Sanjeev Saxena

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PCR amplification failure from cDNA libraries or RNA templates, under the optimal conditions is generally attributed to high GC content. Utilization of various additives without thorough analysis of secondary structures of the template as well as primers and subsequent PCR cycle conditions, generally leads to inadequate yields and/or truncated products. To(More)
OBJECTIVES The authors evaluated the effect of zinc treatment as an adjunct to oral rehydration therapy on stool output and diarrheal duration in children with acute noncholera diarrhea with dehydration. METHODS This double-blind, randomized, controlled trial was conducted at two urban hospitals in New Delhi. A total of 287 dehydrated male patients, ages(More)
OBJECTIVE Previous studies have shown increased stool output when children with persistent diarrhea (PD) received milk as the predominant source of nutrition. METHODS We evaluated the efficacy of milk given in modest amounts as a part of a mixed diet in children with PD. One hundred sixteen children 3 to 24 months of age with diarrhea for between 14 days(More)
This randomized, double-blind trial determined whether adding 90 mmol/L of alanine with a reduction in glucose to 90 mmol/L (alanine ORS) improves the efficacy of the standard oral rehydration solution (WHO-ORS). One hundred twenty-nine males aged 3-48 months with weight for length greater than or equal to 70% of NCHS, diarrheal duration less than or equal(More)