Arthur C. Upton

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OBJECTIVES To describe trends in mupirocin resistance among Staphylococcus aureus in New Zealand (NZ), following the availability of mupirocin in 1986. PATIENTS AND METHODS Data from a variety of sources were used for this study: susceptibility data collected annually from diagnostic laboratories throughout NZ; a local survey of mupirocin-resistant S.(More)
  • A C Upton
  • 1983
The types of injury attributable to ionizing radiation are subdivided, for purposes of risk assessment and radiological protection, into two broad categories: stochastic effects and nonstochastic effects. Stochastic effects are viewed as probablistic phenomena, varying in frequency but not severity as a function of the dose, without any threshold;(More)
Enhancement of CCNU cytotoxicity by misonidazole (MISO) was studied in three tumours and two normal tissues in the mouse. The 3 experimental tumours (SCCVII/St, EMT6 and KHT) showed very different sensitivities to CCNU alone, but MISO enhanced the cell killing in ech case. The effect was not always dose-modifying, so that the CCNU dose range for the(More)
The federal government?s massive spending on nuclear weapons materials and research generated hundreds of thousands of jobs and pumped billions of dollars into a small number of regions during the 1940s and 1950s. This concentration of financial and physical resources caused the almost overnight formation of small urban centers in what formerly had been(More)
ii PREFACE In November 1997, a draft version of this report (dated October 1997) was submitted by the Office of Radiation and Indoor Air (ORIA) to EPA's Science Advisory Board (SAB) for review. receive briefings from ORIA staff and interested members of the public and to discuss the relevant issues. Chair of the URRS. The SAB approved ORIA's approach to(More)
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