Jackie Hopkins

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On April 17, 2009, CDC determined that two cases of febrile respiratory illness occurring in children who resided in adjacent counties in southern California were caused by infection with a swine influenza A (H1N1) virus. The viruses from the two cases are closely related genetically, resistant to amantadine and rimantadine, and contain a unique combination(More)
This review indicates that for the detection of non-neoplastic toxic effects: 1. Four decades of accumulated literature provide no lead as to the optimum duration of repeat dose toxicity testing required for all classes of chemicals, although 6 months repeated administration appears adequate for pharmaceuticals. 2. Three month studies predicted the 2 year(More)
I meningococcal disease (IMD) is caused by Neisseria meningitidis. Specifi c antibodies against the capsule are used to defi ne the 13 known N. meningitidis serogroups (1). In the United States, N. meningitidis is a leading cause of bacterial meningitis (2,3). According to the provisional Active Bacterial Core Surveillance report of the Centers for Disease(More)