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Dr. Zarir F. Udwadia

Tuberculosis Specialist

Hinduja Hospital

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Hinduja Hospital

Veer Savarkar Marg, Mahim

Mumbai, Maharashtra 400016


Company Description

Hinduja Hospital is an ultramodern multi specialty tertiary care hospital with a Medical Research Centre in collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Boston. The hospital has an inpatient capacity of 351 beds inclusive of 53 critical care b ... more

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British Medical Journal

Import Documentation Supervisor


Consultant Chest Physician

P. D. Hinduja Hospital



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Zarir Udwadia Hinduja Hospital & Research Center

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"We currently have 12 confirmed cases, of which three are dead," says Zarir Udwadia of the Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre in Mumbai, and head of the team whose diagnoses of four cases has just been published.

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Dr. Zarir Udwadia is a consultant chest physician at the Hinduja Hospital, Breach Candy Hospital, and Parsee General Hospital. He is an MD, DNB, FRCP (London), and FCCP (USA). A post-graduate of the Grant Medical College, Bombay, he has spent five years training in various centers of excellence in the UK, including the prestigious Brompton Hospital in London. On his return to India he established an active chest department at Hinduja hospital.

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"It is an untreatable form of Tuberculosis in the sense that there are no available first and second-line drugs for it in the world," says Zarir Udwadia, a Tuberculosis doctor at the Hinduja National Hospital in Mumbai. India's government said the laboratory at Hinduja was not accredited for some of the tests that Dr Udwadia's team carried out, and questioned the term "totally drug-resistant Tuberculosis".

In a paper published late last year inClinical Infectious Diseases, Zarir Udwadia and his colleagues at the Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre in Mumbai reported 12 cases of totally drug-resistant tuberculosis (TDR-TB) (see 'Totally drug-resistant TB emerges in India')

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Hinduja Hospital's chest specialist Dr Zarir Udwadia, who highlighted the presence of totally drug resistant cases in Mumbai in 2012, gave an example of how TB spreads easily within the community. One of his recent patients was a primary school teacher who didn't take leave from her work even after being diagnosed with XDR TB (TB patients continue to be infectious for a while even after starting medication). "In the West, such patients would have been put under isolation," he said.

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