Published 2011 – till

124. Comparison of interferon gamma–inducible protein-10 and interferon gamma–basedQuantiFERON TB Gold assays with tuberculin skin test in HIV-infected subjects.
Basirudeen Syed Ahamed Kabeera, Rajasekaran Sikhamanib, Alamelu Rajaa,
Department of Immunology, Tuberculosis Research Centre (ICMR), Chetput, Chennai 600 031, Tamil Nadu, India ,Government Hospital of Thoracic Medicine, Tambaram Sanatorium, Tambaram, Chennai 600 047, Tamil Nadu, India. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2011 Nov;71(3):236-43

 

125. Increase in CD4 cell counts between 2 and 3.5 years after initiation of antiretroviral therapy and determinants of CD4 progression in India.
Rajasekaran S, Jeyaseelan L1, Raja K, Vijila S, Krithigaipriya KA, Kuralmozhi R, J Postgrad Med. 2009 Oct-Dec;55(4):261-6.

 

126. Inefficiency of 0.3% Carbol Fuchsin in Ziehl-Neelsen Staining for Detecting Acid-Fast Bacilli, N. Selvakumar,1* Fathima Rahman,1 S. Rajasekaran,2 P. R. Narayanan,1 and Thomas R. Frieden3, J Clin Microbiol. 2002 Aug;40(8):3041-3

 

127. Evaluating Patients for Second-Line Antiretroviral Therapy in India: The Role of Targeted Viral Load Testing
Bharat B. Rewari, MD,* Damodar Bachani, MD,* Sikhamani Rajasekaran, MD,†
Alaka Deshpande, MD,‡ Po Lin Chan, MD,§ and Padmini Srikantiah, MD, MPHk,
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2010 Dec 15;55(5):610-4.

 

128.Initial virologic response and HIV drug resistance among HIV-infected individuals initiating first-line antiretroviral therapy at 2 clinics in Chennai and Mumbai, India.
Hingankar NK, Thorat SR, Deshpande A, Rajasekaran S, Chandrasekar C, Kumar S, Srikantiah P, Chaturbhuj DN, Datkar SR, Deshmukh PS, Kulkarni SS, Sane S, Reddy DC, Garg R, Jordan MR, Kabra S, Tripathy SP, Paranjape RS.
Clin Infect Dis. 2012 May;54 Suppl 4:S348-54.

 

129. Why do tuberculosis suspects bypass local services to attend tuberculosis sanatorium?
Ramachandran R, Muniyandi M, Gopi PG, Wares F. Lung India. 2010 Jul;27(3):111-4

 

130. Knowledge, stigma, and behavioral outcomes among antiretroviral therapy patients exposed to Nalamdana’s radio and theater program in Tamil Nadu, India, Nambiar D, Ramakrishnan V, Kumar P, Varma R, Balaji N, Rajendran J, Jhona L, Chandrasekar C, Gere D, AIDS Educ Prev. 2011 Aug;23(4):351-66.

 

131.Evaluating patients for second-line antiretroviral therapy in India: the role of targeted viral load testing.

Authored By: Rewari Bharat B; Bachani Damodar; Rajasekaran Sikhamani; Deshpande Alaka; Chan Po Lin; Srikantiah Padmini , Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999) / 55(5):610-4.

 

132.Status of lipid peroxidation and antioxidant enzymes in malignant (bronchogeniccarcinoma) and non-malignant pleural effusions.A J Vanisree, C S Shyamaladevi, Indian J Cancer 2000; 36(2-4):127-134

 

133. Comparison of interferon gamma–inducible protein-10 and interferon
gamma–based QuantiFERON TB Gold assays with tuberculin skin test in
HIV-infected subjects, Basirudeen Syed Ahamed Kabeera, Rajasekaran Sikhamanib, Alamelu Raja.a, Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease 71 (2011) 236–243

 

134.Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome (IRIS) with Acute Tuberculous Osteomyelitis and Disseminated Mutilating Tuberculous Dactylitis in a Person Living with HIV and AIDS (PLHA): A Case Report. Krishnaraj R, Chockalingam C, Krishnarajasekhar OR, Ayyamperumal M, Narayanan R, Satagopan K., J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic). 2012 Sep-Oct;11(5):289-92.

135.Substituion of zidovudine for stavudine – outcome in India, K. Raja1, C. Chandrasekar4, O.R. Krishnarajasekar4, A. Mahilmaran4 Basheer Ahmed,.M. B3, Arulselvi.C3, R. Lakshmanabharathi,

 

136. Paradoxical Tuberculosis Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome (TB-IRIS) in HIV Patients with Culture Confirmed Pulmonary Tuberculosis in India and the Potential Role of IL-6 in Prediction, Gopalan Narendran1., Bruno B. Andrade2., Brian O. Porter2, Chockalingam Chandrasekhar3,Perumal Venkatesan1, Pradeep A. Menon1, Sudha Subramanian1, Selvaraj Anbalagan1,Kannabiran P. Bhavani1, Sathiyavelu Sekar4, Chandrasekaran Padmapriyadarshini1, Satagopan Kumar3, Narayanan Ravichandran3, Krishnaraj Raja3, Kesavamurthy Bhanu4, Ayyamperumal Mahilmaran3,Lakshmanan Sekar1, Alan Sher2, Irini Sereti2″,Soumya Swaminathan1*”, PLoS One. 2013 May 17;8(5):e63541. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0063541. Print 2013.PMID:23691062

 

137. Randomized Clinical Trial of Thrice-Weekly 4-Month Moxifloxacin or Gatifloxacin Containing Regimens in the Treatment of New Sputum Positive Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients Mohideen S. Jawahar, Vaithilingam V. Banurekha, Chinnampedu N. Paramasivan, Fathima Rahman, Rajeswari Ramachandran, Perumal Venkatesan, Rani Balasubramanian, Nagamiah Selvakumar, Chinnaiyan Ponnuraja, Allaudeen S. Iliayas, Navaneethapandian P. Gangadevi, Balambal Raman, Dhanaraj Baskaran, Santhanakrishnan R. Kumar, Marimuthu M. Kumar, Victor Mohan, Sudha Ganapathy, Vanaja Kumar, Geetha Shanmugam, Niruparani Charles, Murugesan R. Sakthivel, Kannivelu Jagannath, Chockalingam Chandrasekar, Ramavaram T. Parthasarathy, Paranji R. Narayanan Research Article | published 03 Jul 2013 | PLOS ONE 10.1371/journal.pone.0067030

 

138. Zero CD4 count: A case of discordant CD4 response in a patient with well suppressed viral load, K Raja, C Chandrasekar, OR Krishnarajasekhar, G Manoharan, Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology, 2013: 31 (3) 298-302

 

139.Barriers, facilitators and socio-demographic characteristics associated with condom usage amongst male hiv integrated counselling and testing centre attendees at the government hospital of thoracic medicine, an hiv tertiary care centre in Chennai, D Mahajan, KR Ottilingam, M Gurusamy, C Chokkalingam, Indian journal of community health, vol 25,No2, 2013, 140-146.
PUBLISHED WORK OF GHTM,TAMBARAM 2010-2014:

 

140. Substituion of zidovudine for stavudine – outcome in India, K. Raja1, C. Chandrasekar4, O.R. Krishnarajasekar4, A. Mahilmaran4 Basheer Ahmed,.M. B3, Arulselvi.C3, R. Lakshmanabharathi, IAS conference, 2010, poster presentation.

 

141. Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome (IRIS) with Acute Tuberculous Osteomyelitis and Disseminated Mutilating Tuberculous Dactylitis in a Person Living with HIV and AIDS (PLHA): A Case Report. Krishnaraj R, Chockalingam C, Krishnarajasekhar OR, Ayyamperumal M, Narayanan R, Satagopan K., J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic). 2012 Sep-Oct; 11(5):289-92.

 

142.) Recurrent Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory syndrome of Tuberculous Brain Infection in People Living with HIV/AIDS: A Case Report, Raja Krishnaraj, Chandrasekar Chokkalingam, O. R. Krishnarajasekhar, Ravichandran Narayanan, Kumar Sadagopan, and Mahilmaran Ayyamperumal, J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic). 2013 Jun 26.

 

143.) Paradoxical Tuberculosis Immune ReconstitutionInflammatory Syndrome (TB-IRIS) in HIV Patients withCulture Confirmed Pulmonary Tuberculosis in India andthe Potential Role of IL-6 in Prediction, Gopalan Narendran., Bruno B. Andrade., Brian O. Porter, Chockalingam Chandrasekhar, Perumal Venkatesan, Pradeep A. Menon, Sudha Subramanian, Selvaraj Anbalagan, Kannabiran P. Bhavani, Sathiyavelu Sekar, Chandrasekaran Padmapriyadarshini, Satagopan Kumar, Narayanan Ravichandran, Krishnaraj Raja, Kesavamurthy Bhanu, Ayyamperumal Mahilmaran, Lakshmanan Sekar, Alan Sher, Irini Sereti, Soumya Swaminathan, PLoS One. 2013 May 17;8(5):e63541. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0063541. Print 2013.PMID:23691062

 

144. )Virological Discordance in Patients on Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) with Immunological Failure in Government Hospital of Thoracic Medicine (GHTM), Tambaram: First time experience in Indian Government Programme, Ganesh Anusuya, Rajasekaren Shikamani,Manoharan Gurusamy, Jyoti Somani, Raja Krishnaraj, Ezhil Radhakrishnan, Patrick Nadol, PEPFAR Implementers’ Meeting, Windhoek, Namibia, 10 June 2009

 

145.) Zero CD4 count: A case of discordant CD4 response in a patient with well suppressed viral load, *K Raja, C Chandrasekar, OR Krishnarajasekhar, G Manoharan, Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology, July 2013, vol. 31, No. 3, 298-302.

 

146.) Five year follow up of PLHA on HAART acquired by hetero-sexual and blood transfusion. Raja Krishnaraj, Chandrasekar Chockalingam, Krishnarajasekhar O.r., Amala Sharmila Irudayaraj, Ravichandran Narayanan, Kumar Satagopan , ICAAP – 2013 , poster presentation.

147.) Pharmacokinetics of rifabutin during atazanavir/ritonavir co-administration in HIV-infected TB patients in India, Ramachandran, G, Bhavani, P. K, Hemanth Kumar, A. K, Srinivasan, R, Raja, K, Sudha, V, Venkatesh, S, Chandrasekaran, C, Swaminathan, S., The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Volume 17, Number 12, 1 December 2013 , pp. 1564-1568(5)


148.) Beena Joshi, Sanjay Chauhan, Achhelal Pasi, Ragini Kulkarni, Nithya Sunil, Damodar Bachani*, Ranjit Mankeshwar** & ART adherence study group, Level of suboptimal adherence to first line antiretroviral treatment & its determinants among HIV positive people in India, Indian J Med Res 140, July 2014, pp 84-95. †ART adherence study Group, NACO – Dr Ruchi Sogarwal, Ex-Programme Officer (M&E), Nodal Officers from Centers of Excellence (NIIHAR), Dr K. Raja, Government Hospital of Thoracic Medicine (GHTM), Tambaram, Chennai; Dr S.K. Guha, Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine (STM), Kolkata, West Bengal; Dr S. Anuradha, Dr Richa Dewan Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC), New Delhi; Dr Jaya Chakravarty, Banaras Hindu University Institute of Medical Sciences, Varanasi; Dr M. Kulachandra Singh, Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Imphal, Manipur; Dr Bipin K. Amin / Asha N. Shah, Bairamji Jijibhai Medical College (BJMC), Ahmedabad, Gujarat; Dr B. Prabhakar, Bowring & Lady Curzon Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

 

149.)Paradoxical Tuberculosis Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome (TB-IRIS) in HIV Patients with Culture Confirmed Pulmonary Tuberculosis in India and the Potential Role of IL-6 in Prediction, Gopalan Narendran1., Bruno B. Andrade2., Brian O. Porter2, Chockalingam Chandrasekhar3, Perumal Venkatesan1, Pradeep A. Menon1, Sudha Subramanian1, Selvaraj Anbalagan1, Kannabiran P. Bhavani1, Sathiyavelu Sekar4, Chandrasekaran Padmapriyadarshini1, Satagopan Kumar3, Narayanan Ravichandran3, Krishnaraj Raja3, Kesavamurthy Bhanu4, Ayyamperumal Mahilmaran3, Lakshmanan Sekar1, Alan Sher2, Irini Sereti2″, Soumya Swaminathan1*”, PLoS One. 2013 May 17;8(5):e63541. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0063541. Print 2013.PMID:23691062

 

150.) Randomized Clinical Trial of Thrice-Weekly 4-Month Moxifloxacin or Gatifloxacin Containing Regimens in the Treatment of New Sputum Positive Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients Mohideen S. Jawahar, Vaithilingam V. Banurekha, Chinnampedu N. Paramasivan, Fathima Rahman, Rajeswari Ramachandran, Perumal Venkatesan, Rani Balasubramanian, Nagamiah Selvakumar, Chinnaiyan Ponnuraja, Allaudeen S. Iliayas, Navaneethapandian P. Gangadevi, Balambal Raman, Dhanaraj Baskaran, Santhanakrishnan R. Kumar, Marimuthu M. Kumar, Victor Mohan, Sudha Ganapathy, Vanaja Kumar, Geetha Shanmugam, Niruparani Charles, Murugesan R. Sakthivel, Kannivelu Jagannath, Chockalingam Chandrasekar, Ramavaram T. Parthasarathy, Paranji R. Narayanan Research Article | published 03 Jul 2013 | PLOS ONE 10.1371/journal.pone.0067030


151.) Recurrent Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome of Tuberculous Brain Infection in People Living with HIV/AIDS: A Case Report. Krishnaraj R, Chokkalingam C, Krishnarajasekhar OR, Narayanan R, Sadagopan K, Ayyamperumal M. J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care. 2013 Jun 26. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:23803566


152.)A rapid and low-cost microscopic observation drug susceptibility assay for detecting TB and MDR-TB among individuals infected by HIV in South India,S Solomon, P Balakrishnan, R Vignesh, G Waldrop, SS Solomon, KG Murugavel, N Kumarasamy, T Yepthomi, S Poongulali, CR Swathirajan, V Sreenivasan, C Chandrasekar, J Suriakumar, A Mahilmaran, G Manoharan, DAJ Moore, Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology, 2013: 31 (2) 130-137

 

153.)Zero CD4 count: A case of discordant CD4 response in a patient with well suppressed viral load
K Raja, C Chandrasekar, OR Krishnarajasekhar, G Manoharan, Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology, 2013: 31 (3) 298-302


154.)Barriers, facilitators and socio-demographic characteristics associated with condom usage amongst male hiv integrated counselling and testing centre attendees at the government hospital of thoracic medicine, an hiv tertiary care centre in Chennai, D Mahajan, KR Ottilingam, M Gurusamy, C Chokkalingam, Indian journal of community health, vol 25,No2, 2013, 140-146.

 

155.)Early changes in hepatic function among HIV-tuberculosis patients treated with nevirapine or efavirenz along with rifampin-based anti-tuberculosis therapy. Padmapriyadarsini C, Bhavani PK, Tang A, Kumar H, Ponnuraja C, Narendran G, Hannah E, Ramesh C, Chandrasekar C, Wanke C, Swaminathan S. Int J Infect Dis. 2013 Sep 13

 

156.)AcquiredRifampicinResistance in Thrice-Weekly TB Therapy: Impact of HIV and Antiretroviral Therapy.Narendran G, Menon PA, Venkatesan P, Vijay K, Padmapriyadarsini C, RameshKumar S, Bhavani KP, Sekar L, Gomathi SN, Chandrasekhar C, Kumar S, Sridhar R, Swaminathan, S.Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Aug 25, pii: ciu674. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:25156114 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

 

2017

1. Analysis of Tuberculosis related mortality at GHTM, Tambaram sanatorium. Stanley med journal. Vol 4(2). 2017 p 2 – 4.
2. Risk factors and patterns of opportunistic infections in GHTM- COE ART centre. SMJ. Vol 4 (2). 2017. P 5 – 8.
3. Correlation of six minute walk test and COPD assessment test (CAT) scores with spirometric indices in COPD patients in a tertiary care hospital in Chennai. J. evolution med. Dent. Sci. Vol 6(70). 2017. P 4983- 86
4. Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy in a patient on Antiretroviral therapy- A case report. BAOJ Neurol 2017,3 :4; 43 .
5. Extrapulmonary drug resistant Tuberculosis : A 5 year experience in GHTM, Tambaram Sanatorium. TAPPCON Journal Pg 76
6. A rare case of pleural metastasis of papillary adenocarcinoma of thyroid- A case report. TAPPCON Journal Pg 77
7. Elevated blood eosionphils and serum IgE levels as biomarkers of prediction of COPD exacerbations. TAPPCON Journal Pg 74
8. Evaluation of pre and post blood eosinophils as biomarkers to assess clinical response to inhaled corticosteroids in COPD. NAPCON Journal 2017
9. Study on predisposing factors towards Drug resistant Tuberculosis among retreatment cases attending GHTM, Tambaram Sanatorium. NAPCON Journal 2017
10. Assessment of smoking patterns and Awareness of smoking cessation among patients visiting Government Hospital of Thoracic Medicine. NAPCON Journal 2017
11. An unusual case of rib osteomyelitis- A case report. NAPCON Journal 2017.