Menka Khanna

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AIM To study the prevalence of HBV and HCV co-infection in patients with HIV attending a referral hospital in Northern India. METHODS AND MATERIAL The study cohort included six hundred and twenty consecutive HIV infected patients who were studied for co-infection with HBV/HCV or both. It included four hundred and seventy two male and one hundred and forty(More)
BACKGROUND In November 2011, 6 patients who were in the ICU of the Sri Guru Ram Dass Institute of Medical Sciences and Research acquired an infection which was caused by Serratia marcescens. We investigated the cause of the increase in frequency of the isolation of Serratia marcesens from hospitalized patients. METHODS Various samples from patients and(More)
Sclerosing stromal tumor (SST) is an extremely rare and distinctive sex cord stromal tumor which occurs predominantly in the second and third decades of life. We report a case of a 32-year-old woman who developed a sclerosing stromal tumor of ovary and presented with irregular menstruation and pelvic pain. Her hormonal status was normal but CA-125 was(More)
We present a clinical case report of a 40-year old HIV positive male patient presenting with fever, cough with expectoration and osteolytic, cystic, multiple soft tissue swellings of skull (aspirate showing AFB). The various clinical possibilities are discussed along with interpretation of subsequent investigations.
A carcinosarcoma is a rare type of gallbladder malignancy, the diagnosis of which requires the presence of both malignant epithelial and mesenchymal components. The prognosis of this disease is extremely poor because it normally presents at advanced stages.We are reporting a case of carcinosarcoma of the gallbladder in a 45 year-old woman who was treated by(More)
Background: To correlate clinicopathological and immunohistochemical profile of BRCA1 positive and non BRCA1 breast cancer patients with ER, PR, BCL2, P53 and Ki-67 to gain more insight into biological characteristics of breast cancer to emphasise the need of genetic testing for BRCA1 in blood relatives of patients with BRCA1 mutation. Methods: The study(More)
BACKGROUND Typhoid fever remains a significant health problem in endemic countries like India. Various serological tests for the diagnosis of typhoid fever are available commercially. We assessed the usefulness of rapid test based on magnetic particle separation to detect Immunoglobulin against Salmonella typhi O9 lipopolysaccharide. AIM Aim of this study(More)