Jorge Dizon

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The structure, chemical properties, metabolic pathway and NMR contrast efficacy of Gadolinium-DTPA are described. This reagent has great promise as a contrast agent in NMR proton imaging, and clinical trials have been initiated in England and Germany.
The introduction of cholera into many of the islands of the Philippines in 1961 often occurred in an explosive manner. The disease was introduced into Bacolod City and Talisay in Negros Occidental Province in such a manner in November 1961. The authors describe the results of an analysis of hospital and health department records in Bacolod City and Talisay(More)
As part of a broad epidemiological investigation of cholera El Tor in the Philippines, the authors cultured rectal swabs obtained from the household contacts of cholera patients hospitalized in the Negros Occidental Provincial Hospital from August through October 1962. Additional infected persons were found in 25 (60%) of the 42 households with confirmed(More)
As part of a broad study on the epidemiology of cholera El Tor in the Philippines, the authors conducted bacteriological surveys among the community contacts of suspect cholera patients hospitalized in the Negros Occidental Provincial Hospital from August through October 1962. Fourteen (2%) of 698 community contacts of persons with confirmed cholera(More)
The first known long-term carrier of cholera, found in the Philippines, is described. The carrier, Dolores M., who had suffered from El Tor cholera in August 1962, continued intermittently to excrete vibrios of the same characteristics as the original isolates until the date of reporting (1966). Duodenal intubation proved that the vibrios are lodged in her(More)
Cross-linguistically, definiteness is signalled in a variety of ways besides articles. For example, definiteness may be signalled by the syntactic position, grammatical role, and/or the case marking of the NP. Characterizing the link between these morphosyntactic factors and the definiteness of an NP has been a persistant issue for both syntacticians and(More)