Alex Donas

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The incidence and outcome of group B streptococcal (GBS) sepsis were assessed prospectively between September 2011 and February 2015 in all tertiary care pediatric hospitals of Switzerland. We describe a low incidence of GBS early-onset sepsis (0.12/1000 livebirths) and a predominance of GBS late-onset sepsis (0.36/1000 livebirths), a pattern that has not(More)
Platelets from patients with acute myocardial infarction exhibit an increased sensitivity to the aggregatory effect of PAF, in vitro, the first 48 h after the onset of the symptoms. This sensitivity, expressed as PAF EC50 values, seems to be transient after the 2 day period. Also, a remarkable decreased sensitivity to the inhibitory effect of PGI2 against(More)
BACKGROUND Vaccination with 2 doses of > 95% of the population is necessary to eliminate measles. In Switzerland and especially in the central part, vaccine coverage is low (2006: 65%). This led 2006-2009 to a measles epidemic with thousands of cases and high costs. One death was noted in a formerly healthy 12 year old girl. PATIENTS AND METHODS All(More)
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