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Estimating the Incidence of Rotavirus Infection in Children from India and Malawi from Serial Anti-Rotavirus IgA Titres

Prior to wide-spread rotavirus vaccination, rotavirus was responsible for over 450 000 deaths in young children…

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Health Impact and Cost-Effectiveness of a Domestically-Produced Rotavirus Vaccine in India: A Model Based Analysis

Each year, rotavirus gastroenteritis claims the lives of an estimated 215,000 children under five years of age; 22% of these deaths are estimated to…

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Lymphatic Pathology in Asymptomatic and Symptomatic Children with Wuchereria bancrofti Infection in Children from Odisha, India and Its Reversal with DEC and Albendazole Treatment

Treatment with albendazole and either ivermectin or diethylcarbamazine citrate used in the Global Program for Elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis works on the basis of elimination of microfilaria that are infective to the…

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Pattern and Severity of Multimorbidity Among Patients Attending Primary Care Settings in Odisha, India

With increased life expectancy and better living conditions, the co-occurrence of multiple chronic conditions, commonly referred to as ‘multimorbidity’ is being increasingly observed among individuals globally…

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Unraveling the Human Salivary Microbiome Diversity in Indian Populations

The human body harbors a large number of microbial cells, organized in complex communities termed microbiota, which was previously thought to exceed the human cells by ten times…

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Burden of Bacterial Meningitis in India: Preliminary Data from a Hospital Based Sentinel Surveillance Network

Globally, meningitis is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in the pediatric population accounting for about 180,000 deaths annually. Prior to introduction of vaccines…

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Mobile Microscopy as a Screening Tool for Oral Cancer in India: A Pilot Study

Oral cancer, through a convergence of behavioral and infrastructural factors, is the most common type of cancer among men in India and other countries of South Asia…

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