Tom Cheasty

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We conducted prospective surveillance of childhood hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) from 1997 to 2001 to describe disease incidence and clinical, epidemiologic and microbiologic characteristics. We compared our findings, where possible, with those of a previous study conducted from 1985 to 1988. The average annual incidence of HUS for the United Kingdom and(More)
Diagnoses of Shigella flexneri in the United Kingdom (UK) are usually travel-related. However, since 2009, there has been an overall increase in UK-acquired cases. The Health Protection Agency has been investigating a national outbreak of S. flexneri detected in 2011 and which is still ongoing. Cases occurred mostly in men who have sex with men and were of(More)
A newly discovered human pneumovirus isolated from young children with respiratory tract disease. et al. Coronavirus as a possible cause of severe acute respiratory syndrome. al. A previously undescribed coronavirus associated with respiratory disease in humans. complete genome sequence of a novel coro-navirus, coronavirus HKU1, from patients with(More)
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