Dong-lou Xiao

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OBJECTIVE To summarize and analyze the epidemic situation of hantaviruses including geographic distribution, types and prevalent intensity of epidemic areas of hantavirus for the last 30 years in China, and to discuss relative preventive measures. METHODS Collecting and analyzing the data of hantaviruses epidemics in China. RESULTS The annual number of(More)
To the Editor: Rabies has occurred in China for >2,000 years and was first described in ≈556 BC (1). Since 1950, human rabies has been a class II notifiable disease in China, and the annual number and distribution of human rabies cases have been archived. We examined the archived data from 1950 to 2004 and analyzed epidemiologic characteristics. During the(More)
Five strains ofEscherichia coli O157:H7 were isolated from 486 stool specimens collected in 1986, 1987, and 1988 from patients with diarrhea in Xuzhou City, Jiangsu Province, China; 21 of the specimens were from patients with bloody diarrhea. The biochemical reactions of all five strains were almost identical with those of the well-knownE. coli O157:H7(More)
OBJECTIVE To summarize and analyze the epidemic situation of human rabies from 1984 to 2002 in China, and to explore the possible factors causing the increase of cases so as to provide evidence for preventive and control measures. METHOD National and some provincial data on the prevalence of rabies during 1984 to 2002 were collected and analyzed. (More)
OBJECTIVE To understand the epidemiologic characters of influenza in China from 2001 to 2003. METHODS Data of outpatient visits for influenza-like illness (ILI) each week and outbreaks of influenza were collected through National Influenza Surveillance Network, which includes 11 northern and 12 southern provinces of China. Samples were collected in the(More)
OBJECTIVE To specify the trends of endemic situation among twenty one national surveillance sites for schistosomiasis from 2000 to 2004. METHODS According to the national surveillance protocol, longitudinal surveillance on endemic situation of schistosomiasis was carried out at twenty-one sites since 2000. RESULTS The infection rate of Schistosoma(More)
OBJECTIVE To develop a chemiluminescent enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (CLEIA) for the detection of HTNV IgM antibody. METHODS Black solid 96 well microplate was coated with anti-human IgM-microantibody, HRP labeled HTNV recombinant nucleotide antigen was used as detection antigen, luminol-H2O2 was used as substrate, a CLEIA was established for the(More)
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