Carolin Spicher

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The human gastric pathogen Helicobacter pylori is a paradigm for chronic bacterial infections. Its persistence in the stomach mucosa is facilitated by several mechanisms of immune evasion and immune modulation, but also by an unusual genetic variability which might account for the capability to adapt to changing environmental conditions during long-term(More)
This study was conducted to test the effects of preadmission preparation on parent and child psychological upset at the time of tonsillectomy surgery, on child postsurgery behavior, and on parental compliance with home care instructions. Forty children aged 3 to 11 years who underwent tonsillectomy on an outpatient basis were studied. No significant(More)
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