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Phenotypic and genotypic characteristics of Vibrio cholerae O1 isolated from the Sierra Leone cholera outbreak in 2012

Zahid H. Mahmud, Shafiqul Islam, Rokon U. Zaman, Mahmuda Akter, Kaisar A. Talukder, Pradip K. Bardhan, Azharul I. Khan, Faye C. Rhodes, Abdul Kamara, Isatta M. Wurie, Wondimagegnehu Alemu, Amara Jambai, Shah M. Faruque, John D. Clemens and Mohammad S. Islam.

in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

November 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Clinical Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Immunology. 3062 words.

Background

This study describes phenotypic, genotypic and antibiotic susceptibility patterns of the strains isolated from the 2012 Sierra Leone cholera...

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Asymptomatic Leishmania infections in northern India: a threat for the elimination programme?

Sushmita Das, Greg Matlashewski, Gouri Sankar Bhunia, Sreekanth Kesari and Pradeep Das.

in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

November 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Clinical Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Immunology. 3713 words.

Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) continues to embody as a mammoth public health problem and hurdle to the socioeconomic development of Bihar, India. Interestingly, all leishmanial infections do...

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Schistosomiasis presenting in travellers: a 15 year observational study at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases, London

Cordelia E. M. Coltart, Anastasia Chew, Neill Storrar, Margaret Armstrong, Natalie Suff, Leila Morris, Peter L. Chiodini and Christopher J. M. Whitty.

in Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

March 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Clinical Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Immunology. 4409 words.

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Schistosomiasis in returning travellers is one of the most common imported tropical infections with potentially serious complications, which are...

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From BILAG to BILAG-based combined lupus assessment—30 years on

Claire-Louise Murphy, Chee-Seng Yee, Caroline Gordon and David Isenberg.

in Rheumatology

August 2016; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Rheumatology; Immunology. 5104 words.

Disease activity in SLE can be difficult to measure and there is no biomarker that uniformly reflects disease activity. There are various disease activity scores, but there is no gold...

Systemic inflammatory and autoimmune manifestations associated with myelodysplastic syndromes and chronic myelomonocytic leukaemia: a French multicentre retrospective study

Arsène Mekinian, Eric Grignano, Thorsten Braun, Olivier Decaux, Eric Liozon, Nathalie Costedoat-Chalumeau, Jean-Emmanuel Kahn, Mohammed Hamidou, Sophie Park, Xavier Puéchal, Eric Toussirot, Géraldine Falgarone, David Launay, Nathalie Morel, Sébastien Trouiller, Alexis Mathian, Bruno Gombert, Yoland Schoindre, Bertrand Lioger, Benoit De Wazieres, Zahir Amoura, Anne-Laure Buchdaul, Sophie Georgin-Lavialle, Jérémie Dion, Serge Madaule, Loïc Raffray, Pascal Cathebras, Jean Charles Piette, Christian Rose, Jean Marc Ziza, Olivier Lortholary, Francois Montestruc, Mohammed Omouri, Guillaume Denis, Julien Rossignol, Stanislas Nimubona, Lionel Adès, Claude Gardin, Pierre Fenaux and Olivier Fain.

in Rheumatology

February 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Rheumatology; Immunology. 5657 words.

Objective. We describe myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS)–associated systemic inflammatory and autoimmune diseases (SIADs), their treatments and outcomes and the impact of SIADs on...

Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus are deficient in complement-dependent prevention of immune precipitation

G. J. Arason, K. Steinsson, R. Kolka, Th. Víkingsdóttir, M. S. D'Ambrogio and H. Valdimarsson.

in Rheumatology

June 2004; p ublished online March 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Rheumatology; Immunology. 4036 words.

Objective. A functional deficiency of complement has been implicated but not conclusively demonstrated in the pathogenesis of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). To test this,...

Demonstrating serological changes induced by ragweed extract

N Franklin Adkinson Jr.

in Landmark Papers in Allergy

February 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Immunology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 724 words.

A previous publication has shown that injections of ragweed extract produced certain serum changes in ragweed sensitive patients. . . . It seemed theoretically possible that these...

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Prausnitz, Küstner, and the first diagnostic test for allergy

Jonathan Brostoff and A William Frankland.

in Landmark Papers in Allergy

February 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Immunology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 1070 words.

Among the idiosyncrasies to foodstuffs the supersensitivity to fish has so far received little attention. Since one of us (K.) suffers from this affection, we took the opportunity of...

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Penicillin allergy: a model for practical clinical translational science

Lanny Rosenwasser.

in Landmark Papers in Allergy

February 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Immunology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 1443 words.

Direct skin tests and passive transfer tests were compared as to their abilities to detect skin-sensitizing antibody (SSA) to penicillin haptens in man. Direct skin tests were found to be a...

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Laying the foundation for specific immunotherapy

Glenis Scadding.

in Landmark Papers in Allergy

February 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Immunology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 1578 words.

Hay fever is a form of recurrent catarrh affecting certain individuals in the months of May, June and July. It is caused by a soluble toxin found in the pollen of grasses. The patients...

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A serendipitous discovery

Madeleine Ennis.

in Landmark Papers in Allergy

February 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Immunology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 1221 words.

It has been made clear . . . that the peculiarly and rapidly fatal character of anaphylactic shock in the guinea-pig depends on the valve-like closure of the bronchioles . . . My own...

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Unravelling the relationship between Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus and asthma

Simpson Angela.

in Landmark Papers in Allergy

February 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Immunology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 1691 words.

Since the discovery of the house-dust allergen around 1920, many investigators have sought its origin. What puzzled them most was its occurrence in such indefinable material as house dust,...

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Does eczema have an allergic aetiology?

Michael Ardern-Jones.

in Landmark Papers in Allergy

February 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Immunology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 1147 words.

The so-called idiosyncrasies which occur in many people who suffer from urticaria, vomiting and angioneurotic edema after the ingestion of certain foods seem to depend upon an acquired or...

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Measuring food-specific IgE values

Stacy J Chin and A Wesley Burks.

in Landmark Papers in Allergy

February 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Immunology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 1523 words.

Background: The double-blind, placebo-controlled food challenge (DBPCFC) is the ‘gold standard’ for diagnosis of food hypersensitivity. Skin prick tests and RASTs are sensitive indicators...

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Chloroquine Resistance in Plasmodium falciparum and Polymorphism of the CG2 Gene

Leonardo K. Basco and Pascal Ringwald.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

December 1999; p ublished online December 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 5364 words.

A distinct genotype (designated Dd2-type profile) consisting of 12 point mutations and 3 repetitive regions of the CG2 gene, a candidate gene for chloroquine resistance, has been associated...

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Acyclovir Susceptibility and Genetic Characteristics of Sequential Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 Corneal Isolates from Patients with Recurrent Herpetic Keratitis

Rui Duan, Rory D. de Vries, Jessica M. van Dun, Freek B. van Loenen, Albert D. M. E. Osterhaus, Lies Remeijer and Georges M. G. M. Verjans.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

October 2009; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 4947 words.

PurposeThe incidence and clinical significance of herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) acyclovir resistance were determined in patients with recurrent herpetic keratitis (RHK)

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Direct Isolation of DNA from Patient Stools for Polymerase Chain Reaction Detection of Cryptosporidium parvum

Guan Zhu, Mary J. Marchewka, Jill G. Ennis and Janet S. Keithly.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

May 1998; p ublished online May 1998 .

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

Although polymerase chain reaction (PCR) can sensitively detect parasitic or other infections, its use with fecal samples is extremely limited, primarily because of the presence of...

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Ebola Virus Disease Diagnostics, Sierra Leone: Analysis of Real-time Reverse Transcription–Polymerase Chain Reaction Values for Clinical Blood and Oral Swab Specimens

Bobbie R. Erickson, Tara K. Sealy, Tim Flietstra, Laura Morgan, Brima Kargbo, Victor E. Matt-Lebby, Aridth Gibbons, Ayan K. Chakrabarti, James Graziano, Lance Presser, Mike Flint, Brian H. Bird, Shelley Brown, John D. Klena, Dianna M. Blau, Aaron C. Brault, Jessica A. Belser, Johanna S. Salzer, Amy J. Schuh, Michael Lo, Marko Zivcec, Rachael A. Priestley, Meredith Pyle, Christin Goodman, Scott Bearden, Brian R. Amman, Alison Basile, Éric Bergeron, Michael D. Bowen, Kimberly A. Dodd, Molly M. Freeman, Laura K. McMullan, Christopher D. Paddock, Brandy J. Russell, Angela J. Sanchez, Jonathan S. Towner, David Wang, Galina E. Zemtsova, Robyn A. Stoddard, Maryann Turnsek, Lisa Wiggleton Guerrero, Shannon L. Emery, Janae Stovall, Markus H. Kainulainen, Jamie L. Perniciaro, Slavica Mijatovic-Rustempasic, Gulchekhra Shakirova, Jörn Winter, Christopher Sexton, Feng Liu, Kimetha Slater, Raydel Anderson, Lauren Andersen, Cheng-Feng Chiang, Wen-Pin Tzeng, Samuel J. Crowe, Matthew J. Maenner, Christina F. Spiropoulou, Stuart T. Nichol and Ute Ströher.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

October 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 2803 words.

During the Ebola virus outbreak of 2013–2016, the Viral Special Pathogens Branch field laboratory in Sierra Leone tested approximately 26 000 specimens between August 2014 and October 2015....

Contribution of Breastfeeding to False-Positive Saliva Polymerase Chain Reaction for Newborn Congenital Cytomegalovirus Screening

Shannon A Ross, Marian G Michaels, Amina Ahmed, April L Palmer, Pablo J Sánchez, David I Bernstein, Kristina Feja, Audra Stewart, Suresh B Boppana and Karen B Fowler.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 2447 words.

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Real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) of saliva is highly sensitive for newborn congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) screening. This study uses...

Performance of Candida Real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction, β-D-Glucan Assay, and Blood Cultures in the Diagnosis of Invasive Candidiasis

M. Hong Nguyen, Mark C. Wissel, Ryan K. Shields, Martin A. Salomoni, Binghua Hao, Ellen G. Press, Ryan M. Shields, Shaoji Cheng, Dimitra Mitsani, Aniket Vadnerkar, Fernanda P. Silveira, Steven B. Kleiboeker and Cornelius J. Clancy.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

May 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 4641 words.

Background.  The sensitivity of blood cultures for diagnosing invasive candidiasis (IC) is poor.

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