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Current use and development of vaccines for Japanese encephalitis
Background: Japanese encephalitis (JE) is a significant cause of human morbidity and mortality throughout Asia. Vaccines for JE have been available for many years and their use has been effective in… Expand
A cohort study to assess the new WHO Japanese encephalitis surveillance standards
Objective To assess the field-test version of the new WHO Japanese encephalitis (JE) surveillance standards. Methods We applied the clinical case definition of acute encephalitis syndrome (AES),… Expand
Healthcare workers' attitude towards influenza vaccination after the 2009 pandemic.
- P. Lewthwaite, K. Campion, B. Blackburn, E. Kemp, D. Major, K. Sarangi
- Occupational medicine
- 9 April 2014
BACKGROUND Previous studies have demonstrated the variability of healthcare workers' (HCWs) willingness to consider seasonal influenza vaccination, possibly to the detriment of their patients. AIMS… Expand
Natural history of HIV/AIDS
Abstract AIDS was first recognized in 1981 and is caused by HIV-1. HIV-2 causes a similar illness to HIV-1 but is less aggressive and restricted mainly to West Africa. In 2007, the World Health… Expand
Burden and cost of imported infections admitted to infectious diseases units in England and Wales in 1998 and 1999.
- R. Harling, P. Crook, P. Lewthwaite, M. Evans, M. Schmid, N. Beeching
- The Journal of infection
- 1 February 2004
BACKGROUND International travel from the UK has been rising, and the number of imported infections has increased. This study aimed to describe the number, nature, origin, clinical burden and cost of… Expand
The benefits of an infectious disease/radiology multidisciplinary team meeting.
Malaria therapy in HIV: drug interactions between nevirapine and quinine
We report the case of an HIV-positive Nigerian man on antiretroviral therapy (ART) with an undetectable viral load who presented with rigors, fever and back pain after returning to the UK from a… Expand
Exposures and reported symptoms associated with occupational deployment to the Buncefield fuel depot fire, England 2005
- O. Morgan, N. Verlander, +8 authors M. Reacher
- Occupational and Environmental Medicine
- 19 October 2007
Objectives: An explosion at the Buncefield fuel depot outside London occurred on 11 December 2005. We conducted a retrospective cohort study of airborne exposures and health status for workers… Expand
Assessing disability after encephalitis: development of a new outcome score in India and Malaysia
Objective To develop a simple tool for assessing the severity of disability resulting from Japanese encephalitis and whether, as a result, a child is likely to be dependent. Methods A new outcome… Expand