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Norwalk virus infection and disease is associated with ABO histo-blood group type.
a CI, confidence interval; OR, odds ratio. anism had been induced. Given the rapidity with which resistance to HIV-1 appears to have been lost after brief interruptions of sex work by the NairobiExpand
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CRTAP and LEPRE1 mutations in recessive osteogenesis imperfecta
Autosomal dominant osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is caused by mutations in the genes (COL1A1 or COL1A2) encoding the chains of type I collagen. Recently, dysregulation of hydroxylation of a singleExpand
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Guidelines for the prevention of infections associated with combat-related injuries: 2011 update: endorsed by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Surgical Infection Society.
Despite advances in resuscitation and surgical management of combat wounds, infection remains a concerning and potentially preventable complication of combat-related injuries. Interventions currentlyExpand
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Detection of multiple enteric virus strains within a foodborne outbreak of gastroenteritis: an indication of the source of contamination
An outbreak of acute gastroenteritis of suspected viral aetiology occurred in April 2003 in the British Royal Fleet Auxillary ship (RFA) Argus deployed in the Northern Arabian Gulf. There were 37Expand
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Gastroenteritis Outbreak in British Troops, Iraq
Gastroenteritis affected many British military personnel during the war in Iraq. In the first month, 1,340 cases were seen; 73% of patients required hospital admission and 36% were hospital staff. InExpand
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Autoinducer 2 activity in Escherichia coli culture supernatants can be actively reduced despite maintenance of an active synthase, LuxS.
Production of the signalling molecule (autoinducer-2) synthesized by LuxS has been proposed to be pivotal to a universal mechanism of inter-species bacterial cell-cell communication (quorum sensing);Expand
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Proposal of a framework for evaluating military surveillance systems for early detection of outbreaks on duty areas
BackgroundIn recent years a wide variety of epidemiological surveillance systems have been developed to provide early identification of outbreaks of infectious disease. Each system has had its ownExpand
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Assessment of capacity for Health Policy and Systems Research and Analysis in seven African universities: results from the CHEPSAA project
The importance of health policy and systems research and analysis (HPSR+A) is widely recognized. Universities are central to strengthening and sustaining the HPSR+A capacity as they teach the nextExpand
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Infection prevention and control in deployed military medical treatment facilities.
Infections have complicated the care of combat casualties throughout history and were at one time considered part of the natural history of combat trauma. Personnel who survived to reach medical careExpand
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Undifferentiated febrile illnesses amongst British troops in Helmand, Afghanistan.
OBJECTIVES Undifferentiated febrile illnesses have been a threat to British expeditionary forces ever since the Crusades. The infections responsible were identified during the Colonial Era, bothExpand
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