Monthly Archives: October 2016

Differential Expression of Stem Cell Markers in Ocular Surface Squamous Neoplasia

Ocular surface squamous neoplasia (OSSN) is the most common tumor of the ocular surface with an estimated incidence 0.02 to 3.5 cases per…

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Prevalence and Identification of Burkholderia pseudomallei and Near-Neighbor Species in the Malabar Coastal Region of India

In India, melioidosis is considered as an emerging disease. Though melioidosis cases are considered to be significantly under-reported in India, few studies suggest that the disease is completely prevalent in India…

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Membrane Vesicles of Group B Streptococcus Disrupt Feto-Maternal Barrier Leading to Preterm Birth

Preterm birth is the leading cause of neonatal mortality worldwide. Globally, an estimated 13 million babies are born prematurely each year, out of which more than…

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A Cytokine Signalling Network for the Regulation of Inducible Nitric Oxide Synthase Expression in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is a systemic, polygenic, auto-immune inflammatory joint disease affecting about 1% of the world population. The disease usually attacks the diarthrodial joints of hands, feet, shoulder and knee…

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Linezolid-Associated Optic Neuropathy in Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Patients in Mumbai, India

Linezolid, a synthetic oxazolidinone antibiotic, has been shown to be efficacious in the treatment of mycobacterial infections, including multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis…

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The Clinical Usefulness of Tuberculin Skin Test versus Interferon-Gamma Release Assays for Diagnosis of Latent Tuberculosis in HIV Patients

Co-infection of Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and tuberculosis (TB) is a major public health concern. Recent estimates indicated about 9 million new cases of TB annually worldwide, of which 1.1 million are people living with HIV…

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Analysis of Potential Ischemic Effect of Intravitreal Bevacizumab on Unaffected Retina in Treatment-Naïve Macular Edema Due to Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion

Branch retinal vein obstruction is the second most common retinal vascular disorder after diabetic retinopathy. Visual loss is usually caused by macular edema, macular ischemia, or vitreous hemorrhage…

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