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Adjuvants combined with immunogens are effective enhancers of the immune response in fish. As in other animals, substances such as Freund's complete and incomplete adjuvants, light oils and bacterial lipopolysaccharides have been shown to induce elevated antibody production when added to bacterins and administered to fish. Light oil adjuvants are now used(More)
We describe eight patients with associated multiple sclerosis (MS) and myasthenia gravis (MG). Patients were less than 50 years old at the time of onset, and seven were female. The clinical course of both MS and MG was mild in most patients. To our knowledge, this represents the largest reported series. We provide further evidence for a nonrandom(More)
In seven patients with intracranial meningioma whose presenting signs and symptoms were ophthalmologic the underlying problem was initially misdiagnosed. Three patients had sphenoidal meningiomas with compression of the anterior visual pathways, but the initial diagnoses were acute optic neuritis, chronic optic neuritis and glaucoma. Two other patients had(More)
The authors examined 200 consecutive patients with pituitary adenomas admitted to the neuroendocrine service at the Montreal General Hospital between 1976 and 1981. The main presenting signs and symptoms were amenorrhea/impotence (70%), headache (46%), and typical acromegalic or cushingoid features (28%). Only 9% had visual field defects, 2% had optic(More)