Under-nutrition is a known risk factor for TB and can adversely affect treatment outcomes. However, data from India are sparse, despite the high burden of TB as well as malnutrition in India. We assessed the nutritional status at the time of diagnosis and completion of therapy, and its association with deaths during TB treatment, in a consecutive cohort of… (More)
Rickettsial diseases, caused by a variety of obligate intracellular, gram-negative bacteria from the genera Rickettsia, Orientia, Ehrlichia, Neorickettsia, Neoehrlichia, and Anaplasma, belonging to the Alphaproteobacteria, are considered some of the most covert emerging and re-emerging diseases and are being increasingly recognized. Among the major groups… (More)
Automatic image annotation is the process of assigning relevant keywords to the images. It is considered to be potential research area in current scenario. Annotation to an image can be defined as the information which could describe an image by considering three ways i.e. when these images were taken, what are the different objects available in these… (More)
An eschar is highly suggestive of scrub typhus in a case of fever. Multiple eschars are rare in scrub typhus. We present a picture of multiple eschars in scrub typhus.
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