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Risk of primary infection and reinfection with respiratory syncytial virus.
- W. P. Glezen, L. Taber, A. Frank, J. Kasel
- American journal of diseases of children
- 1 June 1986
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… Expand
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. Continuous virological surveillance for six years demonstrated… Expand
Clindamycin treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in children
- A. Frank, P. Mangat, J. Tjhio, S. Kelkar, P. Schreckenberger, J. Quinn
- The Pediatric infectious disease journal
- 1 June 2002
Background. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) with a narrower antibiotic resistance pattern have emerged. There is a risk for the appearance of resistance during clindamycin therapy… Expand
Increase in community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in children.
The Case for a Global Ban on Asbestos
- J. LaDou, B. Castleman, +13 authors A. Watterson
- Environmental health perspectives
- 1 July 2010
BACKGROUND All forms of asbestos are now banned in 52 countries. Safer products have replaced many materials that once were made with it. Nonetheless, many countries still use, import, and export… Expand
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… Expand
Patterns of shedding of myxoviruses and paramyxoviruses in children.
- A. Frank, L. Taber, C. Wells, J. Wells, W. P. Glezen, A. Paredes
- The Journal 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… Expand
Issues of agricultural safety and health.
- A. Frank, R. McKnight, S. Kirkhorn, P. Gunderson
- Medicine, Business
- Annual review of public health
- 11 March 2004
Agricultural work is the most prevalent type of employment in the world. In the United States only a few are engaged in creating food and fiber for many. Agriculture includes farming, ranching,… Expand
Tyler asbestos workers: mortality experience in a cohort exposed to amosite.
- J. Levin, J. Mclarty, G. Hurst, A. Smith, A. Frank
- Occupational and environmental medicine
- 1 March 1998
OBJECTIVES: To examine the causes of death among 1130 former workers of a plant in Tyler, Texas dedicated to the manufacture of asbestos pipe insulation materials. This cohort is important and… Expand
Risk of respiratory syncytial virus infection for infants from low-income families in relationship to age, sex, ethnic group, and maternal antibody level.
The risk for hospitalization with respiratory syncytial virus infection during the first year of life was about five per 1,000 live births per year for infants born to low-income families in Houston… Expand