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On the epidemic malarial fever of Assam or kala-azar

by Leonard Rogers

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Published by Published by the Royal Medical and Chirurgical Society and sold by H.K. Lewis in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hookworm disease,
  • Visceral Leishmaniasis,
  • Ancylostomiasis,
  • Malaria,
  • Kala-azar

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Leonard Rogers
    The Physical Object
    Pagination17 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26517727M

    R onald Ross, son of an Army Major, a brilliant and polyvalent mind, poet of romantic lyrics, part time novelist, playwright, painter, musician and mathematician, who never wanted to be a medical practitioner, became a researcher by accident, designed some of the most elegant experiments with sheer instincts and his own shrewd observations and ultimately won the second ever Nobel Prize in.   Abstract. The possibility that the high frequency of treatment failures in Indian kala-azar might be due to infection with antimony-resistant strains of Leishmania donovani has not been experimentally addressed.L. donovani isolates were obtained from splenic aspiration smears of 24 patients in Bihar, India, who either did not respond (15) or did respond (9) to 1 or more full courses of Cited by:

      Kala azar is another name given to visceral leishmaniasis (VL), a parasitic disease endemic in around 70 countries worldwide. South Sudan has the second highest number of .   This monsoon, Assam takes on malaria The heavy rains of the south-west monsoon are a few weeks away and malaria usually follows, in Assam. The state has 20 per cent of malaria deaths in India, but this time, doctors say they have taken substantive measures. Ratna Bharali Talukdar reports.

    word study. index: a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9. Kala-azar is endemic in Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal and parts of Uttar Pradesh. The Central Government initiated Kala-azar control Programme from incorporating assistance for procurement of insecticides and anti-leishmanial drugs. The National Health Policy envisaged a goal of Kala-azar Elimination by the year


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Full text of "Report of an investigation of the epidemic of malarial fever in Assam, or kala-azar [electronic resource]" See other formats. To the Editor: Kala-azar (visceral leishmaniasis) is a fatal disease caused by a protozoan parasite Leishmania donovani and transmitted by the female sandfly, Phlebotomus the state of Assam, India, kala-azar epidemics occurred during – and resulted in thousands of deaths in the districts of Kamrup, Garo Hills, Goalpara, and Nagaon (1,2).

The Results of Segregation of Cases and Moving from Infected Sites in eradicating the Assam Epidemic Malarial Fever, or Kala-azarAuthor: Leonard Rogers. The Assam Fever In medical journalism and common parlance alike,kala-azar or visceral leishmaniasis (black water fever) continues to be referred as ‘the Assam Fever’.Bodhisattva Kar examines how this silent traffic of images was allowed in the composite medical memory over more than a century,and how the name of Assam,a frontier province of.

Title(s): Report of an investigation of the epidemic of malarial fever in Assam, or, Leonard Rogers Country of Publication: India Publisher: Shillong, Printed at. Kala-azar in Assam: An Account of the Preventive Operations, toand Notes on the Epidemiology of the Disease in Assam and India T.

McCombie Young H.K. Lewis & Company Limited, - Assam (India) - 76 pages. in his book on Aestivo-autumnal Fevers () lays down the rule that any uncomplicated fever lasting more than six days and resistant to quinine properly given is not malarial.

The conclusion, then, to be drawn is that the malarial parasite is not the only organism which produces a condition of the system characterized by splenic enlargement; and. Report of an investigation of the epidemic of malarial fever in Assam, or kala-azar Report of the Drainage Committee, Bengal Report of the expedition for the study of the causes of malaria, despatched to Sierra Leone, West Africa, under the leadership of Major Ronald Ross (Late Indian Medical Service), by the Liverpool School of Tropical.

A viral illness caused by the Junin arenavirus. characterised by mucocutaneous hemorrhage and fever. First discovered in Argentina. Assam fever: Another name for visceral leishmaniasis; also called dumdum fever, black fever or kala-azar.

Assam is a state in northeastern India where an epidemic occurred in the s and by: In the case, however, of the epidemic communicable forms of malarial fever (such as I have recently shown the Assam disease, locally known as under the name of Kala-azar, to be), it is quite certain that the plasmodium malarise must in some way escape from the body of one person and gain access to that of another, either directly through the Author: Leonard Rogers.

This is a well-written and most interesting account of the author's fight with kala azar during the fourteen years he was in charge of the sanitary department of Assam, which resulted in the most gratifying success both in treatment and prevention.

Sanitary prevention was continued on the lines laid down by Dodds PRICE in the early nineties, isolation of the infected and removal of the Author: T. Young, L. Rogers. remittent fever and frequently death with typhoid-like symptoms in one to three weeks.

Soswift a death wouldbeunlikely in kala azar, but Elliot mentionedcases of longer duration in which remittent fever resistant to quinine occurred with gross enlargement of the spleen.

Herecommended treatment with laxatives and blistersCited by: The lower bengal burdwan epidemic fever reviewed and compared with the present Assam epidemic malarial fever (kala-azar).

Indian med. Gaz. 32, (). Google ScholarCited by: 3. abscess admitted amoebic appears Assam attack bacillus Bengal benign tertian blood Bombay cachexia Calcutta cent cerebro-spinal Chart clinical complication confirmed continued fever continued type definite dengue described dilutions disease doses duration dysentery early stages enlargement epidemic European examination fatal Fever in India.

Kala-azar was a lethal disease in colonial India. Charles Donovan of the Indian Medical Service (IMS) in Madras discovered the parasite independently in while William Boog Leishman was carryin Cited by: 6. Biographical notes. Rogers was born at Helston, Cornwall, and educated at Tavistock Grammar School, Plymouth College, and St Mary's Hospital, London.3–9 He joined the Indian Medical Service (IMS) inprimarily as a pathologist.

He initially investigated kala-azar (visceral leishmaniasis) in Assam,10 where this disease was epidemic, and came to the conclusion that it was a form of Cited by: 7.

Report of the Investigation of the Epidemic of Malarial Fever in Assam or Kala-azar. Shillong: Assam Secretariat Printing Office, ; Government of Bengal, Medical Department, MayProceeding No.

34, London: Wellcome Trust Archives (hereafter WTA).Cited by: 6. Sir Ronald Ross KCB KCMG FRS FRCS (13 May – 16 September ) was a British medical doctor who received the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in for his work on the transmission of malaria, becoming the first British Nobel laureate, and the first born outside discovery of the malarial parasite in the gastrointestinal tract of a mosquito in proved that malaria Awards: FRS (), Nobel Prize in Physiology.

breed. The rapid progress of malaria, kala-azar and yellow fever towards the areas close to the tea gardens alarmed the government that the tea garden workers who were unskilled and poor were being infected by fever kala-azar 12 Kumar Anil, Medicine And The Raj: British Medical Policy A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the : Asha Chowdhry.New treatment for kala azar, the most deadly parasitic disease after malaria [Nairobi, Kenya – Septem ] Urgent support needed for governments to roll out treatments and control disease East Africa is fighting the worst kala azar outbreak in a decade.