BACKGROUND Using an empirically derived instrument to reduce the assessor bias inherent in structured diagnostic interviews, we sought to re-examine and validate the putative comorbidity between Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents. METHOD We examined the correlation between… (More)
Problems of recruitment and progression of students in IT schools contribute to the failure to meet the growing demand for IT personnel. This paper contributes to the discussion of these problems by considering the incoming students' skills and their views of the IT field and by discussing the effect a bridging subject on IT skills might have on students'… (More)
To estimate the prevalence of Shiga toxin producing Escherichia coli in Australia, bloody stool samples from two Australian locations were screened for the presence of Shiga toxin genes, stx1 and stx2. Four of 126 (3.2%) and 139 of 5,829 (2.4%) patients from the two locations had a positive polymerase chain reaction for Shiga toxin genes.