Risk of primary infection and reinfection with respiratory syncytial virus.
Respiratory syncytial virus is the most important cause of serious lower respiratory tract infection in children. For children followed up from birth in the Houston Family Study, the infection rate…
Increase in community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in children.
Parainfluenza virus type 3: seasonality and risk of infection and reinfection in young children.
In Houston the temporal occurrence of infections with parainfluenza virus type 3 has evolved from an endemic to an epidemic pattern, and the risk for infection was greater during the second year for the smaller proportion of children who escaped infection during the first year.
Clindamycin treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in children
- A. Frank, P. Mangat, J. Tjhio, S. Kelkar, P. Schreckenberger, J. Quinn
- Medicine, BiologyThe Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal
- 1 June 2002
Clindamycin remains a treatment option if the clinician is notified of the risk by the microbiology laboratory and the clinical situation is suitable, and clind amycin resistance was detected during treatment in one child.
The global spread of asbestos.
The Case for a Global Ban on Asbestos
- J. LaDou, B. Castleman, A. Watterson
- Medicine, Political ScienceEnvironmental Health Perspectives
- 1 July 2010
There is no medical or scientific basis to exempt chrysotile from the worldwide ban of asbestos, and an international ban is urgently needed.
Issues of agricultural safety and health.
- A. Frank, R. McKnight, S. Kirkhorn, P. Gunderson
- EconomicsAnnual Review of Public Health
- 11 March 2004
It has been only relatively recently that concerns of agricultural safety and health have become a major research focus in the United States.
Risk vs Risk: Tradeoffs in Protecting Health and the Environment
- A. Frank
- 10 April 1996
The somewhat catchy and promising title for this book unfortunately covers a generally simplistic and superficial series of case studies involving risks, and overall the book has little to recommend…
Risk of respiratory syncytial virus infection for infants from low-income families in relationship to age, sex, ethnic group, and maternal antibody level.
Patterns of shedding of myxoviruses and paramyxoviruses in children.
- A. Frank, L. Taber, C. Wells, J. M. Wells, W. Glezen, A. Paredes
- Medicine, BiologyJournal of Infectious Diseases
- 1 November 1981
In the Houston Family Study, young children were cultured for virus weekly or biweekly and during acute respiratory illnesses. The interval between the onset of illness and positive culture was…