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PCR for Diagnosis of Tuberculosis

PCR for Diagnosis of Tuberculosis

Symptoms & Treatment
PCR for Diagnosis of Tuberculosis As we know, Tuberculosis is a highly infectious and contagious bacterial disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It spread from one person to another through tiny droplets which are released by an infected person into the air via a cough, spit, talk or sneezes and even small numbers of bacteria are enough to cause tuberculosis when inhaled. Tuberculosis affects the lungs but can also affect other parts of the body.  Pulmonary tuberculosis  Tuberculosis Peritonitis  Tuberculosis Pericarditis  Renal tuberculosis  Tuberculosis meningitis  Ocular infections  Lymphadenitis  Genital tuberculosis  Skeletal tuberculosis General sign and symptoms of TB are chronic coughs, fever, weight loss, fatigue, loss of appetite and night swe
What is Stroke? | Symptoms, Types, Treatment

What is Stroke? | Symptoms, Types, Treatment

Symptoms & Treatment
Types of Stroke and their Diagnosis A stroke occurs when the flow of blood gets cut off to a part of your brain. It means that the brain cannot receive oxygen and without that, the brain cells can get damaged within minutes. That is why it’s important for you to reach the hospital if you think you are having a stroke.                 Symptoms of stroke can be different for different people. You can check symptoms of stroke by many methods. If one side of the face sags on smiling or if you raise both arms and see one arm dropping, or if you sound strange/slurred, you may be having a stroke. If you experience any such signs then visit the hospital right away and also note what time the symptoms started. Once you reach
Deadly Viral Diseases spread by Vectors (mosquitos) in Monsoon

Deadly Viral Diseases spread by Vectors (mosquitos) in Monsoon

Monsoon Diseases and Diagnosis
Deadly Viral Diseases spread by Vectors (mosquitos) in Monsoon Dengue-Dengue fever is a viral fever where the virus is transmitted by mosquitoes, known as the Aedes Aegypti breed, commonly also called the Tiger mosquito. This mosquito has black and white stripes and bites in the morning or at dawn. Patients with dengue fever have high grade fever with severe joint and muscle pain, (hence the common name is break bone fever), lymph node swelling, headache, and a viral rash. Sometimes this fever gets complicated and the patient develops what is called the Dengue haemorrhagic fever (DHF). The patient tends to have a low platelet count and may develop circulatory collapse and shock. Dengue Haemorrhagic fever is more common in children under the age of 10 years. Most of the dengue feve...