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Burden of hepatitis C virus disease and access to hepatitis C virus services in people who inject drugs in India: a cross-sectional study.
BACKGROUND 90% of individuals infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) worldwide reside in resource-limited settings. We aimed to characterise the prevalence of HCV, HIV/HCV co-infection, and the HCVExpand
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The Hidden Burden of Dengue and Chikungunya in Chennai, India
Background Dengue and chikungunya are rapidly expanding viruses transmitted by mosquitoes of the genus Aedes. Few epidemiological studies have examined the extent of transmission of these infectionsExpand
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High HIV burden among people who inject drugs in 15 Indian cities
Background:Injecting drug use has historically been the principal driver of the HIV epidemic in the northeast states of India. However, recent data indicate growing numbers of people who inject drugsExpand
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Low incidences of human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C virus infection and declining risk behaviors in a cohort of injection drug users in Chennai, India.
The authors characterized human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) incidence and prospective changes in self-reported risk behavior over 2 years among 1,158 injection drug usersExpand
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Species diversity of freshwater hyphomycetes in some streams of Pakistan. Comparison of sampling techniques
Freshwater hyphomycete communities in four streams were sampled by filtration of water samples, trapping conidia in artificial foam, and examination of alder leaf pack baits and random sampling ofExpand
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A FIELD SURVEY OF MYCORRHIZAL ASSOCIATIONS IN FERNS OF PAKISTAN
SUMMARY Roots of the ferns examined in this investigation were constantly mycorrhizal. A mixture of several endophytes infecting a root system was a usual feature of them. Vesicular-arbuscularExpand
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Annotated Checklist of the Lichens of Pakistan, with Reports of New Records
Abstract: APTROOT, A. & IQBAL, S. H. 2012. Annotated checklist of the lichens of Pakistan, with reports of new records. - Herzogia 25: 211–229 A first checklist of lichens from Pakistan isExpand
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Some lichens of Bangladesh
Abstract Lichens collected from Bangladesh in 1968 and 2002 are reported, the first published account for the country. In all, 51 species could be identified, most of which are pantropical (75%),Expand
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Species diversity of freshwater hyphomycetes in some streams of Pakistan. II. Seasonal differences of fungal communities on leaves
Significantly more fungal species colonized leaves in summer, spring and autumn during the first week of submersion than in winter. Higher amounts of dry leaf mass were lost in summer, spring andExpand
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