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77 DIAGNOSIS

77 DIAGNOSIS Harrison’s Manual of Medicine 77 DIAGNOSIS Direct Detection Detection by Culture Detection by Serologic Methods Detection by Nucleic Acid Probes Bibliography The laboratory diagnosis of infection requires the demonstration, either directly or indirectly, of viral, bacterial, mycotic, or parasitic agents of disease in tissues, fluids, or excreta of the host. The cornerstone for […]

5.2 Information systems and community diagnosis in developing countries*

5.2 Information systems and community diagnosis in developing countries* Oxford Textbook of Public Health 5.2 Information systems and community diagnosis in developing countries* Chitr Sitthi-Amorn Outline Introduction The objectives of public health actions Improving average health status and reducing the burden of illnesses Reducing health inequities Responding to the legitimate expectations of individuals Improving the […]

HEPATITIS C

HEPATITIS C Virology Epidemiology Clinical Features Differential Diagnosis Methods of Detection Treatment Bibliography Four million Americans are infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV), and 30,000 new cases are expected annually. Hepatitis C is now responsible for 20% of all cases of hepatitis and causes about 10,000 deaths annually in the United States. It is […]