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Hepatitis B vaccine: demonstration of efficacy in a controlled clinical trial in a high-risk population in the United States.
We assessed the efficacy of an inactivated hepatitis B vaccine in a placebo-controlled, randomized, double-blind trial in 1083 homosexual men known to be at high risk for hepatitis B virus infection.Expand
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Sexual transmission of enteric protozoa and helminths in a venereal-disease-clinic population.
We examined the prevalence of enteric protozoan and helminthic infections and the associations between infection and gender, sexual preference, and sexual practices in 180 consecutive patients at aExpand
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Kaposi's sarcoma in homosexual men. A seroepidemiologic case-control study.
The cases of 20 male homosexuals with Kaposi's sarcoma and the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome were compared with those of 40 age- and race-matched male homosexual controls. Patients with Kaposi'sExpand
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High Rates of Enteric Protozoal Infections in Selected Homosexual Men Attending a Venereal Disease Clinic
Stool specimens from 89 high-risk, sexually active homosexual men were screened for enteric protozoal cysts. Patients whose specimens contained nonpathogenic cysts were investigated further byExpand
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Elevated β2-microglobulin and lysozyme levels in patients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome
beta 2-Microglobulin (beta 2-M) levels in sera and urines, and lysozyme levels in sera, were quantitated in healthy heterosexual men and several groups of homosexual males. The mean beta 2-M levelsExpand
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Epidemic of amoebiasis and giardiasis in a biased population.
Of 126 homosexual men in a selected population in New York City, 31.7% were infected with Entamoeba histolytica, 18.3% with Giardia lamblia, and 39.7% with one or both on a single stool examination.Expand
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Elevated beta 2-microglobulin and lysozyme levels in patients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome.
beta 2-Microglobulin (beta 2-M) levels in sera and urines, and lysozyme levels in sera, were quantitated in healthy heterosexual men and several groups of homosexual males. The mean beta 2-M levelsExpand
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An electrostatic backpack sprayer: potential for mosquito control.
A Southwest Electrostatic Sprayers, Inc., nozzle was configured to a Hudson PortaPak backpack. A test was run to compare deposition of BVA no. 13 oil by the electrostatic nozzle to a standardExpand
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Quantitation of β2-Microglobulin and Other Immune Characteristics in a Prospective Study of Men at Risk for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
Serum samples from 24 patients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and from 15 patients with an early or milder form of this disease ("suspected AIDS") were found to contain elevatedExpand
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Venereal transmission of enteric pathogens in male homosexuals. Two case reports.
In two cases there was simultaneous or sequential occurrence of amebiasis, shigellosis, and giardiasis in male homosexuals. Enteric pathogens may, under the proper conditions, be venereallyExpand
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