Immune Thrombocytopenia

Tahir Sultan Shamsi

Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) is characterized by immune mediated platelet destruction in the body. Autoantibodies are …

Received: September 12, 2019
Accepted: September 26, 2019

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.44.0129

Screening of Probiotics Efficiency to Inhibit Persistent Biofilm-Related
Infections

Aziz Fatima, Kainat Ahmed Khan, Faiza Ahad

Abstract: Probiotics are live bacteria. They are administered in food, with beneficial effects to the host, help to prevent or treat diseases, the majority of which are gastrointestinal.

Received: February 11, 2019
Revised: November 07, 2019
Accepted: November 08, 2019

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.44.0131


Medical Errors in a Newly Established Teaching Hospital- Some Lessons Learnt for Better Practices

Nida Anwar, Haya Ul Mujtaba, Naveena Fatima, Abdul Latif, Tahir Sultan Shamsi

Abstract: Objective: Medical errors (MEs) are flaws in implementation of act and failure of planning associated with patients. To avoid errors healthcare units are trying to make safer strategies that decrease morbidity and mortality due to MEs.

Received: October 04, 2019
Revised: November 30, 2019
Accepted: December 03, 2019

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.44.0136


Frequency of Pulmonary Mycobacterium Tuberculosis among Patients of Civil Hospital New Darband

Shah Zeb, Noorullah

Abstract: Objective: The contemporary study conceded out on distribution of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in civil hospital new Darband and its rural areas such as Serri, Shanayia, Sookal, Baghwai and Nika paani.

Received: October 21, 2019
Revised: December 15, 2019
Accepted: December 17, 2019

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.44.0141


Procalcitonin (ProCT): A Reliable Marker of Sepsis. A Single Centre Experience

Shabnam Dildar, Jawad Hassan, Tahir Sultan Shamsi

Abstract: Objective: Sepsis occurs in hematological disorders due to neutropenia, clinical signs and symptoms are not specific for its diagnosis. Early biomarkers are potentially helpful for the diagnosis in these patients.

Received: August 21, 2019
Revised: September 26, 2019
Accepted: September 30, 2019

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.44.0148

Vaccination against Hepatitis B Virus through Various Strategies

Rana Khalid Iqbal, Alia Imtiaz, Anzeela Yousaf , Fatima Kanwal, Muhammad Baber

Abstract: Hepatitis is the inflammation of liver which cause liver cirrhosis. It is the health problem. This may be acute or chronic. The chronic stage of hepatitis leads to liver cancer which is the last stage and ultimately causes death.

Received: June 03, 2019
Revised: October 31, 2019
Accepted: November 15, 2019

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.44.0153


Nipah Virus- A Rapidly Emerging Zoonoses: A Mini Review

Sidra Zafar, Zareen Fatima, Muneeza Ekram

Abstract: Nipah virus is one of the deadliest viruses of Paramyxoviridae family, of the order Mononegavirales. The virus is harbored by Pteropus fruit bats and transmitted to pigs via partially eaten fruits or direct exposure to infectious bat secretions.

Received: August 07, 2019
Revised: October 28, 2019
Accepted: October 30, 2019

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.44.0158

A Teenager of Myelodysplastic Syndrome with Fibrosis and Monosomy 7

Samra Waheed, Aisha Jamal, Naeem Abbas, Nida Anwar, Tahir Sultan Shamsi

Abstract: Extensive fibrosis in myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) is relatively infrequent and associated with worst prognosis. It hasbeen classified as a specific entity by WHO.

Received: August 19, 2019
Revised: September 25, 2019
Accepted: September 26, 2019

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.44.0163


Hypopituitarism as a Rare Cause of Hyponatremia

Ozge Kurtkulagi, Gulali Aktas, Mehmat Z. Kocak, Satilmis Bilgin, Tuba T. Duman, Burcin M. Atak, Haluk Savli

Abstract: Hypopituitarism is defined as pituitary hormone (or hormones) deficiency caused by dysfunction of pituitary gland and/or hypothalamus. Clinical findings and diagnostic procedure depend to the deficient pituitary hormone.

Received: September 11, 2019
Revised: October 28, 2019
Accepted: October 29, 2019

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.44.0167


Disseminated Cytomegalovirus Infection in a Patient with RAG2 Mutation SCID Transmitted via Breast Feeding: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Asma Danish, Samreen Kulsoom, Saqib Hussain Ansari, Tahir Sultan Shamsi

Abstract: Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection poses a serious threat to immunocompromised patients in early life. Transmission of CMV to newborn via breastfeeding is a recognized mode.

Received: July 04, 2019
Revised: November 11, 2019
Accepted: November 25, 2019

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.44.0170


HB Q India in Two Sindhi Hindu Families of Sindh

Veena Kanwal, Jawad Hassan, Shariq Ahmed, Eisha Usman, Nida Anwar, Saqib Hussain Ansari,Tahir Sultan Shamsi

Abstract: Hemoglobin Q is one of the alpha chain variants resulting from structural changes in alpha 1 globin gene. It is often heterozygous in form and clinically silent even in the presence of beta thalassemia trait in compound heterozygous form.

Received: October 01, 2019
Revised: December 02, 2019
Accepted: December 03, 2019

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doi.org/10.21089/njhs.44.0174

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