Question of the Day

Q. GLUT receptor mutation is known to produce movement disorders whioch responds to ketogenic diet. More than 50 percent of refractory epilepsies irrespective of the type of seizure improves with ketogenic diet. Does it mean that refractory epilepsies has GLUT receptor mutation or other defects in gluc ...

Teaching Files/ Grand Rounds

A 6 month old girl was diagnosed to have cystic fibrosis (CF) in 2009 in view of recurrent respiratory tract infections and diarrhea with malnutrition. Sweat chloride conductivity test was positive (75 mmol/L equivalent NaCl). She tested positive for ...
How to manage persistent pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in cystic fibrosis?
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Diagnostic Dilemma

A 9 months old boy born of third degree consanguineous marriage presented with recurrent cold and cough (more in mornings) for one and a half months associated with fever. Every time he was treated with some oral medications but had to be admitted 15 days ago and was treated with IV antibiotics, neb ...
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Q. How reliable are the genetic tests to predict drug response in patients?
  • They are very useful and prevent unnecessary medications
  • Their utility is still not established in clinical practice as per US FDA
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