Lawrence J. Israel

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Candida epiglottitis has been reported in immunocompromised patients, but in only one paediatric patient with human immunodeficiency virus. We present possibly the first reported case of Candida infection of the epiglottis in an adult with human immunodeficiency virus treated with oral fluconazole. We review the symptoms, diagnosis, and management of the(More)
Injury to the abdominal aorta secondary to blunt abdominal trauma is rare; less than 50 cases have been reported in the literature. This patient failed to demonstrate any of the classic acute signs or symptoms specific to the aortic injury, thus emphasizing the importance of a high index of suspicion in patients with the appropriate mechanism and location(More)
Lines of cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTL) may be grown in long-term culture in medium supplemented with Interleukin-2 (IL-2). In most cases a source of feeder cells is also necessary. Because they are available in large numbers, we tested whether cultured T cells (CTC) would serve as feeder cells. We confirmed the observation of others that CTL grown in medium(More)