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The efficacy of isoniazid (INH) prophylaxis in renal allograft recipients who are on long-term immunosuppression in a region highly prevalent for tuberculosis (TB) was studied. INH (300 mg/d in patients weighing more than 35 kg and 5 mg/kg/d in patients with <35 kg body weight) together with Pyridoxine 50 mg/d for 1 year was started in randomly assigned(More)
BACKGROUND The human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) is a common pathogen responsible for asymptomatic and persistent infections in healthy individuals. However, cytomegalovirus infections are a major cause of morbidity and mortality in immunocompromised patients, especially in recipients of solid-organ transplants and AIDS patients. METHODS HCMV DNA from 42(More)
The Agile methodologies have been gaining popularity for last few years. This approach satisfies the variety of customer needs in a better way and requirements as compared to the traditional software development methodologies. It also accepts changes in requirements conveniently. Agile Extreme Programming (XP) is frequently used as it provides an effective(More)
A 38-year-old man acquired a Pseudomonas aeruginosa wound infection after transplant nephrectomy. After an initial response to therapy, Pseudomonas sepsis developed, and he was readmitted to the hospital. Two days after admission, blurred vision developed. Ocular examination revealed a severe vitritis and exudate in the pupillary space on the right side.(More)
Hand hygiene of health-care staff is one of the most important interventions in reducing transmission of nosocomial infections. This qualitative study aimed to understand the behavioural determinants of hand hygiene in order to develop sustainable interventions to promote hand hygiene in hospitals. Fourteen focus group discussions were conducted with nurses(More)
Wegener’s granulomatosis (WG) and sarcoidosis are two distinct granulomatous diseases characterized by multisystem involvement. We report a patient who initially presented with symptoms of limited WG predominantly affecting the nose, followed by a facial rash, which was histologically proven to be due to sarcoidosis. The sequential development of these two(More)
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