C Vaishnavi

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Country: India

Publications

  1. ncbi Bacteriuria in patients with gallbladder and biliary tract diseases
    Chetana Vaishnavi
    Department of Microbiology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
    Indian J Pathol Microbiol 47:556-8. 2004
  2. ncbi Clinical spectrum & pathogenesis of Clostridium difficile associated diseases
    Chetana Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Med Res 131:487-99. 2010
  3. ncbi Fecal microbiota transplantation for management of Clostridium difficile infection
    Chetana Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 160 012, India
    Indian J Gastroenterol 33:301-7. 2014
  4. pmc Effect of Lactobacillus acidophilus & epidermal growth factor on experimentally induced Clostridium difficile infection
    Sukhminderjit Kaur
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Med Res 133:434-41. 2011
  5. ncbi Evaluation of an in-house rapid diagnostic method for detection of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi in fecal specimens
    Chetana Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Trop Gastroenterol 27:19-21. 2006
  6. ncbi Prevalence of Salmonella enterica serovar typhi in bile and stool of patients with biliary diseases and those requiring biliary drainage for other purposes
    Chetana Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Jpn J Infect Dis 58:363-5. 2005
  7. ncbi Speciation of fecal Candida isolates in antibiotic-associated diarrhea in non-HIV patients
    Chetana Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Jpn J Infect Dis 61:1-4. 2008
  8. ncbi Epidemiology of typhoid carriers among blood donors and patients with biliary, gastrointestinal and other related diseases
    Chetana Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Microbiol Immunol 49:107-12. 2005
  9. ncbi C-reactive protein in patients with gallbladder and biliary tract diseases
    Chetana Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Trop Gastroenterol 25:73-5. 2004
  10. ncbi Clostridium perfringens enterotoxin in antibiotic-associated diarrhea
    Chetana Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian J Pathol Microbiol 51:198-9. 2008

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  1. ncbi Bacteriuria in patients with gallbladder and biliary tract diseases
    Chetana Vaishnavi
    Department of Microbiology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
    Indian J Pathol Microbiol 47:556-8. 2004
    ..Thus UTI is also a frequent concomitant of gall bladder diseases and is a sign of the fact that kidneys are in a condition endangered by pyelonephritis...
  2. ncbi Clinical spectrum & pathogenesis of Clostridium difficile associated diseases
    Chetana Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Med Res 131:487-99. 2010
    ..Clinical spectrum, the factors precipitating CDAD, pathogenesis, diagnostic assay and treatment of the disease are reviewed...
  3. ncbi Fecal microbiota transplantation for management of Clostridium difficile infection
    Chetana Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 160 012, India
    Indian J Gastroenterol 33:301-7. 2014
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  4. pmc Effect of Lactobacillus acidophilus & epidermal growth factor on experimentally induced Clostridium difficile infection
    Sukhminderjit Kaur
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Med Res 133:434-41. 2011
    ..Antimicrobial therapy used for CDAD gives inconsistent results. This experimental study was planned to investigate the beneficial effects of Lactobacillus acidophilus and epidermal growth factor (EGF) for CDAD management...
  5. ncbi Evaluation of an in-house rapid diagnostic method for detection of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi in fecal specimens
    Chetana Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Trop Gastroenterol 27:19-21. 2006
    ..None of the samples from 20 healthy controls were positive by either the diagnostic method or by culture. The result of the in-house diagnostic assay can be obtained overnight and may help in directing immediate antimicrobial therapy...
  6. ncbi Prevalence of Salmonella enterica serovar typhi in bile and stool of patients with biliary diseases and those requiring biliary drainage for other purposes
    Chetana Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Jpn J Infect Dis 58:363-5. 2005
    ..Colonization of the biliary system may not be clinically apparent, but is associated with an increased risk of infection...
  7. ncbi Speciation of fecal Candida isolates in antibiotic-associated diarrhea in non-HIV patients
    Chetana Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Jpn J Infect Dis 61:1-4. 2008
    ..albicans (n=14) and C. krusei (n=2). Candida isolated from healthy participants (n=4) was sparse and therefore not speciated. Different Candida spp. may play an important role in precipitating antibiotic-associated diarrhea...
  8. ncbi Epidemiology of typhoid carriers among blood donors and patients with biliary, gastrointestinal and other related diseases
    Chetana Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Microbiol Immunol 49:107-12. 2005
    ..Vi serology employing highly purified Vi antigen offers a practical and cost-effective way of screening for S. Typhi carriers...
  9. ncbi C-reactive protein in patients with gallbladder and biliary tract diseases
    Chetana Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Trop Gastroenterol 25:73-5. 2004
    ..Control serum samples did not show any CRP within detectable limits. Hitherto, this is the first report that investigated the level of CRP in the bile of patients with GB and biliary tract diseases, along with biliary bacterial profile...
  10. ncbi Clostridium perfringens enterotoxin in antibiotic-associated diarrhea
    Chetana Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian J Pathol Microbiol 51:198-9. 2008
    ..Criteria for initiating investigations have to be therefore established by understanding the true burden of C. perfringens-associated AAD by further research...
  11. doi Established and potential risk factors for Clostridum difficile infection
    C Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian J Med Microbiol 27:289-300. 2009
    ..In this review, the established and potential risk factors of CDAD, along with the epidemiology, diagnostic modalities, management and preventive measures of the disease have been elaborated...
  12. doi Cost-effective screening of pooled faecal specimens from patients with nosocomial diarrhoea for Clostridium perfringens enterotoxin
    C Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian J Med Microbiol 29:56-9. 2011
    ..Therefore, a cost-effective diagnostic approach to screen faecal specimens for CPE was devised...
  13. ncbi Estimation of endotoxin in infected bile from patients with biliary diseases
    Chetana Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
    Trop Gastroenterol 27:22-5. 2006
    ..Further research is warranted on the effects of endotoxin on gall stone formation...
  14. ncbi Clostridium difficile toxin and faecal lactoferrin assays in adult patients
    C Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, 160012, Chandigarh, India
    Microbes Infect 2:1827-30. 2000
    ..001). Therefore, the FL assay performed simultaneously with the C. difficile toxin assay can help rule out asymptomatic carriage of C. difficile...
  15. doi Preliminary investigation of environmental prevalence of Clostridium difficile affecting inpatients in a north Indian hospital
    C Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian J Med Microbiol 30:89-92. 2012
    ..2% of hand swab samples were positive for toxins A and B. The environmental cross-infection between patients and carriage by hospital personnel are plausible sources of C. difficile infection and spread in our hospital...
  16. ncbi Clostridium perfringens type A & antibiotic associated diarrhoea
    Chetana Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Med Res 122:52-6. 2005
    ..CPA has also been implicated in antibiotic associated diarrhoea (AAD). We therefore undertook this study to investigate the presence of CPA in stool samples of patients with AAD in a tertiary care setting in north India...
  17. doi Effect of biotherapeutics on antitoxin IgG in experimentally induced Clostridium difficile infection
    S Kaur
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Med Microbiol 30:431-6. 2012
    ..Apart from antibiotics, risk factors include immunosuppressive and acid-suppressive drug administration. Biotherapeutics such as probiotic and epidermal growth factor (EGF) may offer potential effective therapy for CDAD...
  18. ncbi Faecal lactoferrin assay as an adjunct to Clostridium difficile diarrhoea
    Chetana Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Indian J Pathol Microbiol 45:69-73. 2002
    ..FLLA appears to be an useful adjunct for C. difficile associated intestinal diseases in children when both the tests are done simultaneously and when other enteropathogens causing inflammatory diarrhoeas are ruled out...
  19. ncbi Simultaneous assays for Clostridium difficile and faecal lactoferrin in ulcerative colitis
    Chetana Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012
    Trop Gastroenterol 24:13-6. 2003
    ..A statistically significant (p < 0.001) positive correlation was present between CDT and FL assays. FL positivity in IUC may depend on the intestinal inflammation precipitated by C. difficile infection...
  20. ncbi Indigenous rapid diagnostic method for Escherichia coli O157:H7
    C Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012
    Trop Gastroenterol 22:128-30. 2001
    ..Our rapid assay required only 7-10 hours compared to the conventional technique where the report is available only on the third day. It can therefore be used routinely for initial screening of faecal specimens for E. coli O157: H7...
  21. doi Fecal lactoferrin, myeloperoxidase and serum C-reactive are effective biomarkers in the assessment of disease activity and severity in patients with idiopathic ulcerative colitis
    Ibrahim Masoodi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:1768-74. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to examine the role of serum C-reactive protein (SCRP), fecal myeloperoxidase (FMPO) and fecal lactoferrin (FLF) in assessing disease severity, activity and response to therapy...
  22. ncbi Is Campylobacter involved in antibiotic associated diarrhoea?
    Chetana Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
    Indian J Pathol Microbiol 48:526-9. 2005
    ..difficile toxin. Though not as yet reported, C. jejuni may also be involved in antibiotic associated diarrhoea due to lowered immunity in the host. It may cause enteritis either by itself or in synergy with C. difficile infection...
  23. ncbi The epidemiological and resistogram patterns of enteropathogenic and enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli isolated from diarrhoeal stools in a north Indian hospital
    Chetana Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012
    Trop Gastroenterol 24:70-2. 2003
    ..This will help to study its epidemiological pattern in a particular locale. Moreover, this information coupled with the clinical picture may be valuable in deciding the need for and type of antibiotic therapy...
  24. ncbi Comparative role of antibiotic and proton pump inhibitor in experimental Clostridium difficile infection in mice
    Sukhminderjit Kaur
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Microbiol Immunol 51:1209-14. 2007
    ..05) for epithelial damage, oedema and neutrophilic infiltrate in colons. In addition to antibiotic, PPI also acts as an independent risk factor for C. difficile infection in experimental studies...
  25. doi Anti-ganglioside antibodies in patients with Guillain Barré syndrome and other neurological disorders
    C Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Med Microbiol 31:177-9. 2013
    ..Though high intensity of anti-gangliosides was present in the GBS patients, the NC patients also had adequate anti-gangliosides compared with the NNC group. ..
  26. ncbi Bacterial profile of dairy products sold in Chandigarh
    C Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Trop Gastroenterol 23:72-5. 2002
    ..The high degree of bacterial contamination seen indicates poor hygienic conditions and faults in manufacturing/handling of dairy products during and after processing and production...
  27. doi Phenotypic and molecular characterization of clinically isolated Escherichia coli
    Chetana Vaishnavi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160 012, India
    Indian J Pathol Microbiol 53:503-8. 2010
    ..coli isolated were positive for verotoxins, eae, LT1, STa, and ial. Data obtained emphasize the need for additional research into the role of eae gene and other putative factors affecting the virulence of diarrheagenic E. coli in India...
  28. ncbi Effect of biotherapeutics on cyclosporin-induced Clostridium difficile infection in mice
    Sukhminderjit Kaur
    Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 25:832-8. 2010
    ..We evaluated the role of cyclosporin in the development of CDAD in the experimental mouse model and studied the effect of probiotic and epidermal growth factor (EGF) as biotherapeutics measures...
  29. ncbi Aerobic jejunal fluid bacteria in patients with gastrointestinal disorders
    Chetana Vaishnavi
    Indian J Med Res 126:76-8. 2007