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Prevalence and Associated Factors of Tuberculosis and Diabetes Mellitus Comorbidity: A Systematic Review

Diabetes mellitus and tuberculosis are major killers of mankind across the globe. The World Health Organization global report for 2015 indicates that, there were 10.4 million new cases and 1.4 million deaths resulting from…

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Occult Hepatitis B Virus Infection in HIV Positive Patients at a Tertiary Healthcare Unit in Eastern India

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection continues to be a global health concern despite the presence of an effective vaccine. Worldwide, approximately 2 billion people have been infected with HBV at some stage of life, of them…

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Field Evaluation of a Blood Based Test for Active Tuberculosis in Endemic Settings

Mycobacterium tuberculosis (M. tb.), the etiologic agent of tuberculosis, is one of the most successful human pathogens on the planet. Approximately two billion people are infected with M. tb. worldwide…

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Suppression of Chikungunya Virus Replication and Differential Innate Responses of Human Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells During Co-Infection with Dengue Virus

Dengue virus currently causes the most prevalent arthropod-borne human disease. Chikungunya virus re-emerged in 2005–2006 with large outbreaks afflicting millions of people in the Indian Ocean areas and…

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The impact of Glycemic Status on Radiological Manifestations of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Diabetic Patients

Tuberculosis (TB) and diabetes mellitus (DM) are both important global health issues. In addition, the link between TB and DM has been demonstrated, and these conditions may complicate each other at…

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Comparison of Monocyte Gene Expression Among Patients with Neurocysticercosis-Associated Epilepsy, Idiopathic Epilepsy and Idiopathic Headaches in India

Neurocysticercosis (NCC) is a brain infection by Taenia solium larvae which is a common cause of acquired epilepsy. NCC may consist of single or multiple larvae (cysts) that progress from viable vesicular to colloidal and granuloma states and finally…

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