Elizabeth Storm

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Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli (EPEC) is a significant cause of infantile diarrhea and death in developing countries. The pathogenicity island locus of enterocyte effacement (LEE) is essential for EPEC to cause diarrhea. Besides EPEC, the LEE is also present in other gastrointestinal pathogens, most notably enterohemorrhagic E. coli (EHEC). Whereas(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to describe the impact of the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic on a pediatric emergency department (ED) at a freestanding children's hospital in the summer and fall of 2009. DESIGN In July 2009, active prospective surveillance for influenza-like illness (ILI) was performed on a daily basis of patients presenting to the(More)
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