Talal Waqar

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Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) remains a problem in areas of the world where measles virus is prevalent because of a lack of commitment to universal vaccination. We recently studied 89 cases compatible with a clinical diagnosis of SSPE and tested for antibody in serum or cerebrospinal fluid for measles virus. Eleven cases were confirmed to be(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of pulse oximetry as a screening tool for critical congenital heart defects in newborns. METHODS This cross-sectional study was conducted at the neonatology department of the Children's Hospital and the Institute of Child Health, Lahore, Pakistan, from January to June 2016, and comprised neonates aged up to 07 days.(More)
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