Suzanne Handford

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Infections associated with Neisseria meningitidis are a major public health problem in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. Currently, over 40% of cases are confirmed directly from clinical specimens using PCR-based methodologies without an organism being isolated. A nested/seminested multilocus sequence typing (MLST) system was developed at the Health(More)
A controlled trial to determine the effects of introducing a centralised, computerised immunisation register commenced in Northland in May 1985. All infants born since 1 January 1985 have been registered on the Health Department's mainframe computer and assigned to either control or test groups. This birth information has been used to study two(More)
Clinical reports have recently suggested that l-norepinephrine is a valuable agent in the treatment of shock (1-3). It has been found relatively more effective in those cases in which there is no major decrease in blood volume, such as in shock due to drug sensitivity, myocardial infarction, overwhelming infection and post-operative hypotension unresponsive(More)