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Chikungunya in Jamaica – Public Health Effects and Clinical Features in Children

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2016.529
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431-37
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The Chikungunya Fever epidemic had significant public health and economic impact in Jamaica. In children, there were characteristic presentations in neonates and young infants and in children six months to six years. Neurologic involvement was common but other organ dysfunction was rare.

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Background: Chikungunya virus entered the Caribbean for the first time in 2013 and Jamaica experienced its maiden epidemic with Chikungunya Fever in 2014. We aimed to describe the public health effects and describe the clinical features in children and adolescents in Jamaica.

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26 Oct, 2016
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e-Published: 26 Oct, 2016

The Epidemiology of Mycotic Vulvovaginitis and the use of Antifungal Agents in Suspected Mycotic Vulvovaginitis and its Implications for Clinical Practice

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192–95
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Inappropriate empirical treatment of suspected mycotic vulvovaginitis predisposes to the development of antifungal resistance and the emergence of non-albicans Candida species. These findings have significant implications for clinical practice.

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e-Published: 05 Jun, 2013

Dengue Infection in Patients Presenting with Neurological Manifestations in a Dengue Endemic Population

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373–6
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Results from this study support the need to include dengue in the differential diagnosis of patients presenting with suspected viral central nervous system infections.

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e-Published: 23 Jul, 2013

Primary Cutaneous Nocardiosis: An Emerging Pathogen Associated with a Peripheral Intravenous Catheter

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69

The Editor,

Sir,

Nocardiosis is an infection caused by members of the genus Nocardia, an aerobic actinomycetaceae. These are saprophytic bacteria which are important components of soil and water. Nocardia have worldwide distribution and are not thought to be commensals of the skin.

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e-Published: 06 Jun, 2013

Paecilomyces lilacinus Fungemia in a Jamaican Neonate

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e-Published: 17 Jun, 2013

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