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Special Issue 1          CONTENTS         March 2015

Hospital Acquired Infections & Antimicrobial Resistance

Guest Editor: Fatima Khan, Haris M Khan, Indu Shukla, Meher Rizvi, Abida Malik, Asfia Sultan and Nazish Fatima
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Healthcare-associated infections (HAI) are a threat to patient safety. Hospital Acquired Infections with high levels of antimicrobial resistance are present world over. Hospitals in India have a high burden of infections in their intensive care units (ICU) and general wards, many of which are resistant to antibiotic treatment.

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Original Research Articles

1. Richa Gupta, Abida Malik, Meher Rizvi and Moied Ahmed
Biofilm Producing Multidrug and Extensive Drug Resistant Bacterial Pathogens from Tracheal Aspirates of Intensive Care Unit Patients – a Threat to Combat
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 1-9
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2. Abida Khatoon, Meher Rizvi, Asfia Sultan, Fatima Khan, Indu Shukla, Haris M. Khan
Prevalence, Microbial Profile and Antimicrobial Sensitivity Pattern of Uropathogens Isolated from Paediatric Patients
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 10-18
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3. Anees Akhtar, Indu Shukla, Fatima Khan and Anjum parwez
Multi-drug Resistant Salmonella enterica Subspecies enterica Serotype Typhi: A Diagnostic & Therapeutic Challenge
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 19-25
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4. Aparna Sharma and S.M. Kamil Ashraf
Pulmonary Tuberculosis in a Cancer Chemotherapy Patient: Experiences and Lessons Learnt
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 26-28
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5. Asfia Sultan, Abida Khatoon, Meher Rizvi, Fatima Khan, Asma Husein Roohani, Huma Naim, Indu Shukla and Haris M Khan
Trends of Bacterial Meningitis and Sensitivity Profile of Isolates: A Five Year Study
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 29-37
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6. Asfia Sultan, Haris M Khan, Abida Malik, Azam Ansari, Ameer Azam and Nusrat Perween
Antibacterial Activity of ZnO Nanoparticles against ESBL and Amp-C Producing Gram Negative Isolates from Superficial Wound Infections
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 38-47
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7. Ayesha Ansari, S M Salman and Shadma Yaqoob
Antibiotic Resistance Pattern in Pseudomonas aeruginosa Strains Isolated at Era’s Lucknow Medical College and Hospital, Lucknow, India
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 48-58
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8. Ayesha Ahmad, Razzak Bhai Vohra, Uzma Firdaus, Fatima Khan, and Naushaba Siddiqui
To Determine the Prevalence of Intranasal Carriage of MRSA in Children, Antibiotic Susceptibility Pattern and Risk Factors Associated with Acquiring Nosocomial Intranasal Carriage
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1:59-64
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9. Bushra Siddiqui, Shahbaz Habib Faridi, Shagufta Qadri, Fatima Khan and Ravi Rani
Nosocomial Pneumonia in Patients with Prolonged Ryles Tube Insertion
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 65-70
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10. Dalia Rafat, Noor Afshan Sabposh, Seema Hakim and Tamkin Khan
Case of Septic Abortion: A Double Trouble
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 71-74
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11. Divya Rabindranath, Rabindranath Eswaran, Azka Anees Khan, Nishat Afroz, Senthil P and Asfia Sultan
Intravenous Cannula Site Infection Presenting as Endocarditis – A Preventable Complication
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 75-80
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12. Fatima Khan, Naushaba Siddiqui, Asfia Sultan, Meher Rizvi, Shaad Abqari, Indu Shukla, Haris M.Khan, Hiba Sami and Md. Mahtab
Klebsiella pneumoniae Outbreak in Paediatric Ward: Detection and Prevention
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 81-87
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13. Fatima Khan, Samia Kirmani, Naushaba Siddiqui, Asfia Sultan, Hiba Sami, Md. Mahtab, Meher Rizvi, Abida Khatoon, Indu Shukla and Haris M Khan
CONS in blood culture: contaminants or pathogens?
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1:88-94
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14. Fatima Khan, Hiba Sami, Naushaba Siddiqui, Neha Kaushal, Asfia Sultan, Meher Rizvi, Samia Kirmani, Md. Mehtab Indu Shukla and Haris M Khan
Multidrug-Resistant Acinetobacter Species: An increasing Threat in Tertiary Care Settings
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 95-100
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15. Fauzia Khan, Garima Mittal, R K Agarwal, Sohaib Ahmad, Shalini Gupta and Mohammad Shadab
Prevalence of Scrub Typhus – A Cause of concern in Uttarakhand Region, India
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 101-109
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16. Goyal Ankur, Srivastava Namita, Goyal Sapna, Pathak Anu, Mani Neha K, Shams Daniya, Agrawal Khushi and Singh Saroj
Prevalence of Asymptomatic Urinary Tract Infections in the Three Trimesters of Pregnancy Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 110-117
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17. Hena A. Ansari, Sadaf Haiyat, Eram Kehkashan, Rana K Sherwani, Suhailur Rehman and Durre Aden
A Survey of Intestinal Lesions with Special Reference to Intestinal Tuberculosis in and Around Uttar Pradesh, India
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 118-126
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18. M. Salman Shah, Anees Ahmad, Riyaz Ahmad S, Najam Khalique, M. Athar Ansari
Emerging Antibiotic Resistance: A Reflection of Actual Practice among Doctors at Tertiary Care Hospitals
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 127-133
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19. Mohammad Nazish, Meher Rizvi, Mohd Azam, S.F.Haque and Abida Malik
A Study of Prevalence and Associated Risk Factors of SEN Virus in Haemodialysis Patients
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 134-142
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20. Mozzamil Shafi, Syed Moied Ahmed, Manazir Athar, Shahna Ali, Kashmiri Doley and Shahjahan Bano
Correlation between Tracheal Aspirate Culture and Bronchoalveolar Lavage Culture for the Diagnosis of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 143-149
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21. Naresh Khanduri, Biswaroop Chatterjee and Rajiv Kumar Agarwa
l Experience with a Commercial Assay for Detecting Different Carbapenemases in Enterobacteriaceae
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 150-156
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22. Naushaba Siddiqui, Samia Kirmani, Fatima Khan, Neha Kaushal, Indu Shukla, Haris M. Khan, Md. Mahtab, Hiba Sami and Sarver Jahan
Prevalence and Risk Factors of Candida blood Stream Infections in a Tertiary Care Hospital
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 157-162
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23. Neha Garg, Indu Shukla, Meher Rizvi, Syed Moied Ahmed, Abida Khatoon and Fatima Khan
Microbiological Profile and Antibiotic Sensitivity Pattern of Bacterial Isolates Causing Urinary Tract Infection in Intensive Care Unit Patients in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Aligarh Region, India
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 163-172
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24. Rahman N, Faruqi NA, Yunus M and Zaidi T
Understanding of Postgraduate Students Regarding Concept of Surgical Site Infections (SSIs)
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 173-176
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25. Parvez Anwar Khan, Nazish Fatima, Nabeela, SarvarJahan, Haris M. Khan and Abida Malik
Antifungal Susceptibility Pattern of Candida Isolates from a Tertiary Care Hospital of North India: A Five Year Study
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 177-181
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26. Prakhar Gupta, Mohd Azam Haseen and Mohd Haneef Beg
Microbiological Prevalence in Empyema Thoracis in a Tertiary Care Centre in North India
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 182-188
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27. Rahul Pal, Saif Hameed, Parveen Kumar, Sarman Singh and Zeeshan Fatima
Comparative Lipidome Profile of Sensitive and Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis Strain
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 189-197
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28. Mohd Rashid, Syamal Modi, Tarana Sarwat, Yogesh Chander, Vichal Rastogi, and Harmesh Manocha
Carriage of ESBL and AmpC-Positive Enterobacteriaceae in Gastrointestinal Tract of Healthy Community Subjects and Hospitalized Patients and Detection of blaCTX-M Gene in ESBL Positive Isolates
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 198-206
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29. Richa Gupta, Abida Malik, Meher Rizvi, Moied Ahmed and Afreen Hashmi
Multidrug Resistant Gram Positive Pathogens with Special Reference to MRSA and Biofilm Production in ICU Patients: Recurrent Challenge for Clinicians
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 207-212
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30. Rubina Lawrence, Ebenezer Jeyakumar and Akshi Gupta
Antibacterial Activity of Acacia arabica (Bark) Extract against selected Multi Drug Resistant Pathogenic Bacteria
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 213-222
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31. Ruquiya Afrose, Sayeedul Hasan Arif, Mohammad Akram, Tausia Nasreen and Syed Shamshad Ahmad
Association of Sociodemographic Factors with Seroprevalance of HIV, HCV and HBV Infections among Blood Donors
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 223-229
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32. Samreen Khan, M. Athar Ansari, Shaista M. Vasenwala and Zehra Mohsin
Urinary Tract Infection and Associated Risk Factors in Post-Menopausal Women
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 230-235
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33. Alam Sarah, Quaiser Saif, Khan Ruhi, Sultan Asfia, Rizvi Meher and Haque Faizul Shahzad
Semen Culture in Patients with Chronic Prostatitis Syndrome: A Valuable Diagnostic Tool
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 236-242
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34. Sayeedul Hasan Arif, Ruquiya Afrose, Asim Israr Khan, Mohammad Akram and Sunit Kumar Singh
Seropositivity Rates for Hepatitis B and C Viruses in Indoor Patients of a Tertiary Care Centre of Northern India
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 243-247
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35. Shagufta Qadri, Kashmi Sharma, Bushra Siddiqui, Aaliya Ehsan,Rana K. Sherwani, Asfia Sultan and Fatima Khan
Microbial Profile in Females with Puerperal Sepsis: A Major Threat to Women’s Health: Study at a Tertiary Health Care Centre
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 248-255
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36. Shireen Siddiqui, Abida Malik, Sadaf Riyaz, Fatima Khan, Indu Shukla, S F Haque, Meher Rizvi and Asfia sultan
Evaluation of the Anti-Hepatitis B Immunity Status Post Vaccination in Patients on Renal Replacement Therapy
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 256-264
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37. Suhailur Rehman, Sayeedul Hasan Arif, Noora Saeed, Nausheen Sanaullah khan, Aaliya Ehsan and Sana Siddiqui
Trends in Seroprevalence of Malaria among Blood Donors in a North Indian Tertiary Health Care Centre: Importance of Prevention of Transfusion-Transmissible Malaria
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 265-268
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38. Syed Ali Raza Rizvi, Meher Rizvi, Snehal Dhanraj Raut, Yogesh Gupta and Puneet Maheshwari
Etiology and Antimicrobial Sensitivity Pattern in Acute and Chronic Dacryocystitis
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 269-280
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39. Syed Moied Ahmed, Kashmiri Doley, Shahna Ali, Manazir Athar, Muazzam Hasan and Obaid A Siddiqui
Microgen and Airocide® Technology as a Method for Sterilization in ICU: A Comparative Study
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 281-285
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40. Tarana Sarwat, Mohd. Rashid, Vichal Rastogi and Yogesh Chander
A Comparative Study of Antibiogram of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Hospital and Community Acquired Infections
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 286-291
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41. Abida Khatoon, Asfia Sultan, Meher Rizvi, Fatima Khan, Indu Shukla, Haris M. Khan
Infected Surgical Drain, An Important Complication: Thinking outside the Box
Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2015.Special Issue-1: 292-298
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