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April-June 2014 | Vol 6 | Issue  2     Table ofContents  RSS Feed 
State of the globe: Hepatitis A virus - return of a water devil
Ekta Gupta, Neha Ballani
The first description of hepatitis (epidemic jaundice) is generally attributed to Hippocrates. Outbreaks of jaundice, probably hepatitis A, were reported in the 17 th and 18 th centuries, particularly...
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Original Article
Investigating a community-wide outbreak of hepatitis A in India
PS Rakesh, Daniel Sherin, Hari Sankar, Marydasan Shaji, Saraswathy Subhagan, Sreekumar Salila
Background: There was an outbreak of acute hepatitis in Mylapore village, Kollam district, Kerala, southern India during February to June 2013. An outbreak investigation was initiated with the ...
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Review Article
Hepatic and biliary ascariasis
Anup K Das
Ascariasis mainly contributes to the global helminthic burden by infesting a large number of children in the tropical countries. Hepato-biliary ascariasis (HBA) is becoming a common entity now than in...
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Case Report
Acute pneumococcal myelitis in an adult patient
Klaudija Višković, Matej Mustapić, Marko Kutleša, Dragan Lepur
Pneumococcal meningitis represents the most severe community-acquired bacterial meningitis. The disease is frequently associated with various complications. We present a case of pneumococcal meningiti...
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