Kaye, Donald
February 2003
Clinical Infectious Diseases;2/15/2003, Vol. 36 Issue 4, pi
Academic Journal
Focuses on various information related to medicine as of February 15, 2003. Investigation regarding use of the antibiotic cipro for treatment of anthrax; Instruction given by the U.S. government to smallpox vaccine recipients to avoid blood donation; Increase in rate of the disease syphilis among gay and bisexual men in Los Angeles, California.


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