Jan - March 2015 Volume 24 Issue 01


Adult Immunization and Pakistan. We are far behind.

By: Ali Faisal Saleem Assistant Professor, Paediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Karachi. Pakistan.

Vaccines have been one of the most equitable low-cost, high-impact public health measures that save millions of lives annually. Globally the major focus is children under-5; however vaccines of adults is very important given that >25% of mortality are due to infectious diseases.1 and disability-adjusted life years (DALY) associated with vaccine preventable diseases.2 to community through expanded programme of immunization (EPI) free […]

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Original Article

Frequency and Viral Load of Hepatitis C Virus in a Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital of D.I. Khan

By: Corresponding Author: Sajjad Ahmad Assistant professor, Histopathology, Department of Pathology Gomal Medical College, D.I.Khan Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Sajjad Ahmad*, Hamzullah Khan*, Sadia Anwar**, Muhammad Tariq***, Muhammad Ismail Khan***, Habib Ahmad*** *Department of Pathology, Gomal Medical College,D.I.Khan, **Department of Obs & Gynae, Gomal Medical College, D.I.Khan, ***Department of Genetics, Hazara University , Mansehra, Pakistan

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Microbiological Analysis of Different Snack Foods as Public Health Significance

By: Corresponding Author: Rehan Rafique, Cell Culture Section, Veterinary Research Institute, Zarrar Shaheed Road, Lahore Cantt. Pakistan E-mail: [email protected]

Muhammad Rizwan Saif-ullah*, Khawar Mehboob**, Mansur-ud- Din Ahmad*, Rehan Rafique**, Muhammad Hassan Mushtaq*, Fozia Sharif***, Shahida Parveen***Department of Epidemiology & Public Health, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore Pakistan**Veterinary Research Institute, Zarrar Shaheed Road, Lahore Cantt. Pakistan***Services Institute of Medical Sciences, Lahore Pakistan

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Frequency and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Pattern of Escherichia Coli Isolated from Urine Specimens at a Tertiary Care Diagnostic Center

By: Corresponding Author: Aamir Hussain, Department of Pathology. Combined Military Hospital, Peshawar Cantt. Email: [email protected]

Aamir Hussain, Nauman Akbar, Irfan Ali Mirza, Shamshad Ali, Muhammad Fayyaz , Tahir Ghafoor Department of Microbiology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Rawalpindi, Pakistan

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Guidelines for the Initial Management of Adults with Sepsis/Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock: 2015


Erfan Hussain*, Bushra Jamil**, Naseem Salahuddin*** *Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department ofMedicine, **Adult Infectious Diseases, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan. *** Indus Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan

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Case report

Autoimmune hemolytic anemia in a child with AIDS

By: Corresponding Author: Ejaz A. Khan, Department of Pediatrics, Shifa International Hospital Ltd, Sector H-8/4, Islamabad. Email: [email protected]

Seema Sakina*, Ayesha Junaid**, Ejaz Ahmed Khan* *Department of Pediatrics and **Hematology, Shifa International Hospital Ltd, Islamabad, Pakistan

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News and Reviews

Antibiotics Stewardship Activities


International Forum on Infectious Diseases (IFID) 2015 An Interactive session of 5th IFID in cooperation with MMIDSP and College of Family Medicine, Pakistan was conducted by GETZ Pharma with the theme “Regions United against Infectious Diseases: Multidimensional Perspective”. It provided a unique experience relating to different aspects of Infectious diseases from different countries in Africa […]

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