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BACKGROUND Plants have traditionally been used as a source of medicine in India by indigenous people of different ethnic groups inhabiting various terrains for the control of various ailments afflicting human and their domestic animals. The indigenous community of snake charmers belongs to the 'Nath' community in India have played important role of healers(More)
BACKGROUND Suppression of immune system in treated cancer patients may lead to secondary infections that obviate the need of antibiotics. In the present study, an attempt was made to understand the occurrence of secondary infections in immuno-suppressed patients along with herbal control of these infections with the following objectives to: (a) isolate the(More)
BACKGROUND Over the past decade, advances in cancer treatments have been counterbalanced by a rising number of immunosuppressed patients with a multitude of new risk factors for infection. Hence, the aim of this study was to determine risk factors, infectious pathogens in blood and oral cavity of oral cancer patients undergoing different treatment(More)
BACKGROUND Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in burn and immune-compromised patients. In recent studies, researchers have drawn their attention towards ecofriendly synthesis of nanoparticles and their activity against multidrug resistant microbes. In this study, silver nanoparticles were synthesized from aqueous(More)
Restriction fragment length analysis of 16S rRNA gene of 52 different aerobic endospore forming Bacilli (AEFB) strains with HaeIII enzyme has revealed the presence of a 460 bp long fragment in 50 AEFB strains. BLAST analysis revealed that the fragment was 463 bp long and it was located at 3' end of 16S rRNA gene. Further specificity of this fragment for(More)
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