R B Buttery

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AIMS To determine the causes of morbilliform rash and fever in a population with high vaccination coverage for measles and rubella. METHODS Comprehensive laboratory investigation additional to routine oral fluid testing of children presenting to primary care physicians in East Anglia, England. RESULTS Laboratory confirmation of infection was obtained in(More)
PURPOSE To describe an Australian pedigree of European descent with a variable autosomal dominant phenotype of: pediatric cortical cataract (CC), asymmetric myopia with astigmatism, familial exudative vitreoretinopathy (FEVR), and primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG). METHODS Probands with CC, FEVR, and POAG were enrolled in three independent genetic eye(More)
PURPOSE To determine the prevalence and severity of sleep disturbance in blind subjects and its relation to the form and duration of visual loss. METHODS Of 403 blind subjects (visual acuity of less than 20/200 or a visual field of less than 5 degrees) recruited for the study, 15 were excluded because of affective disorder as identified by Montgomery(More)
The reactogenicity and immunogenicity of meningococcal serogroup C conjugate (MenC) vaccine was assessed in 322 infants vaccinated at 2, 3, and 4 months of age, with concomitant administration of mixed diphtheria-tetanus-whole-cell pertussis vaccine and Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate vaccine (DTwP-Hib) and oral polio vaccine. All infants in whom(More)
An outbreak of hepatitis A involved more than 50 residents of a group of villages in the late spring and summer of 1989. The only food that was common to all the laboratory-confirmed cases was bread, purchased either unwrapped or as rolls, sandwiches or filled rolls, and supplied either directly from one shop or indirectly through its subsidiary outlets. It(More)
BACKGROUND An outbreak of hepatitis A occurred in a primary school (children aged 4-11 years), starting in the Autumn of 1990 and terminating some 5 months later after some spread into the local community. OBJECTIVES The objectives were to monitor the spread of the virus within the primary school over time, to document infection in asymptomatic(More)
Experience with hepatitis B suggests that the risk of HIV transmission from a health care worker infected with HIV to a patient will be greatest during major surgical procedures. The number of patients worldwide who are known to have undergone such procedures, been notified, and subsequently tested is still too small to be confident that the risk of HIV(More)
An outbreak of gastroenteritis affected 58 of 700 people served by a private water supply at a biological research institute located in a village. No cases were detected in 250 residents of the same village served by a public water supply over the same period. Consumer complaints of tainting and laboratory evidence of bacterial and chemical contamination(More)