M. Neeraja

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BACKGROUND Younger patients, aged below 45 years, usually lack the conventional risk factors of stroke whereas infections, especially in developing countries, may play a role. There have been many reports in the last decade about the association of Chlamydia pneumoniae (C. pneumoniae) and atherosclerosis involving cerebral vessels. OBJECTIVE To(More)
BACKGROUND As infections occur more frequently in developing countries, we carried out this prospective case-control study, to establish the association, if any, between C. pneumoniae antibodies and ischemic stroke particularly in relation to its subtypes. DESIGN Antibodies (IgG and IgA) to C. pneumoniae in serum were measured by microimmunofluorescence(More)
BACKGROUND Limited data exists about the role of Chlamydia pneumoniae elderly patients with acute ischemic stroke. OBJECTIVE To study the role of C. pneumoniae in elderly patients (age more than 65 years) with acute ischemic stroke and its impact on stroke out come. METHODS We recruited 100 elderly patients with acute ischemic stroke and 100 age and sex(More)
Dengue is the most rapidly spreading mosquito-borne viral disease in the world, and as a larger proportion of the population is being affected, more unusual manifestations are being reported. Very few studies have documented unusual manifestations of dengue in South India. This prospective study was undertaken from July 2011 to June 2013 to document rare(More)
— today's packet networks including the Internet offer an intrinsic diversity for media distribution in terms of available network paths and servers or information sources. Novel communication infrastructures such as ad hoc or wireless mesh networks use network diversity to extend their reach at low cost. Diversity can bring interesting benefits in(More)
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