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    After graduation from Maulana Azad Medical College, and post-graduation in Medical Microbiology from Lady Hardinge Medical College, he was a Clinical Microbiologist at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital where he was closely associated with the microbiology and hospital newsletters, as well as the hospital website. He edits/moderates a couple of websites/online discussion forums. He has a keen interest in public health and health informatics.

Questions Answered by me

There are multiple illnesses that can be transmitted via fecal/oral  route. These can be bacterial or viral   The best way to avoid getting sick is...
Answered on : 04 Oct 2013

Bancroftian filariasis is a parasitic (filarial) infection caused by Wuchereria bancrofti. Adult worms are present in the lymphatics of the...

Answered on : 02 Jan 2011

First of all, how was TB diagnosed in your father? Was it based on clinical grounds or were microbiological tests like TB smear, culture /...

Answered on : 14 Jun 2010

Interpretation of Widal test is difficult though it is one of the most over-utilized diagnostic tests for typhoid fever in developing countries....

Answered on : 10 Dec 2009

Exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light for 30 minutes can kill influenza viruses, however UV light has poor penetration and is used mainly in clean...

Answered on : 28 Aug 2009

No. ELISA for TB is not a confirmatory test for TB, and in fact has little relevance in diagnosis, being a poor diagnostic modality for TB -...

Answered on : 18 Mar 2009

Widal test will not be able to help in the first 4 days of a fever, even it is due to typhoid. The titre of 1:40 is insignificant in endemic...

Answered on : 09 Mar 2009

Microbiological studies involve various direct and indirect evidences that could help in the diagnosis and management of the infection.
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Answered on : 23 Feb 2009

Rotavirus infections are the single largest cause of severe diarrhoeal disease among infants and children worldwide and claims more than 5 lakh...

Answered on : 10 Feb 2009

You have not mentioned what were your symptoms when you were diagnosed with typhoid 2 months back. Usually, fever is a prominent symptom, but you...

Answered on : 03 Feb 2009
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