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A. Wen and I. Mallik, Department of Plant Pathology, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58108; V. Y. Alvarado, Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Texas AgriLife, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843; J. S. Pasche and X. Wang, Department of Plant Pathology, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58108; W. Li and L. Levy,(More)
BACKGROUND Tuberculosis (TB) is the leading cause of death from an infectious pathogen worldwide and the most prevalent opportunistic infection in people living with HIV. Isoniazid preventive therapy (IPT) reduces the incidence of active TB and reduces morbidity and mortality in HIV-infected patients independently of antiretroviral therapy. However,(More)
Epinephrine Concentrations in EpiPens After the Expiration Date Background: Interest and outrage have been mounting over dramatic price increases for the emergency-use epinephrine autoinjection device EpiPen (Mylan). Since 2007, the price of this potentially lifesaving medication has risen more than 400%. This sharp increase has caused patients to ask(More)
We measured hair and plasma concentrations of isoniazid among sixteen children with tuberculosis who underwent personal or video-assisted directly observed therapy and thus had 100% adherence. This study therefore defined typical isoniazid exposure parameters after two months of treatment among fully-adherent patients in both hair and plasma (plasma area(More)
Synthetic cannabinoids (SCs), commonly known by the street name "Spice," are designer drugs of abuse that mimic the psychoactive effects of marijuana. Intentional SC use has resulted in multiple toxicities (1,2), but little is known about occupational SC exposure. After a federal agency's law enforcement personnel in Nevada reported irritability and feeling(More)
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