Thiruvenkatachari Madhavan

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Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) is a major cause of life-threatening diarrheal disease around the world. The major aspects of ETEC virulence are colonization of the small intestine and the secretion of enterotoxins which elicit diarrhea. Intestinal colonization is mediated, in part, by adhesins displayed on the bacterial cell surface. As(More)
Morphological, histochemical, and chemical study of three necropsy specimens of liver in the terminal stage of Indian Childhood Cirrhosis revealed a strikingly high copper content. it is proposed that excess accumulation of copper in the cytoplasm of hepatocytes disturbs the microtubular system, causing hydropic swelling and the formation of Mallory's(More)
Mesenteric cysts are rare, and mesenteric chylous cysts are extremely rare. A case report is presented of a patient with Crohn's disease and a mesenteric chylous cyst. Included in this case report is a full discussion of the preoperative radiological work-up (including barium enema, sonogram, and CT scan), the operative findings, and the pathological(More)