Volume 12, Number 5—May 2006
"I was very thin and nervous so my father and mother took me out of school and had me tutored at home," recalls Andrew Wyeth.. more
Tuberculosis Special Section
Real-time universal genotyping decreased unnecessary treatment.
In this population, ≈90% of M. tuberculosis infections were transmitted by casual contact, and nearly half from HIV-positive patients.
The genotype, endemic in some areas and emerging in others, may be associated with drug-resistance.
Preventive therapy may increase risk for drug resistance.
A national diagnostic service identified M. tuberculosis and rifampin resistance in primary clinical specimens faster than conventional techniques.
Volume 12, Number 5—May 2006 - Continued
Virus is associated with respiratory tract disease in children <5 years of age.
A new subtype H3N1 may have arisen from reassortment of a H3N2 turkey isolate, a human H1N1 isolate, and currently circulating swine viruses.
Entomologic indices can identify areas at high risk for disease transmission.
Disease will likely spread into central Uganda.
Organisms were common in ruminants, swine, and pest flies.
County fairs are a possible venue for animal-to-human pathogen transmission.
Plasmid-mediated qnrA1 is an emerging resistance trait.
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