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sentinel

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

A datum that indicates some important state, usually in the context of input or output. For example, an end-of-data sentinel means all the data has been read. See also rogue value, flag.

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Pertussis Is a Frequent Cause of Prolonged Cough Illness in Adults and Adolescents

Linda D. Senzilet, Scott A. Halperin, John S. Spika, Merrilyn Alagaratnam, Annette Morris and Bruce Smith.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

June 2001; p ublished online June 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 4204 words.

Although pertussis is increasingly recognized as a cause of prolonged cough illness in adolescents and adults, its prevalence is not well established. We evaluated pertussis infection in...

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Retroviral Infection in Peruvian Men Who Have Sex with Men

Alberto M. La Rosa, Joseph R. Zunt, Jesus Peinado, Javier R. Lama, Thanh G. N. Ton, Luis Suarez, Monica Pun, Cesar Cabezas and Jorge Sanchez.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

July 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 2630 words.

We tested 2655 Peruvian men who have sex with men for the presence of retroviral infection. Human T cell lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1) was detected in 48 (1.8%) of the patients, HTLV-2...

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Developing a method to estimate practice denominators for a national Canadian electronic medical record database

Michelle Greiver, Tyler Williamson, Terri-Lyn Bennett, Neil Drummond, Colleen Savage, Babak Aliarzadeh, Richard V. Birtwhistle and Shahriar Khan.

in Family Practice

June 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Primary Care. 3621 words.

Background.

Calculating disease prevalence requires both a numerator (number of persons with a disease) and a matching denominator (the ‘population at risk’...

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Observational Study of Axilla Treatment for Breast Cancer Patients with 1–3 Positive Micrometastases or Macrometastases in Sentinel Lymph Nodes

Mari S. Oba, Shigeru Imoto, Uhi Toh, Noriaki Wada, Masaya Kawada, Masahiro Kitada, Norikazu Masuda, Tetsuya Taguchi, Shigeki Minami, Hiromitsu Jinno, Junichi Sakamoto and Satoshi Morita.

in Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology

September 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Medical Oncology; Clinical Oncology; Surgical Oncology. 1917 words.

Sentinel node biopsy is a standard procedure in clinically node-negative breast cancer patients. It has eliminated unnecessary axillary lymph node dissection in more than half of the early...

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Consensus Statement on Research Definitions for Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in Children

James A. Seddon, Carlos M. Perez-Velez, H. Simon Schaaf, Jennifer J. Furin, Ben J. Marais, Marc Tebruegge, Anne Detjen, Anneke C. Hesseling, Sarita Shah, Lisa V. Adams, Jeffrey R. Starke, Soumya Swaminathan and Mercedes C. Becerra.

in Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society

June 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 6138 words.

Few children with drug-resistant (DR) tuberculosis (TB) are identified, diagnosed, and given an appropriate treatment. The few studies that have described this vulnerable population have...

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The Continued Emergence of Drug-Resistant <i>Streptococcus pneumoniae</i> in the United States: An Update from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Pneumococcal Sentinel Surveillance System

Jay C. Butler, Jo Hofman, Martin S. Cetron, John A. Elliott, Richard R. Facklam and Robert F. Breiman.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

November 1996; p ublished online November 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 0 words.

As part of ongoing national surveillance, serotyping and antimicrobial susceptibility testing were done on all pneumococcal isolates recovered from normally sterile body sites of patients...

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Association of Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 Infection and Syphilis with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection among Men Who Have Sex with Men in Peru

Javier R. Lama, Aldo Lucchetti, Luis Suarez, Victor A. Laguna-Torres, Juan V. Guanira, Monica Pun, Silvia M. Montano, Connie L. Celum, Jean K. Carr, Jorge Sanchez and Christian T. Bautista.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

November 2006; p ublished online November 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 4940 words.

BackgroundWe evaluated associations between human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) infection, and syphilis among men who have sex...

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Hepatitis C and B testing in English prisons is low but increasing

Patrick Kirwan, Barry Evans and Lisa Brant.

in Journal of Public Health

June 2011; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 4813 words.

Background

Prisons are important settings for blood-borne virus control because of the high prevalence of hepatitis C and B viral infections (HCV and HBV),...

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Nationwide Surveillance of Nasopharyngeal <i>Streptococcus pneumoniae</i> Isolates from Children with Respiratory Infection, Switzerland, 1998–1999

Kathrin Mühlemann, Hans C Matter and Martin G Täuber.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

February 2003; p ublished online February 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 4224 words.

The surveillance of pneumococcal antibiotic resistance and serotype distribution is hampered by the relatively low numbers of invasive pneumococcal infections. In Switzerland, a nationwide...

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sentinel

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

A datum that indicates some important state, usually in the context of input or output. For example, an end-of-data sentinel means all the data has been read. See also rogue value, flag.

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