Joveria Farooqi

Summary

Affiliation: The Aga Khan University
Country: Pakistan

Publications

  1. pmc Invasive candidiasis in Pakistan: clinical characteristics, species distribution and antifungal susceptibility
    J Q Farooqi
    Department of Pathology Microbiology, Aga Khan Hospital Karachi, Pakistan
    J Med Microbiol 62:259-68. 2013
  2. pmc Species identification of invasive yeasts including Candida in Pakistan: limitations of phenotypic methods
    Joveria Farooqi
    Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Aga Khan Hospital, Karachi
    J Pak Med Assoc 62:995-8. 2012
  3. pmc Agreement of Direct Antifungal Susceptibility Testing from Positive Blood Culture Bottles with the Conventional Method for Candida Species
    Kauser Jabeen
    Section of Microbiology, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Clin Microbiol 54:343-8. 2016
  4. pmc Antimicrobial susceptibility testing of Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates in Pakistan by Etest compared to Calibrated Dichotomous Sensitivity and Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute disc diffusion techniques
    Pushpa Bhawan Mal
    Section of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Microbiology Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, P O Box 3500, Karachi, 74800, Pakistan
    BMC Microbiol 16:236. 2016
  5. doi request reprint Effect of time duration of digestion/decontamination technique on yield of mycobacteria and contamination rates from sterile body fluids (pleural and ascitic fluid) and pus specimens
    Samreen Shafiq
    Section of Microbiology, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Int J Mycobacteriol 5:S195-S196. 2016
  6. doi request reprint Rhinocladiella mackenziei as an emerging cause of cerebral phaeohyphomycosis in Pakistan: a case series
    Kauser Jabeen
    Department of Pathology Microbiology, Aga Khan University Hospital, Stadium Road, Karachi, Pakistan
    Clin Infect Dis 52:213-7. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Community-acquired pneumonia
    Muhammad Irfan
    Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 19:198-208. 2013

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Publications7

  1. pmc Invasive candidiasis in Pakistan: clinical characteristics, species distribution and antifungal susceptibility
    J Q Farooqi
    Department of Pathology Microbiology, Aga Khan Hospital Karachi, Pakistan
    J Med Microbiol 62:259-68. 2013
    ..These data will be useful for empiric selection of antifungals in Karachi, and contribute to global assessments of antifungal resistance...
  2. pmc Species identification of invasive yeasts including Candida in Pakistan: limitations of phenotypic methods
    Joveria Farooqi
    Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Aga Khan Hospital, Karachi
    J Pak Med Assoc 62:995-8. 2012
    ..To compare phenotypic and genotypic methods of yeast identification...
  3. pmc Agreement of Direct Antifungal Susceptibility Testing from Positive Blood Culture Bottles with the Conventional Method for Candida Species
    Kauser Jabeen
    Section of Microbiology, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    J Clin Microbiol 54:343-8. 2016
    ..3%) minor errors with Etest. Thus, antifungal disk diffusion directly from blood culture bottles is a rapid and easy method for fluconazole and voriconazole susceptibility testing for timely tailoring of candidemia therapy. ..
  4. pmc Antimicrobial susceptibility testing of Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates in Pakistan by Etest compared to Calibrated Dichotomous Sensitivity and Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute disc diffusion techniques
    Pushpa Bhawan Mal
    Section of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Microbiology Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, P O Box 3500, Karachi, 74800, Pakistan
    BMC Microbiol 16:236. 2016
    ..Complete percent agreement was percentage agreement achieved when test and reference method had identical SIR-category. Essential percent agreement was percentage agreement when minor discrepancies were disregarded...
  5. doi request reprint Effect of time duration of digestion/decontamination technique on yield of mycobacteria and contamination rates from sterile body fluids (pleural and ascitic fluid) and pus specimens
    Samreen Shafiq
    Section of Microbiology, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Int J Mycobacteriol 5:S195-S196. 2016
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  6. doi request reprint Rhinocladiella mackenziei as an emerging cause of cerebral phaeohyphomycosis in Pakistan: a case series
    Kauser Jabeen
    Department of Pathology Microbiology, Aga Khan University Hospital, Stadium Road, Karachi, Pakistan
    Clin Infect Dis 52:213-7. 2011
    ..Diabetes, head trauma, immunosuppressive treatment, and postpartum state were present in 4 cases. Two survivals and 3 fatalities occurred, with 1 patient lost to follow-up...
  7. doi request reprint Community-acquired pneumonia
    Muhammad Irfan
    Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 19:198-208. 2013
    ..Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) contributes significantly to morbidity and mortality, especially in the elderly. Recent advances aimed at improving outcomes and reducing CAP disease burden are summarized...