Lalani Jayasekara

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To clarify involvement of hypothalamic neuronal histamine in feeding circadian rhythm, we analyzed rat behavioral patterns using chemical probes which affect endogenous histaminergic activity. Sustained infusion of alpha-fluoromethylhistidine (FMH), a specific suicide inhibitor of a histamine-synthesizing enzyme, into the rat third cerebral ventricle(More)
BACKGROUND Long-term care facilities (LTCFs) are the most common setting for human norovirus (HuNoV) outbreak. Our study aimed to determine gaps in prevention and control practices for HuNoV in LTCFs in South Carolina (SC). METHODS Two researchers visited a convenience sample of 26 LTCFs in SC during July-November 2013. Directors were interviewed to(More)
BACKGROUND Long-term care (LTC) facilities are the number one setting for human norovirus (HuNoV) outbreaks in the United States (60%). METHODS We aimed to determine alignment of policies and procedures in LTC facilities in South Carolina with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations and to determine readability based on Federal(More)
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