Ramesh Srivani

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Typhoid fever is a major health problem as the causative agent Salmonella enterica serovar typhi and paratyphi A has developed resistance to many antimicrobial agents. The study was undertaken to find out the antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of Salmonella isolates. We have studied 176 Salmonella isolates 172 blood isolates, 3 stools isolates and one(More)
Fifteen percent of all diabetics develop a foot ulcer at some point in their lives that is highly susceptible to infection and that spreads quite rapidly, leading to overwhelming tissue destruction and subsequent amputation. Wound specimens were collected and processed from patients attending diabetic foot clinic tertiary care Hospital isolates were(More)
As a pilot study, we have investigated the incidence of antibiotic resistance in enterococci, isolated from urine and stool specimens during the period from October to December 2006. Urinary enterococci were isolated from the person’s approaching the private tertiary care center, Chennai, with the symptoms of urinary tract infection. Gut commensal(More)
Interleukin-6 (IL-6) is a multifunctional cytokine with a growth promoting role in cancers. In an attempt to evaluate the prognostic significance of IL-6, we have studied the localization of this cytokine by immunohistochemical methods in normal, premalignant, and invasive cervical cancers. We stained frozen sections with a monoclonal antibody specific for(More)
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