Jessica Hilburn

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BACKGROUND Nosocomial infections are a major problem in health care facilities, resulting in extended durations of care, substantial morbidity and mortality, and excess costs. Since alcohol gel hand sanitizers combine high immediate antimicrobial efficacy with ease of use, this study was carried out to determine the effect of the use of an alcohol gel hand(More)
Cord blood samples from 29,611 infants born in Los Angeles over a 71/2 year period were examined for hemoglobinopathies. Among 4,134 Black newborns, the frequency of sickle cell anemia (SS) was 0.3 per cent, of sickle cell trait (AS) 8 per cent, and of Hb-C trait (AC) 2 per cent. Of 17,781 Spanish surnamed (Mexican) newborns, 0.5 per cent had sickle cell(More)
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