Tania Nasreen

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BACKGROUND Streptococcus pneumoniae is the leading cause of childhood pneumonia and meningitis worldwide. Isolation of this organism, however, is uncommon in resource-poor countries, in part because of extensive use of prior antibiotics. A rapid, highly sensitive immunochromatographic test (ICT) for S. pneumoniae was evaluated for the diagnosis of(More)
Bangladesh paper currency, Taka, the legal tender of Bangladesh were surveyed for microbial contaminations. This study was carried out on hundred paper currency notes belong to allthe notes denominations obtained from different chosen occupational groups in Dhaka City, Bangladesh. Identification and characterization revealed active participation of the(More)
  • T Nasreen
  • Pakistan journal of medical research
  • 1987
Mass blood surveys were carried out in selected localities of Chindiala, Shergarh, and Maha Chattha in Gujranwala district, Pakistan, on December 22 and 23, 1985. Parasite density per cubic mm of blood was determined. The Slide Positivity Rate was 45.1%. After the surveys, 51 falciparum malaria cases were selected for in vivo trial in the village of Maha(More)
The whole powder of Trigonella foenum graecum seeds and its extracts were tested for their hypoglycemic effect on normal and diabetic model rats. The powder, its methanol extract, and the residue remaining after methanol extraction had significant hypoglycemic effects when fed simultaneously with glucose. The water extract of the methanol extractive-free(More)
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