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Recommendations for the management of herpes zoster.
The objective of this article is to provide evidence-based recommendations for the management of patients with herpes zoster (HZ) that take into account clinical efficacy, adverse effects, impact onExpand
High-Level Variability in the ORF-K1 Membrane Protein Gene at the Left End of the Kaposi’s Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus Genome Defines Four Major Virus Subtypes and Multiple Variants or Clades in
ABSTRACT Infection with Kaposi’s sarcoma (KS)-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) or human herpesvirus 8 (HHV8) is common in certain parts of Africa, the Middle East, and the Mediterranean, but is rareExpand
Vaccine immunology
This article provides a review of immunology to enhance understanding of vaccine efficacy and use, and elaborates on the immune response to vaccination. The use of vaccines to prevent infectiousExpand
Genetic polymorphisms of methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) and methionine synthase reductase (MTRR) in ethnic populations in Texas; a report of a novel MTHFR polymorphic site, G1793A.
The importance of hyperhomocysteinemia, birth defects, and vascular diseases has been the subject of intense investigations. The polymorphic MTHFR mutations (C677T and A1298C) cause mildExpand
Screening HIV-infected individuals for anal cancer precursor lesions: a systematic review.
Individuals with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection are at increased risk for human papillomavirus-related squamous cell cancer of the anus. Screening HIV-infected patients for squamousExpand
Correction of kinetic and stability defects by tetrahydrobiopterin in phenylketonuria patients with certain phenylalanine hydroxylase mutations.
Phenylketonuria patients harboring a subset of phenylalanine hydroxylase (PAH) mutations have recently shown normalization of blood phenylalanine levels upon oral administration of the PAH cofactorExpand
Long-term safety and efficacy of 50 mg of etanercept twice weekly in patients with psoriasis.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the safety and efficacy of long-term treatment of psoriasis with etanercept, 50 mg twice weekly. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PATIENTS A phase 3, randomized, double-blind trial withExpand
HIV prevention
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p53 mutations in basal cell carcinomas.
Genomic DNA from 14 basal cell carcinoma biopsies was screened for the presence of mutations in the p53 gene, using the polymerase chain reaction followed by direct DNA sequencing. HeterozygousExpand
Knock‐out mouse for Canavan disease: a model for gene transfer to the central nervous system
Canavan disease (CD) is an autosomal recessive leukodystrophy characterized by deficiency of aspartoacylase (ASPA) and increased levels of N‐acetylaspartic acid (NAA) in brain and body fluids, severeExpand