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Comparison of NS1 antigen detection ELISA, real time RT-PCR and virus isolation for rapid diagnosis of dengue infection in acute phase.
  • N. Ahmed, S. Broor
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of vector borne diseases
  • 1 September 2014
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES Diagnosis of dengue infection in acute phase is important for clinical care, implementing control measures, surveillance and research. Currently, dengue fever is diagnosed byExpand
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The presence of Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection and GM1 ganglioside antibodies in Guillain-Barré syndrome.
INTRODUCTION Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is an autoimmune disorder affecting the peripheral nervous system, usually triggered by an acute infection. GBS patients are known to have antecedentExpand
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Dengue Fever Outbreak in Delhi, North India: A Clinico-Epidemiological Study
  • N. Ahmed, S. Broor
  • Medicine
  • Indian journal of community medicine : official…
  • 1 April 2015
Background: Dengue viruses, single-stranded positive polarity ribonucleic acid (RNA) viruses of the family Flaviviridae, are the most common cause of arboviral disease in the world. We report aExpand
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Non-pigmented strain of serratia marcescens: an unusual pathogen causing pulmonary infection in a patient with malignancy.
Serratia marcescens is a member of the family Enterobacteriaceae. It has emerged in recent years as an opportunistic pathogen of nosocomial infections. Some biotypes of Serratia marcescens produceExpand
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Pattern of co-infection by enteric pathogenic parasites among HIV sero-positive individuals in a Tertiary Care Hospital, Mumbai, India
Introduction: One of the major medical concerns in people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHA) is management of diarrhea that can lead to severe morbidity and mortality. Such clinical scenario warrants anExpand
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Cultivation of parasites
  • N. Ahmed
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Tropical parasitology
  • 1 July 2014
Parasite cultivation techniques constitute a substantial segment of present-day study of parasites, especially of protozoa. Success in establishing in vitro and in vivo culture of parasites not onlyExpand
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Chlamydial eye infections: Current perspectives
Chlamydia trachomatis, an obligate intraocular bacteria causing trachoma, adult and neonatal inclusion conjunctivitis, was the leading cause of blindness in the last century worldwide. Improvement inExpand
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Surgical Site Infection Caused by Aeromonas hydrophila in a Patient with Underlying Malignancy.
Aeromonas skin and soft tissue infections in cancer patients can lead to serious life threatening conditions such as cellulitis, necrotizing fasciitis and myonecrosis. We report here a case ofExpand
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Antimicrobial resistance of bacterial isolates from respiratory secretions of ventilated patients in a multi-specialty hospital
Context: Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is a common nosocomial infection occurring in intensive care unit (ICU) settings. VAP occurs due to interplay of three factors - impaired host defense,Expand
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