Joshua San Vicente

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OBJECTIVE To define the utility of 10- to 14-mm reactions to a Mycobacterium tuberculosis purified protein derivative (PPD) skin test for healthcare workers (HCWs). DESIGN Blinded dual skin testing, using PPD and M. avium sensitin, of HCWs at a single medical center who had a 10- to 14-mm reaction to PPD when tested by personnel from the Occupational(More)
BACKGROUND Epidemiological evidence suggests a cardioprotective role of α-linolenic acid (ALA), a plant-derived ω-3 fatty acid. It is unclear whether ALA is beneficial in a background of high marine ω-3 fatty acids (long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids) intake. In persons at high cardiovascular risk from Spain, a country in which fish consumption is(More)
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