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Blastocystis species has been extensively studied in recent few years to establish its pathogenecity. Present study was designed to identify and examine the association of Blastocystis sp. and its subtypes with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).Blastocystis sp. detected using wet-mount microscopy, trichrome staining, in-vitro culture and Polymerase Chain(More)
Studies conducted on mithuns maintained at National Research Centre on mithun, Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Nagaland, India and mithuns found in free-ranging condition of Nagaland revealed that the overall prevalence of antibodies to Neospora caninum in mithun was 10% (95% CI=5-15) when detected by a commercially available competitive(More)
Studies conducted on 106 mithun at the National Research Centre on Mithun and 66 free-ranging mithun in Nagaland, India, revealed an infection rate with bluetongue virus of 86%, using a commercially available competitive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. Animals were grouped according to their age: 36 of 1 to 2 years of age, 50 of 2 to 4 years of age and(More)
BACKGROUND Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a condition that accounts for 75% of cases of legal blindness in individuals over the age of 50. OBJECTIVES The objective of this review has been to evaluate the clinical effectiveness of available combined treatments modalities in the treatment of neovascular AMD. DATA SOURCES Central and Medline(More)
Faecal samples obtained from 190 healthy mithuns were examined for the presence of Escherichia coli. Total one-hundred and five E. coli isolates were obtained from these samples, which belonged to 55 different serogroups. These isolates were subjected to multiplex polymerase chain reaction (m-PCR) for detection of stx1, stx2, eaeA and hlyA genes.(More)
  • R A Das
  • 1983
The circus fire disaster claimed 92 lives and 300 others were injured. A total of 119 patients were treated in the Burns centre at Victoria Hospital. Forty-two patients were treated as outpatients and 77 cases were admitted. Fourteen patients with more than 80 per cent burns of the body surface died within 48 hours of the disaster. Three patients out of the(More)
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