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—To determine the incidence and mortality rates of patients with bacteremic infections with Streptococcus pneumoniae, and to determine the serotypes and antimicrobial susceptibilities of the pneumococcal isolates.
—Prospective case ascertainment and procurement of S...
—Dr Epstein asserts that we stated that we systematically excluded mothers with scleroderma from our study. Actually, the article states, "The mothers had all been asymptomatic while breast-feeding, and none subsequently developed scleroderma." Data on the mothers in the study were...
The Making of a Social Disease is not written by a physician but by an assistant professor of liberal arts. It is not a clinical text, but a historical one; not about America, but France; not about our times, but the years from 1819 to 1919; and not about infectious diseases in general, but just...
To the Editor.
—The 1994 article by Drs Levine and Ilowite1 concluded, "A relationship appears to exist between breast-feeding by mothers with silicone [breast] implants and abnormal esophageal motility," a feature of systemic sclerosis. Letters in response2 detailed deficiencies in the science...
The discovery of highly divergent strains of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) not reliably detected by a number of commonly used diagnostic tests has underscored the need for effective surveillance to track HIV variants and to direct research and prevention activities. Pathogens such as HIV...
IN RECENT lectures on current health threats posed by a broad array of microbes, several infectious disease experts seemed to take a perverse pleasure in exhuming a 1969 quote, in which the surgeon general at that time confidently asserted that the war against infectious diseases had been...
—In the Question and Answer entitled "Restless Legs Syndrome" published in the October 18,1995, issue of THE JOURNAL (1995;274:1191-1192), the surname of the author of the Answer was spelled incorrectly. His name is Andrew Feigin, MD (not Feigen).
To the Editor.
—In the article by Dr Fitten and colleagues1 regarding Alzheimer disease and driving, do the authors have data on what type of crashes and moving violations these patients were involved in? My impression is that many Alzheimer patients can drive reasonably well if their spouse is...
A little more than a decade ago, Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine1 proclaimed that "infectious diseases are more easily prevented and more easily cured than any other major group of disorders...." A new disease called "acquired deficiency of cell-mediated immunity in young homosexual...
The depredations of the global HIV pandemic have been a humbling experience for the scientific infectious disease community and the public health authorities. This can hardly be compared with the human suffering induced by this alien surprise, and what may still lie ahead. However, it may yet...
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