Somnath Maitra

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Dengue fever (DF) may present as uncomplicated dengue fever, dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF), or dengue shock syndrome (DSS). Transient intense viremia is responsible for mild, moderate, or severe hepatic dysfunction. Our aim was to evaluate the spectrum of hepatic dysfunction and evidence of plasma leakage in different stages of dengue fever in this(More)
The discovery of Wolbachia, a bacterial endosymbiont that occurs in the filarial parasite and its sensitivity to tetracycline, has fostered a new initiative in the development of suitable antifilarial drugs. The present study is an attempt to investigate whether adding acaciasides (saponins from Acacia auriculiformis) to the standard dose of tetracycline(More)
There is marked geographical variation in the distribution and incidence of stomach cancer. We tried here to describe the pattern of relationships of age, sex, religion distribution, symptom profile, histological subtypes and Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection with gastric cancer in Gangetic West Bengal. This study was done over a period of five(More)
Neurological complications may occur with the Plasmodium falciparum infection. However, the association of neurological manifestations with vivax malaria remains doubtful. Of late, there are isolated case reports/studies which have implicated P. vivax in the pathogenesis of severe malaria which is characterized by the features of different organ(More)
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