Daily Archives: March 20, 2019

Cryptosporidium and Giardia detection: Microscopy to genetic signature based methods

Cryptosporidium and Giardia are the most commonly occurring enteric protozoan parasites. These pathogens can cause gastrointestinal diseases that may lead to nutritional imbalances and severe health problems. The severity of disease is most often seen among children

Fatal asthma, thunderstorms and grass pollen

Pathogenesis of thunderstorm asthma

More than a dozen epidemics of thunderstorm-related acute severe asthma have been reported in past 3 decades. The largest event occurred in Melbourne Australia (October 2016) affected more than 8,000 individuals and resulted in ten deaths. This