Sunanda A. Kulkarni

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A case of primary intramuscular cold abscess in the left deltoid region is described. There was no underlying bone lesion in relation to cervical or thoracic spine, shoulder joint or upper humerus, and clavicle. It is postulated that the cold abscess might have developed as a result of reactivation of BCG lesion when the patient received a fresh dose of(More)
BACKGROUND Tuberculosis (TB) remains a serious public health problem worldwide. The emergence of drug resistance and multidrug resistance (MDR) has become the main threat to TB treatment and control programs. Rapid detection is critical for the effective treatment of patients. In recent times, a new method using the colorimetric indicator resazurin has been(More)
A middle aged female suffering from idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), on treatment with steroids, developed bronchopneumonia and pyopneumothorax due to opportunistic infection by Nocardia asteroides. Aspirates obtained from the lungs, liver, spleen, kidneys and bone marrow were positive for Nocardia asteroides, confirming disseminated infection in(More)
The resistance to antimicrobial agents among Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is an increasing problem. Clindamycin is commonly used for the treatment of serious soft tissue infections produced by Staphylococcus aureus and treatment failures are reported during therapy. Routine antibiotic sensitivity test for Clindamycin susceptibility may(More)
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