Infectious Diseases

Outpatient services:
Pulmonary and Extra-pulmonary Tuberculosis
  • HIV and TB
  • MDR and XDR TB
  • Recurrent TB Lymphadenitis
  • Tuberculous spondylodiscitis
  • TB chronic osteomyelitis
  • Management of TB IRIS
  • ATT induced Hepatitis
  • INH and Rifampicin Monoresistance
Pyrexia of Unknown Origin
  • Infectious and non-infectious etiology: Infections like TB/ Leishmaniasis/ Histoplasmosis/ Melioidosis, etc.
  • Primary diagnosis of evolving connective tissue disorders and Occult Malignancy
  • Developing an essential syndromic approach to individual cases, based on evidence
  • Nosocomial/ HIV/ Community-acquired PUO
HIV Medicine
  • Baseline evaluation of newly diagnosed HIV patient
  • Diagnosing and managing Opportunistic Infections
  • Starting and monitoring of Antiretroviral Therapy
  • Managing First line ART Failures
  • 2nd and 3rd line ART formation and management of high treatment-experienced patients
  • Mother to child prevention of HIV
  • Post-exposure prophylaxis
  • Pre Exposure prophylaxis in high-risk groups
  • Managing ART drug toxicities
  • HIV counselling
  • HIV 2 infection

Bone Marrow and Solid Organ Transplant

  • Follow-up of transplant patients with invasive fungal diseases
  • Adult Vaccination
  • Prophylaxis for common opportunistic infections in transplant category

Diagnosis and management of Acute Febrile Illness

  • Malaria
  • Dengue
  • Scrub typhus
  • Leptospirosis
  • Enteric fever
  • Spotted fever

Parasitic Diseases and Tropical Medicine

  • Neurocysticercosis
  • Hydatid disease – Pulmonary/ Hepatic
  • Uncommon parasitic diseases like Fasciola Hepatica, Capillaria Phillipinensis, etc.
  • Spotted fever

Adult Vaccination

  • Seasonal
  • Optional
  • Mandatory
  • Travel related
  • Accidental: Rabies/ Tetanus

Travel Medicine

  • Advise and counselling for travellers on prevention of infectious diseases
  • Immunisation related to travel
  • Antimicrobial prophylaxis for travellers
  • Evaluation of returning traveller
  • Tropical Medicine Expertise
  • Tropical dermatology/ Sexually Transmitted infections/ Leprosy

In-Patient services:

Cardiology and Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

  • Infective Endocarditis
  • Pacemaker lead Endocarditis
  • Prosthetic valve Endocarditis
  • Post CABG wound infection and Mediastinitis
  • Sternal wound osteomyelitis – bacterial/ fungal
  • Rib Osteomyelitis
  • Postoperative infections

Orthopaedics

  • Chronic osteomyelitis
  • Acute osteomyelitis
  • Infective Spondylodiscitis: TB/ MRSA/ MSSA/ SalmonellaTyphii/ Gram-negative bacteria/ Fungal/ Nocardia
  • Paravertebral and Psoas abscesses
  • Prosthetic joint infections
  • Post-implant spinal infections
  • Septic arthritis
  • Multifocal osteomyelitis

Medical ICU Infections

  • Antibiotic consultancy
  • Community-acquired syndromes: Pneumonia/ UTI/ Meningitis
  • Undifferentiated Febrile illnesses with Encephalitic Syndromes
  • Ventilator-associated Pneumonia
  • CRBSI: Catheter Related Blood Stream Infections
  • Catheter-associated UTIs
  • Fever in the ICUs
  • Drug Fevers

Surgical ICU

  • Complex abscesses: Liver/ Splenic/ Pelvic/ Intra-abdominal
  • Non resolving febrile issues in the SICU like nosocomial infections and un-drained collections
  • Surgical wound infections
  • Gas Gangrene and Necrotising Fascitis
  • Post Laparoscopic Non-tuberculous Mycobacterial Infections

Transplant (Bone marrow and solid organ transplant) and Haematology

  • Febrile Neutropenia
  • Non-resolving fever in transplant patients
  • Antifungal and Antiviral Prophylaxis
  • Complex IFD (Invasive Fungal Diseases): Aspergillus/ Mucor/ Fusarium/ Scedosporium/ Candidemia
  • Cytomegalovirus infections
  • Critically ill transplant patients
  • Nosocomial infections in transplant patients

Neurosurgery and Neuro ICU

  • Brain abscesses: Pyogenic/ Nocardia/ Fungal/ Actinomycotic/ TB
  • CNS shunt infections
  • Post neurosurgery Meningitis
  • Post-traumatic Meningitis
  • Intraventricular Hydatid

ENT and Opthalmology

  • Pyogenic Non-resolving Sinusitis
  • Invasive fungal sinusitis: Aspergillus/ Mucor/ Fusarium
  • Skull base Osteomyelitis
  • Malignant Otitis Externa
  • Deep neck space infections
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Ocular TB/ Fungal Keratitis

Management of Multi-drug Resistant Bacteria

  • ESBL and NDM-1, Carbapenemase producing Gram Negative bacteria
  • MRSA
  • VRSA
  • VRE

Hospital Infection Control Committee

  • Active surveillance of MICU/ SICU/ MHDU/ PICU/ CT-ICU
  • Reporting of Nosocomial infections
  • Post-exposure prophylaxis for HIV and Hepatitis B
  • Training of health care workers for prevention of infections
  • Hand hygiene
  • Formulating antimicrobial therapy policies
  • Antibiotic stewardship

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