Shraddha Badgujar

Department Community Medicine, Government Medical College, Aurangabad, India


  • Research   
    Seroprevalence of COVID-19 in a City in India: A Community-based Cross-Sectional Study
    Author(s): Bapusaheb Nagargoje, Avesh Palod, Jagannath Dixit, Kananbala Yelikar, Smita Andurkar and Shraddha Badgujar*

    Background: Population-based sero-epidemiological studies explain the extent of SARS-CoV-2 infection. This study was conducted in view of studying the seroprevalence in the second phase of pandemic in Nashik City of Maharashtra a state in western India. Maharashtra has the highest case fatality rate of 23.13%, hence it is necessary to study the extent of spread of infection to propose further management protocols until vaccine is made available to public. Objectives: To understand the current spread of infection in the community and thus imply the need for stringent preventive measures to be followed until the vaccine is made available to all. Methods: A Community based cross-sectional study was conducted in the six ‘Prabhags’ of Nashik Municipal Corporation. House to house survey was done from 9th to 11th of January 2021. Google forms were used for data collection and 3-5.. Read More»

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