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   2020| July-December  | Volume 38 | Issue 3  
    Online since November 4, 2020

 
 
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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
Shailesh D Pawar, Sadhana S Kode, Sachin S Keng, Deeksha S Tare, Priya Abraham
July-December 2020, 38(3):243-251
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_353  
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Convalescent plasma – Is it useful for treating SARS Co-V2 infection?
Sudha Ranganathan, Ranganathan N Iyer
July-December 2020, 38(3):252-260
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_358  
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Paediatric COVID-19 and the GUT
Rohit Gupta, Saman Beg, Alok Jain, Shrish Bhatnagar
July-December 2020, 38(3):261-264
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_331  
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BRIEF COMMUNICATIONS
Prevalence of COVID-19 antibodies in healthcare workers at the peak of the pandemic in Mumbai, India: A preliminary study
Tanu Singhal, Sweta Shah, Reshma Naik, Amreen Kazi, Pooja Thakkar
July-December 2020, 38(3):461-463
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_308  
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REVIEW ARTICLES
Can quantitative RT-PCR for SARS-CoV-2 help in better management of patients and control of coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic
Ashok Rattan, Hafiz Ahmad
July-December 2020, 38(3):284-287
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_380  
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REVIEW ARTICLE: COVID-19 SERIES
Effect of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine on COVID-19 virological outcomes: An updated meta-analysis
Rashmi Ranjan Das, Bijayini Behera, Baijayantimala Mishra, Sushree Samiksha Naik
July-December 2020, 38(3):265-272
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_330  
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ORIGINAL ARTICLES
Molecular, phylogenetic and antibiotic resistance analysis of enteroaggregative escherichia coli/uropathogenic Escherichia coli hybrid genotypes causing urinary tract infections
Vinay Modgil, Harpreet Kaur, Balvinder Mohan, Neelam Taneja
July-December 2020, 38(3):421-429
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_365  
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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
Oves Siddiqui, Vikas Manchanda, Abhishek Yadav, Tanu Sagar, Sanchita Tuteja, Nazia Nagi, Sonal Saxena
July-December 2020, 38(3):385-389
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_279  
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REVIEW ARTICLES
Role of surveillance cultures in infection control
Manisha Biswal, Archana Angrup, Rimjhim Kanaujia
July-December 2020, 38(3):277-283
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_129  
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ORIGINAL ARTICLES
Detection of various beta-Lactamases in Escherichia coli and Klebsiella sp.: A study from Tertiary Care Centre of North India
Varsha Gupta, Meenakshi Singh, Priya Datta, Anku Goel, Sanjay Singh, Kashinath Prasad, Jagdish Chander
July-December 2020, 38(3):390-396
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_253  
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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
Sweta Shah, Tanu Singhal, Reshma Naik, Pooja Thakkar
July-December 2020, 38(3):344-350
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_284  
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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
A Neena, R Deepa
July-December 2020, 38(3):319-323
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_19_429  
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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
Shrikala Baliga, Dhruv K Mamtora, Varsha Gupta, Priyadarshini Shanmugam, Sanjay Biswas, DN Mukherjee, Suchitra Shenoy
July-December 2020, 38(3):307-312
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_307  
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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
HV Manjunathachar, Kavita N Singh, Vivek Chouksey, Ravindra Kumar, Ravendra K Sharma, Pradip V Barde
July-December 2020, 38(3):379-384
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_136  
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Group B Streptococcus in Indian pregnant women: Its prevalence and risk factors
Neeraj Goel, Chand Wattal, Kanwal Gujral, Nehal Dhaduk, Chandra Mansukhani, Pankaj Garg
July-December 2020, 38(3):357-361
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_333  
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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
S Balasubramanian, Sara Chandy, Robinson Peter, Gothai S Nachiyar, Amullya Sudhakar, A Sumanth, Anand Manoharan
July-December 2020, 38(3):288-292
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_249  
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BRIEF COMMUNICATIONS
Arterial blood gas as a prognostic indicator in patients with sepsis
Sayan Mukherjee, Suvrajyoti Das, Sudipta Mukherjee, Pralay Shankar Ghosh, Sanjay Bhattacharya
July-December 2020, 38(3):457-460
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_19_478  
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ORIGINAL ARTICLES
A systematic review and meta-analysis of different diagnostic procedures to detect gonococcus infection in resource-limited scenario
Aromita Mallik, Nibedita Das, Swati Mukherjee, Shibani Datta
July-December 2020, 38(3):299-306
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_312  
  445 45 -
BRIEF COMMUNICATIONS
Analysis of multi-sample pools in the detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA for mass screening: An Indian perspective
Sangeeta Deka, Deepjyoti Kalita, Amit Mangla, Ravi Shankar
July-December 2020, 38(3):451-456
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_273  
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ORIGINAL ARTICLES
Evaluation of matrix assisted laser desorption ionisation-time of flight mass spectrometry in direct identification of bacteriuria from urine samples
Balvinder Mohan, Neha Gautam, Nandini Sethuraman, Harsimran Kaur, Neelam Taneja
July-December 2020, 38(3):293-298
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_206  
  426 52 -
Expected plazomicin susceptibility in India based on the prevailing aminoglycoside resistance mechanisms in Gram-negative organisms derived from whole-genome sequencing
Agila Kumari Pragasam, S Lydia Jennifer, Dhanalakshmi Solaimalai, Dhiviya Prabaa Muthuirulandi Sethuvel, Tanya Rachel, Divyaa Elangovan, Karthick Vasudevan, Karthick Gunasekaran, Balaji Veeraraghavan
July-December 2020, 38(3):313-318
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_384  
  426 50 -
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
Sushmita Sana Chowdhury, Apurba Sankar Sastry, Sathasivam Sureshkumar, Anusha Cherian, Sujatha Sistla, Deepashree Rajashekar
July-December 2020, 38(3):362-370
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_326  
  406 59 -
Molecular diversity of dengue virus serotypes 1–4 during an outbreak of acute dengue virus infection in Theni, India
Amudhan Murugesan, Dhanasezhian Aridoss, Swarna Senthilkumar, Lallitha Sivathanu, Ramalingam Sekar, Esaki M Shankar, Elanchezhiyan Manickan
July-December 2020, 38(3):401-408
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_89  
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Antimicrobial activity of biosynthesised silver nanoparticles against multidrug-resistant microbes isolated from cancer patients with bacteraemia and candidaemia
Gamal Mohamed El-Sherbiny, Mohamed Kasem Lila, Yousseria Mohamed Shetaia, Marwa M F. Elswify, Samar Samer Mohamed
July-December 2020, 38(3):371-378
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_299  
  414 26 -
Microsporidia infection in patients with autoimmune diseases
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
July-December 2020, 38(3):409-414
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_325  
  400 24 -
Chlamydia pneumoniae infection in patients hospitalised for community-acquired pneumonia in Southern Jordan
Tahany Saleem Al-Hajaya, Wael Ali Al-Zereini, Hesham Mahmoud Al-Younes
July-December 2020, 38(3):338-343
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_63  
  385 34 -
INFECTIOUS DISEASE GRAND ROUND
False-positive blood cultures: The need for follow-up
Suverna Kirolikar, Ambreen Pandrowala, Sangeeta Joshi, Ruchira Misra, Sujata Mushrif
July-December 2020, 38(3):469-471
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_402  
  356 55 -
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
Use of fluorescence foldscope as an effective tool for detection of biofilm formation in Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Chandrayee Deshamukhya, Bhaskar Jyoti Das, Shiela Chetri, Deepjyoti Paul, Debadatta Dhar Chanda, Tuhina Banerjee, Amitabha Bhattacharjee
July-December 2020, 38(3):397-400
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_118  
  376 33 -
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 Nandhini, Sujatha Sistla
July-December 2020, 38(3):324-337
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_83  
  365 32 -
Epidemiological pattern of Malassezia, its phenotypic identification and antifungal susceptibility profile to azoles by broth microdilution method
Packia Nancy Romald, Anupma Jyoti Kindo, V Mahalakshmi, U Umadevi
July-December 2020, 38(3):351-356
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_106  
  350 35 -
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
Arpit Kumar Shrivastava, Swagatika Panda, Subrat Kumar, Priyadarshi Soumyaranjan Sahu
July-December 2020, 38(3):430-439
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_114  
  352 25 -
CORRESPONDENCE
Does Xpert Carba R assay detect carbapenemase-producing organism in Gram-negative sepsis in neonates?
R Usha Devi, Thangaraj Abiramalatha, Ashok Chandrasekaran, Shaik Mohammad Shafi Jan, Prakash Amboiram, Umamaheswari Balakrishnan
July-December 2020, 38(3):500-501
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_290  
  299 43 -
CASE REPORTS
A rare case of Colletotrichum truncatum keratitis in a young boy with complete healing after medical treatment
Josephine S Christy, A Balraj, Aditi Agarwal
July-December 2020, 38(3):475-477
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_146  
  309 29 -
Aspergillus mediastinitis in a post-operative immunocompetent child
Anand Kumar Mishra, Vidur Bansal, Gradlin Roy, Vikram Halder, Parakritii Gupta, Arunaloke Chakrabarti
July-December 2020, 38(3):492-495
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_267  
  308 27 -
INFECTIOUS DISEASE GRAND ROUND
Mycotic keratitis due to Cylindrocarpon lichenicola: Successful salvage of the eye
M Suchitra Shenoy, Rajesh R Nayak, Vijay Pai, K Archana Bhat
July-December 2020, 38(3):472-474
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_399  
  302 29 -
BRIEF COMMUNICATIONS
Characterisation of colonisation properties of vaginal lactobacilli from healthy Indian women: Implications for identification of potential probiotic candidates
Arati Mane, Ishrat Khan, Madhuri Thakar
July-December 2020, 38(3):440-443
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_108  
  296 29 -
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
Characteristics and outcomes of critically ill patients with influenza A (H1N1) in the Western Balkans during the 2019 post-pandemic season
Pedja Kovacevic, Jovan Matijasevic, Sasa Dragic, Biljana Zlojutro, Srdjan Gavrilovic, Milka Jandric, Ana Andrijevic, Tijana Kovacevic, Vladimir Carapic, Maja Travar, Ljubisa Preradovic, Danica Momcicevic
July-December 2020, 38(3):415-420
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_169  
  306 18 -
BRIEF COMMUNICATIONS
E-tutorials to accentuate – Clinical microbiology learning
Sheetal U Harakuni
July-December 2020, 38(3):448-450
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_100  
  284 33 -
CASE REPORTS
Burkholderia vietnamiensis causing a non-lactational breast abscess in a non-cystic fibrosis patient in Tamil Nadu, India
Anusha Rohit, M Shraddha Rani, N Suresh Anand, Cynthia Chellappa, P Mohanapriya, Indrani Karunasagar, Iddya Karunasagar, Vijaya Kumar Deekshit
July-December 2020, 38(3):496-499
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_329  
  296 21 -
Adrenal histoplasmosis in immunocompetent individuals a case series from the North-Western part of India, Rajasthan province: An emerging endemic focus
Balram Sharma, Hardeva Ram Nehara, Vijay Kumar Bhavi, Pratibha Maan, Sanjay Saran
July-December 2020, 38(3):485-488
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_280  
  282 33 -
Streptococcus dysgalactiae septic arthritis of sternoclavicular joint with bacteraemia
Pruthu Narendra Dhekane, Ram Gopalakrishnan, V Lakshmi Sree, V Dedeepiya Devaprasad
July-December 2020, 38(3):481-484
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_257  
  290 18 -
BRIEF COMMUNICATIONS
Staphylococcus aureus colonisation in HIV-infected patients: Incidence, risk factors and subsequent skin- and soft-tissue infections
Aashirwad Panigrahy, Sanjeev Sinha, Bimal Kumar Das, Arti Kapil, Sreenivas Vishnubhatla, Benu Dhawan
July-December 2020, 38(3):444-447
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_5  
  276 21 -
CASE REPORTS
An unexpected host in a soft-tissue lesion of thigh
Kavita Jain, SM Sarfaraj, Moumita Sengupta, Chhanda Datta, Uttara Chatterjee
July-December 2020, 38(3):478-480
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_236  
  276 17 -
First report of Vibrio cholerae O9, novel st520, isolated from a child with bacteraemia-associated sepsis
Nandita Shashindran, Lekshmi Narendrakumar, Suhas Udayakumaran, Divya Mavanavila Vijayakumar, Sabu Thomas, Anil Kumar
July-December 2020, 38(3):489-491
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_283  
  249 21 -
BRIEF COMMUNICATIONS
A real-time polymerase chain reaction-based approach for qualitative estimation of viral RNA in organ tissues of coxsackievirus A-16-infected neonatal mice
Sanjaykumar Sidram Tikute, Shailesh Dattatraya Pawar, Samruddhi Satish Kawale, Deepa Kailash Sharma, Varanasi Gopalkrishna
July-December 2020, 38(3):464-468
DOI:10.4103/ijmm.IJMM_20_117  
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