Diagnosis, Diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis & Immunodiagnostics:

7873.      Adsul B, Gandewar K, Airan C, Abhyankar M, Pawar D. Comparative evaluation of efficacy and tolerability of fixed dose combination of ofloxacin-tinidazole against ciprofloxacin-tinidazole against ciprofloxacin-tinidazole in the management of acute infections diarrhoea. Indian med Gaz 2002, 136(8), 309-25.

7874.      Akiyoshi DE, Dilo J, Pearson C, Chapman S, Tumwine J, Tzipori S.  Characterization of Cryptosporidium meleagridis of human origin passaged through different host species. Infect Immun. 2003 Apr;71(4):1828-32.

7875.      Andrews CN, Raboud J, Kassen BO, Enns R.  Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea: predictors of severity in patients presenting to the emergency department. Can J Gastroenterol. 2003 Jun;17(6):369-73.

7876.      Ayyagari A, Bhargava A, Agarwal R, Mishra SK, Mishra AK, Das SR, Shah R, Singh SK, Pandey A.   Use of telemedicine in evading cholera outbreak in Mahakumbh Mela, Prayag, UP, India: an encouraging experience. Telemed J E Health. 2003 Spring;9(1):89-94.

7877.      Bellanti JA, Zeligs BJ, Malka-Rais J, Sabra A.   Abnormalities of Th1 function in non-IgE food allergy, celiac disease, and ileal lymphonodular hyperplasia: a new relationship? Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2003 Jun;90(6 Suppl 3):84-9.

7878.      Bhudevi B, Weinstock D.  Detection of bovine viral diarrhea virus in formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections by real time RT-PCR (Taqman). J Virol Methods. 2003 Apr;109(1):25-30.

7879.      Carroccio A, Iacono G, Cottone M, Di Prima L, Cartabellotta F, Cavataio F, Scalici C, Montalto G, Di Fede G, Rini G, Notarbartolo A, Averna MR.   Diagnostic accuracy of fecal calprotectin assay in distinguishing organic causes of chronic diarrhea from irritable bowel syndrome: a prospective study in adults and children. Clin Chem. 2003 Jun;49(6 Pt 1):861-7.

7880.      Das R, Nath P, Khan Z. correlates of diarrhoea in under five of a rural community and treatment given to them. Indian J prev soc Med 2001, 32(1-2), 62-9.

7881.      de Almeida CM, Quintana-Flores VM, Medina-Acosta E, Schriefer A, Barral-Netto M, Dias da Silva W.  Egg yolk anti-BfpA antibodies as a tool for recognizing and identifying enteropathogenic Escherichia coli. Scand J Immunol. 2003 Jun;57(6):573-82.

7882.      Eliakim R, Fischer D, Suissa A, Yassin K, Katz D, Guttman N, Migdal M.  Wireless capsule video endoscopy is a superior diagnostic tool in comparison to barium follow-through and computerized tomography in patients with suspected Crohn's disease. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2003 Apr;15(4):363-7.

7883.      Fawzi WW, Msamanga GI, Wei R, Spiegelman D, Antelman G, Villamor E, Manji K, Hunter D.  Effect of providing vitamin supplements to human immunodeficiency virus-infected, lactating mothers on the child's morbidity and CD4+ cell counts. Clin Infect Dis. 2003 Apr 15;36(8):1053-62. Epub 2003 Apr 02.

7884.      Foster AP, Knowles TG, Moore AH, Cousins PD, Day MJ, Hall EJ.  Serum IgE and IgG responses to food antigens in normal and atopic dogs, and dogs with gastrointestinal disease. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2003 May 12;92(3-4):113-24.

7885.      Giles FJ, Cooper MA, Silverman L, Karp JE, Lancet JE, Zangari M, Shami PJ, Khan KD, Hannah AL, Cherrington JM, Thomas DA, Garcia-Manero G, Albitar M, Kantarjian HM, Stopeck AT.  Phase II study of SU5416--a small-molecule, vascular endothelial growth factor tyrosine-kinase receptor inhibitor--in patients with refractory myeloproliferative diseases. Cancer. 2003 Apr 15;97(8):1920-8.

7886.      Hollerweger A, Macheiner P, Brunner W.  Suspicion of microscopic colitis raised by sonographic examination. J Clin Ultrasound. 2003 May;31(4):207-10.

7887.      Houghton LA, Atkinson W, Whitaker RP, Whorwell PJ, Rimmer MJ.  Increased platelet depleted plasma 5-hydroxytryptamine concentration following meal ingestion in symptomatic female subjects with diarrhoea predominant irritable bowel syndrome. Gut. 2003 May;52(5):663-70.

7888.      Jacobson M, Englund S, Ballagi-Pordany A.  The use of a mimic to detect polymerase chain reaction-inhibitory factors in feces examined for the presence of Lawsonia intracellularis. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2003 May;15(3):268-73.

7889.      Keizman D, Brill S, Umansky M, Rattan Y, Hallak A, Halpern Z, Konikoff FM.   Diagnostic yield of routine push enteroscopy with a graded-stiffness enteroscope without overtube. Gastrointest Endosc. 2003 Jun;57(7):877-81.

7890.      Lee JB, Youn SJ, Nakagomi T, Park SY, Kim TJ, Song CS, Jang HK, Kim BS, Nakagomi O.  Isolation, serologic and molecular characterization of the first G3 caprine rotavirus. Arch Virol. 2003 Apr;148(4):643-57.

7891.      Lin S, Branch MS, Shetzline M.  The importance of indication in the diagnostic value of push enteroscopy. Endoscopy. 2003 Apr;35(4):315-21.

7892.      Ly Q, Runzi M, Menzel J, Rehbehn KU, Zimmermann A, Buchler MW, Friess H.  Pancreatic Intraductal Ultrasonography (IDUS) Allows Early Diagnosis of Pancreatic Carcinoma in Situ: A Case Report. Endoscopy. 2003 Jun;35(6):534-7.

7893.      Mbonu CC, Davison DL, El-Jazzar KM, Simon GL.  Clostridium difficile colitis associated with Hemolytic-Uremic syndrome. Am J Kidney Dis. 2003 May;41(5):E14.

7894.      McLauchlin J, Amar CF, Pedraza-Diaz S, Mieli-Vergani G, Hadzic N, Davies EG.   Polymerase chain reaction-based diagnosis of infection with Cryptosporidium in children with primary immunodeficiencies. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2003 Apr;22(4):329-35.

7895.      Ngeleka M, Pritchard J, Appleyard G, Middleton DM, Fairbrother JM.  Isolation and association of Escherichia coli AIDA-I/STb, rather than EAST1 pathotype, with diarrhea in piglets and antibiotic sensitivity of isolates. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2003 May;15(3):242-52.

7896.      Rusynyk RA, Ghosh MS, Babameto GP, Grundfast MB. Endoscopic diagnosis of Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia masquerading as chronic diarrhea. Gastrointest Endosc. 2003 May;57(6):800-1.

7897.      Somers SC, Lembo A.  Irritable bowel syndrome: evaluation and treatment. Gastroenterol Clin North Am. 2003 Jun;32(2):507-29.


7898.   Ali NS, Zuberi RW.  Association of iron deficiency anaemia in children of 1-2 years of age with low birth weight, recurrent diarrhoea or recurrent respiratory tract infection—a myth or fact? J Pak Med Assoc. 2003 Apr;53(4):133-6.

7899.   Givens MD, Heath AM, Brock KV, Brodersen BW, Carson RL, Stringfellow DA.   Detection of bovine viral diarrhea virus in semen obtained after inoculation of seronegative postpubertal bulls. Am J Vet Res. 2003 Apr;64(4):428-34.

7900.   Gunson RN, Mackie P, Leanord A, Carman WF.  First rotavirus, now astrovirus: the evolving benefits of RT-PCR. Commun Dis Public Health. 2003 Apr;6(1):66-7.

7901.   Hoet AE, Nielsen PR, Hasoksuz M, Thomas C, Wittum TE, Saif LJ.  Detection of bovine torovirus and other enteric pathogens in feces from diarrhea cases in cattle. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2003 May;15(3):205-12.

7902.   Ide T, Michgehl S, Knappstein S, Heusipp G, Schmidt MA.  Differential modulation by Ca2+ of type III secretion of diffusely adhering enteropathogenic Escherichia coli. Infect Immun. 2003 Apr;71(4):1725-32.

7903.   Jones RW, Ross J, Hoshino Y.  Identification of parental origin of cognate dsRNA genome segment(s) of rotavirus reassortants by constant denaturant gel electrophoresis. J Clin Virol. 2003 Apr;26(3):347-54.

7904.   Jores J, Zehmke K, Eichberg J, Rumer L, Wieler LH.  Description of a novel intimin variant (type zeta) in the bovine O84:NM verotoxin-producing Escherichia coli strain 537/89 and the diagnostic value of intimin typing. Exp Biol Med (Maywood). 2003 Apr;228(4):370-6.

7905.   McLauchlin J, Amar CF, Pedraza-Diaz S, Mieli-Vergani G, Hadzic N, Davies EG.  Polymerase chain reaction-based diagnosis of infection with Cryptosporidium in children with primary immunodeficiencies. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2003 Apr;22(4):329-35.

7906.   Peters IR, Helps CR, Batt RM, Day MJ, Hall EJ.  Quantitative real-time RT-PCR measurement of mRNA encoding alpha-chain, pIgR and J-chain from canine duodenal mucosa. J Immunol Methods. 2003 Apr 1;275(1-2):213-22.

7907.   Smeds A, Pertovaara M, Timonen T, Pohjanvirta T, Pelkonen S, Palva A.   Mapping the binding domain of the F18 fimbrial adhesin. Infect Immun. 2003 Apr;71(4):2163-72.

7908.   Wei J, Goldberg MB, Burland V, Venkatesan MM, Deng W, Fournier G, Mayhew GF, Plunkett G 3rd, Rose DJ, Darling A, Mau B, Perna NT, Payne SM, Runyen-Janecky LJ, Zhou S, Schwartz DC, Blattner FR.   Complete genome sequence and comparative genomics of Shigella flexneri serotype 2a strain 2457T. Infect Immun. 2003 May;71(5):2775-86.


7909.   Jones RW, Ross J, Hoshino Y.  Identification of parental origin of cognate dsRNA genome segment(s) of rotavirus reassortants by constant denaturant gel electrophoresis. J Clin Virol. 2003 Apr;26(3):347-54.


7910.   Kozelsky TF, Meyers GE, Sloan JA, Shanahan TG, Dick SJ, Moore RL, Engeler GP, Frank AR, McKone TK, Urias RE, Pilepich MV, Novotny PJ, Martenson JA; North Central Cancer Treatment Group.  Phase III double-blind study of glutamine versus placebo for the prevention of acute diarrhea in patients receiving pelvic radiation therapy. J Clin Oncol. 2003 May 1;21(9):1669-74.

7911.   Licitra EJ, Vyas V, Nelson K, Musanti R, Beers S, Thomas C, Poplin E, Smith S, Lin Y, Schaaf LJ, Aisner J, Gounder M, Rajendra R, Saleem A, Toppmeyer D, Rubin EH.  Phase I evaluation of sequential topoisomerase targeting with irinotecan/cisplatin followed by Etoposide in patients with advanced malignancy. Clin Cancer Res. 2003 May;9(5):1673-9.

7912.   Luong TV.  De-worming school children and hygiene intervention. Int J Environ Health Res. 2003 Jun;13 Suppl 1:S153-9.

7913.   Ooi BS, Seow-Choen F.  Endoscopic view of rectal amebiasis mimicking a carcinoma. Tech Coloproctol. 2003 Apr;7(1):51-3. 

7914.  Talley NJ.  Pharmacologic therapy for the irritable bowel syndrome. Am J Gastroenterol. 2003 Apr;98(4):750-8.