monetary policy since the late 1970s is unique in the post-Korean War era in that rising inflation has been reversed and stabilized at a lower rate for almost a decade. The current inflation rate of 3 to 4 percent per year, representing a reduction of 6 percent or so from its 1981 peak, is the result of a disinflationary effort that has been long and… (More)
Three tumor cell lines (COLO 201, COLO 205, and COLO 206) have been established from ascites fluid obtained from a male patient with adenocarcinoma of the colon. In addition to the tumor lines, two lymphoid lines (COLO 197 and COLO 200) have been established from the same pa tient, with one line from the original biopsy and one from peripheral blood.… (More)
Current clinical methods for the assessment of Parkinson's disease suffer from inconvenience, infrequency and subjectivity. WiiPD is an approach for the objective home based assessment of Parkinson's disease which utilizes the intuitive and sensor rich Nintendo Wii Remote. Combined with an electronic patient diary, a suite of mini-games, a metric analyzer,… (More)
INTRODUCTION The interoperability of the Electrocardiogram (ECG) between heterogeneous systems has been facilitated by not one, but a number of predefined open storage formats. To improve the techniques currently used, it is important to define the similarities and the differences between these ECG storage formats. METHODS This paper presents a review of… (More)
The proportion of positive Leptospira microscopic agglutination tests for 23,005 dogs significantly increased from 2002 to 2004 (p < 0.002) regardless of the positive cutoff titer used and was highest (p < 0.05) for serovars Autumnalis and Grippotyphosa. The strongest positive serologic correlation (r = 0.72) was between serovars Autumnalis and Pomona.
OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence of vaccine-associated adverse events (VAAEs) diagnosed within 30 days of vaccination in cats and characterize risk factors for their occurrence. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. ANIMALS 496,189 cats vaccinated at 329 hospitals. PROCEDURES Electronic records were searched for VAAEs that occurred after vaccine… (More)
Laboratory instruction is a major component of undergraduate curriculums throughout the United States. The laboratory experiences represent fundamental instructions for all technology students. Traditional laboratory instruction is hampered by several factors including limited access to resources by students, high laboratory maintenance cost and the… (More)