Measles

It is an acute viral infection Characterised by high-grade fever, pathognomonic exanthema (koplick spots), a typical maculopapular rash. Measles is caused by the Measles virus. measles is highly contagious, the virus replicates in the nose and throat of the infected child or adult .when someone with measles coughs, sneezes or talks, infected droplets spray into the air, … Continue reading Measles

Typhoid fever

Causative organism: Salmonella typhi Mode of transmission: Faeco - oral route, urine-oral route either directly through hands soiled with faeces or urine of cases or carriers or indirectly by ingestion of contaminated water, milk, food. Incubation Period: 7-14 days Clinical manifestations: High fever (103-104 F)HeadacheNauseaVomitingAbdominal crampsDiarrhoea or ConstipationCoughHepatomegalySplenomegalyRelative bradycardiaDicrotic pulseRose spots Laboratory Diagnosis: Complete blood … Continue reading Typhoid fever