Shahid Akhtar Siddiqui

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OBJECTIVE To compare the efficacy of double dose (20 μg) with standard dose (10 μg) of hepatitis B vaccine in HIV-infected children. METHODS Unvaccinated HIV-infected children were randomized to receive 3 doses of double dose (N=27) or standard dose (N=28) of recombinant Hepatitis B vaccine. Anti HBs antibody titres were measured 3 mo after the last dose.(More)
Siddiqui SA, et al. BMJ Case Rep 2017. doi:10.1136/bcr-2017-222167 Description A 6-year-old girl presented with asymptomatic right thigh swelling over medial aspect for 6 weeks. Examination revealed a 5 cm×4 cm, non-tender, mobile swelling, not fixed to the skin or underlying structures. The rest of the examination was within normal limits. There was no(More)
To the Editor: The recent reports in which cartographic approaches were used by Gething et al. (Dec. 22 issue)1 to estimate malaria mortality in sub-Saharan Africa and by Bhatt et al.2 to estimate the burden of malaria in that region are information-rich analyses of temporal and geographic patterns of this disease. One important methodologic advance is the(More)
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