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Skala M F - - 1994
Dramatic media reports of recent outbreaks of illness caused by Escherichia coli O157:H7 have drawn national attention to this emerging pathogen. In 1993, a widely publicized outbreak of over 500 culture-confirmed cases was traced to fast-food hamburgers in Washington, Idaho, Nevada and California. Closer to home, the first (and still ...
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In 1993, a total of 6586 cases of pertussis was reported in the United States, including 70 in Arizona. On June 27, 1994, a case of Bordetella pertussis disease caused by a strain resistant to erythromycin was reported to the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) from Yuma County (1990 ...
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A high proportion of recent human rabies cases diagnosed in the United States have been acquired outside the country and have lacked a history of animal bite exposure. On June 21, 1994, a 40-year-old man died in a hospital in Miami following a subacute and progressive neurologic syndrome; rabies had ...
Dehner L P - - 1994
Congenital syphilis had almost become a forgotten disease with the advent of maternal prenatal serology and penicillin therapy for infected mothers. From the 1950s into the mid-1980s, cases of congenital syphilis steadily declined to only 688 cases in the United States in 1988; however, the number of cases increased to ...
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As of July 2, 1994 (week 26), local and state health departments in 31 states had reported a provisional total of 730 measles cases* to CDC for 1994 (1) (Figure 1). This represents a greater than fourfold increase over the historic low of 167 cases reported by 18 states during ...
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During April 1-May 25, 1994, a chain of measles transmission began in Breckenridge, Colorado, and extended into nine additional states; a total of 247 measles cases were reported, representing 36% of all U.S. measles cases reported to the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System (excluding those reported from U.S. territories) through ...
Pappagianis D - - 1994
Coccidioidomycosis is endemic in California. In an 11-year period from the beginning of 1980 to the end of 1990, an average of approximately 400-500 cases per year were reported to the California State Department of Health Services (CSDHS). In 1990, 441 cases were reported. However, a striking increase in the ...
Martin-Mazuelos E - - 1994
We report on an outbreak of laboratory-acquired brucellosis involving four technicians working at a microbiology laboratory. All cases occurred in a period of 4 months. Blood cultures and the Rose Bengal test were positive for Brucella spp. in all cases. Microagglutination was positive for Brucella spp. at titers of between ...
Kappus K D - - 1994
To document patterns of intestinal parasitism in the United States, we analyzed results of 216,275 stool specimens examined by the state diagnostic laboratories in 1987; parasites were found in 20.0%. Percentages were highest for protozoans: Giardia lamblia (7.2%), Entamoeba coli and Endolimax nana (4.2% each), Blastocystis hominis (2.6%), and Entamoeba ...
Butler J C - - 1994
Studies from developing countries suggest that persons with household-acquired (HA) measles are at greater risk of severe illness than persons with community-acquired (CA) infection. Reported measles cases occurring among Milwaukee residents from May 1989 to June 1990 were used to assess whether household-acquisition was a risk factor for severe measles ...
Declercq E R - - 1994
The case of Hanna Porn affords an opportunity to examine how the laws that led to the abolition of midwifery in Massachusetts evolved and were applied to the midwife whose case set the state legal precedent. Mrs Porn served primarily a Finnish-Swedish clientele of wives of laborers. The outcomes of ...
- - 1994
Although the incidence of rabies is low among domestic animals in the United States, the recent increase in the occurrence of wildlife rabies has increased the risk for infection of humans. From 1991 to 1992, the number of reported cases of rabies in raccoons increased 40%, from 3079 to 4311. ...
Weber J T - - 1994
OBJECTIVE: To assess risks for cholera in the United States. DESIGN: Review of published reports of cholera outbreaks and sporadic cases and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) memoranda and laboratory reports. PATIENTS: Persons with symptomatic laboratory-diagnosed cholera treated in the United States and territories. RESULTS: From 1965 through ...
Almog R - - 1994
Outbreaks of meningococcal disease were observed for the first time in the Israel Defence Force (I.D.F.) in 1992 and 1993, while in previous years, cases appeared in sporadic fashion. Two episodes in the winter of 1992 involving three and two individuals, respectively, were caused by Neisseria meningitidis group C, which ...
Hunt D A - - 1994
Twelve children and one adult in Gloucestershire fell ill with cryptosporidiosis in March 1992. Ten cases lived in or near a particular Cotswold town. Eight of these had visited a swimming pool within 24 hours of a suspected faecal accident, and two may have been secondary cases. Of the three ...
Funayama M - - 1994
Five cases of repeated neonaticides were reported in Hokkaido, the northernmost island of Japan, during the 10 years from 1983 to 1992. Four or more neonates were involved in each case by each mother. All the suspected mothers were not mentally ill. Two of them were single and the rest ...
- - 1994
In June 1993, a newly recognized hantavirus was identified as the etiologic agent of an outbreak of severe respiratory illness (hantavirus pulmonary syndrome [HPS]) in the southwestern United States. Since this problem was recognized, sporadic cases have been identified from a wide geographic area in the western United States. This ...
Chatman, Mark L.
392 pages (PDF version). File size: 29219.989 KB. A U.S. Bureau of Mines Mineral Land Assessment open-file report
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177 pages (PDF version). File size: 14541.259 KB. A U.S. Bureau of Mines Mineral Land Assessment open-file report
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Ramakrishnan K - - 1994
This article reviews the various aspects of tannin, which is finding varied uses in leather industry and pharmaceutics.
Shapiro M J - - 1994
Train accidents involving motor vehicles and pedestrians can be devastating. Approximately 1,234 fatalities were recorded in the United States in 1989. The literature from the United States is sparse, prompting a 7-year review of 23 consecutive train accident victims. Twenty (87%) were male, with an average age of 30.6 years. ...
- - 1993
Foodborne infections cause an estimated 6.5 million cases of human illness and 9000 deaths annually in the United States. Salmonella is the most commonly reported cause of foodborne outbreaks, accounting for 28% of such outbreaks of known etiology and 45% of outbreak-associated cases during 1973-1987. During 1985-1992, state and territorial ...
Price T A - - 1993
Fasciola hepatica, a zoonotic liver fluke, can cause disease in humans. Fascioliasis, while common in some tropical and developing countries, is uncommon in the United States. We report two cases of fascioliasis that illustrate both the hepatic and biliary stages of the disease. Clinical features and diagnostic aspects including serologic, ...
Hopkins D R - - 1993
Beginning with the International Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Decade (1981-1990), an increasingly broad coalition of international and bilateral agencies, organizations, private companies, and other institutions have joined forces to eradicate dracunculiasis (Guinea worm disease). From an estimated annual incidence of 10 million persons just before the campaign began, the ...
Webster L A - - 1993
Chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted bacterial pathogen in the United States; however, no precise data on the prevalence and incidence of chlamydia infection are available because currently no comprehensive national surveillance system exists for chlamydia. Despite the absence of such a system, states do report numbers of male ...
Webster L A - - 1993
From 1986 through 1990, an epidemic of syphilis occurred throughout the United States. In 1991, the number of reported cases of primary and secondary (P&S) syphilis in the United States declined for the first time since 1985. To examine how this decline reflected sex-specific, race/ethnicity-specific, and regional patterns of syphilis ...
vom Dorp H E - - 1993
After an overview of salmonellosis, its epidemiology is described and techniques are discussed by which the disease could be brought under control. A review is made of all salmonellosis cases reported to the Department of Health Epidemiology Branch for calendar years 1987 to 1990. This data is compared with national ...
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During 1992, state and territorial health departments reported 47,095 cases of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) to CDC, an increase of 3.5% over the 45,499 cases reported in 1991. As in previous years, most (50.8%) cases were attributable to transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) among homosexual/bisexual men (Table 1). This ...
el-Hassan A M - - 1993
Since the start in 1988 of the present epidemic of kala-azar (visceral leishmaniasis) in western Upper Nile state in southern Sudan, the epidemiology of the disease in all parts of the Sudan where kala-azar has been reported was reassessed by the Leishmaniasis Research Group in Khartoum. In this paper, the ...
D'Alonzo G E - - 1993
During the past decade, asthma morbidity and mortality have increased noticeably. Although the reasons for the increase are not clear, the prevalence of asthma has been reported to be increasing not only in the United States but also in other countries throughout the world, including the United Kingdom, New Zealand, ...
Fogelman V - - 1993
The epizootic of rabies in raccoons in Maryland has been accompanied by 129 confirmed cases of rabies in cats from Jan 1, 1983 to Sept 30, 1992 and only 12 cases in dogs. An epidemiologic and clinical study of rabies in cats was conducted for the period Jan 1, 1983 ...
Jones A L - - 1993
Despite the marked decline in frequency of neurosyphilis over the past three decades in the United Kingdom, new cases continue to appear both sporadically and as a complication of HIV infection. There is clinical evidence that neurosyphilis is becoming less typical. We describe a case of neurosyphilis presenting predominantly with ...
Strupp W C WC - - 1993
This article presents a recently developed porcelain-fused-to-metal dental material, which combines strength and durability with aesthetics and can be used in the anterior as well as posterior regions. Developed in Europe, this system is now available in the United States and can be used in conjunction with all conventional restorations. ...
Gregory R J - - 1993
A survey carried out in the Manawatu-Wanganui region of New Zealand gathered data on 80 of 84 identified individuals with Multiple Sclerosis. Results related to the employment of these people are reported. Notably, many people with Multiple Sclerosis are forced to surrender their jobs before retirement. More than half reported ...
Rosenblatt W H - - 1993
OBJECTIVE: To provide a mechanism for addressing the need for consistency and projection in overseas donation of surgical supplies, we conducted a case-by-case inventory of unused materials recovered from all surgical procedures in our facility over a 2.5-month period. DESIGN: Unused surgical supplies were recovered in coded bags from individual ...
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Surveillance for Lyme disease (LD) was initiated by CDC in 1982 (1), and in 1990, the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) approved a resolution making LD nationally reportable. During 1982-1991, states reported 40,195 cases of LD. In 1992, LD accounted for more than 90% of all reported vectorborne ...
Birkhead G S - - 1993
The largest outbreak of typhoid fever in the United States since 1981 occurred in 1989 among guests and staff at a New York hotel. There were 43 culture-confirmed and 24 probable cases among guests, 1 culture-confirmed case and 1 asymptomatic culture-positive case among hotel employees, and 1 culture-confirmed secondary case. ...
Sagerman P M - - 1993
We report a case of a 12-year-old boy with a large perianal condyloma. The lesion was found to contain both spirochetes (Warthin-Starry stain) and human papillomavirus types 6 or 11 (in situ hybridization). Because of persistent negative serologies for syphilis and lack of other clinical stigmata of syphilis, the lesion ...
- - 1993
Latent syphilis (i.e., the presence of serological evidence for syphilis without clinical manifestations) is divided into early latent ([EL] less than 1-year's duration) and late latent ([LL] more than 1-year's duration) stages (1). LL syphilis, which is often associated with low nontreponemal test (e.g., rapid plasma reagin [RPR]) titers and ...
Elson M L - - 1993
BACKGROUND: The media and litigation in the United States have alleged a link between the use of injectable bovine collagen and the development of autoimmune disease, specifically dermatomyositis/polymyositis. OBJECTIVE: To present the scientific and epidemiologic data with regard to this issue. METHODS: Literature was reviewed as well as reports to ...
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During 1991, reported cases of coccidioidomycosis (i.e., valley fever) in California increased more than three-fold over the annual number of cases reported since 1986; during 1992, the number of reported cases increased 10-fold. Coccidioidomycosis, a fungal disease caused by Coccidioides immitis, is endemic in certain parts of Arizona, California, Nevada, ...
Armstrong, Robert C.
29 pages (PDF version). File size: 1116.174 KB. A U.S. Bureau of Mines Mineral Land Assessment open-file report.
Brown, S. Don.
49 pages (PDF version). File size: 2591.497 KB. A U.S. Bureau of Mines Mineral Land Assessment open-file report.
Brown, S. Don.
61 pages (PDF version). File size: 3165.885 KB. A U.S. Bureau of Mines Mineral Land Assessment open-file report
Chatman, Mark L.
327 pages (PDF version). File size: 18077.297 KB. A U.S. Bureau of Mines Mineral Land Assessment open-file report.
Armstrong, Robert C.
38 pages (PDF version). File size: 2256.485 KB. A U.S. Bureau of Mines Mineral Land Assessment open-file report.
Krout J A - - 1993
This article presents an overview of case management activities for rural elders in the United States through an analysis of data collected from 553 case management providers in late 1990. Information about the following areas is presented: type of organization; number of staff and its educational background; definitions and goals ...
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Because it appears that the last case of poliomyelitis caused by transmission of indigenous wild poliovirus occurred 2 years ago on 23 August 1991 in Peru, the challenge for PAHO is to develop a methodology of certification that will convince the rest of the world that the eradication of poliomyelitis ...
Seltzer L G - - 1993
A case of urethral calculus in a child is presented. While there are several reviews of urethral stones from centers in Europe and Asia, a number of which include pediatric patients, we are not aware of descriptions of urethral calculi in childhood in patients in the United States or elsewhere ...
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