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About 1% of individuals with autism or types of pervasive developmental disorder have a duplication of the 15q11-q13 region. These abnormalities can be detected by routine G-banded chromosome study, showing an extra marker chromosome, or demonstrated by fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) analysis, revealing an interstitial duplication. We report here(More)
BACKGROUND Because adolescents and adults act as a primary source of pertussis infection for infants, vaccination of mothers immediately postpartum is a potential strategy to reduce transmission (cocoon strategy). For this to be effective, high levels of antibodies must be achieved rapidly after vaccination. We sought to determine whether the antibody(More)
BACKGROUND Two pentavalent infant vaccines that contain either 5 or 3 component acellular pertussis antigens are authorized in Canada. Because of changes in vaccine use by provinces over time and movement of families across jurisdictions, it is possible that children are exposed to different combination vaccines during the primary infant immunization(More)
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