John Cherian

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Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Acute lower respiratory tract infection due to Chlamydia species in children under five years of age
    Anita Pandey
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 47:97-101. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinical profile of interstitial lung disease in Indian children
    Jhuma Sankar
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India Correspondence to Dr Sushil K Kabra, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Indian Pediatr 50:127-33. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint 50 years of Pediatric Pulmonology, Progress and Future
    S K Kabra
    Pediatric Pulmonology Division, Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India Correspondence to Dr SK Kabra, Professor, Pediatric Pulmonology Division, Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India
    Indian Pediatr 50:99-103. 2013
  5. pmc Bronchodilatory effect of inhaled budesonide/formoterol and budesonide/salbutamol in acute asthma: a double-blind, randomized controlled trial
    Jenish J Arun
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, Ansari Nagar 110029, India
    BMC Pediatr 12:21. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Tobramycin for the treatment of bacterial pneumonia in children
    Meenakshi Bothra
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Department of Pediatrics, New Delhi 110029, India
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 13:565-71. 2012
  7. 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
  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. pmc Characterization of Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from chronically infected children with cystic fibrosis in India
    Gunjan Agarwal
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029, India
    BMC Microbiol 5:43. 2005
  10. pmc Clinical outcomes in typhoid fever: adverse impact of infection with nalidixic acid-resistant Salmonella typhi
    Tamilarasu Kadhiravan
    Department of Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    BMC Infect Dis 5:37. 2005

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  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Acute lower respiratory tract infection due to Chlamydia species in children under five years of age
    Anita Pandey
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 47:97-101. 2005
    ..The contribution of Chlamydia spp in respiratory tract infections in paediatric population from India has not been studied in detail...
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinical profile of interstitial lung disease in Indian children
    Jhuma Sankar
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India Correspondence to Dr Sushil K Kabra, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Indian Pediatr 50:127-33. 2013
    ..To describe the clinical spectrum and factors associated with poor short-term outcomes in children with interstitial lung disease (ILD)...
  4. ncbi request reprint 50 years of Pediatric Pulmonology, Progress and Future
    S K Kabra
    Pediatric Pulmonology Division, Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India Correspondence to Dr SK Kabra, Professor, Pediatric Pulmonology Division, Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India
    Indian Pediatr 50:99-103. 2013
    ..Initially middle level pediatricians wanting to pursue their career in pediatric pulmonology should undergo training in existing centers. Trained persons should develop a network to collect data and answer relevant research questions...
  5. pmc Bronchodilatory effect of inhaled budesonide/formoterol and budesonide/salbutamol in acute asthma: a double-blind, randomized controlled trial
    Jenish J Arun
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, Ansari Nagar 110029, India
    BMC Pediatr 12:21. 2012
    ..The primary outcome was FEV1 (% predicted) in the two groups at 1, 5, 15, 30, 60 min after administration of the study drug...
  6. doi request reprint Tobramycin for the treatment of bacterial pneumonia in children
    Meenakshi Bothra
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Department of Pediatrics, New Delhi 110029, India
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 13:565-71. 2012
    ..Tobramycin has been shown to be effective in the management of these patients...
  7. 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...
  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. pmc Characterization of Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from chronically infected children with cystic fibrosis in India
    Gunjan Agarwal
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029, India
    BMC Microbiol 5:43. 2005
    ..The patients have been found to be colonized with multiple genotypes. The present work was carried out to characterize P. aeruginosa isolated from children with cystic fibrosis using phenotypic and genotypic methods...
  10. pmc Clinical outcomes in typhoid fever: adverse impact of infection with nalidixic acid-resistant Salmonella typhi
    Tamilarasu Kadhiravan
    Department of Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    BMC Infect Dis 5:37. 2005
    ..These strains are identifiable by their nalidixic acid-resistance. We studied the impact of infection with nalidixic acid-resistant S. typhi (NARST) on clinical outcomes in patients with bacteriologically-confirmed typhoid fever...
  11. ncbi request reprint Can throat swab after physiotherapy replace sputum for identification of microbial pathogens in children with cystic fibrosis?
    S K Kabra
    Department of Pediatrics and Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Pediatr 71:21-3. 2004
    ..To compare cultures throat swab after physiotherapy with results of sputum culture in identification of lower airway pathogens in children with cystic fibrosis...
  12. ncbi request reprint Clinical profile and frequency of delta f508 mutation in Indian children with cystic fibrosis
    S K Kabra
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110 029, India
    Indian Pediatr 40:612-9. 2003
    ..To document clinical profile of cystic fibrosis (CF) in Indian children and the prevalence of delta F508 mutation in these patients...
  13. 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint Management of unresponsive asthma
    S K Kabra
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Pediatr 71:729-32. 2004
    ..Neutrophilic infiltration in biopsy may benefit with macrolide antibiotics, 5-lipogenase inhibitors or theophyllines...
  15. ncbi request reprint Category based treatment of tuberculosis in children
    S K Kabra
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India
    Indian Pediatr 41:927-37. 2004
    ..To include children as DOTS beneficiaries, there is a need to assess the feasibility of classification and treatment of various types of childhood tuberculosis in different categories...
  16. ncbi request reprint Some current concepts on childhood tuberculosis
    S K Kabra
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, D II 23, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110 029, India
    Indian J Med Res 120:387-97. 2004
    ..Pattern of drug resistance among children with TB tends to reflect those found among adults in the same population. The rates of drug resistance to any drug vary from 20 to 80 per cent in different geographic regions...
  17. doi request reprint Long-term daily high and low doses of azithromycin in children with cystic fibrosis: a randomized controlled trial
    S K Kabra
    Department of Pediatrics and Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India
    J Cyst Fibros 9:17-23. 2010
    ..Long-term administration of azithromycin (AZM) in children with cystic fibrosis (CF) has improved outcomes. However, the doses and schedule of administration are not very well studied in children with CF...
  18. ncbi request reprint Diagnosing and managing cystic fibrosis in the developing world
    Sushil K Kabra
    Department of Pediatrics, New Delhi 110 029, India
    Paediatr Respir Rev 7:S147-50. 2006
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  19. ncbi request reprint Antibiotics for community acquired pneumonia in children
    S K Kabra
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Department of Pediatrics, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India 110 029
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD004874. 2006
    ..The early administration of empirical antibiotics improves the patients' clinical outcomes. There are currently no systematic reviews of clinical trials on this subject...
  20. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis: clinical profile and follow up of 26 children
    S K Kabra
    Pediatric Pulmonology Division, Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110 029, India
    Indian Pediatr 44:333-8. 2007
    ..To describe the clinical details and follow up of children with idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cystic fibrosis in India
    S K Kabra
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India
    Pediatr Pulmonol 42:1087-94. 2007
    ..There is need to create awareness amongst pediatricians, developing diagnostic facilities, and management protocols based on locally available resources...
  22. ncbi request reprint Fiberoptic bronchoscopy in children an audit from a tertiary care center
    S K Kabra
    Pediatric Pulmonology Division, Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110 029, India
    Indian Pediatr 45:917-9. 2008
    ..Fiberoptic bronchoscopy is an important tool for management of respiratory problems but should be performed with caution in children with pulmonary arterial hypertension...
  23. ncbi request reprint Continuing medical education on antiretroviral therapy in HIV/AIDS in India: needs assessment and impact on clinicians and allied health personnel
    S K Kabra
    Department of Paediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029, India
    Natl Med J India 22:257-60. 2009
    ..Over a 2-year period, 2005-2007, 3 CME programmes for ART were conducted for physicians and a fourth (predominantly) for paediatricians...
  24. ncbi request reprint Cefprozil: a review
    Sumit Bhargava
    Department of Paediatrics, All India Insitute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029
    Indian J Pediatr 70:395-400. 2003
    ..Available data indicate the safety of cefprozil in both pediatric and adult population...
  25. ncbi request reprint An indigenously developed method for sweat collection and estimation of chloride for diagnosis of cystic fibrosis
    S K Kabra
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110 029, India
    Indian Pediatr 39:1039-43. 2002
    ..This inexpensive method of sweat collection and chloride estimation has acceptable accuracy and repeatability and can be used in resource poor setting for making a diagnosis of cystic fibrosis...
  26. ncbi request reprint Long-term management of asthma
    S K Kabra
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Pediatr 70:63-72. 2003
    ..These patients should be reassessed after discontinuing the treatment. Parents should be given a written plan for management of acute exacerbation at home...
  27. ncbi request reprint Pneumonia
    S K Kabra
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
    Indian J Pediatr 68:S19-23. 2001
    ..A child with non-severe pneumonia should be treated with oral cefuroxime or amoxicillin clavulinic acid for a period of 7-14 days...
  28. ncbi request reprint Cystic fibrosis: Indian experience
    A S Ahuja
    Royal Albert Edward Infirmary Wigan, Lancs, UK
    Indian Pediatr 39:813-8. 2002
  29. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis in children--what has changed in last 20 years?
    S K Kabra
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Pediatr 69:S5-10. 2002
    ..Short-course chemotherapy for childhood tuberculosis is well established. Treatment with intermittent regimens is comparable to daily regimens. Directly observed treatment strategy have shown encouraging result...
  30. ncbi request reprint Montelukast vs. inhaled low-dose budesonide as monotherapy in the treatment of mild persistent asthma: a randomized double blind controlled trial
    Vikram Kumar
    Department of Pediatrics, AIIMS, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029, India
    J Trop Pediatr 53:325-30. 2007
    ..Aim: To determine whether montelukast is as effective as budesonide in controlling mild persistent asthma as determined by FEV(1)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Comparison of terbutaline and salbutamol inhalation in children with mild or moderate acute exacerbation of asthma
    Prakash Chandra
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110 029, India
    Indian J Pediatr 71:961-3. 2004
    ..To compare the clinical efficacy and side effects of terbutaline and salbutamol administered by metered dose inhaler and holding chamber in the mild to moderate acute exacerbations of asthma in children...
  32. doi request reprint Effect of addition of single dose of oral montelukast to standard treatment in acute moderate to severe asthma in children between 5 and 15 years of age: a randomised, double-blind, placebo controlled trial
    Vivek Kumar Todi
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India
    Arch Dis Child 95:540-3. 2010
    ..To study the effect of the addition of a single dose of oral montelukast to standard therapy in acute moderate to severe asthma...
  33. 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...
  34. ncbi request reprint Validation of the PELOD score for multiple organ dysfunction in children
    Anu Thukral
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110 029, India
    Indian Pediatr 44:683-6. 2007
    ..In 37.2% primary indication of admission was severe sepsis/ septic shock. Ninety-one percentage of children admitted had multiple organ dysfunction. The area under the curve for predicting death using PELOD score equation was 0.80...
  35. ncbi request reprint Assessment of inhalation technique and determinants of incorrect performance among children with asthma
    Mandeep Walia
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Pediatr Pulmonol 41:1082-7. 2006
    ..Comprehensive inhalation instructions and monitoring at each visit are however critical to ensure reliable and consistent performance of correct technique among asthmatic children...
  36. 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..
  37. ncbi request reprint Nosocomial infections in pediatric intensive care units
    R Lodha
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Pediatr 68:1063-70. 2001
    ..With proper preventive strategies, the nosocomial infection rates can be reduced by up to 50%; handwashing, judicious use of interventions, and proper asepsis during procedures remain the most important practices...
  38. ncbi request reprint Salmeterol vs. formoterol: a comparison of rapid bronchodilator effect in a randomized controlled trial
    Namrata Singhania
    Pediatric Pulmonology Division, Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
    Indian Pediatr 45:225-8. 2008
    ..We conclude that salmeterol and formoterol both cause bronchodilator response at end of 60 minutes and are not different with regards to their rapid bronchodilator response...
  39. ncbi request reprint Phenotypic & genotypic variants of Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from children with cystic fibrosis in India
    Gunjan Agarwal
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Med Res 116:73-81. 2002
    ..The antimicrobial susceptibility of the organism varies with its colony morphology. The present work was carried out to study the different morphotypes of P. aeruginosa isolated from patients of cystic fibrosis...
  40. ncbi request reprint Persistent pneumonia in children
    Rakesh Lodha
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110 029, India
    Indian Pediatr 40:967-70. 2003
    ..2%) children. The most frequent underlying causes for persistent pneumonia in children were asthma (26.3%) and post-tubercular bronchiectasis (26.3%)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Long-term management of asthma
    N Jain
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi
    Indian J Pediatr 68:S31-41. 2001
    ..These patients should be reassessed after discontinuing the treatment. Parents should be given a written plan for management of acute exacerbation at home...
  42. ncbi request reprint Can clinical symptoms or signs accurately predict hypoxemia in children with acute lower respiratory tract infections?
    Rakesh Lodha
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110 029, India
    Indian Pediatr 41:129-35. 2004
    ..To determine clinical predictors of hypoxemia in children with acute lower respiratory tract infection (ALRI)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Upper respiratory tract infections
    N Jain
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
    Indian J Pediatr 68:1135-8. 2001
    ..The drug of choice is penicillin for 10-14 days. The alternative medications include oral cephalosporins (cefaclor, cephalexin), amoxicillin or macrolides...
  44. doi request reprint Effectiveness of 3-day amoxycillin vs. 5-day co-trimoxazole in the treatment of non-severe pneumonia in children aged 2-59 months of age: a multi-centric open labeled trial
    Shally Awasthi
    Department of Pediatrics, King George s Medical University, Lucknow, India
    J Trop Pediatr 54:382-9. 2008
    ..04, 95% confidence interval: - 0.035-0.12). We conclude that there was no difference in effectiveness of oral co-trimoxazole or amoxycillin in treating non-severe pneumonia...
  45. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with treatment failure in childhood tuberculosis
    Sindhu Sivanandan
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Indian Pediatr 45:769-71. 2008
    ..73 (1.02- 2.91)] and EPTB [1.9 (1.16- 3.11)] were associated with treatment failure. On multivariate analysis, only extrapulmonary tuberculosis was significantly associated with treatment failure...
  46. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of a home-made spacer with acute exacerbation of bronchial asthma: a randomized controlled trial
    T Singhal
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
    Indian J Pediatr 68:37-40. 2001
    ..Further studies on the efficacy of home-made spacer in delivery of inhaled steroids are needed...
  47. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of ipratropium bromide and salbutamol versus salbutamol alone in children with acute exacerbation of asthma
    Amitabha Chakraborti
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Pediatr 73:979-83. 2006
    ..To evaluate effect of addition of ipratropium to salbutamol delivered by metered dose inhaler and spacer in the beginning of treatment of mild to moderate exacerbation of asthma...
  48. doi request reprint Burden of healthcare-associated infections in a paediatric intensive care unit of a developing country: a single centre experience using active surveillance
    A Gupta
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    J Hosp Infect 78:323-6. 2011
    ..8% (P<0.005), respectively]. Acinetobacter spp. were the commonest infecting bacteria in both HAP and HA-BSI. For developing countries, active surveillance is essential to reduce the burden of HAIs in high risk groups...
  49. ncbi request reprint Lung function tests in asthma: which indices are better for assessment of severity?
    V H Ratageri
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
    J Trop Pediatr 47:57-9. 2001
    ..It is concluded that FEF25% and FEF75% are better indices for assessment of severity of asthma than FEV1 and FVC. The ratio FEV1/FVC is not useful...
  50. 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)...
  51. ncbi request reprint Montelukast in pediatric asthma management
    Mandeep Walia
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Pediatr 73:275-82. 2006
    ..The recommended doses of montelukast in asthma are- children 1-5 years: 4 mg chewable tablet, children 6-14 years: 5mg chewable tablet,..
  52. ncbi request reprint Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in children
    S K Kabra
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
    Indian J Pediatr 68:S50-4. 2001
    ..The therapeutic option for patients with chronic productive cough without specific etiology include control of environmental factors, bronchodilators and chest physiotherapy...
  53. ncbi request reprint Persistent thrombocytopenia following dengue shock syndrome
    Utkarsh Kohli
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Pediatr 75:82-3. 2008
    ..We report an 11 year-old child with dengue shock syndrome, who developed persistent thrombocytopenia. The possible mechanisms are discussed...
  54. ncbi request reprint Reduced susceptibility to ciprofloxacin and gyra gene mutation in North Indian strains of Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi and serotype Paratyphi A
    K Renuka
    Department of Microbiology, India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Microb Drug Resist 10:146-53. 2004
    ..Hence, it can increase morbidity and mortality due to delay in appropriate antibiotic treatment...
  55. ncbi request reprint Intermittent or daily short course chemotherapy for tuberculosis in children: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    P Ramesh Menon
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Indian Pediatr 47:67-73. 2010
    ..To compare the effectiveness of intermittent with daily chemotherapy (both containing rifampicin) in childhood tuberculosis (age 16yrs) in achieving cure significant improvement...
  56. 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...
  57. ncbi request reprint Concerns on the dosing of antitubercular drugs for children in RNTCP
    Rakesh Lodha
    Department of Pediatrics, AIIMS, New Delhi 110 029, India
    Indian Pediatr 45:852-4. 2008
    ..We conclude that the current dosing strategy used in RNTCP needs modification to prevent the significant risk of underdosing and undertreatment...
  58. doi request reprint Changing trends in childhood tuberculosis
    Aparna Mukherjee
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 110029, India
    Indian J Pediatr 78:328-33. 2011
    ..Short-course chemotherapy for childhood tuberculosis is well established. Directly observed treatment strategy (DOTS) have shown encouraging result. DOTS plus strategy has been introduced for MDR TB...
  59. ncbi request reprint In vitro efficacy of ciprofloxacin and gentamicin against a biofilm of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and its free-living forms
    Gunjan Agarwal
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
    Natl Med J India 18:184-6. 2005
    ..We studied the antimicrobial susceptibility of P. aeruginosa ATCC 27853 in a biofilm and as free-living forms against ciprofloxacin and gentamicin, the commonly used antibiotics in patients with CF...
  60. ncbi request reprint Newer diagnostic modalities for tuberculosis
    Rakesh Lodha
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Pediatr 71:221-7. 2004
    ..Polymerase chain reaction based test for identification of katG and rpoB mutation which are associated with isoniazid and rifampicin resistance may help in early identification of drug resistance in mycobacterium...
  61. ncbi request reprint Clinical profile and natural history of children with HIV infection
    Rakesh Lodha
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Pediatr 73:201-4. 2006
    ..As the HIV infection spreads in India, increasing number of children are affected. We report the clinical manifestations, the laboratory parameters and follow up of these children...
  62. ncbi request reprint Profile of neonates admitted in pediatric ICU and validation of Score for Neonatal Acute Physiology (SNAP)
    Anil Vasudevan
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Science, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110 029, India
    Indian Pediatr 43:344-8. 2006
    ..8 +/- 9.8 and 10.1 +/- 6.4 in survivors (P<0.001). There was no correlation between SNAP score and mean length of stay in hospital (P=0.5). We conclude that SNAP correlates well with mortality in neonates admitted to the PICU...
  63. doi request reprint Profile of childhood poisoning at a tertiary care centre in North India
    Utkarsh Kohli
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Pediatr 75:791-4. 2008
    ..To determine the profile and outcome (discharge from emergency room after observation, admission or death) of pediatric patients presenting with acute poisoning to a tertiary care centre in north India...
  64. doi request reprint Anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies in juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    R Gupta
    Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology Services, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Pediatr 77:41-4. 2010
    ..Prevalence and clinical significance of anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide (CCP) antibodies in Indian patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)...
  65. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of Acanthamoeba meningitis with combination oral antimicrobials
    T Singhal
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 20:623-7. 2001
    ..Diagnosis was established by cerebrospinal fluid wet mount examination and culture. Two children improved rapidly with combination oral therapy composed of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, rifampin and ketoconazole...
  66. ncbi request reprint Hepatopulmonary syndrome, an unusual cause of hypoxemia
    S Sindhu
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Pediatr 74:1127-9. 2007
    ..A diagnosis of hepatopulmonary syndrome was made based on the triad of hypoxemia, liver disease and intra pulmonary vascular communications...
  67. ncbi request reprint Pneumomediastinum and subcutaneous emphysema in acute miliary tuberculosis
    Manoja Das
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Pediatr 71:553-4. 2004
    ..In this report, a 5-year-old girl with miliary tuberculosis complicated by pneumomediastinum and subcutaneous emphysema, is presented and relevant literature is discussed...
  68. pmc Binding antibody responses to the immunogenic regions of viral envelope in HIV-1-infected Indian children
    S S Prakash
    Department of Biochemistry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Viral Immunol 24:463-9. 2011
    ..This is the first report on the antibody responses elicited in HIV-1-infected children in India. The study may help to understand the humoral antibody responses directed against viral envelope in HIV-1-infected children...
  69. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis clinical grand round
    A Bajpayee
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Pediatr 70:57-61. 2003
  70. doi request reprint Post obstructive pulmonary edema in a child who attempted suicidal hanging
    Aditi Sinha
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Pediatr 75:1075-7. 2008
    ..There was a rapid response to management with morphine and supportive care, enabling extubation by 30 hours of ventilatory support. The case highlights an unusual cause of postobstructive pulmonary edema...
  71. ncbi request reprint Doxofylline: The next generation methylxanthine
    Jhuma Sankar
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Pediatr 75:251-4. 2008
    ..Dosage recommended for children> 6 yrs of age is 6 mg/Kg/dose BID. Doxofylline produces stable serum concentrations, hence plasma monitoring is required only in patients with hepatic insufficiency and intolerance to xanthine drugs...
  72. ncbi request reprint Kawasaki disease: are we missing the diagnosis?
    M R Sridhar
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Pediatr 72:873-5. 2005
    ..Two patients had dilated coronaries that returned to normal on follow up. One patient developed headache and neck stiffness following treatment with intravenous gamma globulins. The outcome was excellent in all the cases...
  73. ncbi request reprint Isosporiasis in children
    Bijay R Mirdha
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110 029, India
    Indian Pediatr 39:941-4. 2002
    ..Diarrhea persisted for a little longer period in HIV-seropositive children compared to sero-negatives but the clinical picture did not differ significantly in either HIV infected or HIV uninfected individuals...
  74. doi request reprint Management of septic shock
    Rakesh Lodha
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029, India
    Indian J Pediatr 78:726-33. 2011
    ..Inodilators such as milrinone are also useful in this situation. Targeting clinical therapeutic end-points assists the management. Good supportive care is also essential for improving the outcomes...
  75. ncbi request reprint Nasopharyngeal carriage of Haemophilus influenzae
    B K Das
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
    Indian J Pediatr 69:775-7. 2002
    ..Nasopharyngeal colonization of Haemophilus influenzae (H. influenzae) in young children may be important in developing countries...
  76. doi request reprint Congenital tuberculosis: the value of laboratory investigations in diagnosis
    A Das
    Department of Microbiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Ann Trop Paediatr 28:137-41. 2008
    ..The mother was asymptomatic and contact-tracing of the family failed to detect infection. However, genital tuberculosis was demonstrated on an endometrial biopsy...
  77. ncbi request reprint Recurrent pneumonia in children: clinical profile and underlying causes
    R Lodha
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
    Acta Paediatr 91:1170-3. 2002
    ..To study the clinical profile and describe the predisposing causes of recurrent pneumonia in Indian children...
  78. ncbi request reprint Gastroesophageal reflux in asthmatic children not responding to asthma medication: a scintigraphic study in 126 patients with correlation between scintigraphic and clinical findings of reflux
    E J Thomas
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Clin Imaging 27:333-6. 2003
    ..5%) had reflux. In conclusion, esophageal scintiscanning can be used to detect GER in asthmatic children refractory to routine antiasthmatic medication irrespective of the presence or absence of symptoms suggestive of GER...
  79. ncbi request reprint Standard precautions and post exposure prophylaxis for preventing infections
    M R Sridhar
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Pediatr 71:617-25. 2004
    ..This article reviews the standard precautions and discusses current guidelines on post exposure prophylaxis (PEP)...
  80. ncbi request reprint HIV infection mimicking autoimmune disorder
    Jhuma Sankar
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Pediatr 74:777-80. 2007
    ..HIV was not considered initially because of her atypical presentation. There was no history of sexual abuse, her parents were healthy and she did not receive any blood transfusion in the past...
  81. pmc Three day versus five day treatment with amoxicillin for non-severe pneumonia in young children: a multicentre randomised controlled trial
    Girdhar Agarwal
    BMJ 328:791. 2004
    ..To assess the efficacy of three days versus five days of treatment with oral amoxicillin for curing non-severe pneumonia in children...
  82. ncbi request reprint Irrational combination of montelukast and bambuterol for management of childhood asthma
    S K Kabra
    Indian Pediatr 43:743-4. 2006
  83. ncbi request reprint Social and economic impact of childhood asthma
    Rakesh Lodha
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110 029, India
    Indian Pediatr 40:874-9. 2003
    ..The median monthly expenditure on child's medication was Rs. 333, i.e., about one third of monthly per capita income. Childhood asthma has significant adverse impact on child's daily activities, schooling, and family life and finances...
  84. ncbi request reprint Ventilatory management of severe tracheal stenosis
    Rakesh Lodha
    Department of Pediatrics, AIIMS, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Pediatr 73:441-4. 2006
    ..Thereafter the child was managed surgically and the stenosis was corrected. The child was discharged after a Montgomery T-tube placement...
  85. ncbi request reprint Cystic fibrosis in India
    S K Kabra
    Natl Med J India 16:291-3. 2003
  86. ncbi request reprint Vasopressin infusion in children with catecholamine-resistant septic shock
    A Vasudevan
    Department of Paediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Acta Paediatr 94:380-3. 2005
    ..To describe use of vasopressin infusion for catecholamine-refractory septic shock in children...
  87. ncbi request reprint Risk factors associated with bronchial asthma in school going children of rural Haryana
    P K Pokharel
    Department of Community Medicine, BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences Dharan, Nepal
    Indian J Pediatr 68:103-6. 2001
    ..Thus, passive smoking, inadequate ventilation and pets (dogs and cats) at home are significant risk factors associated with presence of symptoms of asthma in rural children...
  88. ncbi request reprint Errors in administration of combination antibiotics
    Rakesh Lodha
    Indian Pediatr 43:366-7. 2006
  89. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis and immune hemolytic anemia
    Jitendra K Sahu
    Indian J Pediatr 73:169; author reply 169. 2006
  90. ncbi request reprint Suicide among children and adolescents in South Delhi (1991-2000)
    Sanjeev Lalwani
    Department of Forensic Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Pediatr 71:701-3. 2004
    ..Suicide among youth is of great concern and a subject requires thorough study to formulate prevention strategy. In this paper the incidence and trends of suicide among children and adolescent of South Delhi have been reported...
  91. pmc Dengue haemorrhagic fever in children in Delhi
    S K Kabra
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
    Bull World Health Organ 70:105-8. 1992
    ..3% (7 of 21). Patients who survived had no sequelae, except one who had transient hypertension that lasted for two weeks...
  92. ncbi request reprint Spectrum of primary immune deficiency at a tertiary care hospital
    Sumit Verma
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Pediatr 75:143-8. 2008
    ..To report various primary immune deficiencies diagnosed in children at a tertiary care hospital, their clinical manifestations and laboratory profile...