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During a widespread epidemic of Japanese encephalitis, five pregnant women affected by the illness were observed. The diagnosis of Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) infection was established on the basis of clinical presentation, rising titers of hemagglutination-inhibiting antibody, and the presence of specific IgM antibodies. Two women aborted, two were(More)
The peripheral blood leucocytes of twenty-four cases of Japanese encephalitis (JE) were studied and the findings were compared with those in twenty-five normal health controls of matching age and sex. In the early phases of the disease marked neutrophil leucocytosis was seen which returned to almost normal levels by the fourth week. Lymphopenia was(More)
OBJECTIVES The definition of Barrett's oesophagus, has been of late, is stressed on the presence of specialised columnar epithelium with goblet cells and not on other metaplastic epithelia, which however could be the early, immature, undifferentiated cell types such as junctional and gastric types. Hence this study was carried out to find out the ways of(More)