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Contact Tracing 359 articles


  1. Carriage of meningococci in contacts of patients with meningococcal disease. "Kissing contacts" need to be defined.

    BMJ 318(7184):665; author reply 666 (1999) PMID 10066216

  2. Notes from the field: practical issues in upgrading STD services based on experience from primary healthcare facilities in two Rwandan towns...

    Sexually Transmitted Infections 74 Suppl 1:S159 (1998) PMID 10023368

    With adequate post-training supervision, nurses were able to apply the syndromic STD management guidelines and a high degree of clinical improvement was achieved. Syndromic algorithms that recommend treatment for all common pathogens at the first visit had higher rates of symptomatic cure at follow...
  3. Clinical problem-solving: refusing HIV testing.

    New England Journal of Medicine 338(21):1545; author reply 1546 (1998) PMID 9599112

  4. Prevention of sexually transmitted diseases in an era of managed care: the relevance for women.

    Women's Health Issues 8(3):169 (1998) PMID 9638084

  5. Hey doc, can you keep a secret? An Ohio physician's right to warn third parties that they may be at risk of contracting HIV. FAU - Wiseman, ...

    Journal of law and health 6(2):199 (1991) PMID 11656155

  6. Prolonged in-hospital exposure to an infant with active pulmonary tuberculosis.

    Bulletin of Entomological Research 139(1):139 (2011) PMID 20663261

    Active pulmonary tuberculosis was diagnosed in a 4-month-old infant 16 days after hospitalization; 186 exposed individuals were traced and one conversion detected. Although the risk of tuberculosis transmission in paediatric hospitals is low, paediatricians in low-incidence countries should maintain...
  7. Tuberculosis in a child - search for the infected adult nearby; case report, Portugal, 2007.

    Euro surveillance : bulletin europeen sur les m... 14(36) (2009) PMID 19758540

    We report on a case of a four-year-old child who got infected through sporadic non-household exposure at a coffee shop. The source case was a woman who had suffered from weight loss, productive cough and fatigue for two months before being diagnosed with TB. Screening the child s contacts revealed t...
  8. British Co-operative Clinical Group national survey on diagnostic issues surrounding genital herpes. MSSVD Special Interest Group on Genital...

    Sexually Transmitted Infections 75(6):403 (1999) PMID 10754945 PMCID 1758269

    While access to culture based diagnosis is widespread, type specific serology has limited availability. Information on typing of isolates as HSV-1 or 2, although available in three quarters of centres, is underutilized in counselling patients. As HSV type influences both clinical and subclinical rea...
  9. Serologic response to mycobacterial proteins in hansen's patients during multidrug treatment.

    International Journal of Leprosy and Other Myco... 67(4):414 (1999) PMID 10700916

    We found strong reactivity toward complete cytosolic protein and M. leprae membrane protein. The most reactive recombinant proteins in MB patients were Ml10, Ml36, Mt70 kDa and, finally, Ml18 kDa when compared to the paucibacillary (PB) group. After treatment was completed all lepromatous and border...
  10. Legislative update.
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    AIDS policy & law 14(9):8 (1999) PMID 11366969