M K Sudarshan

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Country: India

Publications

  1. ncbi A community survey of dog bites, anti-rabies treatment, rabies and dog population management in Bangalore city
    M K Sudarshan
    Deptt. of Community Medicine and Anti-Rabies Clinic, Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore-560 004, India
    J Commun Dis 33:245-51. 2001
  2. ncbi Assessing the burden of human rabies in India: results of a national multi-center epidemiological survey
    M K Sudarshan
    Association for Prevention and Control of Rabies in India, Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore 560004, India
    Int J Infect Dis 11:29-35. 2007
  3. ncbi Assessing the safety of post-exposure rabies immunization in pregnancy
    M K Sudarshan
    Anti rabies Clinic and Rabies Epidemiology Unit, Department of Community Medicine, Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore, India
    Hum Vaccin 3:87-9. 2007
  4. ncbi Evaluation of a new premedication protocol for administration of equine rabies immunoglobulin in patients with hypersensitivity
    M K Sudarshan
    Principal and Professor of Community Medicine, Community Medicine, Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore
    Indian J Public Health 51:91-6. 2007
  5. ncbi Assessing the relationship between antigenicity and immunogenicity of human rabies vaccines. Results of a meta-analysis
    M K Sudarshan
    Department of Community Medicine and Rabies Epidemiology Unit, Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore, India
    Hum Vaccin 1:187-90. 2005
  6. ncbi Boosting effect of purified chick embryo cell rabies vaccine using the intradermal route in persons previously immunized by the intramuscular route or vice versa
    M K Sudarshan
    Department of Community Medicine, Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, K R Road, V V Puram, Bangalore 560004, Karnataka, India
    Natl Med J India 19:192-4. 2006
  7. ncbi An assessment of rabies free status of the Island of Andaman, Nicobar and Lakshadweep: results of the WHO sponsored national multicentric rabies survey
    M K Sudarshan
    WHO APCRI, National Multicentric Rabies Survey
    Indian J Public Health 50:11-4. 2006
  8. ncbi An immunogenicity, safety and post-marketing surveillance of a novel adsorbed human diploid cell rabies vaccine (Rabivax) in Indian subjects
    M K Sudarshan
    Department of Community Medicine and Rabies, Epidemiology Unit, Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore, India
    Hum Vaccin 4:275-9. 2008
  9. ncbi Introducing intradermal rabies vaccination in India: paradigm shift for the better
    M K Sudarshan
    Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore, India
    Indian J Public Health 50:209-12. 2006
  10. ncbi The changing scenario of rabies in India: are we moving towards its prevention and control?
    M K Sudarshan
    Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore 560 004
    Indian J Public Health 51:145-7. 2007

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi A community survey of dog bites, anti-rabies treatment, rabies and dog population management in Bangalore city
    M K Sudarshan
    Deptt. of Community Medicine and Anti-Rabies Clinic, Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore-560 004, India
    J Commun Dis 33:245-51. 2001
    ..4% coverage) and is recommended for acceleration and improvement. Similarly modern anti-rabies immunization, including anti-rabic serum, shall replace the outdated sample (sheep brain) vaccine...
  2. ncbi Assessing the burden of human rabies in India: results of a national multi-center epidemiological survey
    M K Sudarshan
    Association for Prevention and Control of Rabies in India, Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore 560004, India
    Int J Infect Dis 11:29-35. 2007
    ..The main objectives of the present study were to estimate the annual incidence of human rabies in India based on a community survey and to describe its salient epidemiological features...
  3. ncbi Assessing the safety of post-exposure rabies immunization in pregnancy
    M K Sudarshan
    Anti rabies Clinic and Rabies Epidemiology Unit, Department of Community Medicine, Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore, India
    Hum Vaccin 3:87-9. 2007
    ..None of the pregnant women reported any adverse events to either vaccine or equine rabies immunoglobulin. All had safe vaginal deliveries and in all cases both the mother and the child were found to be healthy and normal...
  4. ncbi Evaluation of a new premedication protocol for administration of equine rabies immunoglobulin in patients with hypersensitivity
    M K Sudarshan
    Principal and Professor of Community Medicine, Community Medicine, Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore
    Indian J Public Health 51:91-6. 2007
    ..The present study was undertaken to standardize skin testing and to develop a safe and effective premedication protocol for administration of ERIG in those with skin test positivity/hypersensitivity...
  5. ncbi Assessing the relationship between antigenicity and immunogenicity of human rabies vaccines. Results of a meta-analysis
    M K Sudarshan
    Department of Community Medicine and Rabies Epidemiology Unit, Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore, India
    Hum Vaccin 1:187-90. 2005
    ..80, p > 0.43, GMR = 1.15, 95% CI of GMR = 0.74, 1.14). However, as there are no reports of meta-analysis of cell culture human rabies vaccine trials, to confirm this observation the authors recommend further studies in this regard...
  6. ncbi Boosting effect of purified chick embryo cell rabies vaccine using the intradermal route in persons previously immunized by the intramuscular route or vice versa
    M K Sudarshan
    Department of Community Medicine, Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, K R Road, V V Puram, Bangalore 560004, Karnataka, India
    Natl Med J India 19:192-4. 2006
    ..As the intradermal route of vaccination is likely to be introduced in the future, we investigated the immune response to a cell culture rabies vaccine after crossing over from the intramuscular to the intradermal route and vice versa...
  7. ncbi An assessment of rabies free status of the Island of Andaman, Nicobar and Lakshadweep: results of the WHO sponsored national multicentric rabies survey
    M K Sudarshan
    WHO APCRI, National Multicentric Rabies Survey
    Indian J Public Health 50:11-4. 2006
    ..The Lakshadweep islands, which are free of dogs, however, faced a threat from the lack of vigil on the entry and presence of cats and poor surveillance for rabies in them...
  8. ncbi An immunogenicity, safety and post-marketing surveillance of a novel adsorbed human diploid cell rabies vaccine (Rabivax) in Indian subjects
    M K Sudarshan
    Department of Community Medicine and Rabies, Epidemiology Unit, Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore, India
    Hum Vaccin 4:275-9. 2008
    ..4%), swelling with induration (2.8%), fever and headache (1.4%). No serious adverse event was reported from the studies. In conclusion, Rabivax (adsorbed) is an immunogenic, safe and efficacious vaccine for rabies prophylaxis in humans...
  9. ncbi Introducing intradermal rabies vaccination in India: paradigm shift for the better
    M K Sudarshan
    Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore, India
    Indian J Public Health 50:209-12. 2006
  10. ncbi The changing scenario of rabies in India: are we moving towards its prevention and control?
    M K Sudarshan
    Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore 560 004
    Indian J Public Health 51:145-7. 2007
  11. ncbi Is the skin sensitivity test required for administering equine rabies immunoglobulin?
    M K Sudarshan
    Anti Rabies Clinic, Department of Community Medicine, Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences Hospital and Research Centre, V V Puram, Bengaluru 560004, Karnataka, India
    Natl Med J India 24:80-2. 2011
    ..In this conflicting situation, we assessed the use of the skin sensitivity test in predicting adverse events to ERIG...
  12. doi A survey of hospitals managing human rabies cases in India
    M K Sudarshan
    Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Rabies in Asia Foundation, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
    Indian J Public Health 54:40-1. 2010
    ..It is recommended to encourage hospitalization of human rabies cases to ensure a 'painless and dignified death' and this must be considered as a 'human rights' issue...
  13. ncbi An epidemiological study of animal bites in India: results of a WHO sponsored national multi-centric rabies survey
    M K Sudarshan
    Association for Prevention and Control of Rabies in India APCRI
    J Commun Dis 38:32-9. 2006
    ..The people also reported the presence (83%) and menace (22.8%) of stray dogs. It is recommended to initiate appropriate community awareness and dog vaccination campaigns and effective stray dog control measures...