Md Zahirul Haque's research while affiliated with Rajshahi Medical College and other places

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p>The patients present to their physician with their somatic symptoms which are attributable to some medical illness. This is not always true. Sometimes a few patients present with the complaints of prolonged fever for months to year duration. As fever is an important vital sign it gains attention of the physician to work up and reveal the cause. I...
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Introduction Diabetes mellitus is a growing health problem that causes significant morbidity and mortality. 1 It is estimated that more than 3 million people are now suffering from type-2 diabetes in Bangladesh. 2 Certain proteins known collectively as the "acute phase response'' are produced in inflammation mainly by liver. The best known of these...
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Occult hepatitis B (OHB) is defined as the presence of HBV-DNA in liver with or without detectable HBV DNA in serum in patients who are HBsAg negative in currently available assays. Diagnosis of occult HBV infections requires sensitive HBV-DNA PCR assay. Though reports of occult hepatitis B infections are coming from almost every corner of the worl...
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This cross sectional study was done to see the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome and its components among patients attending in the medicine out patient department of BSMMU by using different defining criteria. The metabolic syndrome according to the modified NCEP ATP III criteria was 27.2% (female 32.41% > male 21.7%). However, according to ori...
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