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In many countries, paracetamol ranks at the top of all known poisoning agents implicated in accidental or intentional poisoning [1]. In general, liver injury caused by drugs is known to be either type A “dose dependent” (intrinsic toxicity) or type B idiosyncratic. Perhaps with the exception of single high dose of drug induced liver injury, most drug(More)
Envenoming by colubrid snakes is rarely reported. However, some colubrid snakes (e.g. Rhabdophis tigrinus and Rhabdophis subminiatus) have caused severe systemic envenoming. We report here the first case of a bite with systemic envenoming by Balanophis ceylonensis, an opisthoglyphous natricine colubrid, in Sri Lanka. A 33-year-old healthy male field(More)
Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) remains a prevalent chronic infection in the developing countries. H.pylori is an important agent associated with peptic ulcer disease, chronic gastritis and gastric malignancies. It can be detected by various invasive (rapid urease test and histology) and non-invasive tests (stool antigen test, urea breath test and(More)
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