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Friday, December 30, 2011

Indo-Asian scenario of microbes, infections, antibiotics and resistance - By Dr. A. J. Tamhankar (Research Associate: Sandeep Nerkar)

India: 14-center ABR study to becompleted in Maharashtra state - DNAIndia Maharashtragears up to dissect antibiotics abuse  

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Indo-Asian scenario of microbes, infections, antibiotics and resistance - By Dr. A. J. Tamhankar (Research Associate: Sandeep Nerkar)

India – a limit to Antibiotics to animals by the MoH – ”There is overwhelming evidence that non-therapeutic use ofantibiotics via feed to promote growth in livestock, poultry and fishcontributes to antibiotic resistance among humans” - Times of India
Hong Kong SAR – 5 VRE deaths lead to hospital screeningmeasures  – The Standard 

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Indo-Asian scenario of microbes, infections, antibiotics and resistance - By Dr. A. J. Tamhankar (Research Associate: Sandeep Nerkar)

Watch out for sexually transmitted 'superbug': expert Manoramaonline....."Surveillance of the anti-microbial resistance (AMR) in gonorrhea is currently being researched and India needs to be cautious about this as well," Gupta ...  
Malaysia – South East Asia– ReAct: joint education project launched  
India leads world with 25 lakh TB cases, says WHO- The Asian Age.......The five countries with the highest incidence in 2010 were India (2.5 million) ...bacterial infection that can be treated with a reliable antibiotic regime ...  
Superbug beats drugs, claims fourth life-Independent Online....... isan enzyme that makes bacteria resistant to a wide range of antibiotics, ... and infection prevention precautions were being observed. 
Superbug may be 'more widespread'- Times LIVE......NDM-1is an enzyme produced by bacteria, making bacteria resistant to antibiotics. On Saturday, a fourth patient infected with the enzyme died at the ... 
Superbug: no cause for panic- Times LIVE.......NDM-1is an antibiotic-resistant enzyme produced by specific bacteria. Of the 10 patients who tested ... NDM-1 was first identified in New Delhi, India. ... 
Can we find cure to these scourges?- Deccan Herald.......Moreover,India also has the largest multi-drug resistant tuberculosis ...when the tuberculosis bacteria develop resistance to one or several antibiotics. ... 

Friday, November 4, 2011

Indo-Asian scenario of microbes, infections, antibiotics and resistance - By Dr. A. J. Tamhankar (Research Associate: Sandeep Nerkar)

ReAct group :Focus on Antimicrobial Resistance In Asia

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Indo-Asian scenario of microbes, infections, antibiotics and resistance - By Dr. A. J. Tamhankar (Research Associate: Sandeep Nerkar)

Antibiotic resistance in India high: survey..The Hindu...The GARP-India research estimates that of the approximately 190, 000 neonatal deaths in India each year due to sepsis, a bacterial infection that overwhelms the bloodstream, over 30 per centare attributable to antibiotic resistance. ... 
Drug resistant infections kill 60k infants a of antibiotic resistance, nearly 60 thousand of new-born babies are dying every year in India of sepsis, a treatable blood infection, despite getting lifesaving antibiotics. "The organisms in the hospitals have become multi-drug resistant. ...
'100 million Indians could be carrying NDM-1'..Times of India...These include environment pollution by antibiotics such as fluoroquinolones (affecting the DNA of bacteria promoting cross-class antibiotic resistance) which can survive in the environment for months, if not years; the lack of sanitation which is ...
`Some two lakh babies die of infection per year`..Zee News...Experts say the bacterial infection is high due to the presence of hospital-acquired infections (HAI). "It is not a healthy trend to see babies dying due to unconscious antibiotic usage by adults. When we use antibiotics after prescription or proper ...

Superbug preset, but situation not alarming: Govt..Rediff...An NDM-1 study published in Lancet had triggered controversy last year as it claimed that drug-resistant gene had originated in India [ Images ] and was resistant to different classes of antibiotics. The government had protested naming the virus after ...

Friday, September 16, 2011

Indo-Asian scenario of microbes, infections, antibiotics and resistance - By Dr. A. J. Tamhankar (Research Associate: Sandeep Nerkar)

China's Existing System Of Reserves Is Failing To Conserve Wild Plants That Could Be Valuable Future Sources Of Food And Medicine
Nanotechnology-enhanced curcumin: Symbiosis of ancient wisdom with ...Nanowerk LLC 
It has a long history of usage in traditional medicine in India and China...... as they exhibit enhanced antibacterial/anti-infection properties. ...
Living With HIV And Dying Of TB - 
India is home to 2.5 million people living with HIV and bears one fourth of the estimated global burden of MDR-TB. Infection with HIV further complicates ...
A shout-out for throat care- Hindu Business Line 
It could be a cold or the flu setting in, a viral or bacterial infection,... Many Indian and Western doctors recommend garlic as a natural antibiotic. ...
Unravelling Of NDM-1 Structure Signals Breakthrough In Fight ...Medical News Today 
Drug resistance in infectious bacteria is on the rise, posing a serious ...year over 25000 people die in Europe because of antibiotic resistant infections. ...

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Indo-Asian scenario of microbes, infections, antibiotics and resistance - By Dr. A. J. Tamhankar

Need to address growing antibiotic resistance in India - The Hindu ........People living in developing countries including India have the highest burden of bacterial infections, including antibiotic-resistant infections driven by  excessive ...
Cow bacteria strain may pose health hazard in India - Daily News & Analysis ......Parthi Bhatol, chairman, Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation, which markets Amul products across India, said: “I haven't heard of any such unidentified bacteria that are resistant to any form of antibiotics. If such bacteria are found, ...
Cost of Compassion: Drug Resistance in Military Hospitals - Wired News ......Of note, 58 percent of the resistant bacteria recovered from the Afghan patients was found within 48 hours of their admission to the hospital, meaning that they acquired the infection on the outside, before they were 
admitted. In addition to surveying ...
Gangetic delta origin of deadly cholera strain - Times of India ........El Tor strain first became resistant to antibiotics in 1982, by acquiring the genetic region SXT, which entered the bacterium's genome at that time, triggering renewed global transmission from the original source. Cholera, a 
diarrhoeal infection linked ...
Cholera pandemic's source discovered - EurekAlert (press release) ........"These findings are opening up new pathways for researchers studying all fields of bacterial infection: from investigating how genetic changes enable strains to build up resistance to antibiotics, to being able to track a disease's transmission and ...

Southeast Asia to combat drug resistance - Times of India .......The declaration lays emphasis on developing national antibiotic policies, to regulate the use of antimicrobial agents 

Saturday, September 3, 2011

Indo-Asian scenario of microbes, infections, antibiotics and resistance - By Dr. A. J. Tamhankar

On behalf of and with encouragement from IIMAR, Mohini Adke, Assistant Professor, KTHM college, Nashik, Maharashtra, India has started the cause - STOP- Antibiotic Resistance on `facebook`. Please join the cause 

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Indo-Asian scenario of microbes, infections, antibiotics and resistance - By Dr. A. J. Tamhankar

Combating MDROs Requires Addressing the Implementation Gap on ...Infection Control Today 
Clinicians discovered that Klebsiella was the first bacteria to produce
NDM-1 when a patient who had journeyed from India to England had an
infection that ...
Rebel germs having a field day under the radar in SA-Business Day

"We are like Spain, Greece, India or Brazil — countries where there is enough
money to use expensive antibiotics, but not enough emphasis on infection ...
Drug resistant Pneumonia is leading to increasing incidence of ...India PRwire
Indore, MP, August 8, 2011 /India PRwire/ -- Pediatricians in the city have
cautioned the public against the use of antibiotics without prescription 
because ...
Ringing the Warning Bell: Colistin-Resistant Klebsiella:Wired News
By Maryn McKenna In all the latest bad news about bacteria becoming highly
resistant — through carbapenem resistance, or the “Indian supergene” 
NDM-1 ...
When you take antibiotics, sensitive bacteria are killed but resistant ... 
People often err by taking them for a common cold, which is a viral infection. ...
Posted On Thursday, August 18, 2011 at 04:02:23 AM: Mumbai Mirror
BAYER : to support WHO and Stop Tuberculosis Partnership in ...4-traders
MDR-TB can result from a primary infection with resistant bacteria or it
may ... Some countries, especially the former Soviet Union, China and 
India, ...

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Indo-Asian scenario of microbes, infections, antibiotics and resistance - By Dr. A. J. Tamhankar

Thailand is facing a health crisis from antibiotic  resistance –  figures from the National Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Centre 
India – New antibiotics policy can’t curb illegal sale – protests and discussions over the new rules for increased antibiotics restrictiveness India Today 
India – policy to ban over-the-counter sale of 90 drugs developed, but not yet taken – Times of India  
India – campaign for judicious use of antibiotics in Chennai (Madras) is described – The Hindu  

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Indo-Asian scenario of microbes, infections, antibiotics and resistance - By Dr. A. J. Tamhankar

Deadly E coli: A worry for India? Delhi: The new mutant strain of the E Coli bacteria has left 36 people dead ... resistant to even high end antibiotics. But is that a worry for India?  

Monday, June 13, 2011

Indo-Asian scenario of microbes, infections, antibiotics and resistance - By Dr. A. J. Tamhankar

Deadly superbug - is Philippines next? Manila Bulletin
Case of NDM-1 superbug appears to be first acquired within Canada: researchers- The Canadian Press 
Cow's milk carries new variant of superbug- Times of India...MRSA infection is caused by a strain of bacteria resistant to antibiotics... 
Phillipines- Watsons, Unilab promote antibiotic compliance - There is no known cure for super bacteria infections — prevention is the only ... The very first cases of superbugs with NDM-1 were recorded in New Delhi, India. ... more and more types of bacteria become antibiotic-resistant as well. ... 
Antiinfectives and Bacteriophages - ABLE: Association of ...
In the wake of emerging antibiotic resistance linked to overuse and abuse of ... If we look back in time, bacterial infection has been a problem to the human ... C' of the Indian Drugs and Cosmetics Act is an advantage to Indian Biotech ...
RSS Journal: New strain of MRSA discovered: Antibiotic resistant ...Antibiotic-resistant bacteria in Indian public water supply ... New antibiotics against resistant bacterial infections discovered ...
South Korea banned antibiotics in animal feed - Five years after the European Union banned antibiotics in animal feed, South Korea is about to become the first Asian country to embrace such a restriction...Beginning in July, South Korea is promising to strictly enforce a.. 
Side Effects of Antibiotics in Urdu- Pakistan 

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Indo-Asian scenario of microbes, infections, antibiotics and resistance - By Dr. A. J. Tamhankar

China – treatment of pneumococcal meningitis harder due to AB resistance and therefore the importance of prevention (vaccination) is increasing –
A Growing Risk for Prostate Biopsies: Potentially Deadly Infection- Wall Street Journal-... resulting in infection by antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria such as E. coli. ... Costello tells BN that men who have traveled to India,China and ...
India – NDM-1 presence confirmed by Indian study; of 3 172 blood and urine samples taken at Sassoon General Hospital, in Pune, 20 were found to have bacteria carrying the NDM-1 gene - MidDay

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Indo-Asian scenario of microbes, infections, antibiotics and resistance - By Dr. A. J. Tamhankar

The superbug effect - The Hindu - The drug-resistant gene has been found even in pathogenic bacteria that ...a national surveillance system for measuring antibiotic resistance if it is...
Combating meningitis - Express Buzz - Bacterial meningitis is a far more serious infection that can cause ...Strain '19 A' is increasingly becoming resistant to commonly used antibiotics. ...
Controversy over Delhi superbug returns to haunt medical tourism ...IMTJ - A Cardiff University-led team of scientists discovered new strains of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in India. It is the first time the bacteria ...
Taiwan – high nasal MRSA carriage in children; a study of 6 000 kids showed that 7.8 % carried MRSA in their nostrils 
Chemical mechanism behind bugs' antibiotic resistance identified – South Asia News 
South Korea has highest antibiotic use worldwide - Asian Scientist News

Pakistan yet to devise national antibiotic policy- Pakistan Today News
Indian NDM-1 discussion, with first denial of the existence of the gene in water supplies, now followed by acceptance and action, is analysed in SciDevNet – the Task Force recently created by the Indian Government is mentioned in IBNLive; the discussion taken further with ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research) decided to finance studies of the problem in India – India Today; and an outline of control measures to be taken is found here in IBNLive; and a few lines on the ever ongoing pressure in the hospitals, that usually never make the press, but here in Times of India; and a sobering-up attitude is reflected in The Hindu; and on a side track, control of ABs in marine production of e g prawns is discussed in
Indian Antibiotic Resistance Scenario - 2008 (by A.J. Tamhankar)

From the Scientific Journals


-Antibiotic resistance calls for better diagnostic labs.
-Antibiotic resistance in pathogens causing urinary tract infections in India.
-Antibiotic resistance pattern of group-a beta-hemolytic streptococci isolated from north Indian children.

-Emerging antibiotic resistance in bacteria with special reference to India.
-Incidence of metallo beta lactamase producing Pseudomonas
aeruginosa in ICU patients.
-Estimation of faecal carriage of Clostridium difficile in patients
with ulcerative colitis using RT-PCR.

-Detection of extended spectrum beta-lactamase from clinical isolates in Davangere.
-A study on nosocomial pathogens in ICU with special reference to multiresistant Acinetobacter baumannii harbouring multiple plasmids.
-Enterococcal infections & antimicrobial resistance.
-Changing pattern of Clostridium difficile associated diarrhoea in a tertiary care hospital: A 5 year retrospective study.
-Antibiotic sensitivity pattern in cases of enteric fever.
-Functional assignment to JEV proteins using SVM.
-High rate of mutation K103N causing resistance to nevirapine.
-Increased prevalence of extended spectrum beta lactamase producers in neonatal septicaemic cases.
-Correlation between biofilm production and multiple drug resistance in imipenem resistant clinical isolates of Acinetobacter baumannii.
-Detection of Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates producing VEB-type extended-spectrum beta-lactamases.
-Drug susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis against second-line drugs using the Bactec MGIT 960 System.
-Expression, purification, crystallization and preliminary X-ray diffraction studies of glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase 1 from methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA252).
-Study of metallo-beta-lactamase production in clinical isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
-Occurrence of ESBL & Amp-C b-lactamases & susceptibility to newer antimicrobial agents in complicated UTI.
-Pneumonia in a traveller coming back from Asia.
-Rising prevalence of enteric fever due to multidrug-resistant Salmonella.
-Risk factors for antibiotic-resistant E. coli in children in a rural area.
-Status of high level aminoglycoside resistant Enterococcus faecium and Enterococcus faecalis.
-Synergy of gatifloxacin with cefoperazone and cefoperazone-sulbactam against resistant strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
-The cost-effectiveness of typhoid Vi vaccination programs.
-The influence of glucose added urine on the in vitro antimicrobial activity of various antibiotics.
-Trend of antibiotic resistance of Vibrio cholerae strains from East Delhi.
-Triple therapy-based targeted nanoparticles for the treatment of Helicobacter pylori.
-Tigecycline in-vitro susceptibility and antibiotics' fitness for gram-negative pathogens.
-Antibiotic resistance pattern of group-a beta-hemolytic streptococci isolated from north Indian children.
-Detection and identification of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
-Changing characteristics of Vibrio cholerae: emergence of multidrug resistance and non-O1, non-O139 serogroups.
-Dental therapeutic systems.
-Incidence of metallo beta lactamase producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa in ICU patients.
-Antibiotic prescribing practices in primary and secondary health care facilities in Uttar Pradesh, India.
-Mycobacterium tuberculosis interactome analysis unravels potential pathways to drug resistance.
-TEM & SHV genes in extended spectrum beta-lactamase producing Klebsiella species beta their antimicrobial resistance pattern.
-TargetTB: a target identification pipeline for Mycobacterium tuberculosis through an interactome, reactome and genome-scale structural analysis.
-Detection of virulence genes in Vibrio cholerae isolated from aquatic environment in Kerala, Southern India.
-Bacterial persistence: some new insights into an old phenomenon.
-Down regulation of gyrase A gene expression in E. coli by antisense ribozymes using RT-PCR.
-Novel mutations in emb B gene of ethambutol resistant isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis: a preliminary report.
-A potential plasmid-curing agent, 8-epidiosbulbin E acetate, from Dioscorea bulbifera L. against multidrug-resistant bacteria.
-RpoN gene, RAPD profile, antimicrobial resistance and plasmids of Vibrio anguillarum isolates from vibriosis infected Penaeus monodon.
-Novel and potent oxazolidinone antibacterials featuring 3-indolylglyoxamide substituents.
-Enhancement of the efficacy of erythromycin in multiple antibiotic-resistant gram-negative bacterial pathogens.
-Zinc and antibiotic resistance: metallo-beta-lactamases and their synthetic analogues.
-Changing trends in bacteriology of peritonsillar abscess.
-Incidence of bacterial enteropathogens among hospitalized diarrhea patients from Orissa, India.
-Moonlighting function of glutamate racemase from Mycobacterium tuberculosis: racemization and DNA gyrase inhibition are two independent activities of the enzyme.
-Substituted 3-((Z)-2-(4-nitrophenyl)-2-(1H-tetrazol-5-yl) vinyl)-4H-chromen-4-ones as novel anti-MRSA agents: synthesis, SAR, and in-vitro assessment.
-Antimicrobial stewardship in institutions and office practices.
-Tigecycline: a critical update.
-Cefoxitin disc diffusion test for detection of meticillin-resistant staphylococci.
-In-vitro antimycobacterial drug susceptibility testing of non-tubercular mycobacteria by tetrazolium microplate assay.
-Differential expression of ompC and ompF in multidrug-resistant Shigella dysenteriae and Shigella flexneri by aqueous extract of Aegle marmelos, altering its susceptibility toward beta-lactam antibiotics.
-Comparative bacteriology of acute and chronic dacryocystitis.
-Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis: current challenges and threats.
-Prevalence of inducible clindamycin resistance in gram positive organisms in a tertiary care centre.
-Assessment of pheromone response in biofilm forming clinical isolates of high level gentamicin resistant Enterococcus faecalis.
-Incidence of carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa in diabetes and cancer patients.
-Evaluation of rapid MTT tube method for detection of drug susceptibility of Mycobacterium tuberculosis to rifampicin and isoniazid.
-Phenotypic detection of inducible clindamycin resistance among Staphylococcus aureus isolates by using the lower limit of recommended inter-disk distance.
-Prevalence of extended spectrum beta lactamase and AmpC beta lactamase producers among Escherichia coli isolates in a tertiary care hospital in Jaipur.
-Empiric antibiotic therapy in children with community-acquired pneumonia.
-Comparison of the radiometric BACTEC 460 TB culture system and Löwenstein-Jensen medium for the isolation of mycobacteria in cutaneous tuberculosis and their drug susceptibility pattern.
-Molecular cloning, overexpression and biochemical characterization of hypothetical beta-lactamases of Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv.
-Molecular characterization of multidrug-resistant Shigella species isolated from epidemic and endemic cases of shigellosis in India.
-Epidemiological evidence of multidrug-resistant Shigella sonnei colonization in India by sentinel surveillance in a Japanese quarantine station.
-Aminoglycoside-resistance mechanisms in multidrug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clinical isolates.
-Antimicrobial resistance pattern of Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates from peripheral health centres and STD clinic attendees of a tertiary care centre in India.
-Novel structural analogues of piperine as inhibitors of the NorA efflux pump of Staphylococcus aureus.
-Salmonella enterica Serotype typhi in Kuwait and its reduced susceptibility to ciprofloxacin.
-Synthesis and antimycobacterial activity of 4-[5-(substituted phenyl)-4, 5-dihydro-3-isoxazolyl]-2-methylphenols.
-Observations on carbapenem resistance by minimum inhibitory concentration in nosocomial isolates of Acinetobacter species: an experience at a tertiary care hospital in North India.
-A simple and effective approach for the treatment of chronic wound infections caused by multiple antibiotic resistant Escherichia coli.
-Cefepime and its role in pediatric infections.
-Antimicrobial susceptibility profile of resistance phenotypes of Neisseria gonorrheae in India.

-Stationary phase induced alterations in mycobacterial RNA polymerase assembly: A cue to its phenotypic resistance towards rifampicin.
-Epidemiology, etiology, and diagnosis of hospital-acquired pneumonia and ventilator-associated pneumonia in Asian countries.
-Involvement of O8-antigen in altering beta-lactam antibiotic susceptibilities in Escherichia coli.
-Prevalent phenotypes and antibiotic resistance in Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae at an Indian tertiary care hospital: plasmid-mediated cefoxitin resistance.
-Cellphones as reservoirs of nosocomial pathogens.
-A case of fatal acute pyogenic meningitis in a neonate caused by extended-spectrum beta-lactamase producing Salmonella group B.
-Significance of isolation and drug susceptibility testing of non-Candida albicans species causing oropharyngeal candidiasis in HIV patients.
-Small and lethal: searching for new antibacterial compounds with novel modes of action.
-On detection and assessment of statistical significance of Genomic Islands.
-A study of typhoid fever in five Asian countries: disease burden and implications for controls.
-Vibrio cholerae non-O1, non-O139 strains isolated before 1992 from Varanasi, India are multiple drug resistant, contain intSXT, dfr18 and aadA5 genes.
-Emerging resistance to newer antimicrobial agents among Shigella isolated from Finnish foreign travellers.
-Antimicrobial protein from Streptomyces fulvissimus inhibitory to methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
-Modified PAP method to detect heteroresistance to vancomycin among methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates at a tertiary care hospital.
-Detection of Enterobacteriaceae producing CTX-M extended spectrum beta-lactamases from a tertiary care hospital in south India.
-Need for national/regional guidelines and policies in India to combat antibiotic resistance.
-ESBLs detection in clinical microbiology: why & how?
-Detection of extended spectrum beta-lactamase production in clinical isolates of Klebsiella spp.
-Detection of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase in Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
-Sequence analysis of bla CTX-M-28 , an ESBL responsible for third-generation cephalosporin resistance in Enterobacteriaceae, for the first time in India.
-Spectrum of microbial flora in diabetic foot ulcers.
-Incidence of metallo-beta-lactamase-producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa in diabetes and cancer patients.
-Emergence of highly fluoroquinolone-resistant Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi in a community-based fever surveillance from Kolkata, India.
-Enteric fever in Mumbai--clinical profile, sensitivity patterns and response to antimicrobials.
-Diarrhoeal outbreak of Vibrio cholerae 01 Inaba in Delhi.
-The role of antibiotic prophylaxis in mesh repair of primary inguinal hernias using prolene hernia system: a randomized prospective double-blind control trial.
-Antimycobacterial activities of novel 2-(sub)-3-fluoro/nitro-5,12-dihydro-5-oxobenzothiazolo[3,2-a]quinoline-6-carboxylic acid.
-Staphylococcus aureus ocular isolates from symptomatic adverse events: antibiotic resistance and similarity of bacteria causing adverse events.
-Quinolone resistance among Shigella spp. isolated from travellers returning from India.
-Pneumocephalus as a complication of multidrug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae meningitis.
-Occurrence and detection of AmpC beta lactamases among clinical isolates of E. coli and K. pneumoniae causing UTI.
-Low recovery rates of high-level aminoglycoside-resistant enterococci could be attributable to restricted usage of aminoglycosides in Indian settings.
-Stomatococcus mucilaginosus meningitis in a healthy 2-month-old child.

-Emergence of tetracycline-resistant Vibrio cholerae O1 serotype Inaba, in Kolkata, India.
-Emergence of fluoroquinolone-resistant Neisseria meningitidis--Minnesota and North Dakota, 2007-2008.
-Dissemination of clonally related Escherichia coli strains expressing extended-spectrum beta-lactamase CTX-M-15.
-Metallo beta lactamases in Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Acinetobacter species.
-Inhibition of DNA gyrase activity by Mycobacterium smegmatis MurI.
-Role of beta-lactamase inhibitors in enterobacterial isolates producing extended-spectrum beta-lactamases.
-High nasopharyngeal carriage of beta-lactamase-negative ampicillin-resistant Haemophilus influenzae in north Indian school-going children.
-The yejABEF operon of Salmonella confers resistance to antimicrobial peptides and contributes to its virulence.
-Pre-admission antibiotics for suspected cases of meningococcal disease.
-Resistance in gram-negative bacilli in a cardiac intensive care unit in India: risk factors and outcome.
-Microbiological profile of donor corneas: a retrospective study from an eye bank in north India.
-Preparation & characterization of solid inclusion complex of cefpodoxime proxetil with beta-cyclodextrin.
-High level ciprofloxacin resistance in Salmonella enterica isolated from blood.
-Changing patterns of Vibrio cholerae in sevagram between 1990 and 2005.
-Piperine analogs as potent Staphylococcus aureus NorA efflux pump inhibitors.
-Rising standards for tuberculosis drug development.
-Transcriptional activation and increased mRNA stability contribute to overexpression of CDR1 in azole-resistant Candida albicans.
-High rate of detection of high-level aminoglycoside-resistant enterococci from urinary tract specimens in South India.

-Metallo beta lactamases in Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Acinetobacter species.
-Orthodox and unorthodox clavulanate combinations against extended-spectrum beta-lactamase producers.
-Prevalence and clonality of extended-spectrum beta-lactamases in Asia.

Non-Human and General-2008.

-Evaluation of the probiotic characteristics of newly isolated lactic acid bacteria.
-Antibiotic Resistance Pattern of Shiga Toxin-producing Escherichia coli Isolated from Diarrheic Calves in Gujarat,India.
-Detection of conjugative plasmids and antibiotic resistance genes in anthropogenic soils from Germany and India.
-Need for guidelines and policies in India to combat Antibiotic Resistance
-Diversity of root associated microorganisms of selected medicinal plants and influence of rhizomicroorganisms on the antimicrobial property of Coriandrum sativum.
-Multiple antibiotic resistance patterns of rhizospheric bacteria isolated from Phragmites australis.
-Antibiotic use, environment and antibiotic resistance: A qualitative study among human and veterinary health care professionals in Orissa, India.
-Multiple antibiotic resistance patterns of rhizospheric bacteria isolated from Phragmites australis growing in constructed wetland for distillery effluent treatment.
-In vitro activity of eugenol, an active component from Ocimum sanctum, against multiresistant and susceptible strains of Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
-Synergism between natural products and antibiotics against infectious diseases.
-Phosphinothricin resistance in Aspergillus niger and its utility as a selectable transformation marker.
-Utility of lytic bacteriophage in the treatment of multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa septicemia in mice.
-Conjugative plasmids in multi-resistant bacterial isolates from Indian soil.
-Selection of genes of Mycobacterium tuberculosis upregulated during residence in lungs of infected mice.
-Contamination of potable water distribution systems by multiantimicrobial-resistant enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli.
-Antibacterial activity of some medicinal plant extracts.
-Prevalence and characterization of Salmonella enterica serovar Weltevreden from imported seafood.
-Utilization of Bombyx mori larvae as a surrogate animal model for evaluation of the anti-infective potential of oxazolidinones.