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Scrub typhus: an unrecognized threat in South India – clinical profile and predictors of mortality
Summary Scrub typhus is an important cause of acute undifferentiated febrile illnesses in the Indian subcontinent. Delay in diagnosis and in the initiation of appropriate treatment can result inExpand
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Acute undifferentiated febrile illness in adult hospitalized patients: the disease spectrum and diagnostic predictors – an experience from a tertiary care hospital in South India
Local prevalences of individual diseases influence the prioritization of the differential diagnoses of a clinical syndrome of acute undifferentiated febrile illness (AFI). This study was conducted inExpand
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Acute kidney injury in tropical acute febrile illness in a tertiary care centre--RIFLE criteria validation.
BACKGROUND Acute febrile illnesses are a common cause of tropical acute kidney injury (AKI). The incidence and severity of AKI in tropical febrile illnesses and validity of RIFLE classification areExpand
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Amikacin-induced type 5 Bartter-like syndrome with severe hypocalcemia.
Aminoglycoside-induced renal toxicity is well known and may manifest with nonoliguric renal failure or renal tubular dysfunction. Aminoglycoside-induced renal tubular dysfunction could result inExpand
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Hantavirus infection: a case report from India.
The clinical presentation of hantavirus infections in India is unclear. We report here a case of hantavirus infection in a 46 year old quarry worker presenting with fever, abdominal pain, jaundice,Expand
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Central nervous system involvement in scrub typhus
Scrub typhus is an emerging infectious disease in India. Among its protean clinical manifestations, central nervous system involvement is common. In this prospective observational study, alteredExpand
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Scrub typhus associated macrophage activation syndrome
Macrophage activation syndrome (MAS) is a rare phenomenon that occurs either primarily or secondary to a multitude of conditions, including juvenile rheumatoid arthritis most commonly, and otherExpand
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Reporting a case of scrub typhus from Andhra Pradesh.
scrub typhus is caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi which is a small, obligately intracellular, gram negative coccobacillus. It is the commonest Rickettsial infection seen in India. Scrub Typhus has aExpand
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Clinico-epidemiological profile of seven adults with spotted fever from a tertiary care hospital in South India
Spotted fever (SF), a tick-borne rickettsial infection, is being increasingly reported from mainly northern Indian states. A lack of awareness and confirmatory laboratory tests underestimate theExpand
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Multifocal idiopathic fibrosclerosis mimicking tuberculosis of the abdomen.
We present a 13 year old girl from Assam who had been treated as abdominal tuberculosis for 2 years due to the presence of refractory lymphocyte-predominant ascites and multiple small bowelExpand
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