An orthosis is described which provides the following benefits to patients with trapezius paralysis: (1) Cosmetically, appearance is improved because the orthosis restores the shoulder to its normal position. (2) Pain is alleviated or minimized by relieving the pull against the levator scapulae and the rhomboideus muscles. (3) Endurance is improved allowing… (More)
From July 2003 through October 2004, 42 patients became infected by strains of Leuconostoc mesenteroides subsp. mesenteroides (genotype 1) in different departments of Juan Canalejo Hospital in northwest Spain. During 2006, 6 inpatients, also in different departments of the hospital, became infected (genotypes 2-4). Parenteral nutrition was the likely source.
A. Ticks infesting domestic animals in Italy: current acarological studies carried out in Sardinia and Basilicata regions. To the Editor: Bacteria of the genus Williamsia are mycolic acid–containing actinomycetes of the suborder Corynebacterineae (1). This suborder also includes the genera and Turicella (2,3). Within the genus Williamsia, only 2 species… (More)