TITLE

News

AUTHOR(S)
Kaye, Donald
PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Clinical Infectious Diseases;6/1/2003, Vol. 36 Issue 11, pi
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents news items related to infectious diseases as of June 2003. Reproduction of the anthrax powder used in the 2001 postal attacks by U.S. Army scientists; U.S. scientists' development of a vaccine against the Hong Kong 'bird flu'; Increase in antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea incidents in England and Wales.
ACCESSION #
10030147

 

Related Articles

  • New Gonorrhea Spreading.  // Advocate;12/29/76, Issue 206, p8 

    Reports on the spread of a penicillin-resistant strain of gonorrhea within the 16 states according to the U.S. National Center for Disease Control. Disease pattern among the military personnel; Plans of the agency to raise funds for purchasing spectinomycin.

  • Human Anthrax Associated With an Epizootic Among Livestock--North Dakota, 2000.  // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;8/17/2001, Vol. 50 Issue 32, p677 

    Summarizes an investigation on a patient with cutaneous lesion suggestive of anthrax, following exposure to an infected animal carcass in North Dakota. Clinical presentation of the patient; Importance of increased vigilance to human cases of anthrax; Forms of anthrax; Prevalence of anthrax in...

  • N. gonorrhoeae re-emerges as a resistance threat. Bolan, Gail A.; Zenilman, Jonathan M. // Infectious Disease News;Mar2012, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p8 

    The article reports on the emergence of drug-resistant gonococcal infections as an area of concern in the infectious diseases community, underscored by an increase in the number of treatment failures worldwide.

  • Re-emerging and new infectious diseases in Australia: Part 1. Amerena, Vincent // Australasian Dental Practice;May/Jun2008, p98 

    The article presents information on re-emerging and new infectious diseases in Australia that all healthcare professionals including the dental community should know. One of these is malaria which is caused by a single cell parasite which is transmitted by anopheline mosquitoes. It also...

  • Changing Patterns of Human Anthrax in Azerbaijan during the Post-Soviet and Preemptive Livestock Vaccination Eras. Kracalik, Ian; Abdullayev, Rakif; Asadov, Kliment; Ismayilova, Rita; Baghirova, Mehriban; Ustun, Narmin; Shikhiyev, Mazahir; Talibzade, Aydin; Blackburn, Jason K. // PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases;Jul2014, Vol. 8 Issue 7, p1 

    We assessed spatial and temporal changes in the occurrence of human anthrax in Azerbaijan during 1984 through 2010. Data on livestock outbreaks, vaccination efforts, and human anthrax incidence during Soviet governance, post-Soviet governance, preemptive livestock vaccination were analyzed. To...

  • The word 'anthrax' may be new to Haitians, but not the disease. Chanel, Ives Marie // New York Amsterdam News;11/8/2001, Vol. 92 Issue 45, p2 

    Reports the familiarity of Haitians on anthrax disease in Port-Au-Prince. Psychological effects of bioterrorism on the people; Doubts on the existence of a laboratory producing anthrax spores; Mode of transmission of the disease.

  • Ongoing Investigation of Anthrax -- Florida, October 2001.  // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;10/12/2001, Vol. 50 Issue 40, p877 

    Presents information on a case of anthrax in Florida. Results of the epidemiologic and public health surveillance conducted to identify the transmission of infection; Actions taken in response to the anthrax case; Symptoms of inhalational anthrax.

  • QuickStats.  // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;3/2/2007, Vol. 56 Issue 8, p175 

    Several charts are presented which lists the cases of reported notifiable diseases in the U.S. including anthrax, Hansen disease, and gonorrhea.

  • STD surveillance in the Russian Federation. Borisenko, K // International Journal of STD & AIDS;Dec1998 Supplement 1, Vol. 9, p15 

    The article discusses the Dermatovenereology (DV) Service system for the control and surveillance of sexually transmitted disease (STD) in the Russian Federation. It reports three sexually transmitted infections including syphilis, gonorrhea and trichomoniasis. The statistical data showed a...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics