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Volume 12, Number 11—November 2006

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Volume 12, Number 11—November 2006

Women Caring for Children in "the Floating World" - PDF Version

"A figure of a woman is lining up a billiard shot, while the figure of a man… stands dreaming in a doorway…" more

Perspective

J. Cono et al.
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Infectious disease emergency preparedness planners should consider the special medical issues of pregnant women.

D. J. Jamieson et al.
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Immunologic changes of pregnancy may increase susceptibility to certain intracellular pathogens.

N. M. Nour
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Comprehensive, multifaceted policies are needed to end child marriage and protect girls and their offspring.

M. Gilbert et al.
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Anatids may have spread the virus along their autumn migration routes.

R. Tellier
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Extensive evidence indicates that aerosol transmission of influenza occurs and should be taken into account for pandemic planning.

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Research

J. D. Brown et al.
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Species-related differences in clinical response and duration and extent of viral shedding exist between North American ducks and gulls infected with H5N1 HPAI viruses.

R. J. Glass et al.
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Local community networks can mitigate pandemic influenza in the absence of vaccine and antiviral drugs.

R. Li et al.
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HEV infection is thought to have been endemic in southern China for >60 years; swine are now the main source of human infection.

J. Elias et al.
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Meningococcal disease clustering was found by DNA sequence–based finetyping and cluster detection software.

E. Meltzer et al.
S. Perry et al.
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In northern California homes, exposure to gastroenteritis in an H. pylori–infected contact markedly increased H. pylori infection.

Y. Hsieh et al.
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Enhanced molecular surveillance of virulent clones with higher competence can detect serotype switching.

L. F. McCaig et al.
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The rise in visits to outpatient and emergency departments for skin and soft tissue infections may reflect the emergence of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

A. Heikinheimo et al.
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Humans may play a role in the transmission of gastrointestinal diseases caused by C. perfringens.

A. Rodriguez-Palacios et al.
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C. difficile, including epidemic PCR ribotypes 017 and 027, were isolated from dairy calves in Canada.

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Dispatches

C. Neuwirth et al.
M. V. Assous et al.
T. Songserm et al.
P. Dussart et al.
L. A. Diaz et al.
M. Vachon et al.
K. Como-Sabetti et al.
R. Abbate et al.
A. Apisarnthanarak et al.
V. Watanaveeradej et al.
M. Wang et al.
G. Shen et al.
J. Rota et al.

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Conference Summaries

Peer Reviewed Report Available Online Only
M. McDonald and S. Romero-Steiner
Peer Reviewed Report Available Online Only
J. A. Jernigan et al.

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Susceptibility of North American Ducks and Gulls to H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Viruses

p. 1666

VEB-1 in Achromobacter xylosoxidans from Cystic Fibrosis Patient, France

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Molecular Characterization of Tickborne Relapsing Fever Borrelia, Israel

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Fatal Avian Influenza A H5N1 in a Dog

p. 1744
 

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