Emily Newhouse

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BACKGROUND Mucormycosis is an invasive fungal infection with a high fatality rate. We investigated an outbreak of mucormycosis in a pediatric hospital to determine routes of pathogen transmission from the environment and prevent additional infections. METHODS A case was defined as a hospital-onset illness consistent with mucormycosis, confirmed by culture(More)
Baboons with primary or secondary exposure to Schistosoma mansoni were compared with each other over a 12-week infection period and with baseline values obtained from uninfected baboons with respect to serum levels of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis hormones-corticotropin-releasing hormone, adrenocorticotropic hormone, dehydroepiandrosterone(More)
A patient with a cervical cord transection isolating his hypothalamic thermoregulatory centers from peripheral effectors suffered a fatal hyperthermic episode after receiving haloperidol. This suggests that neuroleptic malignant syndrome is caused by a peripheral, not central, effect of haloperidol.
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