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March-April 2017

Vol 30 | Issue 2

Editorial

Hepatitis C Virus: Discovery to epitaph in a life-time

When I was a resident, training in internal medicine during the 1980s, the word ‘hepatitis C’ was not yet a part of our vocabulary. Yes, we did learn about ‘parenterally-transmitted ...


Original Article

Dietary deficiency of vitamin A among rural children: A community-based survey using a food-frequency questionnaire

Background. Overt vitamin A deficiency has been controlled in most parts of India, but prevalence of subclinical deficiency may still be high, which may enhance susceptibility to infections, re...


Original Article

A study of events between the onset of symptoms and hospital admission in patients with acute abdomen

Background. Acute abdomen is a common surgical emergency. Prompt investigation and treatment, including surgical intervention, is critical in reducing morbidity and mortality. Methods. ...


Original Article

Scrub typhus: A prospective, observational study during an outbreak in Rajasthan, India

Background. Scrub typhus, a potentially fatal rickettsial infection, is common in India. It usually presents with acute febrile illness along with multi-organ involvement caused by Orientia ...


Short Report

Association of presenile cataract with galactose-1-phosphate uridyl transferase gene mutations

Background. Presenile cataract is commonly idiopathic in origin. However, patients with presenile cataract could have an underlying genetic abnormality of galactose metabolism. We studied the a...


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Online Course on Medical Certification of Cause of Death

The Division of Epidemiology and Population Health, St. John's Research Institute, Bangalore is running an online course on Medical Certification of Cause of Death (MCCD).