Richard Honicky

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The occurrence of symptoms of respiratory illness among preschool children living in homes heated by wood-burning stoves was examined by conducting an historical prospective study (n = 62) with an internal control group (matched for age, sex, and town of residence). Exposures of subjects were not significantly different (P greater than .05) with respect to(More)
Burkholderia cepacia isolates from patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) attending five CF centers were studied for relatedness by cellular fatty acid methyl esters (FAME) and by chromosomal DNA restriction analysis. Twenty-eight of 32 (87.5%) isolates tested were grouped in cluster group 1 based on their FAME profiles. DNA analysis revealed that 29 of 32(More)
An increasing number of families in the United States are converting to woodburning stoves in an effort to reduce winter heating bills. Woodburning stoves operate as a contained combuster of wood and produce a variety of pollutants as byproducts of combustion. Although technological advances have reduced emissions to some degree, even the most efficient(More)
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Permission to make digital or hard copies of all or part of this work for personal or classroom use is granted without fee provided that copies are not made or distributed for profit or commercial advantage and that copies bear this notice and the full citation on the first page. To copy otherwise, to republish, to post on servers or to redistribute to(More)
Microdilution antimicrobial susceptibility testing was performed with 73 isolates of Pseudomonas cepacia collected from the sputum of patients throughout Michigan with cystic fibrosis. Susceptibility testing was done using new and investigational antibiotics (loracarbef, cefixime, cefpirome, desacetyl-cefotaxime, cefpodoxime, cefmetazole, cefepime,(More)
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