Hepatitis A Has Hit Los Angeles, a Week After Sickening Hundreds in San Diego
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CONCLUSIONS: We report a high seroprevalence rate and several potential risk factors of HEV infection in a large HIV cohort from Yunnan province in China. Further research on identification of the circulating HEV strains and the clinical outcome of this patient population is required. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved
This study aimed to describe the epidemiological, clinical, and pathological aspects of an outbreak of poisoning byKalanchoe blossfeldiana in cattle in the semiarid region of Pernambuco, Brazil. Epidemiological and clinical data were obtained from the owner and veterinarian during technical visits. Prunings of this plant were disposed of in a pasture with a shortness of forage. Seventeen cattle had clinical signs, and thirteen died 4 –5 days after the first clinical signs were observed. Clinical signs and gross and histological lesions include gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, and neuromuscular disorders.Kalanch...
Scientists in California are working on a way to reduce organ transplants and rejections: Growing embryos in sheep and pigs containing human patients' cells.
Authors: Gras G Abstract Communication technologies have invaded our daily lives. Several studies have assessed these technologies in the management of infectious diseases (mainly HIV). Weekly short text messages and real-time compliance monitoring assessed in HIV patients are both associated with higher compliance in low-income countries. Virtual consultations to monitor stable chronic HIV patients or tuberculosis treatment in high-income countries appear to be acceptable and efficient. Although assessed in small studies, virtual monitoring seems to reinforce the doctor-patient relationship and the relation betwee...
Having twins? You should consider banking both of their cord blood. In the United States alone, the number of twin births has increased from 2 percent to over 3 percent since the 1980s, resulting in an additional million sets of twins. One of the questions many families have when researching cord blood banking is whether it’s necessary to bank both their baby’s cord blood. Here’s what you need to know: Fraternal Twins: When a mother releases 2 separate eggs and both fertilized, this results in fraternal twins which do not share the same DNA. The majority of twins are fraternal and genetically they are th...
Conditions: Influenza, Human; Pregnancy; Birth Defect Interventions: Biological: Flucelvax Trivalent Influenza Vaccine; Biological: Flucelvax Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccine Sponsor: Seqirus Recruiting
Conditions: Accelerated Phase Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia, BCR-ABL1 Positive; Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in Remission; Acute Myeloid Leukemia in Remission; Bone Marrow Transplantation Recipient; Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia; Chronic Phase Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia, BCR-ABL1 Positive; Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Recipient; Hodgkin Lymphoma; Myelodysplastic Syndrome; Myelofibrosis; Myeloproliferative Neoplasm; Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma ...
Condition: Organ Transplant Recipients Intervention: Other: Graft survival and/or Rejection appearance Sponsor: Paris Translational Research Center for Organ Transplantation Completed
Condition: Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia Intervention: Other: Safety data collection (following routine vaccination) Sponsor: GlaxoSmithKline Not yet recruiting
Condition: Cirrhosis, Liver Intervention: Other: intestinal microbiota transplant Sponsor: Zhongshan Hospital Xiamen University Recruiting
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