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Remarks on the dysentery and hepatitis of India

by Edmund A. Parkes

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Published by printed for Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dysentery,
  • India,
  • Hepatitis

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby E.A. Parkes
    ContributionsRoyal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 271 p.
    Number of Pages271
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26301513M

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    In bacillary dysentery which is the most common type of dysentery presents with mild stomach pains, frequent stools or diarrhoea. The duration of symptoms ranges from days. Frequent urge to defecate, large quantity of liquid faeces and presence of mucus, blood and or pus in the diarrhoea depends on the type of infection (pathogen involved). Find best Hepatitis C Treatment Doctors in India. Book appointments with expert doctors based on your medical condition. View doctor phone numbers and Consultation Timings in Clinics/Hospitals.


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The Remarks on the Dysentery and Hepatitis of India, contained advanced views on the pathology of the diseases. In he published On Asiatic and Algide Cholera, written mainly in India, where he had seen two epidemics; and in the following year a paper on Intestinal Discharges in Cholera, and another on the Early Cases of Cholera in London.

India Recommended Vaccinations: Hepatitis A Description. The Hepatitis A virus (HAV) is primarily transmitted from person to person via the fecal-oral route and through contaminated water and food such as shellfish and uncooked vegetables or fruit prepared by infected food handlers.

Diarrhea is still the second biggest killer of children globally, with India accounting for a quarter of deaths. Now, a trial vaccine developed in India offers hope in combating the disease. Viral Hepatitis Surveillance — India, – Tripurari Kumar, MPH 1; Aakash Shrivastava, MD 2; Anil Kumar, MD 2; Kayla F.

Laserson, ScD 3; Jai P. Narain, MD 1; Srinivasaraghavan Venkatesh, MD 4; Lakhbir S. Chauhan, DPH 5; Francisco Averhoff, MD 6 (Author affiliations at end of text). The burden of viral hepatitis in India is not well characterized.

Inthe national Integrated. Viral hepatitis has been recognized as a serious public health problem in India by the World Health Organisation.

In India, 40 million people are chronically infected with Hepatitis B. Hepatitis is a term used to describe inflammation (swelling) of the liver. It can be caused due to viral infection or when liver is exposed to harmful substances such as alcohol. Hepatitis may occur with limited or no symptoms, but often leads to jaundice, anorexia (poor appetite) and malaise.

Hepatitis is of 2 types: acute and chronic. It isn't any one type of food that is a problem it is basic unsanitary conditions with food and water in general as stated above by #2. Unwashed/improperly washed untilsels, glasses, cooking areas etc etc. Workers' hands, bathroom procedures and infected water everywhere.

Most people with acute hepatitis B do not need treatment. The body's infection-fighting system (called the "immune system") usually gets rid of the virus on its own within about 6 months.

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Natl Med J India. Jul-Aug;19(4) Viral hepatitis in India. Acharya SK(1), Madan K, Dattagupta S, Panda SK. Author information: (1)Department of Gastroenterology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New DelhiIndia.

[email protected] Viral hepatitis is a major public health problem in India, which is hyperendemic for HAV and by: Hepatitis B is very common in India. About 3 – 5 percent of all Indians have chronic hepatitis B infection.

Certain practices like reuse of needles and syringes in hospitals and clinics in the past, tattooing using unclean and contaminated needles, & unregulated and unsafe blood transfusion has increased the risk of transmission of hepatitis.

Hepatitis was present in over half the cases of amoebic dysentery,and liver abscess in %. The finding of amoabae in the stools is facilitated by examining a stool within hour of its being passed, and by examining in the theatre material obtained by sig- moidoscopy ; by these means an immediate diagnosis can be made in 80 % of by: In India, mandatory screening for HCV started in 6 The seroprevalence of anti-HCV in blood donors in various places in India, since the yearhas ranged from to %.

10–15 Seropositivity of HCV in antenatal women in India ranges from % to %. 16,17 These data, however, cannot be extrapolated to the community as blood Cited by: 5. Overview of Chronic Hepatitis B Infection Chronic hepatitis B (CHB) infection is a significant health problem world wide with India categorized into intermediate zone of prevalence.1 Considering an average carrier rate of 5% the total number of HBV carriers in the country was estimated to be about 50 million.

Unlike in other parts ofFile Size: 1MB. The answer is Hepatitis. Hepatitis refers to an inflammatory condition of the liver. It’s commonly caused by a viral infection, but there are other possible causes of hepatitis. These include autoimmune hepatitis and hepatitis that occurs as a secondary result of medications, drugs, toxins, and alcohol.

This paper presented at the annual conference of the American Water Works Association held at San Francisco, California, in is based on a series of articles published as a special issue of the Indian Journal of Medical Research in [this Bulletin,v.

32, ]. It concerns the explosive epidemic of infectious hepatitis which started in Delhi, India, and is the largest " that has Cited by: 9. Dysentery Definition Dysentery is a general term for a group of gastrointestinal disorders characterized by inflammation of the intestines, particularly the colon.

Characteristic features include abdominal pain and cramps, straining at stool (tenesmus), and frequent passage of watery diarrhea or stools containing blood and mucus. The English word. What are symptoms of hepatitis C. Patients during the early phase of infection have no symptoms and feel absolutely healthy.

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