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Sakthikumar K R V - - 2007
We report a rare presentation of Oncocytoma of the submandibular salivary gland in an young adolescent female who presented with progressive swelling in the left submandibular region since childhood with pain for the past one month. Fine needle aspiration revealed Oncocytoma for which a conventional submandibular excision was done. There ...
Sunenshine Rebecca H - - 2007
Coccidioidomycosis or Valley Fever is a fungal disease that occurs primarily in the southwestern United States. Of the estimated 150,000 U. S. coccidioidomycosis infections per year, approximately 60% occur in Arizona, making this state the focal point for investigation of the disease. In this manuscript, we describe the epidemiology of ...
Seña Arlene C - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: An investigation was conducted to determine factors associated with a syphilis outbreak in a rural North Carolina county. STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective chart review was performed on 61 primary (PS), secondary (SS), and early latent (ELS) syphilis case patients reported in Columbus County between January 2001 and February 2002. ...
Stein-Zamir C - - 2008
In 2003 and 2004 two measles outbreaks occurred in Jewish ultra-orthodox communities in Jerusalem. The index case of the first outbreak (March 2003) was a 2-year-old unvaccinated child from Switzerland. Within 5 months, 107 cases (mean age 8.3+/-7.5 years) emerged in three crowded neighbourhoods. The first cases of the second ...
Crum-Cianflone Nancy F - - 2007
Coccidioidomycosis has had an impact on the military since the discovery of the causative agent, Coccidioides immitis, over a century ago. The first reports of Coccidioides outbreaks affecting U.S. military personnel were reported by Smith and others during World War II. Since that time, numerous outbreaks and sporadic cases have ...
Brophy Jason - - 2007
Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is an established pathogen in many centres in the United States, but has yet to establish a firm foothold in Canada. In the present article, the authors report, to their knowledge, Canada's first fatal paediatric case of invasive disease due to community-associated methicillin-resistant S aureus and ...
Barklamb Kelly - - 2007
An event contingent diary method compared the rated salience of ambient external and internal cues reported in association with instances of feeling hungry and ill, to test whether environmental and psychological factors might be differentially identified in conjunction with these states. In cases of hunger but not illness, external and ...
Niccolai Linda M - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to describe the epidemiology of early syphilis among men in Connecticut, a moderate-prevalence region, in 2004. STUDY DESIGN: The authors conducted a cross-sectional analysis of health department data. RESULTS: Fifty-five cases were reported from 25 different towns. A majority of cases (82%) were ...
Pappagianis Demosthenes - - 2007
Coccidioidomycosis (CM) has been recognized in inmates of California State prisons since 1919, where it has been diagnosed in inmates of various correctional facilities inside and outside the known endemic areas. In recent years construction of new prisons within endemic areas has led to an increase in the number of ...
Sax Paul E - - 2007
Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate is approved to treat HIV infection in combination with other antiretroviral agents. Although tenofovir is generally well tolerated, the potential for nephrotoxicity exists based on preclinical data, case reports, and observational studies. Following its approval in the United States in October 2001, a series of case reports ...
Varma Jay K - - 2007
BACKGROUND: Listeria monocytogenes has been estimated to cause >2500 illnesses and 500 deaths annually in the United States. Efforts to reduce foodborne listeriosis have focused on foods frequently implicated in outbreaks. Potential sources for L. monocytogenes infection not associated with outbreaks remain poorly understood. METHODS: The Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance ...
Smith Meredith Y - - 2007
This study examines trends in the reported abuse of two sublingual buprenorphine products, Subutex and Suboxone, in the United States. Quarterly counts of abuse cases were obtained from 18 regional poison control centers (PCCS) for 2003-2005. Seventy-seven abuse cases were reported, of which 7.8 percent involved Subutex and 92.2 percent ...
Cunningham Ruth - - 2007
AIMS: To estimate the incidence of infectious syphilis in the Wellington region between 2004 and 2006, and to characterise those with infectious syphilis, in terms of demographic and risk factors, in order to inform control of the disease. METHODS: Based on information from regional laboratories, a questionnaire was sent to ...
Botham Susan J - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: To report the results of a 2001-04 enhanced syphilis surveillance program in south-eastern Sydney and a subset of cases from the Sydney Sexual Health Centre (SSHC). METHODS: For all laboratory syphilis notifications, a questionnaire was sent to the referring doctor requesting demographic data, clinical information about disease classification and ...
Douglas Clifford E - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: To describe the epidemiology of litigation against the tobacco industry in the United States during the years 1994-2005 (described as the "third wave" of tobacco litigation). "Epidemiology" refers to the study of the distribution and determinants of disease in populations. We apply the term "epidemiology" to the litigation context ...
Müller T - - 2007
Rabies in European bats was first reported in Germany in 1954. In concordance with Denmark and the Netherlands, Germany has reported one of the highest numbers (n = 187) of European bat lyssavirus (EBLV)-positive cases in bats in Europe so far (1954-2005). A combined descriptive epidemiological and phylogenetic analysis on ...
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During January 1-October 7, 2006, a total of 45 states and the District of Columbia reported 5,783 confirmed or probable mumps cases to CDC. This includes 2,597 cases previously reported by 11 states during January 1-April 29, 2006. This report summarizes the epidemiology of mumps cases in the United States ...
Glass Mindy B - - 2006
Burkholderia thailandensis is closely related to Burkholderia pseudomallei, the causative agent of melioidosis. It is generally considered avirulent and previously has been reported to occur only in Southeast Asia. We report the first case of pneumonia and septicemia caused by B. thailandensis in the United States.
Cain Kevin P - - 2007
RATIONALE: In the United States, the number of annual reported cases of tuberculosis (TB) among U.S.-born persons declined by 62% from 1993 to 2004, but increased by 5% among foreign-born persons. Over half of all reported cases of TB in the United States occur among foreign-born persons, most of these ...
Hanley Christopher S - - 2006
A domestic ferret was presented for episodic regurgitation. Cytologic examination and culture of an enlarged submandibular lymph node revealed Cryptococcus neoformans variety grubii (serotype A). The ferret was successfully treated with itraconazole. This is the first documented case of Cryptococcus neoformans variety grubii in a ferret in the United States.
Jones Yava L - - 2006
A free-ranging mink (Mustela vison), estimated to be 3 mo old, was found on the campus of Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan; it exhibited clinical signs of left hind limb lameness, ataxia, head tremors, and bilateral blindness. Histologically, the animal had a mild, nonsuppurative meningoencephalitis and severe chorioretinitis with ...
Mahajan Sanjay K - - 2006
Himachal Pradesh state of India is situated in the outer Himalayan ranges. During the rainy season, several cases of acute febrile illness of unknown origin occurred. Orientia tsutsugamushi was identified as the causative agent by microimmunofluorescence and PCR. Two new genotypes of O. tsutsugamushi were identified in the region.
Wijdicks Eelco F M EF Division of Critical Care Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA. - - 2006
To review journalists' preferences and accuracy in reporting comatose states. Using the Lexis-Nexis database, we selected newspaper headlines from January 1, 2001, through December 31, 2005, that included the words coma, comatose, unconsciousness, vegetative state, awakening, and brain dead. We identified 340 stories by headlines. The median age of persons ...
Feltus Dawn C - - 2006
Cryptosporidium hominis and Cryptosporidium parvum are the primary species of Cryptosporidium that infect humans. C. hominis has an anthroponotic transmission cycle, while C. parvum is zoonotic, infecting cattle and other ruminants, in addition to humans. Most cryptosporidiosis outbreaks in the United States have been caused by C. hominis, and this ...
Leung-Shea Charmaine - - 2006
Large numbers of armed forces personnel returning from southwest Asia may present with infections that are not endemic to the United States or that occur rarely and are underdiagnosed in the United States. We report 2 cases of acute Q fever in members of the US Military recently returned from ...
Trasande Leonardo - - 2006
Exposure in prenatal life to methylmercury (MeHg) has become the topic of intense debate in the United States after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a proposal in 2004 to reverse strict controls on emissions of mercury from coal-fired power plants that had been in effect for the preceding 15 ...
van de Laar M J W - - 2006
In 2004, an outbreak of LGV was detected in MSM in the Netherlands. By January 2006, 179 confirmed cases of LGV had been reported; 65 (retrospectively) in 2002/2003, 76 in 2004 and 38 in 2005. The evolution of the LGV outbreak appears to have slowed down and only a few ...
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In 2005, two cases of melioidosis (one in August, one in October) were reported to the Florida Department of Health, the first cases since reporting the disease became mandatory in Florida in 2003. In one case, Burkholderia pseudomallei was not recognized as the bacterium that causes the disease melioidosis, which ...
Oregon. Fish Commission
July 1, 1942 - June 30, 1944. Report of the Master Fish Warden by M. T. Hoy, p.31-33 -- Report of the Department of Research by Willis H. Rich, p.35-38 -- Report of the Department of Fish Culture by Hugh C. Mitchell, p.41-49.
Oregon. Fish Commission
July 1, 1940 - June 30, 1942. Report of the Master Fish Warden by M.T. Hoy, p.26-28 -- Report of the Department of Research by Willis H. Rich, p.37-43 -- Report of the Department of Fish Culture by Hugh C. Mitchell, p.45-55.
Oregon. Fish Commission
July 1, 1936 - June 30, 1938. Report of M. T. Hoy, Master Fish Warden, p.4-33. -- Report of the Department of Research by Willis H. Rich, p.35-37 -- Report of the Department of Fish Culture by Hugh C. Mitchell, p.39-42.
Oregon. Fish Commission
July 1, 1938 - June 30, 1940. Report of M.T. Hoy, Master Fish Warden, p.4-27 -- Report of the Department of Research by Willis H. Rich, p.29-33 -- Report of the Department of Fish Culture by Hugh C. Mitchell, p.35-38.
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This report summarizes West Nile virus (WNV) surveillance data reported to CDC through ArboNET as of 3 a.m. Mountain Daylight Time, July 18, 2006. A total of 10 states had reported 15 cases of human WNV illness to CDC. Nine (60%) cases for which such data were available occurred in ...
Forest Products Laboratory (U.S.)
Information reviewed and reaffirmed 1963. Original report issued December 1957.
Sauders Brian D - - 2006
To better understand the transmission and epidemiology of human listeriosis, 647 Listeria monocytogenes isolates obtained from human listeriosis cases in four U.S. locations (Michigan, Ohio, New York State, and New York City) over 61 months (1998 to 2003) were characterized by automated EcoRI ribotyping. A total of 65 ribotypes were ...
Barone Mark A - - 2006
PURPOSE: We estimated the number of vasectomies performed in the United States in 2002 and gathered information on the vasectomy procedures and protocols used. It follows similar studies done in 1991 and 1995. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A retrospective mail survey with telephone followup was performed in 2,300 urologists, family physicians ...
Moreno Giménez J C - - 2006
Babesiosis is a rare worldwide-distributed protozoal zoonosis caused by a haemoprotozoan of the genus Babesia, transmitted through bites of tick of the genus Ixodes. The first demonstrated case of human babesiosis in the world was discovered in Europe, in 1957. However, most of the cases were reported later in the ...
Cruz-Amy Marinely - - 2006
Hypercoagulable states represent a condition with multiple etiologies in which an interplay of acquired and congenital coagulation defects contribute to abnormal clotting. Several of the thrombophilic disorders are relatively prevalent; one person may have multiple defects, leading to thrombosis without obvious external stimuli. Factor V Leiden thrombophilia is the most ...
Rwakimari John B - - 2006
Having begun its national Guinea Worm Eradication Program (UGWEP) in 1991 (1991 population, 16.6 million) with the third-highest number of cases reported by any endemic country, and ranked as the second-highest endemic country in the world in 1993, by 2004, Uganda celebrated its first full calendar year with no indigenous ...
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During August-September 2005, the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services reported seven cases of human eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) disease, the first laboratory-confirmed, locally acquired cases of human EEEV disease reported from New Hampshire in 41 years of national surveillance. Also during August--September 2005, the Massachusetts Department ...
Lomax N - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: To describe the control and management of a syphilis outbreak in female street sex workers (SSWs) in east London. METHODS: Following the identification of several cases of infectious syphilis in SSWs in east London, a targeted service for screening and treatment of syphilis and other sexually transmitted infections was ...
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Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) is a rodentborne viral disease characterized by severe pulmonary illness and a case-fatality ratio of 30%-40%. Sin Nombre virus causes the majority of HPS cases in the United States, and the deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus) is its predominant reservoir. This report describes an increase in human ...
Bellows Nicole M - - 2006
OBJECTIVE: To determine which states have laws that require the review of mandated health insurance benefits and describe the various approaches states take in reviewing mandated benefits, as stated in the mandated benefit review (MBR) laws. DATA SOURCES: We queried online databases of the individual state statutes and reviewed the ...
Basu Ranita - - 2006
A series of cases are reported in which patients on aripiprazole have developed akathisia, although the literature states that the rate is negligible.
Brooks Richard - - 2006
BACKGROUND: Outbreaks of meningococcal disease are infrequent but important public health events. We characterize outbreak-associated cases in the United States and compare them with sporadic disease. METHODS: Outbreaks of meningococcal disease that occurred during the period of 1 July 1994 through 30 June 2002 were identified through state health departments, ...
Nabity M B - - 2006
A case of Trypanosoma cruzi infection in a young English Mastiff from Texas is presented. Clinical signs and laboratory findings included subcutaneous edema, lymphadenopathy, weight loss, and hypoalbuminemia. Cytology of a lymph node revealed numerous amastigotes. No trypomastigotes were observed in buffy coat preparation of peripheral blood, and on histologic ...
Finney Nathaniel S - - 2006
The properties of organic fluorophores are difficult to predict, even in simple cases. Fluorescent probes--which combine fluorescent properties with the equally challenging problem of molecular recognition--are even more difficult to develop. Combinatorial approaches to the development of such molecules are a new but promising endeavor, and reviewing the state of ...
Chen Mark I C - - 2006
INTRODUCTION: The outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) began after the index case was admitted on 1 March 2003. We profile the cases suspected to have acquired the infection in Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH), focussing on major transmission foci, and also describe and discuss the impact of our ...
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In the United States, since 2001, an average of 265 mumps cases (range: 231-293 cases) have been reported each year, and in Iowa, an average of five cases have been reported annually since 1996. However, in 2006, by March 28, a total of 219 mumps cases had been reported in ...
Johnson N - - 2006
The incidence of rabies has decreased in Turkey during recent years. However, an increasing number of rabies cases have been reported in the Aegean (western) region of Turkey. The virus appears to have maintained a foothold in the urban areas of the province of Izmir with only three cases per ...
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