Indian J Med Res 128(2), August 2008 : 93-220

CONTENTS

          
Editorials
Indian childhood cirrhosis: Several dilemmas resolved 
S. Sriramachari & N.C. Nayak

The IJMR hits a new high 
K. Satyanarayana & Anju Sharma

Commentaries
Preventing hypertension - An exercise in social engineering 
R.P. Sapru

Issues in nutrient supplementation of breast-milk fed low birth weight infants 
Rajiv Bahl

Mycoplasma pneumoniae: an emerging pulmonary pathogen 
Benu Dhawan
Review Article
Enterococcal infections & antimicrobial resistance 
Seema Sood, Meenakshi Malhotra, B.K. Das & Arti Kapil
Original Articles
Prevalence, awareness, treatment & control of hypertension in rural Liaoning province, China
Guang-Hui Dong, Zhao-Qing Sun, Xin-Zhong Zhang, Jia-Jin Li Li-Qiang Zheng, Jue Li, Da-Yi Hu & Ying-Xian Sun

Umbilical cord blood nutrients in low birth weight babies in relation to birth weight & gestational age
K.E. Elizabeth, Viji Krishnan & T. Vijayakumar

Comparison of PCR, culture & serological tests for the diagnosis of Mycoplasma pneumoniae in community-acquired lower respiratory tract infections in children 
Bineeta Kashyap, Surinder Kumar, G.R. Sethi, B.C. Das & S.R. Saigal

Optimizing radiotherapy of brain tumours by a combination of temozolomide & lonidamine 
S. Prabhakara & V. K. Kalia

Putative stem cell markers in limbal epithelial cells cultured on intact & denuded human amniotic membrane 
Balasubramanian Sudha, Guruswamy Sitalakshmi, Geetha Krishnan Iyer & Subramanian Krishnakumar

Mitochondrial ultrastructure & release of proteins during liver regeneration 
Yun-Heng Zhou, Duo Shi, Bin Yuan, Qing-Ju Sun, Bing-Hua Jiao Jing-Jian Sun & Ming-Yong Miao

Antimicrobial prescription patterns for common acute infections in some rural & urban health facilities of India 
Kumari Indira K.S, S. J. Chandy, L. Jeyaseelan, Rashmi Kumar & Saradha Suresh

Diagnosis of leptospirosis by recombinant antigen based single serum dilution ELISA 
Sohini Dey, C. Madhan Mohan, P. Ramadass & K. Nachimuthu

A study on nosocomial pathogens in ICU with special reference to multiresistant Acinetobacter baumannii harbouring multiple plasmids 
R.B. Patwardhan, P.K. Dhakephalkar, K.B. Niphadkar & B.A. Chopade

Protective efficacy of Emblica officinalis against Klebsiella pneumoniae induced pneumonia in mice 
A. Saini, S. Sharma & S. Chhibber 

Phenol ammonium sulphate basic fuchsin staining of sputum in pot for the detection of acid-fast bacilli 
N. Selvakumar, Michel Premkumar, Vanaja Kumar, P.G. Gopi S. Sivagamasundari, E. Prabhakaran & P.R. Narayanan

Human development, poverty, health & nutrition situation in India 
G.M. Antony & A. Laxmaiah
Correspondences
Multiplex PCR for the detection of Clostridium botulinum & C. perfringens toxin genes 
Lovely Joshy, Rama Chaudhry & D.S. Chandel

Comparison of disk diffusion, disk potentiation & double disk synergy methods for detection of extended spectrum beta lactamases in Enterobacteriaceae 
Ankur Goyal, Amit Prasad, Ujjala Ghoshal & K.N. Prasad

Experience of conducting a phase I safety & acceptability clinical trial of a candidate vaginal microbicide & lessons learned 
Soma Dutta, Neelam Joglekar, Smita Joshi & J. Reynolds Steven
Book Reviews
Research issues in HIV/AIDS Concise International Chemical Assessment Document (CICAD) 73, Mono- and disubstituted methyltin, butyltin, and octyltin compounds
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