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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 ...
- - 2006
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 ...
Busani L - - 2006
The concomitant occurrence of a case of haemolytic-uraemic syndrome (HUS) and 62 cases of mild gastroenteritis in schools of a small rural community in southern Italy induced the health authorities to suspect a foodborne outbreak of shiga-toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) infection. The schools were closed and the catering service involved ...
Katz D E - - 2006
Large outbreaks of giardiasis caused by person-to-person transmission, or a combination of transmission routes, have not previously been reported. A large, prolonged giardiasis outbreak affected families belonging to a country club in a suburb of Boston, Massachusetts, during June-December 2003. We conducted a retrospective cohort study to determine the source ...
Hendi Jennifer M - - 2006
Ascariasis is the most common helminth infection in the world and is a common cause of abdominal symptoms worldwide. Although rare in the United States, isolated cases do occur in the Southwestern States. We present a case of a 34-year-old woman who presented to the emergency room with abdominal pain ...
Bryant Vaughn M - - 2006
The United States of America would seem to be an excellent location for using pollen data in forensic applications. The vegetation within the region is highly diverse ranging from areas of Arctic tundra to some of the most inhospitable deserts anywhere in the Western Hemisphere. The highly varied ecology, great ...
Jankovic Joseph - - 2006
Diminished legal responsibility and mental capacity have been used in defense of individuals with neurological disorders charged with legal misdemeanors, including criminal behavior. The purpose of this report is to 1) critically examine the mechanisms that may predispose patients with Tourette's syndrome (TS) to potentially, legally liable behaviors; 2) report ...
Schwoebel Ann - - 2006
Evidence of bilirubin-related brain damage has been reported in infants with kernicterus discharged as healthy from well-baby nurseries. Lapses in care have been attributed as root causes for kernicterus in an era when there should be no barriers to safe and effective bilirubin reduction strategies. Between 1984 and 2002, at ...
Dash Sumitra - - 2006
We report the fourth observation of Hb Sallanches [alpha104(G11)Cys-->Tyr, TGC-->TAC (alpha2)], an unstable alpha chain variant of intermediate severity in the homozygous state. Heterozygosity occasionally produces mild hypochromia and microcytosis in some patients. A balanced beta/alpha ratio, found in previously reported cases, points to unstable alphabeta dimers formed as a ...
Lobban Christopher S - - 2006
Artificial keys to the genera of blue-green, red, brown, and green marine benthic algae of Micronesia are given, including virtually all the genera reported from Palau, Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas, Federated States of Micronesia and the Marshall Islands. Twenty-two new species or genera are reported here for Guam ...
Jeske Arthur J - - 2006
Since its introduction to in the United States about six years ago, 4% articaine with 1:200,000 epinephrine has been used by dentists as a local anesthetic agent. This article reviews three claims that have been advanced regarding articaine: high diffusibility, reduced incidence of failure in block injections, and effectiveness in ...
Bille J - - 2006
During an eight week period in spring 2005, 10 cases of listeriosis were reported in a small area of northwest Switzerland (150,000 inhabitants). Eight cases were in older immunocompromised patients who became ill with bacteraemia (three deaths), and two cases were in pregnant women who had septic abortion. All cases ...
Ruiz-Tiben Ernesto - - 2006
Since the seminal review by Ralph Muller about Dracunculus and dracunculiasis in this serial publication in 1971, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and The Carter Center forged, during the 1980s, a coalition of organizations to support a campaign to eradicate dracunculiasis. Eighteen of 20 countries were known in ...
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During 2004-2005, three outbreaks of Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections occurred among agricultural fair, festival, and petting zoo visitors in North Carolina, Florida, and Arizona. One hundred eight cases, including 15 cases of hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), were reported in the North Carolina outbreak; 63 cases, including seven HUS cases, were ...
- - 2005
West Nile virus (WNV) is the leading cause of arboviral encephalitis in the United States. Originally discovered in Africa in 1937, WNV was first detected in the western hemisphere in 1999 in New York City. Since then it has caused seasonal epidemics of febrile illness and severe neurologic disease. During ...
- - 2005
Measles is a highly infectious, acute viral illness that can cause severe pneumonia, diarrhea, encephalitis, and death. During 2004, a total of 37 cases (incidence: <1 case per million population) was reported to CDC by local and state health departments, the lowest number of measles cases ever reported in 1 ...
James P. Bennett
Over 26,100 records of lichens present in 144 U.S. national park units were assembled from various sources into a database and analyzed. Within these 144 park units 2,435 species and 375 genera are reported, representing 63% and 74% of the North American flora, respectively. The park units are located in ...
Gevers Sjef - - 2005
This article sets out how a case like that of ms. Schiavo is likely to be decided in a Dutch court and compares that with the law in the United States. In the Netherlands there is one case with striking similarities: the decision of the Arnhem Court of Appeal of ...
Mody Rajal - - 2005
A 20-month-old child, native of Minnesota, was diagnosed with neurocysticercosis. He had no history of international travel or pork consumption. This case and review of the literature emphasize the need to consider neurocysticercosis in any child with nonfebrile seizures in the United States because international travel and exposure to international ...
- - 2005
More than 9.4 million passengers traveled on pleasure cruises departing from North American ports in 2004, an increase of 13% since 2003 and 41% since 2001. Cruise ships typically transport closed populations of thousands of persons, often from diverse parts of the world. Travelers are at risk for becoming ill ...
Perry Joshua E - - 2005
Although tragic, the plight of Terri Schiavo provides a valuable case study. The conflicts and misunderstandings surrounding her situation offer important lessons in medicine, law, and ethics. Despite media saturation and intense public interest, widespread confusion lingers regarding the diagnosis of persistent vegetative state, the judicial processes involved, and the ...
Strauss R - - 2005
A young male Austrian tourist, aged 23 years and unvaccinated against rabies, was bitten by a dog in Morocco in July 2004. One month later he was hospitalised in Ceuta with symptoms compatible with rabies. He died on 23 September in an Austrian hospital after a diagnosis of rabies was ...
Irani Shayan - - 2005
Barrett's esophagus is being diagnosed increasingly in the United States. The aim of this study was to determine whether the increased diagnosis of Barrett's esophagus is due to endoscopic reporting and/or a truly increasing rate. This retrospective study reviewed 18,183 endoscopy reports at Temple University Hospital from January 1991 through ...
- - 2005
In 1986, an estimated 3.5 million cases of dracunculiasis occurred in 20 countries, and 120 million persons were at risk for the disease. That year, the World Health Assembly adopted a resolution calling for the eradication of dracunculiasis, also known as Guinea worm disease. This report describes the status of ...
Fourneret-Vivier A - - 2006
A multidisciplinary working group devoted to epidemiological surveillance of invasive aspergillosis (IA) was created in January 2000 in Grenoble University Hospital. This article presents the results of a three-year IA surveillance. The multidisciplinary working group surveyed all hospitalized patients, and the mycology laboratory detected most suspected IA cases. Cases were ...
Bellini William J - - 2005
BACKGROUND: The most severe sequela of measles virus infection is subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE), a fatal disease of the central nervous system that generally develops 7-10 years after infection. From 1989 through 1991, a resurgence of measles occurred in the United States, with 55,622 cases of measles reported. The purpose ...
Hopkins Donald R - - 2005
This report summarizes the status of the Dracunculiasis Eradication Program as of early 2005. Nine of the 20 countries that were endemic for this disease when the program began have already interrupted transmission, Asia is free of Guinea worm, and five of the remaining disease-endemic countries reported less than 50 ...
Smith Kelly - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: The goal of this review was to summarize the available literature covering the safety profiles of oral doxycycline and minocycline. METHODS: Scientific literature published between 1966 and August 2003 was searched using the MEDLINE, EMBASE, and Biosis databases (search terms: minocycline or doxycycline, each paired with adverse reaction, adverse ...
Payne Lara - - 2005
Tularemia cases have been reported in Sweden since 1931, but no cyclical patterns can be identified. In 2003, the largest outbreak of tularemia since 1967 occurred, involving 698 cases. Increased reports were received from tularemia-nonendemic areas. Causal factors for an outbreak year and associated geographic distribution are not yet understood.
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In December 2003, the U.S. Department of State initiated a resettlement program for 15,707 Hmong refugees who had been displaced from Laos and were living on the grounds of Wat Tham Krabok, a Buddhist temple in Thailand. In January 2005, reports of tuberculosis (TB) cases among refugees still in Thailand ...
de Buron Isaure - - 2005
Thaumatocotyle roumillati n. sp. is described from specimens collected in the nasal fossae of the Atlantic stingray, Dasyatis sabina (Lesueur) from the southeastern coast of the United States, off South Carolina. Thaumatocotyle roumillati is distinguished from congeners by the size and shape of its penis as well as the presence ...
- - 2005
On July 19, 2005, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a public health advisory regarding the deaths of four women in the United States after medical abortions with Mifeprex (mifepristone, formerly RU-486; Danco Laboratories, New York, New York) and intravaginal misoprostol. Two of these deaths occurred in 2003, one ...
Joe A. MacGown
Distributions of 20 species of Pyramica (Formicidae: Myrmicinae: Dacetini) in Mississippi are reported. This list includes six new state records including Pyramica bimarginata (Wesson & Wesson), P. metazytes Bolton, P. ohioensis (Kennedy & Schramm), P. reflexa (Wesson & Wesson), P. talpa (Weber), and one introduced species, Pyramica hexamera (Brown), previously ...
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