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Gastrointestinal Viral Infections in Homosexual Men Who were Symptomatic and Seropositive for Human Immunodeficiency Virus
Abstract Gastrointestinal viruses, predominantly rotaviruses and adenoviruses, were detected by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, electron microscopy, or cell culture in >50% of two groups ofExpand
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Trichinosis in the Canadian Arctic: report of five outbreaks and a new clinical syndrome.
Trichinosis is a serious but understudied medical problem in the Arctic. Forty-nine consecutive cases in the Inuit population of northeastern Canada are described. Most developed the disease afterExpand
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Giardia lamblia infections in Mongolian gerbils: an animal model.
Mongolian gerbils were susceptible to infection with Giardia lamblia cysts from patients. Inoculation of gerbils with 5 x 10(3) cysts each resulted in an infection characterized by the intermittentExpand
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Arctic trichinosis presenting as prolonged diarrhea.
We describe an outbreak of trichinosis after the consumption of raw walrus meat in 10 Inuit inhabitants of a northern community. During the presentation of the illness, diarrhea was found in allExpand
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Dogs and intestinal parasites: a public health problem.
The stools of 239 stray dogs were examined for intestinal parasites. Of the helminths found, Toxocara canis (43.5%), tapeworms (25.5%), Ascaris species (21.3%) and hookworms (12.5%) were theExpand
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Patient experiences of having a neuroendocrine tumour: a qualitative study.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Limited qualitative studies exist regarding the patient experience of having a rare cancer. We sought to understand the patient experience of having a rare malignancy byExpand
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Three cases of schistosomiasis mekongi from northern Laos.
Three cases of intestinal schistosomiasis acquired in northern Laos are reported. All three patients swam regularly for many years in the Mekong River near the cities of Vientiane and Luang Prabang.Expand
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Use of complementary therapies in a sexual health clinic setting
This prospective cohort study examined the health-seeking behaviour of patients diagnosed with genital warts and vulvodynia who presented to Manly Sexual Health Service from March to June 2000. AExpand
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A general practitioner STD training programme: meeting education and service provision needs
This paper discusses the development, implementation and evaluation of a training programme in sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) for general practitioners (GPs) belonging to the Divisions ofExpand
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Smoking in pregnancy, maternal blood pressure, pregnancy outcome, baby weight and growth, and other related factors. A prospective study.
A prospective survey was conducted among 200 women attending the 2 primary maternity units in Sheffield in an attempt to establish what factors are primarily responsible for the smaller size of theExpand
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