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January-March 2016 | Vol 8 | Issue  1     Table ofContents  RSS Feed 
 
Editorial
State of globe: Enterococci: Virulence factors and biofilm formation
Abbas Farahani
Enterococcus causes a variety of infections that most infections associated with burns, wound infections, and urinary tract; and also implicated in endocarditis, pyogenic infections, pelvic infections...
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Special Article
The emergence of zika virus as a global health security threat: A review and a consensus statement of the INDUSEM Joint working Group (JWG)
Veronica Sikka, Vijay Kumar Chattu, Raaj K Popli, Sagar C Galwankar, Dhanashree Kelkar, Stanley G Sawicki, Stanislaw P Stawicki, Thomas J Papadimos
The Zika virus (ZIKV), first discovered in 1947, has emerged as a global public health threat over the last decade, with the accelerated geographic spread of the virus noted during the last 5 years. T...
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Original Article
Molecular characterization of virulence genes in vancomycin-resistant and vancomycin-sensitive enterococci
Priyanka Paul Biswas, Sangeeta Dey, Aninda Sen, Luna Adhikari
Background: The aim of this study was to find out the correlation between presence of virulence (gelatinase [gel E], enterococcal surface protein [esp], cytolysin A [cyl...
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Original Article
Incidence of multidrug-resistant pseudomonas spp. in ICU patients with special reference to ESBL, AMPC, MBL and biofilm production
Richa Gupta, Abida Malik, Meher Rizvi, S Moied Ahmed
Background: Multidrug-resistant (MDR) Pseudomonas spp. have been reported to be the important cause of ICU infections. The appearance of ESBL, AmpC and MBL genes and their spread among b...
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