NA Nagalingam, AA Adesiyun, WH Swanston, M Bartholomew
In a serological study on 123 patients with pneumonia, 39 (31.7%) and 2 (1.6%) were positive for L pneumophila IgM/G/A and IgM only respectively. Seroprevalence was not significantly (p > 0.05; χ2) affected by hospitals, gender, ethnicity and co-morbidities.
PS Ramphal, RW Irvine, A Coye, S Little, MH Marlar
Application of this procedure at the University Hospital of the West Indies to treat patients with non-chagasic megaesophagus yields satisfactory early results and provides an option to more radical procedures.
M Gossell-Williams, H Fletcher, N McFarlane-Anderson, A Jacob, J Patel, S Zeisel
We examined the plasma choline concentration of sixteen women attending the antenatal clinic of the University Hospital of the West Indies and found that their fasting choline concentrations were low to normal. This may be a reflection of low choline dietary intake.
JM Plummer, TN Gibson, MEC McFarlane, B Hanchard, A Martin, AH McDonald
The majority of 216 cases of gastric cancer seen over a ten-year period was in the elderly; they were of the intestinal variety and located in the antrum. These patients presented with epigastric pain and often did not undergo curative surgery.