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Survey of viral diseases of Ajmer with special reference to dengue
Virology & Mycology

Virology & Mycology
Open Access

ISSN: 2161-0517

Survey of viral diseases of Ajmer with special reference to dengue


6th Euro Virology Congress and Expo

March 10-12, 2016 Madrid, Spain

Rashmi Sharma

SPCGC, Rajasthan, India

Posters & Accepted Abstracts: Virol-mycol

Abstract :

Ajmer is located in the center of Rajasthan (INDIA) between 25 0 38 â?? and 26 0 58 â?? north Latitude and 73 0 54 â?? and 75 0 22â? east longitude covering a geographical area of about 8481sq km hemmed in all sides by Aravalli hills . About 7 miles from the city is Pushkar lake created by the touch of lord Brahma. The Dargah of khawaja Moinuddinchisti is holiest shrine next to Mecca in the world. Ajmer has hot dry summer and cold bracing winter. The winter extends from November to February and summer extends from March to June followed by rainy season till mid-September. The temperature varies from 2oC in winter and 490 C in summer. The normal annual rainfall is 527.3mm. The seasons of viral diseases are March and September. In year 2015 more than 200 cases of Dengue (breakbone fever) were registered. Dengue is mosquito born tropical disease. Virus is +ssRNA enveloped. Symptoms include fever, headache, muscle pain, skin rash. It can be life threatening dengue hemorrhagic fever resulting in bleeding, low level blood platelets and plasma leakage. In dengue shock syndrome dangerously low B.P. occurs. In the present study cases of dengue were studied in Ajmer with reference to different age groups.

Biography :

Dr. Rashmi Sharma has completed her PhD in 2001 on the topic “Studies on certain Substances Antagonizing the action of Vitamin A during regeneration in amphibians.” She has more than 17 years of teaching and research experience. She has published many papers in repute journals. She has attended more than 70 conferences both national and International. She is also doing post doctorate.

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