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Prenatal and Infant Exposure to Thimerosal From Vaccines and Immunoglobulins and Risk of Autism
OBJECTIVE: Exposure to thimerosal, a mercury-containing preservative that is used in vaccines and immunoglobulin preparations, has been hypothesized to be associated with increased risk of autismExpand
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Incidence of Neonatal Herpes Simplex Virus Infections in Two Managed Care Organizations: Implications for Surveillance
Objectives: To estimate the incidence of neonatal herpes simplex virus (HSV) infections and to assess the utility of surveillance methods for neonatal herpes in 2 managed care populations. Methods:Expand
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Early thimerosal exposure and neuropsychological outcomes at 7 to 10 years.
BACKGROUND It has been hypothesized that early exposure to thimerosal, a mercury-containing preservative used in vaccines and immune globulin preparations, is associated with neuropsychologicalExpand
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Protection provided by Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate vaccines in Los Angeles County: a case-control study.
The objective was to assess the degree of disease control and to evaluate the protective efficacy of licensed Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) conjugate vaccines (HbOC, PRP-OMP, PRP-D) usedExpand
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An outbreak of meningo-encephalitis in fallow deer caused by Listeria monocytogenes
An outbreak of listeric meningo-encephalitis occurred in a population of 1800 fallow deer (Dama dama) in a park during the winter and early spring of 1985 to 1986. Listeriosis was diagnosed in 41 ofExpand
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Hemorrhagic septicemia in fallow deer (Dama dama) caused by Pasteurella multocida multocida.
Four outbreaks of hemorrhagic septicemia caused by Pasteurella multocida multocida occurred in a population of 1,800 fallow deer (Dama dama) during 1992-1996. A total of 340 fallow deer wereExpand
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Nonenzymatic glucosylation of lysyl and hydroxylysyl residues in type I and type II collagens.
Nonenzymatic glucosylation of type I and type II collagens was examined by incubating collagen substrates with D-glucose in vitro. In one set of experiments, unlabeled collagen was incubated withExpand
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Eradication of Haemophilus influenzae type b disease in southern California. Kaiser-UCLA Vaccine Study Group.
OBJECTIVE To assess the effects of Haemophilus influenzae vaccination of infants. RESEARCH DESIGN We evaluated H influenzae type b (Hib) disease rates in Los Angeles County, California (population,Expand
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Predictive value of ICD-9-CM codes used in vaccine safety research.
OBJECTIVES To assess how well selected ICD-9-CM diagnosis codes predict adverse events; to model bias and power loss when vaccine safety analyses rely on unverified codes. METHODS We extractedExpand
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A Population-Based, Postlicensure Evaluation of the Safety of a Combination Diphtheria, Tetanus, Acellular Pertussis, Hepatitis B, and Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine in a Large Managed Care
BACKGROUND. Prelicensure studies of diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis, hepatitis B, inactivated polio virus vaccine suggested that there were higher rates of fever after its administrationExpand
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