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Candiduria in catheterized intensive care unit patients: emerging microbiological trends.
OBJECTIVES Urinary tract infection (UTI) as a result of Candida spp. is becoming increasingly common in hospitalized setting. Clinicians face dilemma in differentiating colonization from trueExpand
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Infection control practices among doctors and nurses in a tertiary care hospital
Background: Basic infection control measures in any healthcare setup can reduce the rates of healthcare-associated infections. A study to assess the knowledge and practice of 400 healthcare personnelExpand
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Brain abscess due to Xylohypha bantiana.
A case of brain abscess due to Xylohypha bantiana without any obvious predisposing factors and with the uncommon clinical feature of seizures is presented.
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Cockroaches as vectors of pathogenic bacteria.
One hundred and thirty two cockroaches of species Blattella germanica--96 from hospital ward (test group) and 36 from residential areas (control group) were caught during Nov. 1985 to Nov. 1986. AExpand
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Cryptococcus laurentii fungemia.
In the last few years there has been an increasing incidence of infection due to non-neoformans Cryptococcus spp. especially in immunocompromised host. Cryptococcus laurentii is a non-neoformansExpand
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Knowledge and attitude of doctors and nurses regarding indication for catheterization and prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract infection in a tertiary care hospital
Background and Aims: Catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) is one of the most common health care acquired infection encountered in clinical practice. The present study was planned toExpand
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Cryptococcal granulomas in an immunocompromised HIV-negative patient.
Disseminated cryptococcosis usually occurs in immunocompromised individuals with defective cell-mediated immunity, most commonly seen with HIV infection. We present a case of disseminatedExpand
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Nosocomial blood-stream infections from extended-spectrum-beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumonia from GB Pant Hospital, New Delhi.
BACKGROUND Nosocomial septicemia due to extended spectrum beta-(Beta)-lactamase (ESBL) producing Klebsiella pneumoniae and Escherichia coli are a therapeutic challenge due to resistance. Knowledge ofExpand
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Time trends of seroepidemiology of hepatitis C virus and hepatitis B virus coinfection in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients in a Super Specialty Hospital in New Delhi, India: 2012–2014
Background: Hepatitis viruses and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) coinfection is a major cause of liver diseases worldwide. High prevalence of hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV)Expand
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Tubercular pancreatic abscess: a case report.
Primary involvement of the pancreas in bacterial and parasitic diseases is exceptional. Infection of the pancreas is usually secondary to necrosis and inflammation after serious necrotizingExpand
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