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Efficacy of 4th generation HCV testing: Avenues to explore.”

Viral Hepatitis is a worldwide public health problem, and the growing burden of chronic hepatitis cases on the global healthcare system is a significant cause of concern. There has been a constant increase in hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. According to Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences data, based in New Delhi, approximately 3% of […]

HCV 4TH GENERATION TEST AND ITS SIGNIFICANCE

Hepatitis is a global health problem, and there has been a constant increase in chronic hepatitis cases in India due to Bloodborne –Hepatitis B& C with an approx. 354 million people worldwide, as estimated by WHO.

VITAMIN D AND COVID 19- IMPACT ANALYSIS

COVID-19 is a severe respiratory disease caused by SARS CoV-2 and has infected millions worldwide. The key to handling Covid-19 infection lies in its early recognition and understanding of the clinical problems during the different progressive phases of the disease. Practical knowledge leads to a rational approach to case management and an excellent clinical outcome.

Malaria – Symptoms, Diagnosis, and prevention

The most common infectious tropical disease is Malaria and an enormous public health issue. It is a parasitic disease characterized by fever, chills, and anemia caused by the malaria parasite, which is transmitted from one human to another by the bite of infected Anopheles mosquitoes. The four malaria parasites that can infect humans: are Plasmodium […]

WHAT IS THE PROCALCITONIN TEST

Procalcitonin (PCT) is the precursor of the hormone calcitonin. Under normal conditions, the PCT formed in thyroid C cells is converted to calcitonin; as a result, no PCT is released into circulation, and the level of procalcitonin in the blood of healthy individuals is low. Therefore, it is generally undetectable in Healthy persons.

PROCALCITONIN& HEART FAILURE

Procalcitonin (PCT) is the precursor of the hormone calcitonin.It is a 116 amino acid protein with a molecular mass of 13 kDa, encoded by the CALC1 gene. Under normal conditions, the PCT formed in thyroid C cells is converted to calcitonin; as a result, no PCT is released into circulation, and a procalcitonin level in […]

PROCALCITONIN IN SEPSIS AND ANTIBIOTIC THERAPY

Procalcitonin (PCT) is the precursor of the hormone calcitonin hormone. Under usual conditions, the PCT is formed in thyroid C cells is converted to calcitonin. As a result, no PCT is released into circulation, and a procalcitonin level in the blood of healthy individuals is low. Therefore, it is normally undetectable in Healthy persons. PCT […]

Role Of Procalcitonin In Human Body

Procalcitonin (PCT) is the pre-cursor of the calcitonin.It is a 116 amino acid protein with a molecular mass of 13 kDa, encoded by the CALC1 gene. Under normal conditions, the PCT formed in thyroid C cells is converted to calcitonin; as a result, no PCT is released into circulation, and the level of procalcitonin in […]

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