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July-December 2020
Volume 38 | Issue 3 & 4
Page Nos. 243-501

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REVIEW ARTICLE: COVID-19 SERIES  

Steps, implementation and importance of quality management in diagnostic laboratories with special emphasis on coronavirus disease-2019 Highly accessed article p. 243
Shailesh D Pawar, Sadhana S Kode, Sachin S Keng, Deeksha S Tare, Priya Abraham
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_353  
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Convalescent plasma – Is it useful for treating SARS Co-V2 infection? Highly accessed article p. 252
Sudha Ranganathan, Ranganathan N Iyer
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_358  
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Paediatric COVID-19 and the GUT Highly accessed article p. 261
Rohit Gupta, Saman Beg, Alok Jain, Shrish Bhatnagar
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_331  
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Effect of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine on COVID-19 virological outcomes: An updated meta-analysis p. 265
Rashmi Ranjan Das, Bijayini Behera, Baijayantimala Mishra, Sushree Samiksha Naik
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_330  
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Role of surveillance cultures in infection control p. 277
Manisha Biswal, Archana Angrup, Rimjhim Kanaujia
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_129  
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Can quantitative RT-PCR for SARS-CoV-2 help in better management of patients and control of coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic p. 284
Ashok Rattan, Hafiz Ahmad
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_380  
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Utility of a multiplex real-time polymerase chain reaction for combined detection and serotyping of dengue virus in paediatric patients hospitalised with severe dengue: A report from Chennai p. 288
S Balasubramanian, Sara Chandy, Robinson Peter, Gothai S Nachiyar, Amullya Sudhakar, A Sumanth, Anand Manoharan
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_249  
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Evaluation of matrix assisted laser desorption ionisation-time of flight mass spectrometry in direct identification of bacteriuria from urine samples p. 293
Balvinder Mohan, Neha Gautam, Nandini Sethuraman, Harsimran Kaur, Neelam Taneja
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_206  
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A systematic review and meta-analysis of different diagnostic procedures to detect gonococcus infection in resource-limited scenario p. 299
Aromita Mallik, Nibedita Das, Swati Mukherjee, Shibani Datta
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_312  
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Assessment of antibacterial activity of levonadifloxacin against contemporary gram-positive clinical isolates collected from various Indian hospitals using disk-diffusion assay p. 307
Shrikala Baliga, Dhruv K Mamtora, Varsha Gupta, Priyadarshini Shanmugam, Sanjay Biswas, DN Mukherjee, Suchitra Shenoy
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_307  
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Expected plazomicin susceptibility in India based on the prevailing aminoglycoside resistance mechanisms in Gram-negative organisms derived from whole-genome sequencing p. 313
Agila Kumari Pragasam, S Lydia Jennifer, Dhanalakshmi Solaimalai, Dhiviya Prabaa Muthuirulandi Sethuvel, Tanya Rachel, Divyaa Elangovan, Karthick Vasudevan, Karthick Gunasekaran, Balaji Veeraraghavan
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_384  
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Detection of chlamydia trachomatis infection among the pregnant women attending a tertiary care hospital in Kerala - South India by polymerase chain reaction p. 319
A Neena, R Deepa
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_19_429  
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Genetic sequencing of influenza A (H1N1) pdm09 isolates from South India, collected between 2011 and 2015 to detect mutations affecting virulence and resistance to oseltamivir p. 324
P Nandhini, Sujatha Sistla
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_83  
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Chlamydia pneumoniae infection in patients hospitalised for community-acquired pneumonia in Southern Jordan p. 338
Tahany Saleem Al-Hajaya, Wael Ali Al-Zereini, Hesham Mahmoud Al-Younes
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_63  
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Predominance of multidrug-resistant Gram-negative organisms as cause of surgical site infections at a private tertiary care hospital in Mumbai, India p. 344
Sweta Shah, Tanu Singhal, Reshma Naik, Pooja Thakkar
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_284  
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Epidemiological pattern of Malassezia, its phenotypic identification and antifungal susceptibility profile to azoles by broth microdilution method p. 351
Packia Nancy Romald, Anupma Jyoti Kindo, V Mahalakshmi, U Umadevi
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_106  
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Group B Streptococcus in Indian pregnant women: Its prevalence and risk factors p. 357
Neeraj Goel, Chand Wattal, Kanwal Gujral, Nehal Dhaduk, Chandra Mansukhani, Pankaj Garg
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_333  
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The impact of antimicrobial stewardship programme on regulating the policy adherence and antimicrobial usage in selected intensive care units in a tertiary care center - A prospective interventional study p. 362
Sushmita Sana Chowdhury, Apurba Sankar Sastry, Sathasivam Sureshkumar, Anusha Cherian, Sujatha Sistla, Deepashree Rajashekar
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_326  
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Antimicrobial activity of biosynthesised silver nanoparticles against multidrug-resistant microbes isolated from cancer patients with bacteraemia and candidaemia p. 371
Gamal Mohamed El-Sherbiny, Mohamed Kasem Lila, Yousseria Mohamed Shetaia, Marwa M F. Elswify, Samar Samer Mohamed
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_299  
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Prevalence of torch infections and its associated poor outcome in high-risk pregnant women of Central India: Time to think for prevention strategies p. 379
HV Manjunathachar, Kavita N Singh, Vivek Chouksey, Ravindra Kumar, Ravendra K Sharma, Pradip V Barde
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_136  
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Comparison of two real-time polymerase chain reaction assays for the detection of severe acute respiratory syndrome-CoV-2 from combined nasopharyngeal-throat swabs p. 385
Oves Siddiqui, Vikas Manchanda, Abhishek Yadav, Tanu Sagar, Sanchita Tuteja, Nazia Nagi, Sonal Saxena
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_279  
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Detection of various beta-Lactamases in Escherichia coli and Klebsiella sp.: A study from Tertiary Care Centre of North India p. 390
Varsha Gupta, Meenakshi Singh, Priya Datta, Anku Goel, Sanjay Singh, Kashinath Prasad, Jagdish Chander
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_253  
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Use of fluorescence foldscope as an effective tool for detection of biofilm formation in Pseudomonas aeruginosa p. 397
Chandrayee Deshamukhya, Bhaskar Jyoti Das, Shiela Chetri, Deepjyoti Paul, Debadatta Dhar Chanda, Tuhina Banerjee, Amitabha Bhattacharjee
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_118  
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Molecular diversity of dengue virus serotypes 1–4 during an outbreak of acute dengue virus infection in Theni, India p. 401
Amudhan Murugesan, Dhanasezhian Aridoss, Swarna Senthilkumar, Lallitha Sivathanu, Ramalingam Sekar, Esaki M Shankar, Elanchezhiyan Manickan
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_89  
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Microsporidia infection in patients with autoimmune diseases p. 409
Khadiga Ahmed Ismail, Yousry A Hawash, Taisir Saber, Emad M Eed, Amany S Khalifa, Khalaf F Alsharif, Saleh A Alghamdi, Ahmed M Khalifa, Osama Mahmoud Khalifa, Hatem K Althubiti, Gala M Alsofyani
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_325  
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Characteristics and outcomes of critically ill patients with influenza A (H1N1) in the Western Balkans during the 2019 post-pandemic season p. 415
Pedja Kovacevic, Jovan Matijasevic, Sasa Dragic, Biljana Zlojutro, Srdjan Gavrilovic, Milka Jandric, Ana Andrijevic, Tijana Kovacevic, Vladimir Carapic, Maja Travar, Ljubisa Preradovic, Danica Momcicevic
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_169  
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Molecular, phylogenetic and antibiotic resistance analysis of enteroaggregative escherichia coli/uropathogenic Escherichia coli hybrid genotypes causing urinary tract infections p. 421
Vinay Modgil, Harpreet Kaur, Balvinder Mohan, Neelam Taneja
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_365  
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Two novel genomic DNA sequences as common diagnostic targets to detect Cryptosporidium hominis and Cryptosporidium parvum: Development of quantitative polymerase chain reaction assays, and clinical evaluation p. 430
Arpit Kumar Shrivastava, Swagatika Panda, Subrat Kumar, Priyadarshi Soumyaranjan Sahu
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_114  
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Characterisation of colonisation properties of vaginal lactobacilli from healthy Indian women: Implications for identification of potential probiotic candidates p. 440
Arati Mane, Ishrat Khan, Madhuri Thakar
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_108  
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Staphylococcus aureus colonisation in HIV-infected patients: Incidence, risk factors and subsequent skin- and soft-tissue infections p. 444
Aashirwad Panigrahy, Sanjeev Sinha, Bimal Kumar Das, Arti Kapil, Sreenivas Vishnubhatla, Benu Dhawan
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_5  
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E-tutorials to accentuate – Clinical microbiology learning p. 448
Sheetal U Harakuni
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_100  
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Analysis of multi-sample pools in the detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA for mass screening: An Indian perspective p. 451
Sangeeta Deka, Deepjyoti Kalita, Amit Mangla, Ravi Shankar
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_273  
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Arterial blood gas as a prognostic indicator in patients with sepsis p. 457
Sayan Mukherjee, Suvrajyoti Das, Sudipta Mukherjee, Pralay Shankar Ghosh, Sanjay Bhattacharya
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_19_478  
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Prevalence of COVID-19 antibodies in healthcare workers at the peak of the pandemic in Mumbai, India: A preliminary study p. 461
Tanu Singhal, Sweta Shah, Reshma Naik, Amreen Kazi, Pooja Thakkar
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_308  
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A real-time polymerase chain reaction-based approach for qualitative estimation of viral RNA in organ tissues of coxsackievirus A-16-infected neonatal mice p. 464
Sanjaykumar Sidram Tikute, Shailesh Dattatraya Pawar, Samruddhi Satish Kawale, Deepa Kailash Sharma, Varanasi Gopalkrishna
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_117  
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False-positive blood cultures: The need for follow-up p. 469
Suverna Kirolikar, Ambreen Pandrowala, Sangeeta Joshi, Ruchira Misra, Sujata Mushrif
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_402  
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Mycotic keratitis due to Cylindrocarpon lichenicola: Successful salvage of the eye p. 472
M Suchitra Shenoy, Rajesh R Nayak, Vijay Pai, K Archana Bhat
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_399  
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A rare case of Colletotrichum truncatum keratitis in a young boy with complete healing after medical treatment p. 475
Josephine S Christy, A Balraj, Aditi Agarwal
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_146  
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An unexpected host in a soft-tissue lesion of thigh p. 478
Kavita Jain, SM Sarfaraj, Moumita Sengupta, Chhanda Datta, Uttara Chatterjee
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_236  
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Streptococcus dysgalactiae septic arthritis of sternoclavicular joint with bacteraemia p. 481
Pruthu Narendra Dhekane, Ram Gopalakrishnan, V Lakshmi Sree, V Dedeepiya Devaprasad
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_257  
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Adrenal histoplasmosis in immunocompetent individuals a case series from the North-Western part of India, Rajasthan province: An emerging endemic focus p. 485
Balram Sharma, Hardeva Ram Nehara, Vijay Kumar Bhavi, Pratibha Maan, Sanjay Saran
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_280  
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First report of Vibrio cholerae O9, novel st520, isolated from a child with bacteraemia-associated sepsis p. 489
Nandita Shashindran, Lekshmi Narendrakumar, Suhas Udayakumaran, Divya Mavanavila Vijayakumar, Sabu Thomas, Anil Kumar
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_283  
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Aspergillus mediastinitis in a post-operative immunocompetent child p. 492
Anand Kumar Mishra, Vidur Bansal, Gradlin Roy, Vikram Halder, Parakritii Gupta, Arunaloke Chakrabarti
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_267  
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Burkholderia vietnamiensis causing a non-lactational breast abscess in a non-cystic fibrosis patient in Tamil Nadu, India p. 496
Anusha Rohit, M Shraddha Rani, N Suresh Anand, Cynthia Chellappa, P Mohanapriya, Indrani Karunasagar, Iddya Karunasagar, Vijaya Kumar Deekshit
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_329  
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Does Xpert Carba R assay detect carbapenemase-producing organism in Gram-negative sepsis in neonates? p. 500
R Usha Devi, Thangaraj Abiramalatha, Ashok Chandrasekaran, Shaik Mohammad Shafi Jan, Prakash Amboiram, Umamaheswari Balakrishnan
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_290  
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