Parth Majmudar

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Candida sp. are opportunistic fungal pathogens that colonize the skin and oral cavity and, when overgrown under permissive conditions, cause inflammation and disease. Previously, we identified a central role for the NLRP3 inflammasome in regulating IL-1β production and resistance to dissemination from oral infection with Candida albicans. Here we show that(More)
The presence of Helicobacter pylori (H pylori) was looked for in dental plaques of 40 healthy volunteers by CLO test, culture and smear stained with Warthin-Starry stain. H pylori was found to be present in the dental plaques of all 40 volunteers. The dental plaque is an important reservoir of H pylori.
OBJECTIVE To determine the age-related prevalence of Helicobacter pylori antibodies in Indian subjects without upper gastrointestinal symptoms. MATERIAL AND METHODS Sera of 340 subjects without any upper gastrointestinal complaints were screened for IgG and IgA Helicobacter pylori antibodies by the ELISA technique. RESULTS The prevalence of IgG and IgA(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the age-related prevalence of Helicobacter pylori in populations from developing and developed nations to determine the possible mode of transmission. METHODS Endoscopic gastric biopsies (for biopsy urease test and histology) were obtained in 526 patients with dyspepsia and in 82 control subjects to determine H pylori prevalence. (More)
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