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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

Though the fever in chikungunya infection typically lasts a few days to a couple of weeks, some patients have prolonged fatigue lasting several...

Answered on : 19 Feb 2008

Adenosine deaminase (ADA) is an enzyme associated with disorders that induce cell-mediated responses. It is a useful test in CSF for the diagnosis...

Answered on : 19 Feb 2008

Human T lymphotrophic virus-I (HTLV-I) is a pathogenic virus and the cause of adult T cell leukaemia/lymphoma (ATLL), and tropical spastic paresis...

Answered on : 12 Feb 2008

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) can survive outside the human body for several weeks, with virus survival being influenced by the virus titre (...

Answered on : 11 Feb 2008

Diagnosis of enteric fever is usually confirmed by identifying the causative organisms (Salmonella typhi / Salmonella paratyphi or...

Answered on : 11 Feb 2008

Based on the details submitted by you, it does seem that you have TB lymphadenitis with or without TB of the lungs. An X-ray of the chest...

Answered on : 23 Jan 2008

It is highly unlikely that a diagnosis of typhoid (enteric fever) or any other salmonellosis can be made solely on the basis of a Widal test done...

Answered on : 22 Jan 2008

Although Tuberculosis (TB) and other lung infections are common throughout the developing world, they are not among the most common causes of...

Answered on : 21 Jan 2008

Whether your medical problem has the potential to create a problem for your entry into US, can only be decided by your treating doctor who can do...

Answered on : 21 Jan 2008

This may be true only in dengue haemorrhagic fever. Dengue fever (DF) is a severe, flu-like illness that affects infants, young children and...

Answered on : 11 Jan 2008
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