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Volume : III, Issue : XI, December - 2013

First Evidence Of Diphtheria Cases In Dhubri District Of Assam, India

Jitendra Sharma , Mridul Malakar And Sashi Gupta

DOI : 10.9780/22307850, Published By : Laxmi Book Publication

Abstract :

First evidence of diphtheria cases in Dhubri district of Assam were come into noticed during the year , 2013. Throat Swab specimens were collected by using sterile applicator stick fr om the suspected patients who showed standard case definition. Corynebacterium diphtheriae was detected among 30% of the collected samples. Most nos of cases were reported fr om Dharmasala BPHC. Infant males were more affected. It was found that sporadic cases of diphtheria were reported over the year in different parts of Dhubri district but rate of diphtheria cases were high during the month of August -September . Affected peoples were inhabitants of chor area.

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Jitendra Sharma , Mridul Malakar And Sashi Gupta, (2013). First Evidence Of Diphtheria Cases In Dhubri District Of Assam, India. Indian Streams Research Journal, Vol. III, Issue. XI, DOI : 10.9780/22307850,

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