Month: August 2016

GeneXpert MTB/RIF installation and hands-on training

GeneXpert MTB/RIF installation and hands-on training for GeneXpert site(JDWNRH,Gelephu CRRH,Mongar ERRH,Phuntsholing Hospital) users and BMED Official was conducted by National Tuberculosis Reference Laboratory at RCDC, Serbithang from 15-18/08/2016 with technical support from Supra National Reference Laboratory, Bangkok, Thailand.

This was posted on Monday, August 22nd, 2016 By in Featured, News , .

Quarterly Disease Surveillance Bulletin, Volume 6, April – June, 2016

Royal Centre for Disease Control (RCDC) is pleased to launch its Second Quarterly Disease Surveillance Bulletin for 2016. The aim of the bulletin is to provide insight and regular update on various disease surveillance conducted by Royal Centre for Disease Control to policy makers in the Ministry of Health, health professionals and relevant stakeholders. The… [Read more]

This was posted on Monday, August 8th, 2016 By in Bulletin .

South Asia as a Reservoir for the Global Spread of Ciprofloxacin-Resistant Shigella sonnei: A Cross-Sectional Study

Antimicrobial resistance is a major issue in the Shigellae, particularly as a specific multidrug-resistant (MDR) lineage of Shigella sonnei (lineage III) is becoming globally dominant. Ciprofloxacin is a recommended treatment for Shigella infections. However, ciprofloxacinresistant S. sonnei are being increasingly isolated in Asia and sporadically reported on other continents. We hypothesized that Asia is a… [Read more]

This was posted on Sunday, August 7th, 2016 By in Publication .