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INCREASED INCIDENCE AND SEVERITY OF KAWASAKI DISEASE AMONG FILIPINO-AMERICANS IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21552184     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This study compared characteristics of Kawasaki disease (KD) in Filipino and non-Filipino children. Filipino KD patients had a higher coronary artery Z-score (P = 0.016) and aneurysm rate (P = 0.021) than KD patients of non-Filipino Asian and non-Asian descent.
Authors:
Adriana H Tremoulet; Gemmie Devera; Brookie M Best; Susan Jimenez-Fernandez; Xiaoying Sun; Sonia Jain; Jane C Burns
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-5-5
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Pediatric infectious disease journal     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1532-0987     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-5-9     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8701858     Medline TA:  Pediatr Infect Dis J     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
From the *Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego and Rady Children's Hospital San Diego, La Jolla, CA; †San Juan Bautista School of Medicine, Caguas, Puerto Rico; ‡Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA; and §Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA.
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