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Intestinal parasitic infections among public and private schoolchildren of Kathmandu, Nepal: prevalence and associated risk factors
ObjectiveIntestinal parasitic infections (IPIs) are a major cause of morbidity among children in developing countries. Investigation about the etiological agents and socio-ecological pattern of theExpand
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Intestinal Parasitic Infection among School children in Chitwan district of Nepal
Introduction: Parasitic infection occur in children of all ages living under poor sanitation, eating unhealthy food and drinking water. Study was conducted from Janury to June, 2012 at Saktikhor inExpand
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Detection of Cryptosporidium parvum and Cyclospora cayetanensis infections among people living in a slum area in Kathmandu valley, Nepal
ObjectiveThe aim of this study is to determine the prevalence of Cyclospora cayetanensis and Cryptosporidium parvum infections among people living a slum in Kathmandu valley, Nepal.ResultsTenExpand
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Epidemiology of urinary tract infection and antimicrobial resistance in a pediatric hospital in Nepal
BackgroundUrinary tract infection is an infection affecting infants and children. The aim of this study was to determine the etiology of urinary tract infection along with their antimicrobialExpand
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Leptospirosis: An Emerging Infectious Disease in Nepal
Introduction: The aim of this study was to determine prevalence of Leptospira spp in Japanese Encephalitis negative cases, as well as its demographic and geographical picture in Nepal. Methods: TheExpand
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Nipah Virus (NiV) Infection: Is Nepal Prepared for the Possible Outbreak?
After 20 years of the first Nipah Virus (NiV) outbreak in the world, it re-emerged as the outbreak in India. WHO has recognized NiV as a potent epidemic threat to human health. Both animal-to-humanExpand
Hepatitis B and C Virus Infections among Blood Donors in Blood Transfusion Center, Pokhara, Nepal: Seroprevalence and its Associated Risk Factors
Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) and Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) infections lead to chronic diseases and are the most common causes of liver cirrhosis and cancer in developing countries like Nepal. The study isExpand
Fecal carriage of Extended Spectrum β-Lactamases (ESBL) Producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella spp. among School Children in Pokhara, Nepal
Extended-spectrum β-lactamases (ESBL) producing microbes in recent years have been a major problem in developing countries like Nepal, with limited treatment options. This study aimed to determineExpand
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Cyclospora cayetanensis: An Infestation among Diarrheal Children in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
Cyclospora cayetanensis, a coccidian parasites which is responsible for recurring diarrhea and gastroenteritis especially among children living under poor hygienic condition in developing countryExpand