Typhoid fever (TF) is an acute systemic infection caused by Salmonella Typhi, Salmonella Para Typhi A and Salmonella Para Typhi B. It is transmitted by the fecal oral route mainly via contaminated food and water. The developing countries have high rate of morbidity and mortality due to Typhoid fever, epidemics take place in developed world also. There are increased incidences of multi drug resistant in S. typhi strains that has further complicated its management and only a few antibiotics are now effective in treatment of typhoid. We report that the aqueous extracts of fruit peel Citrus sinensis (L.) confer anti typhoid activity against Salmonella Typhi, Salmonella Para Typhi A and Salmonella Para Typhi B respectively on comparison with ciprofloxacin.
Key words: Typhoid fever, Salmonella Typhi, Salmonella Para Typhi A , Salmonella Para Typhi B, anti typhoid activity, Citrus sinensis.
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The carpal tunnel is an anatomical compartment located at the base of the wrist. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a common problem which interferes with the normal use of the hand. About three in 100 men and five in 100 women develop carpal tunnel syndrome at some point in their life. CTS is a condition in which one the median nerve becomes compressed inside a "tunnel" in the wrist. CTS may be job related or associated with other diseases. It can cause various symptoms including pain, numbness, tingling, or a "funny feeling" in the fingers, hand, or wrist. The reference standard for the diagnosis of CTS is electrophysiological testing, other test includes Phalens test, Tinel test and Durkans test. Various non surgical and surgical treatments are present now a day to treat the CTS.
Key words: tunnel syndrome, CTS, funny feeling, Phalens test.
Article No 17
February - 2011 / Volume - 2 / Issue - 12 / Article No - 17 / Review Article
CARPEL TUNNEL SYNDROME : A REVIEW
Gadhave S. V.1*,
Moon R.S., Kshirsagar R.V.
1Department of pharmaceutics,
School of Pharmacy, SRTM University
February - 2011 / Volume - 2/Issue - 12
( Total Articles =25 )
February 2011 Issue