Viraj Pradhan

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A modified Rieckmann test was developed for assessing chloroquine sensitivity of Plasmodium vivax strains. This test envisages the evaluation of parasite growth with different concentrations of the drug and its comparison with controls, at the end of a 48-hour experimental period. Using this test, 16 strains were assessed for their chloroquine sensitivity.(More)
Hepatic IVC obstruction though common is usually misdiagnosed because of lack of appreciation of the disease. Patient with chronic disease may develop acute exacerbation, which may be precipitated by surgery or endoscopic procedures. It is a report of a case of chronic IVC disease with acute development of ascites following gallbladder surgery.
Serum antibodies in suspected angiostrongyliasis patient were detected by ELISA. The antibody titre was 1:51,200 in the serum and 1:6,400 in CSF with preadult A. cantonensis antigen. Other tests like AGD and CIEP failed to show any positive reaction with both preadult and adult worm antigens. Experimental infection with 100 A. cantonensis larvae in albino(More)
Background: With accurate estimation of power of intraocular lens (IOL), uncomplicated cataract surgery and uneventful post operative period, the implant is capable of providing a visual acuity of 6/6 and a normal field of vision. However, post operative results are not always according to the expectations. This study is an attempt to find out causes of(More)
Nasal solutions of almotriptan malate were prepared in phosphate buffer containing different proportions of HPMC E15. In vitro permeation studies were performed using Franz diffusion cell with dialysis membrane and ex vivo permeation studies were carried out using sheep nasal mucosal layer. The formulations were radiolabeled with 99mTc and the nasal(More)
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