The performance of control and water-stressed 10-d-old wheat seedlings was compared. During short-term water stress (irrigation was withheld for 9 d), rates of photosynthesis and transpiration, stomatal conductance, and relative water content decreased whereas the proline content increased. Chloroplast proteins were extracted from the leaves, separated by… (More)
During the first countrywide outbreak of dengue hemorrhagic fever in Bangladesh, we conducted surveillance for dengue at a hospital in Dhaka. Of 176 patients, primarily adults, found positive for dengue, 60.2% had dengue fever, 39.2% dengue hemorrhagic fever, and 0.6% dengue shock syndrome. The Dengue virus 3 serotype was detected in eight patients.