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Tocilizumab in patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 (RECOVERY): a randomised, controlled, open-label, platform trial
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In hospitalised COVID-19 patients with hypoxia and systemic inflammation, tocilizumab improved survival and other clinical outcomes, seen regardless of the amount of respiratory support and were additional to the benefits of systemic corticosteroids. Expand
Survey of petroleum-degrading bacteria in coastal waters of Sunderban Biosphere Reserve
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The best oil-degrading isolate, a strain of Pseudomonas aeruginosa, (BBW1), was found to degrade and multiply more rapidly in crude oil than the rest, and was associated with a single 70-kb plasmid, pBN70. Expand
Azithromycin in patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 (RECOVERY): a randomised, controlled, open-label, platform trial
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In patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19, azithromycin did not improve survival or other prespecified clinical outcomes and should be restricted to patients in whom there is a clear antimicrobial indication. Expand
Distribution of Shigella enterotoxin genes and secreted autotransporter toxin gene among diverse species and serotypes of shigella isolated from Andaman Islands, India
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A greater prevalence of the set and sat genes in S. flexneri 2 isolates than previously thought is suggested and might help in future pathochip designs. Expand
Antimicrobial resistance in Shigella - rapid increase & widening of spectrum in Andaman Islands, India
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The frequency of resistance among Shigella isolates has increased substantially between 2000-2002 and 2006-2009 and the spectrum of resistance has widened. Expand
Risk factors associated with leptospirosis during an outbreak in Middle Andaman, India.
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The presence of cattle in the house, drinking stream water, contact with garbage, walking barefoot and standing in water while working were identified as significant factors associated with leptospirosis. Expand
Convalescent plasma in patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 (RECOVERY): a randomised controlled, open-label, platform trial
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In patients hospitalised with COVID-19, high-titre convalescent plasma did not improve survival or other prespecified clinical outcomes. Expand
Burden of dengue infection in India, 2017: a cross-sectional population based serosurvey.
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The survey findings will be useful in making informed decisions about introduction of upcoming dengue vaccines in India, and constructed catalytic models to estimate force of infection. Expand
Tribes in Karnataka: Status of health research
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This article is an attempt to list and map the various tribes of the State of Karnataka and review the studies carried out on the health of these ethnic groups, and the information obtained about the traditional health practices from these people. Expand
Third-generation cephalosporin resistance in clinical isolate of Shigella sonnei in Andaman & Nicobar Islands, India.
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The archipelago of Andaman and Nicobar, a chain of more than 500 islands situated about 1,200 km southeast of Indian peninsula in the Bay of Bengal, is a Union Territory of India and hospital-based bacteriological surveillance has identified shigellosis as endemic and a major cause of acute childhood diarrhoea. Expand
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