Lubna Riaz Dar

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Data on mean reference CD4 and CD8% is in general lacking in India. Manipur in the North-East India has high prevalence of HIV infection among the injecting drug users. This study was carried out to establish mean reference CD4 and CD8 cell count in normal and HIV infected individuals in our population, for use in interpretation of these prognostic markers(More)
National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) identified five regional institutes (RIs) to monitor and supervise the 2006 round of annual HIV sentinel surveillance. The task mandated was quality control of both epidemiological data collection and HIV testing. The team at RI consisted of epidemiologist and microbiologist. We describe here the process of quality(More)
The management of rupture of membranes at a nearly viability stage is still controversial. A case of a primigravida, who had rupture of membranes at 23 weeks of gestation, is reported. On conservative management, her pregnancy continued to 30 weeks and she delivered a normal fetus, who showed no abnormality till one year of follow-up.
Methods In this randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, we recruited women aged 16 years and older with a clinical diagnosis of post-partum haemorrhage after a vaginal birth or caesarean section from 193 hospitals in 21 countries. We randomly assigned women to receive either 1 g intravenous tranexamic acid or matching placebo in addition to(More)
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