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Volume 19, Number 4—April 2013

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“It simply divided my life, cut across it like that. So that everything before that was just getting ready, and after that I was in some strange way altered, really,” said Katherine Anne Porter about her nearly fatal encounter with the Spanish flu. more


L. H. Nel
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Synchronized, shared, or unified data reporting is necessary and feasible.


L. Li et al.
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Results indicate a likely association between circovirus infection in dogs and canine vascular disease.

K. M. Pepin et al.
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Results are relevant to public health budgets and societal concerns.

Medscape CME Activity
P. Ferrieri et al.
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Serotype predominance has shifted, and drug resistance is emerging.

P. Liu et al.
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Cross-species transmission indicates that this virus may also infect humans.

A. Christensen et al.
T. L. Fuller et al.
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Reassortment is most likely to occur in eastern China, central China, or the Nile Delta in Egypt.

E. Afonso et al.
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Vaccination rapidly reduced hospitalizations for pneumonia among children.

C. Dickens et al.
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Whether baboons were infected with HBV by humans or vice versa is unclear.

Medscape CME Activity
S. P. Kuster et al.
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Influenza was associated with household exposure, aerosol-generating procedures, and lower adherence to hand hygiene recommendations.

S. Chandra
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Contrary to popular belief, Japan’s experience of the 1918 influenza pandemic was typical of that of Asian countries.

P. J. Peters et al.
O. B. Harrison et al.
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Revised nomenclature for serogroups and capsule biosynthesis genes is proposed.

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P. Kumar and F. A. Murphy


N. Maclachlan et al.
Z. Valley-Omar et al.
H. Field et al.
Y. Feng et al.
K. C. Pounder et al.
M. Montes et al.
M. Vigilato et al.
J. Millán et al.
B. S. Appleby et al.
L. Cnops et al.
V. de Paula et al.
Z. Xiang et al.
G. A. Engel et al.
D. F. Neitzel et al.
C. Crossan et al.

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Circovirus in Tissues of Dogs with Vasculitis and Hemorrhage

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Description and Nomenclature of Neisseria meningitidis Capsule Locus

p. 569

Early Introduction and Delayed Dissemination of Pandemic Influenza, Gabon

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Photo Quiz

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Iatrogenic Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease from Commercial Cadaveric Human Growth Hormone

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