Jacquelyn M. Bales

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The recent literature is reviewed to assess the role of the dental occlusion in the etiopathogenesis of temporomandibular disorders (TMD) and the role of orthodontic therapy in preventing and treating TMD. Little evidence was found to support occlusal factors in TMD other than lack of posterior occlusal support and anterior open bite, which may represent(More)
Humans infected with Rift Valley Fever Virus (RVFV) generally recover after a febrile illness; however, a proportion of patients progress to a more severe clinical outcome such as hemorrhagic fever or meningoencephalitis. RVFV is naturally transmitted to livestock and humans by mosquito bites, but it is also infectious through inhalational exposure, making(More)
Human reticulocytes are one of the fundamental components needed to study the in vitro invasion processes of the human malaria parasite Plasmodium vivax. Additionally examinations of reticulocytes and their binding proteins are difficult in areas of the world that do not have access to advanced equipment or stem cell lines. These issues are particularly(More)
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