A Study of Eosinophil Count in Nasal and Blood Smear in Allergic Respiratory Diseases in a Rural Setup (Original Work) (Report)

A Study of Eosinophil Count in Nasal and Blood Smear in Allergic Respiratory Diseases in a Rural Setup (Original Work) (Report)

INTRODUCTION Hay fever (allergic rhinitis) and asthma are two very common allergic diseases of the respiratory tract (1). The two have much in common as to age at onset, seasonal manifestations, and causation. Hay fever involves the mucosa, or lining of the upper respiratory tract only, whereas asthma is confined to the bronchial tubes of […]

Comparative Evaluation of Smear Cytology & Hybrid Capture II for the Diagnosis of Cervical Cancer.

Comparative Evaluation of Smear Cytology & Hybrid Capture II for the Diagnosis of Cervical Cancer.

Background & objectives: There is no ideal screening method for cervical cancer in India with the role of human papilloma virus (HPV) detection yet to be established. This study was undertaken to compare the diagnostic accuracy of HPV testing by hybrid capture II (HC-II) with conventional cervical smear cytology for squamous intraepithelial lesions (SIL). Methods: […]