Jerry P Sims

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Johne's disease (paratuberculosis) was diagnosed in a 2-yr-old, male, free-ranging white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) from Fauquier County, Virginia, USA, based on histopathology and culture for Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis. Clinical and pathologic findings included emaciation; loss of body fat; chronic diarrhea; severe, chronic,(More)
The surveillance of clinical cases of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) in the United States began in June 1981 when the first case was reported. Since then, state and federal public health officials have continuously monitored progression of the epidemic by the number of persons reported with diagnosed clinical AIDS. The human immunodeficiency(More)
This article describes the development and implementation of a World Wide Web page to support a team-taught introductory animal and poultry science course. The objectives were to examine the capabilities of this type of instructional resource, determine students' willingness to use this type of resource, create opportunities for interactive learning, and(More)
  • Jerry P Sims
  • The Journal of the Florida Medical Association
  • 1994
More than 400,000 persons die in the United States each year from tobacco-related causes; over 28,000 are Floridians. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, State Health Office, and Florida Department of Education have developed sophisticated systems for measuring prevalence of tobacco use in the general population and selected subgroups and for(More)
CONTEXT Advances in screening and treatment of prostate cancer have dramatically increased the number of survivors in the US population. Yet the effect of screening is controversial, and in some instances may not be beneficial. Previous studies have typically only reported outcomes of treatment and symptoms within a short time frame following treatment. The(More)
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