Maheswari G Srinivasan

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BACKGROUND Respiratory cryptosporidiosis is recognized as a late-stage complication in persons with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and AIDS. However, respiratory signs and symptoms are common in otherwise healthy children with intestinal cryptosporidiosis, which suggests that respiratory infection may occur in immunocompetent hosts. METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND Pneumonia is a leading cause of children's deaths in developing countries and hinders achievement of the fourth Millennium Development Goal. This goal aims to reduce the under-five mortality rate, by two thirds, between 1990 and 2015.Few studies have examined the impact of zinc adjunct therapy on the outcome of childhood pneumonia. We determined(More)
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