Destura, Raul V.

Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
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"As a clinician – scientist, I continuously try to narrow down the gap between Basic Science, Medical Science, Biotechnology and Community service by forging strong collaboration among disciplines to reached focused goal. My research bench to community approach’ is ultimately geared towards developing low-cost technologies for the control of infectious diseases in the Philippines and the generation of new knowledge to find sustainable and equitable solutions to disease of poverty."
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1. Antibiotic management of complicated intra-abdominal infections in adults: The Asian perspective. Kurup A, Liau KH, Ren J, Lu MC, Navarro NS, farooka MW, Usman N, Destura RV, Sirichindakul B, Tantawichien T, Lee CK, Solomkin JS. Ann Med Surg (Lond).2014; 3(3);85-91.

2. Continuedcirculation of a single genotype of dengue virus serotype 2 in the Philippines. Petronio JA, Vinarao RB,Flores KM, Destura RV. Asian Pac J Trop Med. 2014; 7(1):30-3.

3. Responding to Typhoon Haiyan. Destura RV and Salvana E. The Lancet.2013; (9907):1769.

4. Production of Immunoglobin Y (igY) against synthetic peptide analogs of the immunogenic epitopes of the Hepatitis B surface antigen. Guevarra LA,Jr., Leano MB,dalmacio LM, Yu GB, Destura RV , Libranda-Ramirez B, Estacio RC. Acta Medica Philippina.2012; 46(1):22-27.

5. Detection and Characterization of mutations of multidrug-resistant Tuberculosisi isolates of the Philippine General Hospital. Catangui FC, Yuga AQ, ganchua SC, Ang CF, Mendoza MT, Parungao-Balolong MM, Destura RV, Heralde FM III, Acta Medica Philippina.2012; 46 (1):22-27.