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Comparison of 13 acellular pertussis vaccines: overview and serologic response.
OBJECTIVE To compare the immunogenicity of a licensed conventional whole-cell (WCL) and 13 diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis (DTaP) vaccines that differed in source, method of manufacture, andExpand
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Serum inflammatory markers in diabetic retinopathy.
PURPOSE To evaluate the association of serum factors with the severity of diabetic retinopathy and to assess their presence in retinal tissue obtained at autopsy. METHODS The following serumExpand
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Epidemiology and course of disease in childhood uveitis.
PURPOSE To describe the disease characteristics and visual outcome of pediatric uveitis. DESIGN Retrospective, longitudinal observation. PARTICIPANTS Five hundred twenty-seven pediatric uveitisExpand
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Lack of relation of increased malformation rates in infants of diabetic mothers to glycemic control during organogenesis.
To determine how much insulin-dependent diabetes increases a woman's risk of giving birth to a malformed infant and how that risk is influenced by metabolic control, we followed 347 diabetic and 389Expand
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Comparison of 13 acellular pertussis vaccines: adverse reactions.
OBJECTIVE To compare the reactogenicity of a licensed conventional whole-cell (WCL) and 13 acellular pertussis vaccines that differed in the source, manufacture, and quantity of included antigens;Expand
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Aqueous humor and plasma vascular endothelial growth factor in uveitis-associated cystoid macular edema.
PURPOSE To determine the association between cystoid macular edema and vascular endothelial growth factor concentration in the aqueous humor and plasma of uveitis patients. METHODS Cross-sectionalExpand
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{omega}-3 Long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid intake and 12-y incidence of neovascular age-related macular degeneration and central geographic atrophy: AREDS report 30, a prospective cohort study
BACKGROUND omega-3 (n-3) Long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFAs) affect processes implicated in vascular and neural retinal pathogenesis and thus may influence the risk of developingExpand
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Pharmacokinetics and toxicity of intravitreal chemotherapy for primary intraocular lymphoma.
OBJECTIVE To investigate the pharmacokinetics and toxicity of intravitreal chemotherapeutic agents in the rabbit eye for the potential treatment of primary intraocular lymphoma and other intraocularExpand
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Description and evaluation of serologic assays used in a multicenter trial of acellular pertussis vaccines.
OBJECTIVE To describe and evaluate the assays used to measure the antibody responses in infants to 13 experimental acellular pertussis vaccines and 2 licensed whole-cell pertussis vaccines. METHODSExpand
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Synergic effect of polymorphisms in ERCC6 5' flanking region and complement factor H on age-related macular degeneration predisposition.
  • J. Tuo, B. Ning, +9 authors C. Chan
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 13 June 2006
This study investigates age-related macular degeneration (AMD) genetic risk factors through identification of a functional single-nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) and its disease association. We choseExpand
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