S Broor

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  1. pmc Cocirculation of dengue serotypes, Delhi, India, 2003
    Lalit Dar
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:352-3. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Rates of respiratory virus-associated hospitalization in children aged <5 years in rural northern India
    Shobha Broor
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India Electronic address
    J Infect 68:281-9. 2014
  3. pmc Demographic shift of influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 during and after pandemic, rural India
    Shobha Broor
    Department of Microbiology, AIIMS, New Delhi 110029, India
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:1472-5. 2012
  4. pmc Dynamic patterns of circulating seasonal and pandemic A(H1N1)pdm09 influenza viruses from 2007-2010 in and around Delhi, India
    Shobha Broor
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India
    PLoS ONE 7:e29129. 2012
  5. pmc Concurrent infections by all four dengue virus serotypes during an outbreak of dengue in 2006 in Delhi, India
    Preeti Bharaj
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Virol J 5:1. 2008
  6. pmc Respiratory viral infections detected by multiplex PCR among pediatric patients with lower respiratory tract infections seen at an urban hospital in Delhi from 2005 to 2007
    Preeti Bharaj
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, 110029, India
    Virol J 6:89. 2009
  7. pmc The changing epidemiology of dengue in Delhi, India
    Ekta Gupta
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India
    Virol J 3:92. 2006
  8. pmc Factors determining the outcome of children hospitalized with severe pneumonia
    Karalanglin Tiewsoh
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India
    BMC Pediatr 9:15. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Emergence of 2009A/H1N1 cases in a tertiary care hospital in New Delhi, India
    Shobha Broor
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 5:e552-7. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Avian and human metapneumovirus
    Shobha Broor
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences Hospital, New Delhi, India
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1102:66-85. 2007

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  1. pmc Cocirculation of dengue serotypes, Delhi, India, 2003
    Lalit Dar
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:352-3. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Rates of respiratory virus-associated hospitalization in children aged <5 years in rural northern India
    Shobha Broor
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India Electronic address
    J Infect 68:281-9. 2014
    ..Though respiratory viruses are thought to cause substantial morbidity globally in children aged <5 years, the incidence of severe respiratory virus infections in children is unknown in India where 20% of the world's children live...
  3. pmc Demographic shift of influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 during and after pandemic, rural India
    Shobha Broor
    Department of Microbiology, AIIMS, New Delhi 110029, India
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:1472-5. 2012
    ..199/1,000 person-years), whereas adults had higher rates during postpandemic versus pandemic periods (131 vs. 69/1,000 person-years). Demographic shifts as pandemics evolve should be considered in public health response planning...
  4. pmc Dynamic patterns of circulating seasonal and pandemic A(H1N1)pdm09 influenza viruses from 2007-2010 in and around Delhi, India
    Shobha Broor
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India
    PLoS ONE 7:e29129. 2012
    ..Continued surveillance globally will help define regional differences in influenza seasonality, as well as, to determine optimal periods to implement influenza vaccination programs among priority populations...
  5. pmc Concurrent infections by all four dengue virus serotypes during an outbreak of dengue in 2006 in Delhi, India
    Preeti Bharaj
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Virol J 5:1. 2008
    ..This is the first report from India with high percentage of concurrent infections with different dengue virus serotypes circulating during one outbreak...
  6. pmc Respiratory viral infections detected by multiplex PCR among pediatric patients with lower respiratory tract infections seen at an urban hospital in Delhi from 2005 to 2007
    Preeti Bharaj
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, 110029, India
    Virol J 6:89. 2009
    ..The sensitivity and specificity of mPCR was compared to virus isolation by centrifugation enhanced culture (CEC) followed by indirect immunofluorescence (IIF)...
  7. pmc The changing epidemiology of dengue in Delhi, India
    Ekta Gupta
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India
    Virol J 3:92. 2006
    ..I.I.M.S. from suspected cases of dengue infection. This study was designed to compare the serological and virological profiles of confirmed dengue cases in the years 2003, 2004 and 2005...
  8. pmc Factors determining the outcome of children hospitalized with severe pneumonia
    Karalanglin Tiewsoh
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India
    BMC Pediatr 9:15. 2009
    ..We carried out a comprehensive study to identify factors influencing both mortality and morbidity for children less than 5 years of age hospitalized with severe pneumonia...
  9. doi request reprint Emergence of 2009A/H1N1 cases in a tertiary care hospital in New Delhi, India
    Shobha Broor
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 5:e552-7. 2011
    ..To determine virologic and epidemiologic characteristics of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) a tertiary care hospital in New Delhi, India...
  10. ncbi request reprint Avian and human metapneumovirus
    Shobha Broor
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences Hospital, New Delhi, India
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1102:66-85. 2007
    ..The advancement of our understanding of pneumovirus biology and pathogenesis of pneumovirus disease in specific natural hosts can provide us with strategies for vaccine formulations and combined antiviral and immunomodulatory therapies...
  11. pmc A prospective three-year cohort study of the epidemiology and virology of acute respiratory infections of children in rural India
    Shobha Broor
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    PLoS ONE 2:e491. 2007
    ..Viruses are common causes of ARI among such children, yet the disease burden of these infections in rural communities is unknown...
  12. ncbi request reprint Human metapneumovirus: a new respiratory pathogen
    S Broor
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110 029, India
    J Biosci 33:483-93. 2008
    ..F gene is the most conserved among different lineages and efforts are underway to design recombination vaccine using F gene...
  13. ncbi request reprint Dengue haemorrhagic fever in children in the 1996 Delhi epidemic
    S K Kabra
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 93:294-8. 1999
    ..Most patients could be classified by the WHO classification if a retrospective packed cell volume was used to assess haemoconcentration. We suggest that development of area-specific criteria for diagnosis and management is desirable...
  14. ncbi request reprint Can we identify acute severe viral lower respiratory tract infection clinically?
    S K Kabra
    Departments of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110 029, India
    Indian Pediatr 41:245-9. 2004
    ..8% and 85%, respectively. The values for rhonchi were 60%, 56.8%, 58.2%, and 74.1%, respectively. It is concluded that clinical features do not have desirable sensitivity and specificity for identification of ALRTI due to viral etiology...
  15. ncbi request reprint Dengue fever with papilledema: a case of dengue-3 virus infection in central nervous system
    Mohammad Tahir
    Department of Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India
    J Clin Virol 37:65-7. 2006
    ..We describe a case of dengue fever having mild encephalopathy and papilledema at presentation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Is zero dose oral polio vaccine effective in preterm babies?
    S Thayyil-Sudhan
    Department of Paediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Ann Trop Paediatr 18:321-4. 1998
    ..The conversion rates against types 2 and 3 are much lower than in previous studies. We conclude that preterm babies vaccinated at 34-35 weeks post conception show seroconversion rates similar to those in term newborns...
  17. ncbi request reprint Analysis of genetic variability of Indian isolates of Hepatitis C virus
    S Broor
    Virology Section, Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Arch Virol 149:1185-92. 2004
    ..The phylogenetic analysis of most prevalent genotypes revealed the presence of novel HCV variants in type 1 strains...
  18. ncbi request reprint Comparative evaluation of various commercial assays for diagnosis of dengue fever
    M Vajpayee
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 32:472-5. 2001
    ..54% respectively. The specificity of three assays were MRL IgM ELISA 100%, Pan Bio Duo ELISA 92.8% and Pan Bio RIT 85.7%...
  19. pmc Acute hemorrhagic conjunctivitis due to enterovirus 70 in India
    R S Maitreyi
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Emerg Infect Dis 5:267-9. 1999
    ..After nearly a decade, this virus is reemerging as a cause of acute hemorrhagic conjunctivitis in India...
  20. ncbi request reprint Human metapneumovirus infections among children with acute respiratory infections seen in a large referral hospital in India
    Sagarika Banerjee
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029, India
    J Clin Virol 38:70-2. 2007
    ..Human metapneumovirus (hMPV), a newly described respiratory pathogen, has been identified as an important cause of ARI in young children...
  21. ncbi request reprint Foodborne outbreak caused by a Norwalk-like virus in India
    R Girish
    Department of Microbiology, Virology Section, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    J Med Virol 67:603-7. 2002
    ..This is the first report of a food-borne outbreak attributable to NLVs from India...
  22. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for severe acute lower respiratory tract infection in under-five children
    S Broor
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110 029, India
    Indian Pediatr 38:1361-9. 2001
    ..upper respiratory infection in siblings, severe malnutrition, cooking fuel other than liquid petroleum gas, inappropriate immunization for age and history of LRTI in the family were the significant risk factors associated with ALRTI..
  23. ncbi request reprint Myocardial dysfunction in children with dengue haemorrhagic fever
    S K Kabra
    Department of Paediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
    Natl Med J India 11:59-61. 1998
    ..Myocardial functions need to be assessed in patients with this disease, especially those who have persistent hypotension in spite of adequate hydration...
  24. pmc The first major outbreak of dengue hemorrhagic fever in Delhi, India
    L Dar
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi
    Emerg Infect Dis 5:589-90. 1999
    ..This is the largest such outbreak reported from India, indicating a serious resurgence of dengue virus infection...
  25. pmc Genetic variability in the G protein gene of group A and B respiratory syncytial viruses from India
    Shama Parveen
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India
    J Clin Microbiol 44:3055-64. 2006
    ..78) than within the genotypes (dN/dS, 0.69). These are among the first molecular analyses of RSV strains from the second most populous country in the world and will be useful for comparisons to candidate vaccine strains...
  26. pmc Co-infections with chikungunya virus and dengue virus in Delhi, India
    Harendra S Chahar
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1077-80. 2009
    ..During a dengue outbreak in Delhi in 2006, 17 of 69 serum samples were positive for chikungunya virus by reverse transcription-PCR; 6 samples were positive for both viruses...
  27. pmc Partial VP1/2A gene sequence based molecular epidemiology of wild type 1 poliovirus isolates from some parts of India
    R Anand
    Division of Biochemistry and Biotechnology and Microbiology, National Institute of Communicable Diseases, Delhi, India
    Epidemiol Infect 129:107-12. 2002
    ..This warrants the need for insisting on more efficient surveillance mechanisms so as to assess the impact of an extensive pulse polio immunization programme in India...
  28. ncbi request reprint Etiology of acute lower respiratory tract infection
    S K Kabra
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Pediatr 70:33-6. 2003
    ..To identify pathogens responsible for acute severe lower respiratory tract infection (ALRTI) in under five children by non-invasive methods...
  29. doi request reprint Seroepidemiological study of human metapneumovirus in New Delhi, India
    S Banerjee
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110 029, India
    Indian J Med Microbiol 29:363-7. 2011
    ..The present study aimed at determining the prevalence of antibodies to hMPV in children and adults of 1 month to 55 years of age...
  30. ncbi request reprint Incidence, clinical spectrum, and outcome of intrauterine infections in neonates
    A K Deorari
    Department of Pediatrics, Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    J Trop Pediatr 46:155-9. 2000
    ..All other asymptomatic babies with specific IgM positive against rubella and CMV were found to have normal vision, hearing and development on follow-up...
  31. doi request reprint Congenital cytomegalovirus infection in a highly seropositive semi-urban population in India
    Lalit Dar
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:841-3. 2008
    ..All 9 (2.1%) CMV positive infants were born to mothers who were CMV seropositive at the first antenatal visit. One child had hepatosplenomegaly at birth and another child had mild unilateral hearing loss at 4 months of age...
  32. doi request reprint Human bocavirus infection in children with acute respiratory tract infection in India
    Preeti Bharaj
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
    J Med Virol 82:812-6. 2010
    ..HBoV appeared to have no seasonal distribution and is associated with both upper and lower respiratory tract disease in young children in India...
  33. ncbi request reprint Genetic diversity among respiratory syncytial viruses that have caused repeated infections in children from rural India
    Shama Parveen
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    J Med Virol 78:659-65. 2006
    ..Determining the molecular basis of reinfections may have important implications for RSV vaccine development...
  34. doi request reprint Prevalence of viral infection detected by PCR and RT-PCR in patients with acute exacerbation of COPD: a systematic review
    Anant Mohan
    Department of Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Respirology 15:536-42. 2010
    ..Viruses are important aetiological agents of acute exacerbation of COPD (AECOPD). Their reported prevalence varies from region to region. This systematic review calculated the prevalence of respiratory viral infections in AECOPD...
  35. ncbi request reprint Serodiagnosis of dengue during an outbreak at a tertiary care hospital in Delhi
    Ekta Gupta
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
    Indian J Med Res 121:36-8. 2005
    ..Patients in the age group of 21-30 yr accounted for 34.2 per cent of positive cases. This outbreak was less severe as compared to the previous 1996 outbreak and showed a shift towards an older age group...
  36. ncbi request reprint Role of CSF serology in follow-up of subacute sclerosing panencephalitis patients on treatment
    E Gupta
    Depatment of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110 029, India
    Indian J Med Microbiol 24:131-2. 2006
    ..We report an unusual case of adult onset SSPE patient on treatment with significant clinical improvement, even in the absence of conversion to seronegativity in either CSF or serum, on follow-up serological examination...
  37. ncbi request reprint Clinical profile and outcome of swine flu in Indian children
    Rashmi Ranjan Das
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India
    Indian Pediatr 48:373-8. 2011
    ..To describe the clinical characteristics and outcome of Indian children infected with 2009 H1N1 influenza virus...
  38. ncbi request reprint Co-infections due to leptospira, dengue and hepatitis E: a diagnostic challenge
    Bijayini Behera
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India
    J Infect Dev Ctries 4:48-50. 2010
    ..Serological tests play a mainstay in diagnosis. Early detection by appropriate serological tests and institution of therapy is crucial and life saving...
  39. ncbi request reprint Infection potpourri: are we watching?
    Rama Chaudhry
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India
    Indian J Pathol Microbiol 52:125. 2009
    ..Therefore, there are more chances of acquiring multiple infections at the same time with overlapping clinical manifestations. We would like to share a case having concurrent infection with four different agents...
  40. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus type distribution in cervical cancer in Delhi, India
    Neerja Bhatla
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Int J Gynecol Pathol 25:398-402. 2006
    ..Increasing the genotype spectrum (e.g. valency) if the existing vaccines would be expected to have only a modest impact on the potential for cervical protection...
  41. ncbi request reprint Chromium: can it be useful in treatment of DHF ?
    Shobha Broor
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029, India
    Indian J Med Res 122:96-7. 2005
  42. pmc Genetic variability among Group A and B respiratory syncytial virus isolates from a large referral hospital in New Delhi, India
    Maitreyi S Rajala
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    J Clin Microbiol 41:2311-6. 2003
    ..However, a higher sensitivity of detection of RSV in clinical samples can be obtained by its combination with additional techniques, such as virus cultivation...
  43. ncbi request reprint Transforming growth factor beta in hepatitis C virus infection: in vivo and in vitro findings
    Sumar Ray
    Virology Section, Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 18:393-403. 2003
    ..Transforming growth factor (TGF)-beta is a cytokine thought to be responsible for viral persistence and liver fibrogenesis...
  44. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of rotaviruses in India
    Shobha Broor
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Med Res 118:59-67. 2003
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  45. doi request reprint Human papillomavirus-type distribution in women with and without cervical neoplasia in north India
    Neerja Bhatla
    Department of Obstetrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Int J Gynecol Pathol 27:426-30. 2008
    ..A wide spectrum of HPV types is seen in north Indian women, with the majority being HPV-16 in all grades of histology. A vaccine against HPV-16 and HPV-18 could prevent two thirds of cases of high-grade cervical neoplasia...
  46. ncbi request reprint The evolution of dengue over a decade in Delhi, India
    Anubhav Pandey
    J Clin Virol 40:87-8. 2007
  47. pmc Comparison of hepatitis C viral loads in patients with or without coinfection with different genotypes
    Alejandro Schijman
    Laboratorio de Biologia Molecular, Grupo CentraLab, Instituto de Investigaciones en Ingenieria Genetica y Biologia Molecular, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 11:433-5. 2004
    ..Twelve patients were coinfected with more than one genotype. Their median viral loads did not differ significantly from those observed for monoinfected patients, which in turn did not vary significantly among different genotypes...
  48. ncbi request reprint Enterotoxigenic Clostridium perfringens and sporadic diarrhoea: a study from an Indian tertiary care hospital
    Lovely Joshy
    J Med Microbiol 55:1757-8. 2006
  49. doi request reprint Genetic diversity of noroviruses and sapoviruses in children with acute sporadic gastroenteritis in New Delhi, India
    Girish Rachakonda
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Clin Virol 43:42-8. 2008
    ..Human caliciviruses (HuCVs) cause gastroenteritis throughout the world. Limited information is available on molecular epidemiology of caliciviruses from developing countries including India...
  50. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of rubella in pregnant women in Delhi, India
    Ekta Gupta
    Indian J Med Res 123:833-5. 2006