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Weanling random bred mice inoculated intranasally with 2,500 median tissue culture infectious doses of pneumonia virus of mice (PVM) had recoverable virus in the upper respiratory tract for the first 9 days post-infection. Virus was isolated from the lungs only on day 5. Seroconversion was first detected on day 9, and serum antibody titers continued to rise(More)
For many years a revolution has been taking place in the area of health care accountability. Making those in health care accountable by evaluating their quality and then communicating that quality effectively to the public (purchasers and consumers) is a major task facing the industry today. This article provides an overview of current initiatives that are(More)
In this period of revolutionary change, it is important for all health care professionals to understand the dramatic shift that is taking place in assessing and evaluating the quality of health care services using report cards. The article provides a brief historical perspective of the report card and quality outcome measurement activities. Furthermore, it(More)
Pre-infection with mouse hepatitis virus (MHV) strains S, 3, or JHM reduced the ability of mice to seroconvert to PVM. Geometric mean antibody titers to PVM among MHV pre-infected mice were lower than those for control mice given only PVM, and dually infected mice seroconverted to PVM later than mice given PVM alone. PVM was not recovered from normally(More)
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