Marko Petrovic

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OBJECTIVE To determine the knowledge, attitudes, and practices among health professionals regarding the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine, particularly the second dose. DESIGN Self administered postal questionnaire survey. SETTING North Wales Health Authority, 1998. PARTICIPANTS 148 health visitors, 239 practice nurses, and 206 general(More)
BACKGROUND Concern about the effectiveness and toxicity of insecticide lotions has led to promotion of mechanical methods to remove head lice. We compared the effectiveness of "bug-busting" (wet combing with a fine-toothed comb) and malathion lotion. METHODS We screened 4037 schoolchildren in two counties in Wales, UK (intermediate resistance to(More)
An outbreak of Vero cytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli O157 (VTEC O157) gastroenteritis in visitors to an open farm in North Wales resulted in 17 primary and 7 secondary cases of illness. E. coli O157 Vero cytotoxin type 2, phage type 2 was isolated from 23 human cases and environmental animal fecal samples. A case-control study of 16 primary(More)
In response to media scares and subsequent falls in measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine uptake, a case-control study was conducted to identify factors associated with non-uptake of the second dose of the vaccine in children resident in North Wales. Subjects were selected from parents of children scheduled for the second dose between October and(More)
The main goal in the struggle with neovascular glaucoma is to control intraocular pressure (IOP) and pain. 152 patients, e.g., 203 eyes, were examined at the Clinic of Ophthalmology, Clinical Centre of Kragujevac, Serbia, in period between 01. 01. 2005 - 31. 12. 2010. Cyclocryoanemisatio was performed for all patients. Measurments of IOP showed statistical(More)
BACKGROUND Information on geographical variation in localised transmission of TB can inform targeting of disease control activities. The aim of this study was to estimate the proportion of TB attributable to localised transmission for the period 2010-2012 in northern England and to identify case characteristics associated with spatiotemporal-genotypical(More)
BACKGROUND/AIM Graves' ophthalmopthy is one of the most common causes of exophthalmos as well as the most common manifestation of Graves' disease. The treatment of Graves' ophthalmopathy includes ophthalmological and endocrinological therapy. The aim of this study was to clinically evaluate the patients with Graves' ophthalmopathy treated with(More)