De-Wang Wang

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Reliable information on acute viral infections of the central nervous system (CNS) in Canadian children has not been available. To investigation this disease in Halifax the medical records of 180 patients with presumed or definite acute viral CNS infection diagnosed at the Izaak Walton Killam Hospital for Children over an 8-year period were reviewed. The(More)
Since a rapid latex agglutination method for identifying Staphylococcus aureus has recently been described, we attempted to identify which factors in staphylococci produce a positive reaction so as to indicate the possible applications and limitations of the test. Latex particles prepared with human plasma (latex-plasma), immune serum globulin (ISG)(More)
Animal models were established for Staphylococcus aureus generalized infection (septicemia), and for localized S. aureus infection (osteomyelitis and empyema) to evaluate the possible use of a S. aureus latex agglutination (Lat-SA) test as an indicator of S. aureus infection. Plasma, obtained from animals before and after S. aureus challenge, was used for(More)
Several reports describing anaphylactic shock following treatment of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases with Chinese herbal injections were described. Our analysis of these reports showed that anaphylactic shock caused by traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) injections for the treatment of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases is common but(More)
Haemocoagulase injection is a mixture of purified enzymes isolated from the venom of Bothrops atrox, which is used for the prevention and treatment of haemorrhage. It is a relatively safe pharmacological agent that does not require a skin test prior to administration. However, following a literature search, 14 reported cases of anaphylactic shock caused by(More)
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