N Shetty

Summary

Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Seroprevalence and risk factors for toxoplasmosis among antenatal women in London: a re-examination of risk in an ethnically diverse population
    Andrew Flatt
    Department of Clinical Microbiology and HPA Collaborating Centre at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
    Eur J Public Health 23:648-52. 2013
  2. doi request reprint The role of glutamate dehydrogenase for the detection of Clostridium difficile in faecal samples: a meta-analysis
    N Shetty
    Health Protection Agency Collaborating Centre, University College London Hospitals, London, UK
    J Hosp Infect 77:1-6. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint An epidemiological evaluation of risk factors for tuberculosis in South India: a matched case control study
    N Shetty
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Health Protection Agency Collaborating Centre, University College London Hospitals, 1st Floor, Windeyer Institute of Medical Sciences, 46 Cleveland Street, London W1T 4JF, United Kingdom
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 10:80-6. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of infections caused by extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella spp.: a nested case-control study from a tertiary hospital in London
    I Skippen
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, HPA Collaborating Centre at University College London Hospitals NHS Trust, London, UK
    J Hosp Infect 64:115-23. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of risk factors for the acquisition of bloodstream infections with extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella species in the intensive care unit; antibiotic management and clinical outcome
    R J Cordery
    HPA Collaborating Centre, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
    J Hosp Infect 68:108-15. 2008
  6. pmc Is the detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis DNA by ligase chain reaction worth the cost: experiences from an inner London teaching hospital
    N Shetty
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, University College London Hospitals and PHLS Collaborating Centre, Cecil Flemming House, Grafton Way, London WC1E 6DB, UK
    J Clin Pathol 53:924-8. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in patients of Somalian and white ethnic origin attending an inner London clinic
    M Shemko
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, University College London Hospitals and Health Protection Agency Collaborating Centre, London, United Kingdom
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 8:186-93. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Infections with Corynebacterium diphtheriae: six years' experience at an inner London teaching hospital
    M W D Wren
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Health Protection Agency Collaborating Centre, University College London Hospitals, 1st Floor, Windeyer Institute of Medical Scieinces, 46 Cleveland Street, London W1T 4JF, UK
    Br J Biomed Sci 62:1-4. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Healthcare-associated infections in neonatal units: lessons from contrasting worlds
    S Srivastava
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Health Protection Agency Collaborating Centre, University College London Hospitals, London, UK
    J Hosp Infect 65:292-306. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding tuberculosis among immigrants of Somalian ethnic origin in London: a cross-sectional study
    N Shetty
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, UCLH HPA Collaborating Centre, University College London Hospitals, III Floor Out Patient Building, Grafton Way, London WC1E 6DB
    Commun Dis Public Health 7:77-82. 2004

Collaborators

  • M W D Wren
  • Z Fang
  • G M Scott
  • Mario Vaz
  • I Skippen
  • M Shemko
  • Andrew Flatt
  • R J Cordery
  • S Srivastava
  • C Palmer
  • U Dave
  • P U Krishnan
  • G Bellinghan
  • S J Cooper
  • C H Roberts
  • M E Kaufmann
  • J Turton
  • L Mehta
  • M Yates
  • A Gibson
  • P Mahalakshmi

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc Seroprevalence and risk factors for toxoplasmosis among antenatal women in London: a re-examination of risk in an ethnically diverse population
    Andrew Flatt
    Department of Clinical Microbiology and HPA Collaborating Centre at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
    Eur J Public Health 23:648-52. 2013
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  2. doi request reprint The role of glutamate dehydrogenase for the detection of Clostridium difficile in faecal samples: a meta-analysis
    N Shetty
    Health Protection Agency Collaborating Centre, University College London Hospitals, London, UK
    J Hosp Infect 77:1-6. 2011
    ..However, GDH test has high sensitivity and negative predictive value and would be a powerful test in a dual testing algorithm when combined with a test to detect toxin...
  3. ncbi request reprint An epidemiological evaluation of risk factors for tuberculosis in South India: a matched case control study
    N Shetty
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Health Protection Agency Collaborating Centre, University College London Hospitals, 1st Floor, Windeyer Institute of Medical Sciences, 46 Cleveland Street, London W1T 4JF, United Kingdom
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 10:80-6. 2006
    ..There are limited data on risk factors associated with tuberculosis (TB) in India...
  4. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of infections caused by extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella spp.: a nested case-control study from a tertiary hospital in London
    I Skippen
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, HPA Collaborating Centre at University College London Hospitals NHS Trust, London, UK
    J Hosp Infect 64:115-23. 2006
    ..Molecular epidemiology identified five clusters amongst the ESBL-producing isolates. Conventional epidemiological analyses supported the evidence of transmission in three of these clusters...
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of risk factors for the acquisition of bloodstream infections with extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella species in the intensive care unit; antibiotic management and clinical outcome
    R J Cordery
    HPA Collaborating Centre, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
    J Hosp Infect 68:108-15. 2008
    ..We believe that a high index of suspicion, early appropriate therapy and strict adherence to infection control are indicated in all patients at risk in ICU...
  6. pmc Is the detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis DNA by ligase chain reaction worth the cost: experiences from an inner London teaching hospital
    N Shetty
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, University College London Hospitals and PHLS Collaborating Centre, Cecil Flemming House, Grafton Way, London WC1E 6DB, UK
    J Clin Pathol 53:924-8. 2000
    ..To evaluate the clinical usefulness and the costs of using a rapid, commercial ligase chain reaction test (LCx) to detect Mycobacterium tuberculosis directly from clinical samples...
  7. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in patients of Somalian and white ethnic origin attending an inner London clinic
    M Shemko
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, University College London Hospitals and Health Protection Agency Collaborating Centre, London, United Kingdom
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 8:186-93. 2004
    ..In 2002, 6891 and 2850 tuberculosis (TB) notifications were received respectively for England and Wales and London. TB is an important public health problem in the Somalian population of inner London...
  8. ncbi request reprint Infections with Corynebacterium diphtheriae: six years' experience at an inner London teaching hospital
    M W D Wren
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Health Protection Agency Collaborating Centre, University College London Hospitals, 1st Floor, Windeyer Institute of Medical Scieinces, 46 Cleveland Street, London W1T 4JF, UK
    Br J Biomed Sci 62:1-4. 2005
    ..The results presented suggest the need for increased clinical and laboratory awareness of this important pathogen...
  9. ncbi request reprint Healthcare-associated infections in neonatal units: lessons from contrasting worlds
    S Srivastava
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Health Protection Agency Collaborating Centre, University College London Hospitals, London, UK
    J Hosp Infect 65:292-306. 2007
    ..Cost-effective measures for implementing these interventions, with particular reference to the recognition of the role of the microbiologist, the infection control team and antibiotic policies are presented...
  10. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding tuberculosis among immigrants of Somalian ethnic origin in London: a cross-sectional study
    N Shetty
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, UCLH HPA Collaborating Centre, University College London Hospitals, III Floor Out Patient Building, Grafton Way, London WC1E 6DB
    Commun Dis Public Health 7:77-82. 2004
    ..Volunteers from the established Somalian community could play a valuable part as links in the community to fight TB...
  11. ncbi request reprint Laboratory diagnosis of bloodstream infections caused by extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing E. coli and Klebsiella species
    I Skippen
    Department of Clinical Microbiology and HPA Collaborating Centre, University College London Hospitals NHS Trust, 1st Floor Windeyer Institute of Medical Sciences, 46 Cleveland Street, London W1T 4JF, UK
    Br J Biomed Sci 63:1-4. 2006
    ..Further studies to compare Vitek 2 with cefotaxime and ceftazidime combination discs may reveal disc methodology for ESBL detection to be a more reliable alternative than using cefpodoxime combination discs alone...
  12. ncbi request reprint A community genetics approach to population screening in India for mental retardation--a model for developing countries
    U Dave
    Centre for Research in Mental Retardation CREMERE, Mumbai, India
    Ann Hum Biol 32:195-203. 2005
    ..Genetic causes were found in 186 (36%) individuals, the most common being Down syndrome. The study illustrates the urgent need for the integration of genetic screening into the public health services in India...
  13. ncbi request reprint Strain relatedness of endemic MRSA isolates in a burns unit in South India--a five year study
    P U Krishnan
    Department of Microbiology, St John s Medical College and Hospital, Bangalore, India
    J Hosp Infect 52:181-4. 2002
    ..Molecular characterization of isolates is a source of valuable information that could enhance global surveillance; more work is needed across the Indian sub-continent to establish the nature of MRSA strain diversity...