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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.
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 by… Expand
The presence of Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection and GM1 ganglioside antibodies in Guillain-Barré syndrome.
- Mridula B Sharma, R. Chaudhry, +4 authors V. Kalra
- Journal of infection in developing countries
- 4 March 2011
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 antecedent… Expand
Dengue Fever Outbreak in Delhi, North India: A Clinico-Epidemiological Study
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 a… Expand
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 produce… Expand
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 an… Expand
Comparison of Etiological Agents and Resistance Patterns of the Pathogens Causing Community Acquired and Hospital Acquired Urinary Tract Infections
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 only… Expand
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 in… Expand
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 of… Expand
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