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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy and efficiency of weight-adjusted threshold levels for 17-hydroxyprogesterone (17-OHP) in screening newborn infants for 21 hydroxylase deficiency-congenital adrenal hyperplasia (21-OH-D-CAH). DESIGN Analysis of the number of false-positive reports and diagnoses in infants, of 21-OH-D-CAH with the use of two strategies.(More)
Distinctive deposits of C3, C5 and properdin were identified in the minimally proliferative glomerular lesions of a patient with idiopathic rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis. Biopsies of her renal allograft at times of recurrences of her disease and of five other patients with progressive renal failure but less severe crescent formation showed deposits(More)
High-sensitivity neonatal hypothyroid screening tests are used throughout the country. Because of low specificity, primary care physicians are faced with an abundance of false-positive results that challenge the interpreting physician with clinical, economic, and medicolegal considerations. We surveyed 154 physicians caring for Wisconsin-born infants with(More)
With the deployment of smart meters across many countries, data are being collected at a large scale and volume. These data are collected for billing purposes but also to get analytical insights. Our main goal here is to build an understandable model able to explain the electric consumption patterns regarding several features. We chose to use decision tree(More)
Physicians in the State of Wisconsin were contacted by mail and asked to report all cases of diabetes in patients under 20 yr diagnosed between 1 July 1982 and 30 June 1984 in order to study factors associated with seasonality in insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM). Wisconsin's population is fairly homogeneous and is primarily middle socioeconomic(More)
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