Chandra Shekhar Aggarwal

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BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVE An outbreak of chikungunya fever characterized by prolonged incapacitation in the Lakshadweep islands in Indian Ocean occurred in November 2006. We undertook the entomological and epidemiological investigations on the Chikungunya outbreak in the Lakshadweep islands, Indian Ocean. METHODS Epidemic information in the affected places(More)
Malaria is essentially a local and focal disease since its transmission depends greatly on local eco-environmental conditions. In India, the incidence of total malaria cases has been contained to around 2-3 million cases per year. However, with the occurrence of outbreaks in different parts of the country since 1994, mortality due to malaria has increased.(More)
A total of 6285 persons residing in 1090 households in three Jhuggi clusters of Delhi were studied for incidence of diarrhoea by 2 weeks recall method and environmental and behavioural factors affecting it. Overall incidence of Diarrhoea was 29.1 per thousand persons, and was selectively predominant among under fives (60.2 per thousand). This low incidence(More)
Lack of awareness of risk posed to the community by a sputum positive case of Pulmonary Tuberculosis (PTB) is an impediment in the control of Tuberculosis. A study involving 212 newly diagnosed sputum positive patients aged 15 years or more, revealed that only 9% of the patients knew correctly the cause of PTB. Knowledge about mode of spread of the disease(More)
In India, a survey was conducted of 6285 persons living in 1090 households in the Jhuggi clusters of Sanjay Amar Colony, Hathi Park, and Jai Prakash Colony in New Delhi to identify diarrhea management practices at home and at a health facility and to determine knowledge levels about preparation of oral rehydration solution (ORS) and sugar salt solution(More)
BACKGROUND Several studies reported prognostic value of biomarker in intracerebral hemorrhagic (ICH) but they are either preliminary observation or inadequately powered to analyse independent contribution of biomarkers over and above clinical and neuroimaging data. OBJECTIVE To examine whether the biomarker can significantly add to the predictive accuracy(More)
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