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Usefulness of PSI in Assessing the Prognosis of Patients with Viral CAP

Pneumonia severity index (PSI) is actively used in clinical practice for predicting the severity of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). However, its...

13 Mar, 2019

 
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Introduction of PCV10 Reduced the Incidence of Pneumonia in Kenya

Introduction of 10-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV10), followed by a simultaneous catch-up campaign for children less than 5 years of age...

08 Mar, 2019

 
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Lactobacillus salivarius PS7 Significantly Reduces Episodes of Recurrent Acute Otitis Media in Children

A recent study evaluated the efficacy of target-specific probiotic strain, Lactobacillus salivarius PS7, in preventing rAOM in children. L....

25 Feb, 2019

 
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Methenamine, Decreases UTI Frequency in Adult Renal Transplant Recipients and is Well Tolerated

Recurrent urinary tract infections (UTI) are an important cause of morbidity and mortality in renal transplant recipients (RTR). A recent...

25 Feb, 2019

 
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Our Publications

Clarithromycin: An Emerging Treatment Recourse in Lower Respiratory Tract Infections

Parenteral macrolide therapy is needed for patients with moderate to severe CAP/AECB. This booklet gives an overview of the efficacy and safety of...

Approach to Hepatitis B in Pregnancy

Chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in pregnancy is an important global health problem. Over 50% of the estimated 240–350 million chronic...

HCV Management Series: Management of Treatment-naïve and Treatment-experienced HCV Patients

Treatment for hepatitis C is rapidly evolving from injectable interferons to the revolutionizing all oral direct-acting antivirals. The advent of...

Isoniazid + Pyridoxine + Sulfamethoxazole + Trimethoprim - Fixed Dose Combination: Concept Document

Tuberculosis is the most common opportunistic infections among people living with HIV. Isoniazid preventive therapy is effective strategy to reduce...

Slide Library

Luliconazole

This presentation includes information pertaining to the molecule Luliconazole, which is a novel topical imidazole antifungal agent used for the...

 
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HIV - HCV Coinfection

This slide set covers the epidemiology, disease progression and management of HIV-HCV coinfection in the era of directly acting antivirals available...

 
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Basics of Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is a viral infection that affects liver of 170 million people across the globe. It is one of the largest causes of liver cirrhosis and...

 
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Daclatasvir (Hepcdac)

Treatment for chronic hepatitis C has evolved rapidly from an interferon based regimen of modest efficacy with significant adverse events to a well-...

 
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Key Trials

PROMISE Study: Moxifloxacin, Clinically and Bacteriologically Non-inferior to Ertapenem in Treatment of cIAIs

PROMISE is the largest study of antimicrobials performed in complicated intra-abdominal infections (cIAIs) patients. The study compared the clinical...

OSTRICH: A Short Course of Oral Steroid Treatment not Beneficial over Placebo for Treating Otitis Media with Effusion in Children

The OSTRICH trial found no benefits of short course of oral steroids over placebo for treating persistent otitis media with effusion in children.  

Indian Prospective Study Comparing the Nephrotoxicity of Colistin and Polymyxin B Administered in Currently Recommended Doses

Polymyxins have been associated with a risk of nephrotoxicity. Different studies have evaluated the toxicity of polymyxins and have demonstrated a...

TARGET Workshops Resources Improved Antibiotic Dispensing in Primary Care

This trial evaluated the influence of Target workshops on antibiotic prescription and antibiotic use among healthcare providers. The study found...

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