Lori Perkins

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Orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus and Pongo abelii) are semisolitary apes and, among the great apes, the most distantly related to humans. Raters assessed 152 orangutans on 48 personality descriptors; 140 of these orangutans were also rated on a subjective well-being questionnaire. Principal-components analysis yielded 5 reliable personality factors: Extraversion,(More)
We performed a retrospective review of prospectively stored data on 545 children from 54 different birth countries with latent tuberculosis cared for in a pediatric tuberculosis clinic between August 1, 2005 and July 31, 2006. For analysis, patients were grouped into 6 geographic regions. The overall rate of completion of therapy was 54.4%. There were no(More)
BACKGROUND Successful treatment of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) is an important objective in the United States' strategy for tuberculosis (TB) control. We review the impact of demographic variables and community treatment upon completion of medical therapy of LTBI in a large pediatric cohort. METHODS We performed a retrospective analysis of(More)
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