A Mehta

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Affiliation: Veer Savarkar Marg
Country: India

Publications

  1. doi Evaluation of the bactec MGIT 960 TB system for recovery and identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in a high through put tertiary care centre
    C Rodrigues
    Microbiology Section, Department of Lab Medicine, PD Hinduja National Hospital and MRC, Mumbai, India
    Indian J Med Microbiol 27:217-21. 2009
  2. ncbi Time to identify and define non-tuberculous mycobacteria in a tuberculosis-endemic region
    S Shenai
    Department of Microbiology, P D Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mahim West, Mumbai, India
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 14:1001-8. 2010
  3. ncbi High incidence of the Beijing genotype among multidrug-resistant isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a tertiary care center in Mumbai, India
    Deepak Almeida
    Research Labs, P D Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mahim, Mumbai, India
    Clin Infect Dis 40:881-6. 2005
  4. ncbi Needlestick injuries in a tertiary care centre in Mumbai, India
    A Mehta
    P D Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Veer Savarkar Marg, Mahim West, Mumbai 400 016, India
    J Hosp Infect 60:368-73. 2005
  5. doi Interventions to reduce needle stick injuries at a tertiary care centre
    A Mehta
    Department of Microbiology, P D Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Veer Savarkar Marg, Mahim West, Mumbai 400 016, India
    Indian J Med Microbiol 28:17-20. 2010
  6. ncbi Drug susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis against second-line drugs using the Bactec MGIT 960 System
    C Rodrigues
    Department of Microbiology, P D Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre Tertiary Care Hospital, Mumbai, India
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 12:1449-55. 2008
  7. ncbi Increasing incidence of fluoroquinolone-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Mumbai, India
    D Agrawal
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, P D Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai, India
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13:79-83. 2009
  8. doi Standardization of fungal polymerase chain reaction for the early diagnosis of invasive fungal infection
    P Deshpande
    Department of Research, PD Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Veer Savarkar Marg, Mahim, Mumbai 400 016, Maharashtra, India
    Indian J Med Microbiol 29:406-10. 2011
  9. ncbi Dedicated decontamination: A necessity to prevent cross contamination in high throughput mycobacteriology laboratories
    C Rodrigues
    Hinduja Hospital and MRC, Veer Savarkar Marg, Mahim West, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    Indian J Med Microbiol 25:4-6. 2007
  10. ncbi Enteric fever in Mumbai--clinical profile, sensitivity patterns and response to antimicrobials
    S Jog
    Dept of Infectious Diseases, P D Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Veer Savarkar Marg, Mahim, Mumbai 400016, India
    J Assoc Physicians India 56:237-40. 2008

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Publications17

  1. doi Evaluation of the bactec MGIT 960 TB system for recovery and identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in a high through put tertiary care centre
    C Rodrigues
    Microbiology Section, Department of Lab Medicine, PD Hinduja National Hospital and MRC, Mumbai, India
    Indian J Med Microbiol 27:217-21. 2009
    ..To evaluate the performance of an automated BACTEC MGIT 960, a non-radioactive, non-invasive liquid culture system for cultivation of M. tuberculosis complex in terms of recovery rate and time...
  2. ncbi Time to identify and define non-tuberculous mycobacteria in a tuberculosis-endemic region
    S Shenai
    Department of Microbiology, P D Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mahim West, Mumbai, India
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 14:1001-8. 2010
    ..To identify and characterise disease caused by non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) in a tuberculosis-endemic region...
  3. ncbi High incidence of the Beijing genotype among multidrug-resistant isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a tertiary care center in Mumbai, India
    Deepak Almeida
    Research Labs, P D Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mahim, Mumbai, India
    Clin Infect Dis 40:881-6. 2005
    ..We also report a high frequency of the Delhi genotype (31% of isolates). Our data indicate considerable ongoing transmission of multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains of the Beijing genotype in Mumbai...
  4. ncbi Needlestick injuries in a tertiary care centre in Mumbai, India
    A Mehta
    P D Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Veer Savarkar Marg, Mahim West, Mumbai 400 016, India
    J Hosp Infect 60:368-73. 2005
    ..All staff who sustained injury with HIV were given immediate antiretroviral therapy (AZT 600 mg/day) for six weeks. Subsequent six-month follow-up showed zero seroconversion...
  5. doi Interventions to reduce needle stick injuries at a tertiary care centre
    A Mehta
    Department of Microbiology, P D Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Veer Savarkar Marg, Mahim West, Mumbai 400 016, India
    Indian J Med Microbiol 28:17-20. 2010
    ..Occupational exposure to blood/body fluids is associated with risk of infection with blood borne pathogens like human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV)...
  6. ncbi Drug susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis against second-line drugs using the Bactec MGIT 960 System
    C Rodrigues
    Department of Microbiology, P D Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre Tertiary Care Hospital, Mumbai, India
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 12:1449-55. 2008
    ..To establish the critical test concentrations for seven second-line anti-tuberculosis drugs in the Bactec Mycobacterial Growth Indicator Tube (MGIT) 960 TB system and to evaluate its efficacy compared to the Bactec 460 TB system...
  7. ncbi Increasing incidence of fluoroquinolone-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Mumbai, India
    D Agrawal
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, P D Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai, India
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13:79-83. 2009
    ..Tertiary referral centre, private hospital, Mumbai, India...
  8. doi Standardization of fungal polymerase chain reaction for the early diagnosis of invasive fungal infection
    P Deshpande
    Department of Research, PD Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Veer Savarkar Marg, Mahim, Mumbai 400 016, Maharashtra, India
    Indian J Med Microbiol 29:406-10. 2011
    ..However, these tests either lack sensitivity or specificity. There is thus the need for a rapid, specific and accurate diagnostic method...
  9. ncbi Dedicated decontamination: A necessity to prevent cross contamination in high throughput mycobacteriology laboratories
    C Rodrigues
    Hinduja Hospital and MRC, Veer Savarkar Marg, Mahim West, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    Indian J Med Microbiol 25:4-6. 2007
    ..In March 2001, we investigated a pseudo-outbreak of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates in three smear negative clinical specimens and would like to present our experience in this communication...
  10. ncbi Enteric fever in Mumbai--clinical profile, sensitivity patterns and response to antimicrobials
    S Jog
    Dept of Infectious Diseases, P D Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Veer Savarkar Marg, Mahim, Mumbai 400016, India
    J Assoc Physicians India 56:237-40. 2008
    ..Our main aim was to study the clinical profile, haematological features of culture proven typhoid cases, the antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of the isolates and the time to defervescence with the treatment received...
  11. ncbi Device-associated nosocomial infection rates in intensive care units of seven Indian cities. Findings of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC)
    A Mehta
    PD Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai, India
    J Hosp Infect 67:168-74. 2007
    ..HCAI rates, LOS, mortality and bacterial resistance were high. Infection control programmes including surveillance and antibiotic policies are a priority in India...
  12. ncbi Assessment of the genetic diversity of Xylella fastidiosa isolated from citrus in Brazil by PCR-RFLP of the 16S rDNA and 16S-23S intergenic spacer and rep-PCR fingerprinting
    A Mehta
    , Universidade Estadual de Campinas--UNICAMP, SP Brazil
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 79:53-9. 2001
    ..Distinct origins of X. fastidiosa in the Southern and Southeastern States is postulated. The pear isolate was distantly related to all of the other X. fastidiosa strains...
  13. ncbi Ciprofloxacin breakpoints in enteric fever--time to revise our susceptibility criteria
    C Rodrigues
    Indian J Med Microbiol 26:91. 2008
  14. ncbi Genotype and phenotype in Fabry disease: analysis of the Fabry Outcome Survey
    E Schaefer
    Institut fur Humangenetik, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Acta Paediatr Suppl 94:87-92; discussion 79. 2005
    ..The FOS database contains detailed medical information on a large cohort of patients and thus has the potential to provide important information to address this question...
  15. ncbi Fabry disease defined: baseline clinical manifestations of 366 patients in the Fabry Outcome Survey
    A Mehta
    University College London, London, UK
    Eur J Clin Invest 34:236-42. 2004
    ..This paper presents the first analysis of the FOS database and provides essential baseline data against which the effects of enzyme replacement can be measured...
  16. ncbi Trends in caesarean section rates at a maternity hospital in Mumbai, India
    A Mehta
    Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Nowrosjee Wadia Maternity Hospital, Bombay, India
    J Health Popul Nutr 19:306-12. 2001
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  17. ncbi Phylogenetic relationships of Xylella fastidiosa strains from different hosts, based on 16S rDNA and 16S-23S intergenic spacer sequences
    A Mehta
    , Universidade Estadual de Campinas, , SP, Brazil
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 51:311-8. 2001
    ..These results show that this strain does not belong to the Xylella fastidiosa genomic species...