Stephanie Brookes

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We reviewed retrospectively all invasive Haemophilus influenzae (Hi) infections in adults ascertained from reference laboratory records and notifications from five NHS regions over the 5 years from 1 October 1990, a period encompassing the introduction of routine Hib childhood immunization (October 1992). A total of 446 cases were identified, a rate of 0.73(More)
The threonine dehydrogenase (TDG) pathway is a significant route of threonine degradation, yielding glycine in experimental animals, but has not been accurately quantitated in humans. Therefore, the effect of a large excess of dietary threonine, given either as free amino acid (+Thr) or as a constituent of protein (+P-Thr), on threonine catabolism to CO(2)(More)
OBJECTIVE To design a new method for oral preparation of urine for sperm retrieval after retrograde ejaculation (RE) and to test the motility of sperm exposed to prepared and unprepared urine. DESIGN In vitro testing of urine conditions and sperm motility. SETTING Assisted conception unit at a teaching hospital in the United Kingdom. PATIENT(S) Ten(More)
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