Monthly Archives: November 2016

Plasmodium vivax VIR Proteins Are Targets of Naturally-Acquired Antibody and T Cell Immune Responses to Malaria in Pregnant Women

Neglected for a long time, P. vivax malaria is raising more attention lately due to the increased recognition of its burden and the renewed call for malaria elimination in endemic areas where P. vivax is an important source of…

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Burden and Socio-Behavioral Correlates of Uncontrolled Abnormal Glucose Metabolism in an Urban Population of India

Diabetes Mellitus is a heterogeneous syndrome of abnormalities in carbohydrate and fat metabolism, characterized by multi-factorial interplay between genetic and environmental factors culminating into…

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Development, Validation, and Field-Testing of an Instrument for Clinical Assessment of HIV-Associated Neuropathy and Neuropathic Pain in Resource-Restricted and Large Population Study Settings

HIV-associated sensory peripheral neuropathy (HIV-SN) is a length-dependent distal symmetrical polyneuropathy that occurs in individuals with treated and untreated HIV infection…

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Conditioned Medium from Placental Mesenchymal Stem Cells Reduces Oxidative Stress during the Cryopreservation of Ex Vivo Expanded Umbilical Cord Blood Cells

Umbilical cord blood (UCB) has been widely used as a source of hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) for the treatment of acquired and hereditary diseases of the…

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Understanding Healthcare Workers Self-Reported Practices, Knowledge and Attitude about Hand Hygiene in a Medical Setting in Rural India

Healthcare-associated infections (HCAIs) constitute a major threat to patients’ and healthcare workers’ safety globally…

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Retrospective Analysis of Serotype Switching of Vibrio cholerae O1 in a Cholera Endemic Region Shows It Is a Non-random Process

Cholera is the most severe of all infectious diarrheal diseases, which if not adequately treated can have a high mortality up to 50%…

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Comparative Assessment of Vitamin-B12, Folic Acid and Homocysteine Levels in Relation to p53 Expression in Megaloblastic Anemia

Megaloblastic anemia (MBA), also known as macrocytic anemia, is characterized by decreased number of RBCs as well as the presence of unusually large, abnormal and poorly developed erythrocytes (megaloblasts), which fail to…

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