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Impact of Introducing the Line Probe Assay on Time to Treatment Initiation of MDR-TB in Delhi, India

Among patients with multidrug resistant- tuberculosis (MDR-TB), delays in diagnosis and treatment initiation are frequently observed, resulting in an increased risk of disease complications and high mortality and pre-treatment lost to follow-up rates.

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Adverse respiratory health and hematological alterations among agricultural workers occupationally exposed to organophosphate pesticides

In developing countries including India, agricultural workers who are engaged in the occupation of spraying pesticides in crops get the direct exposure of pesticides due to unsafe and non-preventive work practices.

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Carriage of Mycoplasma pneumoniae in the upper respiratory tract of symptomatic and asymptomatic children

Mycoplasma pneumoniae is considered a major cause of upper and lower respiratory tract infections (RTIs) and respiratory tract disease (RTD) in humans, and particularly in children. Over one-third of the childhood cases of community-acquired pneumonia that require hospitalization are thought to be caused by M. pneumoniae

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