Koplik spots in early measles
- A spot of bother. Pirie, Simon // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);3/24/2007, Vol. 334 Issue 7594, p634
The article presents a personal narrative by a pediatrician who contracted measles and unknowingly exposed his patients and colleagues to the disease. He recounts in detail the progressive development of his symptoms, beginning with scratchy throat and low fever, progressing to higher fevers,...
- Imported cases of measles occur nearly every year. Werno, Anja // New Zealand Doctor;2/26/2014, p24
The article presents case study of a five-year-old boy in Canterbury, New Zealand, who returned from the Philippines with measles. Measles is highly infectious disease, and death occurs in one in 1000 in developed countries. It mentions different strategies on which the diagnosis of measles...
- Surge of measles cases related to importations. // Infectious Disease News;May2014, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p6
The article reports on the highest reported cases of measles in the U.S. for the first four months of 2014 since 1996, according to the periodical "Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report" (MMWR).
- Measles--United States, 1999. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;6/30/2000, Vol. 49 Issue 25, p557
Deals with the cases of viral disease measles in the United States in 1999. Case classification; Geographic and temporal patterns of distribution; Age and vaccination status; Outbreaks.
- Koplik Spots for the Record. Brem, Jacob // Clinical Pediatrics;Mar1972, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p161
Describes the clinical appearance of Koplik spots in patient with measle. Presentation of the three stages of the condition; Cutaneous manifestation of the disease; Pathologic physiology of the prodromal sign.
- 'Winter vomiting bug' more prevalent this year. // Gastrointestinal Nursing;Dec2012/Jan2013, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p8
The article reports on prevalence and hospital outbreaks of the 'winter vomiting bug' in England and Wales, and the guidelines launched by the Health Protection Agency (HPA) for the management of norovirus outbreaks in acute and community health and social care settings.
- Measles in your office. Shapiro, Howard // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/29/2001, Vol. 164 Issue 11, p1614
Discusses how doctors should deal with cases of measles. How the disease is highly communicable; Length of time during which a patient of contagious; Treatment; Importance of measles vaccinations in preventing an outbreak of the disease.
- Documenting the elimination of measles, rubella and congenital rubella syndrome in Ontario: 2009-12. Lim, G. H.; Deeks, S. L.; Fediurek, J.; Gubbay, J.; Crowcroft, N. S. // Canada Communicable Disease Report;4/17/2014, Vol. 40 Issue 8, p143
Background: Under the guidance of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), countries of the Americas are currently documenting the elimination of measles, rubella, and congenital rubella syndrome.
- Imported Measles with Subsequent Airborne Transmission in a Pediatrician's Office -- Michigan. // Clinical Pediatrics;May1984, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p291
Reports on an outbreak of seven cases of measles in Muskegon County, Michigan. Rash onsets from November 14 to December 10 1982; Start of the outbreak with an international importation in a 7-month-old baby who came from Korea for adoption; Infection of four other children in a pediatrician's...