Richie J. Fallon

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Female calves (n = 54) were assigned to 1 of 3 whole milk feeding treatments at an average age of 7 days and remained on treatment for 70 days. The treatments were twice-aday feeding with weaning at 56 days of age (TAD56); once-a-day feeding with weaning at 56 days of age (OAD56); and once-aday feeding with weaning at 42 days of age (OAD42). Calves were(More)
To evaluate modern treatment and identify important factors influencing the outcome of tuberculous meningitis, clinical and laboratory findings in 52 patients aged from 9 months to 68 years have been reviewed. Patients were classified by clinical criterions at admission and at the start of treatment. Delay in commencing treatment was associated with(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the source of non-outbreak legionnaires' disease, particularly the role of cooling towers, by comparing the locations of patients' homes in relation to the location of cooling towers. DESIGN Retrospective, descriptive study of a case series of patients with legionnaires' disease ill between 1978 and 1986 and, for comparison, a case(More)
Over a 13-year period non-gonococcal neisseriae (NGN) were isolated from 114 of 88,670 patients (0.13%) screened for anogenital gonorrhoea at a Genitourinary Medicine Unit. During the same period there were approximately 9000 anogenital gonococcal infections (10%). The prevalence of NGN was 0.09% (27/31,500) in women, 0.04% (20/52,800) in heterosexual men(More)
Analysis of case histories from 187 people who had visited a hotel and leisure complex in Lochgoilhead, a village on the west coast of Scotland, indicated that 170 had had an acute illness characterised by headache, fatigue, arthralgia, myalgia, cough, and breathlessness. These symptoms were consistent with Pontiac fever-like illness. Legionella micdadei(More)
It has been suggested that United Kingdom recommendations for feeding the neonatal calf (500 g milk replacer (MR)/day; 200-230 g CP/kg milk powder) are inadequate to sustain optimal growth rates in early life. The current study was undertaken with 153 high genetic merit, male and female Holstein-Friesian calves (PIN2000 = £48) born between September and(More)
A cumulative review of illness experienced by 13,816 travellers returning to Scotland since 1977, shows an overall attack rate of 36%. Alimentary complaints predominated; 18% of travellers had these alone and a further 10% had other symptoms as well as their gastro-intestinal disorder. Higher attack rates were noted in those taking package holidays.(More)