Uppalapati S Ramakrishna

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BACKGROUND Under the Indian Revised National TB Control Programme (RNTCP), smear-positive pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) patients not confirmed as starting treatment are reported as 'initial defaulters'. SETTING Twenty districts of Andhra Pradesh State, India. OBJECTIVE To evaluate reasons for treatment non-initiation in smear-positive PTB patients(More)
Staphylococcus aureus and Clostridium perfringens are two major bacteria that infect open wounds and delay the healing process. The rapid and progressive deterioration of soft tissue during S. aureus and C. perfringens coinfections is due to analogous necrotic alpha toxins produced by the two organisms. The aim of this study was to determine the alpha(More)
Antibody based assays are very important for early and accurate detection of Bacillus anthracis in different sample matrices to initiate effective response and control strategies during biological emergencies and natural outbreaks. To achieve this, murine monoclonal antibodies were generated against Extractable antigen 1 (EA1) of B. anthracis which was(More)
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