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National Institutes of Health consensus development conference statement: Management of hepatitis B
Hepatitis B is a major cause of liver disease worldwide, ranking as a substantial cause of cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. The development and use of a vaccine for hepatitis B virus (HBV) has… Expand
Contact-dependent cytopathogenic mechanisms of Trichomonas vaginalis.
The cytopathogenic mechanisms of Trichomonas vaginalis have been debated since the 1940s. We examined the following three proposed pathogenic mechanisms: contact-dependent extracellular killing,… Expand
Beta-hemolytic activity of Trichomonas vaginalis correlates with virulence.
The reasons that some women develop symptomatic trichomonal vaginitis, whereas many other infected women remain asymptomatic, are unclear, but it has been suggested that Trichomonas vaginalis strains… Expand
Zinc sensitivity of Trichomonas vaginalis: in vitro studies and clinical implications.
The high zinc concentration (2.3-15.3 mM) in human prostatic secretions may be an important defense of the male lower urinary tract against infection by Trichomonas vaginalis. Trichomonads were… Expand
Trichomonacidal activity of human polymorphonuclear neutrophils: killing by disruption and fragmentation.
Polymorphonuclear neutrophils (PMNs) were shown to kill Trichomonas vaginalis in vitro; 10(2)-10(3) trichomonads were incubated with 3 x 10(6) PMNs on tissue culture plates, and surviving organisms… Expand
Accuracy of Gram's stain in identifying pneumococci in sputum.
We prospectively examined the accuracy of Gram-stained sputum for identifying pneumococci in 42 patients with community-acquired pneumonia. We considered the Gram's stain positive if a preponderant… Expand
Ophthalmia neonatorum: a chart review.
Cases of ophthalmia neonatorum diagnosed at Grady Memorial Hospital 1967-1973 were reviewed. Of 302 cases 43 could be diagnosed as gonococcal, 86 chlamydial, 3 gonococcal and chlamydial, 31… Expand
Trichomoniasis, candidiasis, and the minor venereal diseases.
Necrotizing balanitis due to herpes simplex type 1.
A previously healthy, 26-year-old heterosexual man experienced necrotic penile ulcerations with fever, rigors, and difficulty voiding. Urethral instrumentation and treatment with antibiotics were… Expand
Treatment of vulvovaginal candidiasis with boric acid powder.
- K. K. Van Slyke, V. P. Michel, M. Rein
- American journal of obstetrics and gynecology
- 15 September 1981
A double-blind comparison was made of the use of 14 daily intravaginal gelatin capsules containing 600 mg of boric acid powder versus the use of identical capsules containing 100,000 U nystatin… Expand