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AIM To review cases of codeine dependency from over-the-counter (OTC) combination analgesics admitted to a hospital detoxification unit. METHOD Case records of all admissions following an index case were reviewed over a 2-year period. RESULTS There were 7 cases reporting chronic excess of Nurofen Plus, of which 6 had prior or current histories of(More)
The three species of the genus Bordetella-B. pertussis, B. parapertussis, and B. bronchiseptica-have many antigens in common. Studies on representative strains of these species have shown that there are only a few specific antigens in each species. Whole-cell vaccines and extracts from B. pertussis contained specific mouse-protective antigen and a(More)