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Human cysticercosis and Indian scenario: a review
Cysticercosis, caused by Taenia solium larva is a major public health problem, especially in the developing world and neurocysticercosis (NCC) is considered to be the most common parasiticExpand
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Toll-like receptor 4 polymorphism and its association with symptomatic neurocysticercosis.
BACKGROUND Symptoms and signs of neurocysticercosis (NCC) are nonspecific and depend upon several factors, including the host immune response to the parasite. Toll-like receptors (TLRs) play anExpand
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Endangered economic species of Indian desert
  • A. Singh
  • Biology
  • Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution
  • 1 June 2004
The economically important, naturally occurring species of the Indian desert was surveyed on the basis of the perception of local plant scientists. About one-fourth of the total 84 taxa were seen toExpand
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Evaluation of the MTT lymphocyte proliferation assay for the diagnosis of neurocysticercosis.
Neurocysticercosis (NCC) is caused by the larval form of the pork tapeworm Taenia solium when lodged in the central nervous system (CNS). Clinical diagnosis of NCC is complicated due to itsExpand
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Immune responses to viable and degenerative metacestodes of Taenia solium in naturally infected swine.
Neurocysticercosis, caused by the larvae of the pork tapeworm Taenia solium, is the most common helminth infection of the CNS in humans worldwide. There is no existing animal model ofExpand
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Evaluation of ELISA, neck muscle, tongue and eyelid examinations for the diagnosis of swine cysticercosis in a highly endemic area of north India.
Swine cysticercosis is very common in the developing countries where pigs are raised. Undercooked measly pork consumption leads to taeniasis; Taenia carriers act as source of human and swineExpand
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Association of TLR4 Asp299Gly and Thr399Ile polymorphisms with Guillain-Barré syndrome in Northern Indian population
Molecular mimicry between Campylobacter jejuni lipopolysaccharide and host gangliosides induces an immune response leading to axonal damage and Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS). TLR polymorphisms areExpand
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Micromanagement of Immune System: Role of miRNAs in Helminthic Infections
Helminthic infections fall under neglected tropical diseases, although they inflict severe morbidity to human and causes major economic burden on health care system in many developing countries.Expand
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Immune response to Taenia solium cysticerci after anti-parasitic therapy.
Albendazole is the drug of choice for Taenia solium infection. Concomitant administration of steroid has been advocated to avoid adverse reactions to albendazole therapy in neurocysticercosis. SomeExpand
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Multimodal approach for diagnosis of bacterial etiology in brain abscess.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy (PMRS) has high sensitivity and specificity for the detection of pyogenic brain abscess and the categorization of bacteria. But theExpand
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