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Indian Schistosomes: A Need for Further Investigations
India is uniquely positioned with regard to schistosomes and schistosomiasis—discovering seven new mammalian species with the existence of three more schistosome species: Orientobilharzia… Expand
Sexually transmitted infections in tribal populations of central India
- V. Rao, A. Anvikar, D. Savargaonkar, J. Bhat
- European Journal of Clinical Microbiology…
- 6 August 2009
This community-based cross-sectional study was carried out in 17 tribal villages of the Kundam block of the Jabalpur district of India. Individuals with sexually transmitted disease (STD) syndromes… Expand
Sub-national TB prevalence surveys in India, 2006-2012: Results of uniformly conducted data analysis
Setting Community based tuberculosis (TB) prevalence surveys in ten sites across India during 2006–2012 Objective To re-analyze data of recent sub-national surveys using uniform statistical methods… Expand
Prevalence of sexually transmitted disease syndromes in tribal population of central India
- V. Rao, A. Anvikar, +4 authors A. Abbad
- Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health
- 25 June 2009
Background: A syndromic approach has been advocated for identification and management of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in countries where diagnostic laboratory tests are not consistently… Expand
Is bleach-sedimented smear microscopy an alternative to direct microscopy under programme conditions in India?
This cross-sectional multi-centric study compared the yield of and potential benefit for detecting smear-positive pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) by bleach sedimentation (2% sodium-hypochlorite) versus… Expand
Some facts on south asian schistosomiasis and need for international collaboration.
In this review, we are discussing South Asian schistosomiasis; more specifically species which are responsible for schistosomiasis in India or South Asia -Schistosoma indicum, S. spindale, S. nasale,… Expand
Viral hepatitis amongst Saharia: a primitive tribe of Madhya Pradesh
Methods A cross sectional study was carried out to determine the point prevalence of different hepatitis viruses amongst Saharia primitive tribal community of Madhya Pradesh, central India. After… Expand
EXPLORING KNOWLEDGE AND HEALTH-SEEKING BEHAVIOUR RELATED TO SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS AMONG THE TRIBAL POPULATION OF MADHYA PRADESH, CENTRAL INDIA
Summary This community-based cross-sectional study was carried out in the tribal population of randomly selected villages of Jabalpur district, Madhya Pradesh, central India. A total of 200 married… Expand