Gadadhar Mitra

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The ontogeny of the digestive tract was studied histologically in butter catfish Ompok bimaculatus from hatching to 30 days post-hatching (dph). At hatching, the digestive tract of butter catfish consisted of a straight tube with a smooth lumen dorsally attached to the yolk sac. Between 1 and 2 dph, the mouth opened, oral valves were visible and canine-like(More)
Background and Objectives: Opportunistic parasitic infections are one of the most serious infections in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) positive patients. The present study was conducted to determine the prevalence of these coccidian enteric parasites in HIV-positive patients and evaluate their association with their CD4 (CD4+ T lymphocyte) counts.(More)