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Simple predictors to differentiate acute asthma from ARI in children: implications for refining case management in the ARI Control Programme.
There is a considerable overlap in the clinical presentation of acute asthma and ARI. According to the current ARI Control Programme recommendations, a child with cough and rapid breathing isExpand
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Prevalence of HIV infection and high-risk characteristics among leprosy patients of south India; a case-control study.
With the observation of the occurrence of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection among leprosy patients in our pilot study carried out in Tamil Nadu, South India, a case-control study wasExpand
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Use of eluates of filter paper blood spots in ELISA for the serodiagnosis of leprosy.
Blood samples were collected from 59 leprosy patients and 35 normal healthy subjects by veni-puncture and finger prick methods to obtain serum samples and blood spots on filter paper respectively.Expand
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Serological response of leprosy patients to Mycobacterium leprae specific and mycobacteria specific antigens: possibility of using these assays in combinations.
The serological response of 147 leprosy patients to 3 mycobacterial antigens, PGL-I, 35 kDa (Mycobacterium leprae-specific) and LAM (which is a common mycobacterial antigen) were analysed. A strongerExpand
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Indeterminate leprosy: a seroimmunological and histochemical evaluation.
An effort was made to differentiate indeterminate (IND) leprosy from other types of the paucibacillary (PB) group of leprosy and to identify among indeterminate leprosy cases those which may evolveExpand
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