Jaclyn A. Quirt

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The receptor, c-Kit, and its ligand, stem cell factor (SCF), are critical for hematopoietic stem cell differentiation and have been implicated in the development, function, and survival of rodent islets. Previously, we reported that exogenous SCF treatments of cultured human fetal (14-16 wk fetal age) islet-epithelial clusters enhanced islet cell(More)
Melioidosis is an infection endemic to Southeast Asia and Northern Australia, and is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. The present report describes a case of chronic melioidosis in a returning traveller from the Philippines. Clinical suspicion of this illness is warranted in individuals with a history of travel to endemic regions. Safety(More)
We present two cases of food and exercise-induced anaphylaxis (FEIA) in patients with a diagnosis of oral allergy syndrome (OAS) to the implicated foods. Patient A had FEIA attributed to fresh coriander and tomato and Patient B to fresh celery. These food allergens have been implicated in OAS and have structural antigenic similarity to that of birch and/or(More)
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permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made. The Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication waiver Background: Multiple animal antigens, spores and pollens were collected(More)
PURPOSE The objective of this study was to examine the characteristics of the medical trainee (resident), the supervisor and the project that contribute to successful completion of resident-led research and publication in a peer-reviewed scientific journal. METHODS Qualitative, interview-based study of Internal Medicine trainees and their supervisors. All(More)
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