Riaz A Sheikh

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We identified enterotoxigenic Bacteroides fragilis in stool specimens of patients with inflammatory bowel disease and other gastrointestinal disorders. The organism was detected in 11 (13.2%) of 83 patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Of 57 patients with active disease, 19.3% were toxin positive; none of those with inactive disease had specimens(More)
A retrospective study was carried out to evaluate skin diseases associated with Chronic Granulomatous Inflammation at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) over a period of six months. There were a total of 249 skin biopsies in this period, among which 14.8 % cases were diagnosed as lesions associated with chronic granulomatous inflammation. Among(More)
Sedentary life style, blood pressure, old age, alcohol intake, tobacco smoking, abnormal body mass index and dyslipidemia are major risk factors for atherogenesis leading to morbidity and mortality due to myocardial infarction. The research study was planned to observe effects of Nicotinic acid (niacin) on blood pressure, body weight, bad cholesterol; i.e.(More)
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