M K Showkath Ali

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A retrospective analysis of data pertaining to the rural field operation area of the Central Leprosy Teaching and Research Institute, Chengalpattu, Tamil Nadu, was carried out to determine the magnitude of relapse after MDT and its significance with other variables. The study included 3248 leprosy patients who have successfully completed treatment during(More)
A total of 4492 persons from 5 panchayats and 1 town were investigated from the Brugia malayi most endemic taluk of Cherthala, Alappuzha district of Kerala state. The urban area in Cherthala taluk only revealed mf carriers; mf rate was 0.13%. Rural areas in Cherthala taluk were free from infection. Microfilaria rate had declined by 99.5% and disease rate by(More)
We report a 64-year-old lady with stage II, Immunoglobulin-G lambda multiple myeloma (MM) (standard risk), who presented with type-B lactic acidosis (LA), and multi-organ dysfunction associating myeloma progression, and ending in imminent death. In the context of literature review of all previously reported similar cases, this report highlights and(More)
In the recent years, it has been noted that microorganisms with acquired resistance to almost all available potent antibiotics are increasing worldwide. Hence, the use of antibiotics in every clinical setup has to be organized to avoid irrational use of antibiotics. This study was aimed to establish the pattern of antibiotic sensitivity and relevance of(More)
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