Indian J Med Res 135, May 2012, pp 573-800

CONTENTS

  

Editorial 

You can control your asthma if appropriately managed
Zhi-Hua Chen & Hua-Hao Shen

Commentary

‘See-and-treat’ works for cervical cancer prevention: what about controlling the high burden in India?
R. Sankaranarayanan

Review Articles

Plant extracts as potential mosquito larvicides
Anupam Ghosh, Nandita Chowdhury & Goutam Chandra

Implication of microsatellite instability in human gastric cancers
Upasana Shokal & Prakash C. Sharma

Original Articles

Single visit approach for management of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia by visual inspection & loop electrosurgical excision procedure
Shilpa Singla, Sandeep Mathur, Alka Kriplani, Nutan Agarwal, Pradeep Garg & Neerja Bhatla

Rare manifestations of sarcoidosis in modern era of new diagnostic tools
Surendra K. Sharma, Manish Soneja, Abhishek Sharma, Mehar C. Sharma & Smriti Hari

Antinociceptive effects of gabapentin & its mechanism of action in experimental animal studies
Fatma Sultan Kilic, Basar Sirmagul, Engin Yildirim, Setenay Oner & Kevser Erol

Immunostimulant, cerebroprotective & nootropic activities of Andrographis paniculata leaves extract in normal & type 2 diabetic rats
P. Radhika, A. Annapurna & S. Nageswara Rao

Functional polymorphisms in CYP2C19 & CYP3A5 genes associated with decreased susceptibility for paediatric tuberculosis
Wei-Xing Feng, Fang Liu, Yi Gu, Wei-Wei Jiao, Lin Sun, Jing Xiao, Xi-Rong Wu,
Qing Miao, Chen Shen, Dan Shen & Adong Shen

IgG subclass responses to proinflammatory fraction of Brugia malayi in human filariasis
S.K. Joseph, S.K. Verma, M.K. Sahoo, A. Sharma, M. Srivastava,
M.V.R. Reddy & P.K. Murthy

Effects of infliximab on bacterial translocation in experimental acute necrotizing pancreatitis
Sezai Aydin, A. Turan Isik, Bulent Unal, Bilgin Comert, Mustafa Ozyurt, Salih Deveci,
Gokhan Ozgur, Omer Cengiz, Ilker Tasci & M. Refik Mas

Enhanced ferritin/iron ratio in psoriasis
R. Rashmi, A.M. Yuti & K.H. Basavaraj

Heat stable antimicrobial activity of Burkholderia gladioli OR1 against clinical drug resistant isolates
Pratibha Bharti, Vivek Anand, Jagdish Chander, Inder Pal Singh, Tej Vir Singh
& Rupinder Tewari

Consistency of standard laboratory strain Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv with ethionamide susceptibility testing
Lakshmi R., Vanaja Kumar, Fathima Rahman & Ranjani Ramachandran

Correspondences

Monitoring an interventional programme of drug utilization in a health facility of Delhi
Uma Tekur & Bhupinder Singh Kalra

An outbreak of cholera among a rural population in south India: Is it time to vaccinate the children in endemic areas?
Ramalingam Sekar, Murugesan Amudhan, Moorthy Sivashankar, Nagasundaram Mythily
& Manoharan Mythreyee

Japanese encephalitis in Tamil Nadu (2007-2009)
P. Gunasekaran, K. Kaveri, Kavita Arunagiri, S. Mohana, R. Kiruba, V. Senthil Kumar,
P. Padmapriya, B.V. Suresh Babu & A. Khaleefathullah Sheriff

Special Section

TB Diagnostics

Guest Editor: Dr Pawan Sharma

Review Articles

Why India should become a global leader in high-quality, affordable TB diagnostics
Peter Small

New Vision for Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme (RNTCP): Universal access - “Reaching the un-reached”
Kuldeep Singh Sachdeva, Ashok Kumar, Puneet Dewan, Ajay Kumar &
Srinath Satyanarayana

Serological tests for the diagnosis of active tuberculosis: relevance for India
Karen R. Steingart, Andrew Ramsay, David W. Dowdy & Madhukar Pai

Challenges in the diagnosis & treatment of miliary tuberculosis
Surendra K. Sharma, Alladi Mohan & Abhishek Sharma

Current tuberculosis diagnostic tools & role of urease breath test
Mamoudou Maiga, Ahmed Abaza & William R. Bishai

Original Articles

The potential impact of new diagnostic tests on tuberculosis epidemics
Christopher Dye

Whole cell & culture filtrate proteins from prevalent genotypes of Mycobacterium tuberculosis provoke better antibody & T cell response than laboratory strain H37Rv
Gavish Kumar, Hari Shankar, Mamta Chahar, Pragya Sharma, Virendra Singh Yadav,
Devendra Singh Chauhan, Vishwa Mohan Katoch & Beenu Joshi

Variations in the occurrence of specific rpoB mutations in rifampicin-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from patients of different ethnic groups in Kuwait
Suhail Ahmad, Noura M. Al-Mutairi & Eiman Mokaddas

Footprints of genetic susceptibility to pulmonary tuberculosis: Cytokine gene variants in north Indians
Abhimanyu, Mridula Bose, Pankaj Jha & Indian Genome Variation Consortium

Diagnostic potential of 16 kDa (HspX, α-crystalline) antigen for serodiagnosis of tuberculosis
Amit Kaushik, Urvashi B. Singh, Chhavi Porwal, Shwetha J. Venugopal, Anant Mohan,
Anand Krishnan, Vinay Goyal & Jayant N. Banavaliker

Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis directly from sputum specimens & phenotypic drug resistance pattern of M. tuberculosis isolates from suspected tuberculosis patients in Chennai
K. Lily Therese, R. Gayathri, L. Dhanurekha, R. Sridhar, N. Meenakshi, H.N. Madhavan,
S. Edwin Manoj & A. Kamala Vinayagam

In-house, simple & economical phage technique for rapid detection of rifampicin, isoniazid, ethambutol, streptomycin & ciprofloxacin drug resistance using Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates
Nanda Hemvani, Vikas Patidar & D.S. Chitnis

An in-house multiplex PCR test for the detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, its validation & comparison with a single target TB-PCR kit
Savita Kulkarni, P. Singh, Aafreen Memon, Gita Nataraj, Swapna Kanade, Rohini Kelkar & M.G.R. Rajan

Book Reviews

Evaluation of certain contaminants in food (Seventy-second report of the

Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives)

Principles of perinatal and pediatric HIV/AIDS

Some Forthcoming Scientific Events

Announcements

Guidelines for Contributors

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