Barbara N Hammack

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Limited analyses of cerebrospinal fluid from patients with central nervous system infections have shown that the oligoclonal IgG is antibody directed against the agent that causes disease. Using a new method involving binding of IgG to beads coated with lysates prepared from candidate infectious antigens, we showed that the oligoclonal IgG in cerebrospinal(More)
BACKGROUND Postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) is a complication of shingles (herpes zoster), a painful rash due to varicella-zoster virus reactivation. Studies of patients with PHN and zoster sine herpete (radicular pain without rash) support the notion that low-grade viral ganglionitis contributes to pain. If chronic pain reflects active infection, then(More)
INTRODUCIION The Kakwa Recre.rtion Area encompasses approximately 128 000 hectare's (2x0 km') of wildernesh land immediately west of the Alberta border and approximately 70 kilometres north of the town of McBride, British Colum-bia. at latitude S4"OI)' north, longitude 120"20' wcst (Figure 1-6-1). I t is thc northernmost parr of a contiguous,(More)
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