Ranit Chhabra

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Faecal samples from goats were collected per rectum from February 1989 to January 1990. The numbers of oocysts per gram (OPG) of faeces were determined by the McMaster technique and identification of oocysts was made on sporulation. Infection was seen throughout the year, infecting on average 89.9% of 1092 adults and 94.0% of 151 kids. OPG of less than 1000(More)
Asymptomatic infection with Loa loa, an eye worm, is reported in a 32-year old Zambian woman. The patient revealed up to 28% eosinophilia but microfileraemia was not noticed. One gravid female parasite 56 X 0.56 mm, extracted from lower lid of left eye of the patient, is described. Treatment with diethylcarbamazine (DEC) extended over three weeks was(More)
Faecal specimens from 162 piglets, aged 1-5 months, from four farms around Harare were examined for coccidia during 1989-1990. Oocyst count per gram (OPG) of faeces was determined by the McMaster technique. Identification of Eimeria species was done after sporulation of oocysts in 2.5% potassium dichromate solution. Measurements of sporulated oocysts were(More)
Verruciformxanthoma (VX) is an uncommon benign mucocutaneous lesion of unknown etiology. It appears as a papule or single plaque with verrucous or papillomatous surface and variable color from reddish pink to gray. It occurs primarily in the masticatory mucosa. Histologically, VX is characterized by the presence of parakeratinized epithelium with thin rete(More)
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