a paucity of data on the incidence and profile of AKI in critically ill children from the developing world. OBJECTIVES The objective of this study is to determine the incidence, etiology, short term outcome and predictors of fatality in critically(More)
Neurological manifestations of wasp sting are rare and the etiopathogenesis is not completely understood. We report a 2-year-old girl who developed bilateral ptosis after multiple wasp stings, which responded partially to pyridostigmine. This is the first reported case of wasp venom-induced ptosis in a child. We discuss the possible pathogenetic mechanisms(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the clinical profile and outcome of children screened and diagnosed for Swine flu at a tertiary care hospital. METHODS All Children with suspicion of swine flu infection attending our hospital during the epidemic from August 2009 through January 2010 were screened and categorized into A, B and C as per guidelines of National Health and(More)
BACKGROUND Almost all presently available pediatric echocardiography Z-score nomograms are based on Western data. They may not be a suitable reference standard for assessing the sizes of cardiac structures of children from developing countries. OBJECTIVE This study's objective was to collect normative data of 21 commonly measured cardiovascular structures(More)
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