Patricia Joseph

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Double-blind controlled cholera-vaccine trials were carried out in rural East Pakistan in 1963 and 1964. Pretrial studies indicated that a whole-cell cholera vaccine of high mouse protective potency, at a dose of 0.5 ml, produced an antibody response and reaction pattern consistent with use in such trials. A purified Ogawa antigen, given at a dose of 100(More)
The introduction of cholera into many of the islands of the Philippines in 1961 often occurred in an explosive manner. The disease was introduced into Bacolod City and Talisay in Negros Occidental Province in such a manner in November 1961. The authors describe the results of an analysis of hospital and health department records in Bacolod City and Talisay(More)
BACKGROUND Seabather's eruption is an annoying pruritic dermatitis that appears on the areas covered by the bathing suit as an erythematous macular or papular dermatitis, with or without urticaria. It occurs sporadically in Florida, the Caribbean, and as far north as Bermuda. The cause is not known. METHODS We collected information in Nassau County, Long(More)
As part of a broad epidemiological investigation of cholera El Tor in the Philippines, the authors cultured rectal swabs obtained from the household contacts of cholera patients hospitalized in the Negros Occidental Provincial Hospital from August through October 1962. Additional infected persons were found in 25 (60%) of the 42 households with confirmed(More)
As part of a broad study on the epidemiology of cholera El Tor in the Philippines, the authors conducted bacteriological surveys among the community contacts of suspect cholera patients hospitalized in the Negros Occidental Provincial Hospital from August through October 1962. Fourteen (2%) of 698 community contacts of persons with confirmed cholera(More)
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES Very few studies have been done in India to determine the prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis causing conjunctivitis using polymerase chain reaction (PCR) methods. Hence the prevalence of primary conjunctivitis due to C. trachomatis among individuals attending ophthalmic hospitals in Chennai was determined and compared with our(More)
In this paper, success factors for wiki based information systems in organizations are discussed. Based on information system success factors which have been discussed in previous research, this study will present the conceptual framework of how to predict knowledge work intention on using a wiki based information system and what the wiki based information(More)