Rathi Guhadasan

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Blood counts, hemoglobin (Hb) high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), and DNA analyses were performed on 260 children, aged 5 months to 16 years, at Siem Reap to assess the prevalence of thalassemia and other hemoglobinopathies in regional Cambodia. Hemoglobinopathies were present in 134 children (51.5%) with 20 abnormal genotypes identified.(More)
OBJECTIVES Hospital-acquired infections (HAI) are associated with significant mortality and morbidity and prolongation of hospital stay, adding strain on limited hospital resources. Despite stringent infection control practices some children remain at high risk of developing HAI. The development of biomarkers which could identify these patients would be(More)
Cambodia is an extremely underdeveloped country in Southeast Asia with a childhood mortality rate of 105/1000 live births. Angkor Hospital for Children is a paediatric teaching hospital in Siem Reap, northwest Cambodia, which serves as the provincial paediatric department but also sees children from provinces throughout northern Cambodia, and with training(More)
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