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Estimates of morbidity and mortality rates for diarrheal diseases in American children.
Although the importance of diarrhea as a prime cause of morbidity and death in developing countries is well recognized, the disease burden in the United States has never been thoroughly examined. WeExpand
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Maternal levels of plasma human immunodeficiency virus type 1 RNA and the risk of perinatal transmission. Women and Infants Transmission Study Group.
BACKGROUND The importance of plasma levels of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) RNA in pregnant women in relation to the other factors known to influence the risk of transmission ofExpand
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Viral load and disease progression in infants infected with human immunodeficiency virus type 1. Women and Infants Transmission Study Group.
BACKGROUND There are only limited data on human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) RNA in perinatally infected infants. Understanding the dynamics of HIV-1 infection and its relation to diseaseExpand
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A Polymorphism in the Regulatory Region of the CC-Chemokine Receptor 5 Gene Influences Perinatal Transmission of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 to African-American Infants
ABSTRACT There are natural mutations in the coding and noncoding regions of the human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) CC-chemokine coreceptor 5 (CCR5) and in the related CCR2 protein (theExpand
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Sequence diversity of small, round-structured viruses in the Norwalk virus group.
We have determined the nucleotide sequences of a highly conserved region of the RNA-dependent RNA polymerase of the prototype Snow Mountain agent (SMA) and of four other small, round-structuredExpand
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Protection conferred by neonatal rotavirus infection against subsequent rotavirus diarrhea.
A cohort of newborns in New Delhi who were nosocomially infected with rotavirus during their first days of life were followed twice weekly for 14-23 months to determine whether neonatal infectionExpand
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A predominant role for Norwalk-like viruses as agents of epidemic gastroenteritis in Maryland nursing homes for the elderly.
Stool specimens from 156 Maryland nursing home residents, who became ill during 20 outbreaks of gastroenteritis from November 1987 through February 1988, were analyzed. All tested negative forExpand
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Hospitalizations involving gastroenteritis in the United States, 1985: the special burden of the disease among the elderly.
While diarrheal disease is a well-recognized problem in children, its impact in the elderly has not been adequately assessed. Among the 4.06 million hospitalizations in 1985 in the McDonnell-DouglasExpand
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Intermediate‐dose cidofovir without probenecid in the treatment of BK virus allograft nephropathy
Abstract:  BK virus allograft nephropathy (BKVAN) is a rising complication in kidney transplant recipients. Reducing immunosuppression has been the initial form of therapy in most cases, but is notExpand
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Astrovirus and adenovirus associated with diarrhea in children in day care settings.
The relative importance of astrovirus and adenoviruses as etiologic agents of diarrhea among children in day care was examined. Stool specimens from this prospective study were screened for bothExpand
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