Search Results
Results 201 - 250 of 884
< 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 >
Ruiz Marco - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: To review and discuss the available literature for rabies control in Latin America. METHODS: A literature search was conducted in PubMed through October 2008. Articles in English, Spanish and Portuguese were reviewed. RESULTS: Recent reports indicate that the region is close to achieve the goal of eliminating human rabies ...
Lloyd Christopher - - 2010
Abstract: Five cases of late-stage abortion in dama gazelle (Gazella dama) occurred in the United Arab Emirates. Histopathologic and molecular diagnostics found the abortions to be associated with Coxiella burnetii infection. Examination of the herd 6 mo later revealed a significant number of serologically positive animals but failed to detect ...
Joshi Yogesh - - 2010
Based on a literature survey and assessment of the important features of lichen genus Buellia (spore shape and size, anatomy of the exciple as well as analysis of the lichen substances), the present paper describes four new records of B. maritima, B. polyspora, B. spuria and B. stellulata from South ...
Johnson Amy L - - 2010
The objective of the current retrospective study was to describe naturally occurring type A botulism in horses in the United States. In the past 10 years, the Botulism Laboratory at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Veterinary Medicine has identified 3 isolated cases and 8 outbreaks of type A botulism ...
Bonebrake Amanda L - - 2010
In 2006, nearly 6,000 mumps cases were reported in the United States, 795 of which occurred in Illinois. In Chicago, 1 healthcare institution experienced ongoing transmission for 4 weeks. This study examines the outbreak epidemiology and quantifies the financial affect on this organization. This retrospective cohort study was conducted through ...
Langley Ricky L - - 2010
OBJECTIVE: Severe injuries and fatalities can occur from an alligator attack. Encounters with alligators appear to be increasing in the United States. This review provides information from alligator attacks reported in the United States as well as infections that may occur after an alligator bite. METHODS: Telephone interviews were conducted ...
Bryant Elizabeth - - 2010
Nocardiosis remains a fairly uncommon disease in the United States. Cutaneous nocardiosis is one of many infections that can spread in a sporotrichoid pattern and therefore can be difficult to diagnose without a high index of suspicion. It is mainly caused by Nocardia asteroides and Nocardia brasiliensis, with N brasiliensis ...
Irazuzta Jose - - 2010
Objective. The optimal management of pediatric patients with arterial ischemic stroke (AIS) is not known. Despite this, goal-oriented, time-sensitive therapies geared to rapid reestablishment of arterial blood flow are occasionally applied with beneficial effects. The inconsistent approach to AIS is in part due to a lack of knowledge and preparedness. ...
Walling Hobart W - - 2010
Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a common disease with worldwide prevalence, affecting up to 20% of children and 3% of adults. Recent evidence regarding pathogenesis has implicated epidermal barrier defects deriving from filagrin mutations with resulting secondary inflammation. In this report, the authors comprehensively review the literature on atopic dermatitis therapy, ...
Navia Denise - - 2010
The citrus Hindu mite, Schizotetranychus hindustanicus (Hirst), is reported for the first time in Brazil and for the second time in South America. Mite specimens were collected from citrus in the municipality of Boa Vista, State of Roraima, northern Brazil. Symptoms associated with S.hindustanicus infestations on citrus are described. The ...
Oliveira Heloiza H - - 2010
In an region of Atlantic Rainforest corresponding to the geopolitical area of the Pedra Branca State Park, Rio de Janeiro, southeastern Brazil, 160 small mammals were captured, of which 64 rodents and 96 marsupials from October 2005 to October 2007. There were collected in these hosts six flea species from ...
Nath Reema - - 2010
Dirofilaria is a parasite of domestic and wild animals that can infect humans accidentally. It is being reported in increasing numbers from Mediterranean countries like Italy. In India this infection is occasionally being reported. We report three cases of ocular dirofilariasis from the state of Assam presenting as periorbital and ...
Wolf Barbara C - - 2009
Parasailing is a recreational sport that is generally considered to be of little risk to the participants. Typically, the passenger launches from a motorboat with a specially designed winch that pulls him or her back to the boat at the end of the ride. The sport is not regulated at ...
Mertins James W - - 2009
Among several unusual species collected during surveillance of ectoparasites on wildlife hosts in the southeastern United States and Caribbean Region, the larvae of a new species of Whartonacarus were encountered in 2003 on a cattle egret, Bubulcus ibis (L.), in the Florida Keys. This is the first record for a ...
Nielsen Lewis T - - 2009
Twenty-nine mosquito species belonging to 4 genera are reported for Glacier National Park, Montana. These include 22 originally reported by H.G. Dyar and 7 additional records, one of which, Ochlerotatus euedes (=Aedes eueedes) is a new state record for Montana.
Andrade Filho Jos? D - - 2009
The phlebotomine sandflies of the state of Alagoas are poorly known, with more than 40 years since the last report on sandflies in the state. In here, Psathyromyia brasiliensis (Costa Lima), Micropygomyia quinquefer (Dyar,) and Evandromyia termitophila (Martins, Falc?o & Silva) are registered for the first time in Alagoas. This ...
Merlin Mark A - - 2009
The authors review the preparation, implementation, and management of the US Airways Flight 1549 Hudson River crash. This is a review of the experience of NJ. The state planning that created the ability to execute the treatment of patients from time of impact in the river until debriefing is reviewed.
Sproson E L - - 2009
OBJECTIVE: We present an unusual case of a 12-year-old child with state-dependent laryngomalacia presenting after anaesthesia with a laryngeal mask airway. METHOD: Current literature on state-dependent laryngomalacia and injury following laryngeal mask use is reviewed. RESULTS: A child who had previously suffered with laryngomalacia as an infant presented with disturbed ...
Fernandes Berenice M M - - 2009
Fifty four specimens of marine fish belonging to seven species collected from the coast of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil were examined for helminths, and results relating to Monogenea and Digenea are presented. The monogeneans Metamicrocotyla macracantha, Microcotyle pomatomi and Gotocotyla acanthura are reported in new hosts. The ...
Doganay Mehmet - - 2009
Anthrax is an endemic disease in Turkey, among other countries of the world. The potential of Bacillus anthracis as a bioterrorism agent makes anthrax an important global issue. The aim of the present study was to review human anthrax in Turkey during the last decade. Human anthrax cases recorded from ...
Schneider Maria Cristina - - 2009
Human rabies transmitted by vampire bats reached new heights in Latin America in 2005. A total of 55 human cases were reported in several outbreaks, 41 of them in the Amazon region of Brazil. Peru and Brazil had the highest number of reported cases from 1975 to 2006. In Peru, ...
Harvala Heli H Specialist Virology Centre, Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, United Kingdom. - - 2009
Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) is rare, but the most severe of the mosquito-borne encephalitides in the United States with a high case fatality rate of 30%. Here, we present a patient with EEE. EEE virus causes sporadic human disease in the Eastern parts of the United States, but the case ...
Couturier E - - 2009
Since September 2008, 26 cases of hepatitis A with a history of travel to Egypt have been reported in France. Investigations indicate that a common source of contamination linked to Nile river cruises is the most likely explanation of the increase in the number of cases reported in France as ...
Bernard H - - 2009
From September to November 2008, 34 cases of hepatitis A imported from Egypt were reported to the German public health authorities. Investigations point to a continuing common source of infection, most likely linked to Nile river cruises. The patients affected had not been vaccinated, which emphasises the need for more ...
Hrivniaková L - - 2009
We describe an outbreak of hepatitis A in Lomnicka, a village in the eastern part of Slovakia. The outbreak was limited to the village and did not spread either to other districts of Slovakia or to the neighbouring countries. The number of cases reported from 28 August to 30 November ...
Perevoscikovs J - - 2009
An outbreak of hepatitis A has been ongoing in Latvia with 2,817 confirmed cases reported between 20 November 2007 and 31 December 2008. Initially the spread of infection was due to transmission among drug users and other high-risk groups, as well as several outbreaks in Riga (affecting a school and ...
- - 2009
We report an outbreak of Legionnaires disease in neonates, affecting 11 newborn babies. The case fatality rate is currently 27%. The outbreak has been confirmed by detection of Legionella pneumophila antigen in eight of the 11 cases. Tests are in progress to determine the source of infection.
Jones Holly P - - 2009
Recent reports on the state of the global environment provide evidence that humankind is inflicting great damage to the very ecosystems that support human livelihoods. The reports further predict that ecosystems will take centuries to recover from damages if they recover at all. Accordingly, there is despair that we are ...
Rivers Megan N - - 2009
Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) is a rare cardiopulmonary disease that was first described after a 1993 epidemic in the southwestern United States. This study reviewed all cases reported in Texas to date. We reviewed case report forms submitted to the Texas Department of State Health Services and medical records (when ...
Adjemian Jennifer Zipser - - 2009
Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) occurs throughout much of the United States, ranging in clinical severity from moderate to fatal infection. Yet, little is known about possible differences among severity levels across geographic locations. To identify significant spatial clusters of severe and non-severe disease, RMSF cases reported to Centers for ...
Tian Yu - - 2009
The association between primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) and autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA) is uncommon; only fourteen such case reports have been described. In this report, three patients who developed AIHA on the basis of PBC underwent successful therapy with corticosteroids and ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA). Patient 3 was more complicated, suffering ...
Hanson Suzanne - - 2009
To date, most studies on paternal childbirth fears have been exploratory or descriptive, conducted outside of the United States, and focused mainly on White, first-time fathers. Identified fears include harm to the mother or newborn, partner pain, feelings of helplessness, lack of knowledge, and fear of high-risk intervention. Fathers often ...
Jones Holly P - - 2009
BACKGROUND: Recent reports on the state of the global environment provide evidence that humankind is inflicting great damage to the very ecosystems that support human livelihoods. The reports further predict that ecosystems will take centuries to recover from damages if they recover at all. Accordingly, there is despair that we ...
Velicko I - - 2008
Syphilis has re-emerged in western Europe since 2000. Changes in sexual behaviour have facilitated the spread of syphilis especially among men who have sex with men (MSM) and improved surveillance systems and case detection have lead to an increase in the reported numbers of cases. This report describes recent trends ...
Bruce, AJ
Periclimenes attenuatus, a new species of pontoniid found in association with an unidentified crinoid from the Duke of York Islands, New Ireland, Bismarck Archipelago, is described and its morphology illustrated. The distinctive features of the shrimp and its relationship to other species of the genus is discussed. The information available ...
Carcione Antonino - - 2008
The authors analyzed the successful case of Lisa, a client with major depression, using the Metacognitive Assessment Scale (MAS). Consistently with the literature on depression, the authors hypothesize that Lisa's ability to reflect on mental states--here metacognition--is marginally affected. The authors found that Lisa was better at describing her own ...
Bacon Rendi M - - 2008
Lyme disease is a multisystem disease that occurs in North America, Europe, and Asia. In the United States, the etiologic agent is Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto, a spirochete transmitted to humans by infected Ixodes scapularis and I. pacificus ticks. The majority of patients with Lyme disease develop a characteristic rash, ...
Blanton Jesse D - - 2008
During 2007, 49 states and Puerto Rico reported 7,258 cases of rabies in animals and 1 case in a human to the CDC, representing a 4.6% increase from the 6,940 cases in animals and 3 cases in humans reported in 2006. Approximately 93% of the cases were in wildlife, and ...
Pastore R - - 2008
Salmonella serovar Stanley is rare in Europe. In Switzerland, the number of reported isolates has increased from 2 in 2000 to 25 in 2005. A nationwide outbreak of gastrointestinal illness due to S. Stanley occurred from September 2006 through February 2007. Eighty-two cases were documented. Males were 56%; mean age ...
Reicks A L - - 2008
Fresh meat retail cases in 104 supermarkets across 5 regions of the United States were audited for the use of packaging types and materials, branding, and cooking/nutritional information. Frequency means were separated for species of beef, ground beef, pork, chicken, turkey, lamb, and veal. Traditional polyvinyl chloride overwrap was used ...
Yamamoto Shungo - - 2008
A domestic case of rabies has not been reported in Japan since 1957. The last case of rabies reported in Japan was an imported case from Nepal in 1970. We recently experienced a new case imported from the Philippines, the first case in Japan in 36 years. Although Japanese people ...
Azariah Sunita - - 2008
We instigated an enhanced voluntary surveillance system to determine the epidemiology of infectious syphilis in Auckland because it is not a notifiable condition. The study took place over a 12-month period from July 2006 to July 2007. We identified 92 cases of infectious syphilis, of which 71 were male (77%). ...
Gosselink Carrie C Department of Orthopedics, University of Florida/Shands, Jacksonville, FL 32209, USA. - - 2008
Madura foot is rarely encountered in clinical practice in the United States, and a recent review of the biomedical literature revealed only 24 cases reported worldwide since 1981. In this report, we describe the case of a patient who presented with an advanced pedal Nocardia mycetoma. Although this condition is ...
- - 2008
This report summarizes 2008 West Nile virus (WNV) surveillance data reported to CDC through ArboNET as of 3 a.m. Mountain Daylight Time, August 19, 2008. A total of 28 states have reported 236 cases of human WNV illness to CDC. A total of 137 (58%) cases for which such data ...
Koepke Ruth - - 2008
OBJECTIVE: To summarize the worldwide occurrence of reported infant (intestinal toxemia) botulism cases since first recognition of the disease in 1976. PATIENTS AND METHODS: We collected information on infant botulism cases by active and passive surveillance, by provision of therapeutic Human Botulism Immune Globulin to suspected cases, and by searching ...
Arnett Michael V - - 2008
Blastomycosis, a fungal infection caused by Blastomyces dermatitidis, was once thought to be endemic only to the Central and Great Lakes regions of the United States of America. We present the first reported case series of patients documenting the diagnosis of blastomycosis in the Pacific region. In both cases, exposure ...
Farrell Philip M - - 2008
This study combined a variety of methods to determine the prevalence of cystic fibrosis in the European Union. The results of literature reviews, surveys, and registry analyses revealed a mean prevalence of 0.737/10,000 in the 27 EU countries, which is similar to the value of 0.797 in the United States, ...
Teno Joan M - - 2008
To determine whether adoption of Medicaid case mix reimbursement is associated with greater prevalence of feeding tube use in nursing home (NH) residents. Secondary analysis of longitudinal administrative data about the prevalence of feeding tube insertion and surveys of states' adoption of case mix reimbursement. NHs in the United States. ...
Takahashi Hiroshi - - 2008
BACKGROUND: Imported measles cases and outbreaks involving Japanese travelers have been reported from the United States and other countries. For the United States, Japan is the top country of origin. The aims of this study were to analyze measles exportation trends from Japan to the United States and to suggest ...
Kiriakos Demetrio - - 2008
The first case of envenoming by Latrodectus geometricus in Venezuela is described. The accident occurred at the victims home, in Aragua de Barcelona, Anzoátegui State. The 31-year-old female victim was bitten twice on the left scapular region, in quick succession (within seconds). She developed a hyperactive state of the central, ...
< 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 >