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OBJECTIVES To determine the role of autoantibody tests for autoimmune diseases in children with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes mellitus. DATA SOURCES MEDLINE, EMBASE and the Cochrane Library. Citation lists of included studies were scanned and relevant professional and patient websites reviewed. Laboratories and manufacturers were contacted to identify(More)
Approximately 3000 people in Bennington, Vermont, 19% of the population, had a diarrheal illness during the first and second weeks of June 1978. Persons affected reported abdominal cramps (86%), diarrhea (82%), malaise (73%), and headache (47%). The mean duration of illness was 4.6 days. The illness was associated with drinking unboiled water from the town(More)
An outbreak of gastroenteritis occurred in March-April 1981, in Wichita, Kansas, and involved more than 250 persons who drank raw milk from a single local dairy. Campylobacter jejuni was recovered from 60 of 116 (52%) persons in households that had one or more ill family members. A cohort study of families that belonged to a food cooperative that purchased(More)
Malignancy is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in organ transplant recipients who receive immunosuppression. Cancers associated with viruses such as nonmelanotic skin cancer and Kaposi sarcoma occur in allograft recipients at rates that far exceed that in the general population. The increased risk and tumor type may depend not only on degree of(More)
1. Tissue traumatized by surgery heals in a three-phase sequential process: a defensive response to the injury, reconstruction of the site, and maturation (closing) of the wound. 2. Not all patients undergoing surgery are at equal risk for infection. The anatomic location of the surgery, the seeding of the surgical site with the patient's own normal flora,(More)
  • Peuchmaur M Potet, Goldfain D Mucin, +18 authors Rubins Ha
  • 2005
another large study as 1 in 175 patient years.'6 For children and young adult patients this may be considered a high enough risk to justify antireflux surgery in the hope that the risk is thereby reduced, but it is not established that the benefits of surgery outweigh its hazards or that regular endoscopic surveillance allows usefully early recognition of(More)
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