Margaret Wigglesworth

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OBJECTIVES To describe the discovery in a domestic pig of the first case of trichinellosis in Papua New Guinea, caused by a new taxon within the genus Trichinella (T papuae). Also, to establish if the disease occurred in the local wild pig population and in domestic pigs elsewhere in the country, and to test if the worm was infective to some other animals.(More)
In 1984, over 10,000 refugees left the Indonesian province of Irian Jaya, and thus possibly imported Taenia solium taeniasis/cysticercosis into Papua New Guinea, which was believed to be free of T. solium until 1966. In a serological survey carried out in 1986, 50 refugees originating from areas endemic for T. solium and 171 patients from other areas with(More)
Objective: To test the feasibility and safety of a computer-based application designed to facilitate the healthy coping of children and their families who must contend with significant congenital heart disease (CHD). The application, called the Experience Journal (EJ), is a psychoeducational intervention based on a narrative model involving the sharing of(More)
1. In decerebrated rabbits, the selective 5-HT1B/1D receptor antagonist GR 127,935 had no significant effects on reflexes evoked in medial gastrocnemius motoneurones by electrical stimulation of the sural nerve, or on arterial blood pressure or heart rate when given by the intrathecal (up to 543 nmol cumulative) or intravenous (up to 1.8 micromol(More)
This study tested the feasibility and safety of a computer-based application designed to facilitate the healthy coping of children and their families who must contend with significant congenital heart disease (CHD). The application, called the Experience Journal (EJ), is a psychoeducational intervention based upon a narrative model involving the sharing of(More)
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