Kirsten A. Petrie

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Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) is a rare, heritable condition typified by progression of extensive ossification within skeletal muscle, ligament and tendon together with defects in skeletal development. The condition is easily diagnosed by the presence of shortened great toes and there is severe advancement of disability with age. FOP has been(More)
There are no data in the literature about the efficacy of influenza vaccination in lung cancer patients. Paired sera were available from 59 patients who received Fluvirin (Evans Medical). Of 41 patients susceptible to one or more influenza strains, 78% responded fully to vaccination. This response rate is comparable to that obtained from healthy volunteers.
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