Krishna Mohan

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BACKGROUND Na+/H+ exchanger (NHE) is responsible for a net uptake of sodium chloride and water from the gastrointestinal tract and maintains electrolyte and water homeostasis. However, its status in human inflammatory bowel disease such as ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn's disease (CD) remains poorly understood. OBJECTIVES To investigate the role of(More)
UNLABELLED Rotavirus gastroenteritis is one of the leading causes of diarrhea in Indian children less than 2 years of age. The 116E rotavirus strain was developed as part of the Indo-US Vaccine Action Program and has undergone efficacy trials. This paper reports the efficacy and additional safety data in children up to 2 years of age. In a double-blind(More)
CONTEXT Stigmatizing attitudes toward persons with AIDS (PWAs) may reduce people's willingness to have themselves tested for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)--thereby increasing the risk of transmission. AIMS To examine attitudes towards (HIV) testing and determinants of attitudes towards PWAs. SETTINGS AND DESIGN A cross-sectional. MATERIAL AND(More)
Workstation clusters have off late become a cost-effective solution for high performance computing. C-DAC’s PARAM OpenFrame is a large cluster of high performance workstations interconnected through low-latency, high bandwidth communication networks. Monitoring such huge systems is a tedious and challenging task since typical workstations are designed to(More)
The influence of flower extract of Jasminum grandiflorum was studied for its wound healing activity at a dose of 250 mg/kg body weight, using excision and dead space wound models in rats. The animals were divided into three groups in excision wound model, the controls (n=10) were treated with 0.25% CM cellulose, reference standard (n=10) were treated with(More)
An outbreak of haemorrhagic septicaemia caused byPasteurella multocida in beef cattle in Zimbabwe grazing effluent-irrigated pastures, is described. The outbreak occurred during the wet summer months and predisposing stress factors included excessive rainfall and unusual cold weather during the preceeding month. History, clinical features and post-mortem(More)
The hepatoprotective activity of methanolic extract of Solena amplexicaulis (SAME) (Lam.) Gandhi (Cucurbitaceae) at doses of 250 mg/kg and 500 mg/kg were evaluated by carbon tetrachloride (CCl4) intoxication in rats. The toxic group which received CCl 4 (0.3 ml/kg of CCl 4 dissolved in 1:1 ratio in olive oil by subcutaneous (s.c) alone exhibited significant(More)
BACKGROUND Rotavirus is the most common cause of severe dehydrating gastroenteritis in developing countries. Safe, effective, and affordable rotavirus vaccines are needed in these countries. We aimed to assess the efficacy and tolerability of a monovalent human-bovine rotavirus vaccine for severe rotavirus gastroenteritis in low-resource urban and rural(More)