Chand Wattal

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Issues in antifungal stewardship: an opportunity that should not be lost
    Chand Wattal
    Department of Clinical Microbiology and Immunology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi 110060, India
    J Antimicrob Chemother . 2016
  2. ncbi request reprint Matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization time of flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS) for rapid identification of micro-organisms in the routine clinical microbiology laboratory
    C Wattal
    Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, Delhi, 110060, India
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis . 2016
  3. doi request reprint Ecology of blood stream infection and antibiotic resistance in intensive care unit at a tertiary care hospital in North India
    Chand Wattal
    Department of Clinical Microbiology and Immunology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi 110060, India Electronic address
    Braz J Infect Dis 18:245-51. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Infectious disease emergencies in returning travelers: special reference to malaria, dengue fever, and chikungunya
    Chand Wattal
    Department of Clinical Microbiology and Immunology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi, India
    Med Clin North Am 96:1225-55. 2012
  5. pmc Non-albicans Candida species in blood stream infections in a tertiary care hospital at New Delhi, India
    Jaswinder Kaur Oberoi
    Department of Clinical Microbiology and Immunology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Med Res 136:997-1003. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Threshold of galactomannan antigenemia positivity for early diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis in neutropenic children
    Veronique Dinand
    Pediatric Hematology Oncology and Bone Marrow Transport Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Rajender Nagar, New Delhi, India
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 49:66-73. 2016
  7. doi request reprint Trend analysis of antimicrobial consumption and development of resistance in non-fermenters in a tertiary care hospital in Delhi, India
    Neeraj Goel
    Department of Clinical Microbiology and Immunology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi 110060, India
    J Antimicrob Chemother 66:1625-30. 2011
  8. pmc A ten year analysis of multi-drug resistant blood stream infections caused by Escherichia coli & Klebsiella pneumoniae in a tertiary care hospital
    Sanghamitra Datta
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Med Res 135:907-12. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Surveillance of multidrug resistant organisms in tertiary care hospital in Delhi, India
    Chand Wattal
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi, India
    J Assoc Physicians India 58:32-6. 2010
  10. pmc Multidrug-resistant pulmonary & extrapulmonary tuberculosis: A 13 years retrospective hospital-based analysis
    Reena Raveendran
    Department of Clinical Microbiology and Immunology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Med Res 142:575-82. 2015

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  1. doi request reprint Issues in antifungal stewardship: an opportunity that should not be lost
    Chand Wattal
    Department of Clinical Microbiology and Immunology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi 110060, India
    J Antimicrob Chemother . 2016
    ..At the end of the deliberations, a consensus opinion and key messages were formulated, outlining a step-by-step approach to tackling the growing incidence of IFIs and antifungal resistance, particularly in the Indian scenario...
  2. ncbi request reprint Matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization time of flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS) for rapid identification of micro-organisms in the routine clinical microbiology laboratory
    C Wattal
    Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, Delhi, 110060, India
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis . 2016
    ..However, improved sample extraction protocols and database upgrades with inclusion of locally representative strains is required, especially for moulds...
  3. doi request reprint Ecology of blood stream infection and antibiotic resistance in intensive care unit at a tertiary care hospital in North India
    Chand Wattal
    Department of Clinical Microbiology and Immunology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi 110060, India Electronic address
    Braz J Infect Dis 18:245-51. 2014
    ..To analyse the prevalent microorganisms and their antimicrobial resistance among intensive care unit patients in a tertiary care centre in New Delhi...
  4. doi request reprint Infectious disease emergencies in returning travelers: special reference to malaria, dengue fever, and chikungunya
    Chand Wattal
    Department of Clinical Microbiology and Immunology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi, India
    Med Clin North Am 96:1225-55. 2012
    ..The key clinical features, their diagnosis, and treatment algorithms are discussed in detail to help in early diagnosis and appropriate clinical management of such travelers presenting in emergency departments...
  5. pmc Non-albicans Candida species in blood stream infections in a tertiary care hospital at New Delhi, India
    Jaswinder Kaur Oberoi
    Department of Clinical Microbiology and Immunology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Med Res 136:997-1003. 2012
    ..This study was undertaken to analyze the change in the epidemiology of candidaemia and antifungal use at tertiary care hospital in New Delhi, India, over a period of 10 years...
  6. doi request reprint Threshold of galactomannan antigenemia positivity for early diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis in neutropenic children
    Veronique Dinand
    Pediatric Hematology Oncology and Bone Marrow Transport Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Rajender Nagar, New Delhi, India
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 49:66-73. 2016
    ..Pediatric data on the accuracy and optimal cutoff of galactomannan antigen detection to diagnose IA is sparse and controversial. We evaluated the utility and optimal serum galactomannan assay (GA) cutoff in children...
  7. doi request reprint Trend analysis of antimicrobial consumption and development of resistance in non-fermenters in a tertiary care hospital in Delhi, India
    Neeraj Goel
    Department of Clinical Microbiology and Immunology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi 110060, India
    J Antimicrob Chemother 66:1625-30. 2011
    ..To study the evolution of non-fermenters in a tertiary care hospital, we undertook a retrospective 10 year (1999-2008) trend analysis of antimicrobial consumption and resistance in non-fermenters causing bacteraemia...
  8. pmc A ten year analysis of multi-drug resistant blood stream infections caused by Escherichia coli & Klebsiella pneumoniae in a tertiary care hospital
    Sanghamitra Datta
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Med Res 135:907-12. 2012
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  9. ncbi request reprint Surveillance of multidrug resistant organisms in tertiary care hospital in Delhi, India
    Chand Wattal
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi, India
    J Assoc Physicians India 58:32-6. 2010
    ..Enteric organisms were found to have high level ciprofloxacin resistant in 21.6% isolates, while S. paratyphi A isolation increased over a period of time. Yeast fungi isolated from blood predominantly were non-candida albicans (84.8%)...
  10. pmc Multidrug-resistant pulmonary & extrapulmonary tuberculosis: A 13 years retrospective hospital-based analysis
    Reena Raveendran
    Department of Clinical Microbiology and Immunology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Med Res 142:575-82. 2015
    ..In the present study an attempt was made to analyse the progression of MDR-TB pattern during a course of 13 years (2000-2012) among the patient population at a tertiary care centre in New Delhi, India...
  11. doi request reprint Antibiotic resistance-the need for global solutions
    Ramanan Laxminarayan
    Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy, Washington, DC, USA Princeton University, Princeton NJ, USA Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India
    Lancet Infect Dis 13:1057-98. 2013
    ..Here, we describe the global situation of antibiotic resistance, its major causes and consequences, and identify key areas in which action is urgently needed. ..
  12. doi request reprint Diagnosis of bacterial ventilator-associated pneumonia in children: reproducibility of blind bronchial sampling
    Anil Sachdev
    Department of Pediatrics, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, Delhi, India
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 14:e1-7. 2013
    ..To evaluate the reproducibility of blind bronchial sampling in patients with suspected diagnosis of bacterial ventilator-associated pneumonia...
  13. doi request reprint Utility of multiplex real-time PCR in the diagnosis of extrapulmonary tuberculosis
    Reena Raveendran
    Department of Clinical Microbiology and Immunology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
    Braz J Infect Dis 20:235-41. 2016
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the role of a multiplex PCR assay in the diagnosis of extrapulmonary tuberculosis and to compare the efficiency of two targets, IS6110 and MPB64 to detect Mycobacterium tuberculosis...
  14. pmc Knowledge and perceptions on antibiotic use and resistance among high school students and teachers in New Delhi, India: A qualitative study
    Anita Kotwani
    Department of Pharmacology, V P Chest Institute, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Pharmacol 48:365-371. 2016
    ..To explore the perceptions and knowledge of school teachers and students about antibiotic use, resistance, and suggestions for practical interventions for the rational use of antibiotics...
  15. ncbi request reprint Plasma Epstein Barr virus (EBV) DNA as a biomarker for EBV associated Hodgkin lymphoma
    Veronique Dinand
    Pediatric Hematology Oncology and BMT Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Institute of Child Health Department of Clinical Microbiology and Immunology and Department of Pathology Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India Correspondence to Dr Anupam Sachdeva, Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and BMT Unit, Department of Pediatrics, Institute of Child Health, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi 110 060, India
    Indian Pediatr 52:681-5. 2015
    ..To assess plasma Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) DNA as a biomarker of tumour burden at diagnosis and during therapy in children with Hodgkin lymphoma...
  16. doi request reprint Tackling antibiotic resistance in India
    Chand Wattal
    Department of Clinical Microbiology and Immunology, GRIPMER, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, 110060, India
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 12:1427-40. 2014
    ..The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of Govt. of India has taken initiatives to tackle AMR. Extensive guidelines have been drafted and a model worksheet has been developed as a roadmap to tackle AMR. ..
  17. doi request reprint Emergence of ceftriaxone resistant Shigella
    Neeraj Goel
    Department of Clinical Microbiology and Immunology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi 110060, India
    Indian J Pediatr 80:70-1. 2013
    ..As occurrence of ceftriaxone resistant Shigella is still rare, the objective of reporting this case is to highlight the possible failure of ceftriaxone in treating shigellosis which if not detected timely can result in mortality...
  18. pmc Rationalizing antibiotic use to limit antibiotic resistance in India
    Nirmal K Ganguly
    National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Med Res 134:281-94. 2011
    ..Finally, increasing the types and coverage of childhood vaccines offered by the government would reduce the disease burden enormously and spare antibiotics...
  19. doi request reprint Scopulariopsis brevicaulis infection of prosthetic valve resembling aspergilloma on histopathology
    Deepali Jain
    Department of Pathology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
    Cardiovasc Pathol 20:381-3. 2011
    ..Approximately 75% of patients are affected with Candida species. Scopulariopsis species affecting prosthetic valve is rarely reported in the literature...