C. Patrick Fitch

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AIMS We review recent trends in HIV associated with injecting drug use (IDU) in the Newly Independent States (NIS) in eastern Europe, including Belarus, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine, and Kazakhstan in central Asia. We aim to draw attention to the social and economic "risk environments" in which rapid HIV spread among IDUs has occurred. METHODS Findings draw(More)
Chlamydial conjunctivitis will usually go unrecognized and therefore untreated unless it is specifically considered. The possibility of chlamydial infection must be borne in mind in neonatal conjunctivitis, in acute conjunctivitis in sexually active adults, and in chronic follicular conjunctivitis. Chlamydial conjunctivitis is often indistinguishable from(More)
Simultaneous recordings of contractile tension and transmembrane potentials from canine ventricular tissue yielded a consistent correlation of action potential (AP) alteration with contractile change associated with abrupt rate change. The AP terminating a relative prolongation of the cycle-length manifested shortening of phase 2 with lengthening of phase 3(More)
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