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Group A streptococcal sore throat in a periurban population of northern India: a one-year prospective study.
OBJECTIVE To estimate the incidence and risk factors of group A streptococcus (GAS) sore throat among school-aged children living in a periurban slum area of Chandigarh, North India. METHODS AExpand
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Influence of cumulus cells and sperm concentration on cleavage rate and subsequent embryonic development of buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) oocytes matured and fertilized in vitro.
The objective of the present study was to investigate the effects of sperm concentration and presence or absence of cumulus cells on fertilization, cleavage rate and subsequent embryonic developmentExpand
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Clinical score card for diagnosis of group a streptococcal sore throat
Objective: Group A β hemolytic streptococcus (GAS) sore throat primarily occurs among children in 5–15 years age group, and if not treated appropriately causes rheumatic fever/.rheumatic heartExpand
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Association of pyrogenic exotoxin genes with pharyngitis and rheumatic fever/rheumatic heart disease among Indian isolates of Streptococcus pyogenes.
AIM To monitor the presence of various pyrogenic exotoxin genes in strains of Streptococcus pyogenes isolated in India. METHODS & RESULTS Isolates recovered from pharyngitis (52) and rheumaticExpand
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Serum and urinary zinc in fulminant hepatic failure
Patients with chronic hepatic encephalopathy have been shown to have low serum zinc levels. Moreover, in a controlled study, significant improvement was seen in these patients on oral zincExpand
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Neurological complications due to Semple-type antirabies vaccine. Clinical and therapeutic aspects.
Thirty nine patients with neuroparalytic accidents due to the use of Semple-type antirabies vaccine were studied. The mean age of the patients was 25.8 +/- 13.2 years. The suspected source ofExpand
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Genotyping of group A streptococcus by various molecular methods.
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVE Group A streptococcus (GAS) causes a wide variety of life threatening diseases in developing countries like India. Characterization of GAS is therefore necessary for preventionExpand
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Superstrings: Group report
A summary is given of the results obtained by the Superstring working group. New physics phenomena arising from superstring models that might be detected at the SSC as well as their possibleExpand