Sharada Peshin

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Clinical profile of cholera was studied in children attending Diarrhea Training and Treatment Unit from January-December 1993. Out of a total 8714 cases of acute watery diarrhea, 64 children (0.7%) were suspected to have cholera on the basis of acute onset loose water/rice watery stools, high purge rate with or without excessive vomiting and/or severe(More)
Four-hundred children below 3 years of age with acute watery diarrhoea were studied over a 12-month period for detection of rotavirus (RV) antigen in the stool samples. Detection of RV antigen in the cases has been compared with 175 age-matched non-diarrhoea controls. Overall positivity for detection of RV antigen was 6 per cent which is much lower than(More)
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