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Temporal shifts in traits of Vibrio cholerae strains isolated from hospitalized patients in Calcutta: a 3-year (1993 to 1995) analysis.
This study presents results of a surveillance on cholera conducted with hospitalized patients admitted to the Infectious Diseases Hospital, Calcutta, India, from January 1993 to December 1995. TheExpand
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Genomic history of the seventh pandemic of cholera in Africa
Wave upon wave of disease The cholera pathogen, Vibrio cholerae, is considered to be ubiquitous in water systems, making the design of eradication measures apparently fruitless. Nevertheless, localExpand
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Effect of DDT on Phlebotomus sandflies in Kala-Azar endemic foci in West Bengal.
Phlebotomous argentipes, the vector of Kala-azar was found susceptible to DDT and found to reappear in the nine months after one time DDT spray at the rate of lg/m2 in three endemic foci of districtsExpand
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Distribution and virulence of Vibrio cholerae belonging to serogroups other than O1 and O139: a nationwide survey.
The distribution and virulence of Vibrio cholerae serogroups other than O1 and O139 in India before, during and after the advent of O139 serogroup was investigated. A total of 68 strains belonging toExpand
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Susceptibility status of Phlebotomus argentipes to DDT in some kala-azar endemic areas of Bihar (India).
Susceptibility status of wild Ph. argentipes of Patna, Bhojpur and Samastipur districts (Bihar) were tested against 4 per cent DDT, following the standard WHO technique with WHO test kits. Ph.Expand
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Biotype traits and antibiotic susceptibility of Vibrio cholerae serogroup O1 before, during and after the emergence of the O139 serogroup.
Sixty-nine strains of Vibrio cholerae O1 isolated at different times were analysed to investigate if there were any differences among the O1 strains isolated before, during and after the advent ofExpand
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Association of a disease approximating cholera caused by Vibrio cholerae of serogroups other than O1 and O139.
One hundred and six patients suffering from severe dehydrating diarrhoea were studied of whom 36 patients were positive for Vibrio cholerae. Out of 36, 15 were positive for V. cholerae O1, 10 for V.Expand
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Lymphatic filariasis in Andhra Pradesh Paper Mill Colony, Rajahmundry, India after nine rounds of MDA programme.
  • A. Mukhopadhyay
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of vector borne diseases
  • 1 March 2010
Lymphatic filariasis (LF) is a serious socioeconomic and public health problem due to its morbid condition, social stigma and considerable economic loss. In order to eliminate transmission and toExpand
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Susceptibility status of some culicine mosquitoes to insecticides in Rajahmundry town of Andhra Pradesh, India.
Since long Rajahmundry town, East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, India is endemic for transmission of lymphatic filariasis 1. Due to unplanned rapid urbanisation, unreliable water supply, openExpand
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Knowledge on lymphatic filariasis and mass drug administration (MDA) programme in filaria endemic districts of Andhra Pradesh, India.
Lymphatic filariasis (LF) is a serious socioeconomic and public health problem in the world. As on December 2006, the total population at risk for LF was estimated to be 1254 million in 83 endemicExpand
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