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Highlights

WHO HAS THERAPY-RELATED AML?

Robert Gale, John M. Bennett, F. Owen Hoffman
Abstract 2448 | PDF Downloads 3757 HTML Downloads 619 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.025

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Review Articles

ANTIBACTERIAL RESISTANCE IN PATIENTS WITH HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION

Murat Akova
Abstract 3250 | PDF Downloads 680 HTML Downloads 1878 Table 1 Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.002

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CRYOGLOBULIN TEST AND CRYOGLOBULINEMIA HEPATITIS C-VIRUS RELATED

Umberto Basile
Abstract 3191 | PDF Downloads 711 HTML Downloads 2093 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.007

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IS THERE A ROLE FOR MINIMAL RESIDUAL DISEASE MONITORING IN FOLLICULAR LYMPHOMA IN THE CHEMO-IMMUNOTHERAPY ERA?

Giuseppe Gritti, Chiara Pavoni, Alessandro Rambaldi
Abstract 2591 | PDF Downloads 745 HTML Downloads 1966 Fi.1 Gritti.Rambaldi Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.010

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FOLLICULAR LYMPHOMA: THE MANAGEMENT OF ELDERLY PATIENT

Alessia Castellino, Umberto Vitolo
Abstract 3541 | PDF Downloads 1037 HTML Downloads 2477 Tables and Images Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.009

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HYDROXYCARBAMINE: FROM AN OLD DRUG USED IN MALIGNANT HEMOPATHIES TO A CURRENT STANDARD IN SICKLE CELL DISEASE

Giovanna Cannas, Solene Poutrel, Xavier Thomas
Abstract 2850 | PDF Downloads 685 HTML Downloads 1546 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.015

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DIAGNOSTIC UTILITY OF FLOW CYTOMETRY IN MYELODYSPLASTIC SYNDROMES.

Matteo Della Porta, Cristina Picone
Abstract 3906 | PDF Downloads 1160 HTML Downloads 1892 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.017

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?-THALASSEMIA DISTRIBUTION IN THE OLD WORLD: A HISTORICAL STANDPOINT OF AN ANCIENT DISEASE

Vincenzo De Sanctis
Abstract 6424 | PDF Downloads 1877 HTML Downloads 3938 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.018

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THROMBOCYTOPENIA IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC HEPATITIS C VIRUS INFECTION

Sumit Dahal, Smrity Upadhyay, Rashmi Banjade, Prajwal Dhakal, Navin Khanal, Vijaya Raj Bhatt
Abstract 2752 | PDF Downloads 900 HTML Downloads 1599 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.019

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MYELODYSPLASTIC SYNDROMES AND IRON CHELATION THERAPY

Emanuele Angelucci, Silvana Anna Maria Urru, Federica Pilo, Alberto Piperno
Abstract 2568 | PDF Downloads 786 HTML Downloads 1711 Fig.1 Downloads 0 Fig. 2 Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.021

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FDG-PET SCAN: A NEW PARADIGM FOR FOLLICULAR LYMPHOMA MANAGEMENT.

Andrea Gallamini, Anna Borra
Abstract 2521 | PDF Downloads 725 HTML Downloads 2075 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.029

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BONE MARROW HOMING AND ENGRAFTMENT DEFECTS OF HUMAN HEMATOPOIETIC STEM AND PROGENITOR CELLS

Giovanni Caocci, Giorgio La Nasa
Abstract 2256 | PDF Downloads 682 HTML Downloads 2883 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.032

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INFECTIONS AND FOLLICULAR LYMPHOMA: IS THERE A LINK?

Francesco Zallio, Giulia Limberti, Marco Ladetto
Abstract 2585 | PDF Downloads 577 HTML Downloads 1781 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.035

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TREATMENT OF LOW-BLAST COUNT AML USING HYPOMETHYLATING AGENTS

Eleonora De Bellis, Luana Fianchi, Francesco Buccisano, Marianna Criscuolo, Luca Maurillo, Laura Cicconi, Mattia Brescini, Maria Ilaria Del Principe, Ambra Di Veroli, Adriano Venditti, Francesco Lo-Coco, Maria Teresa Voso
Abstract 2440 | PDF Downloads 757 HTML Downloads 996 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.045

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POEMS SYNDROME: AN UPDATE

Andrea Nozza
Abstract 2346 | PDF Downloads 741 HTML Downloads 1147 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.051

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SOLITARY PLASMACYTOMA

Sara Grammatico, Emilia Scalzulli, Maria Teresa Petrucci
Abstract 2317 | PDF Downloads 1016 HTML Downloads 879 fIGURES 1,2 Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.052

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NON-SECRETORY MYELOMA: READY FOR A NEW DEFINITION?

Alessandro Corso, Silvia Mangiacavalli
Abstract 2073 | PDF Downloads 891 HTML Downloads 921 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.053

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BING-NEEL SYNDROME: ILLUSTRATIVE CASES AND COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE

Marzia Varettoni, Irene Defrancesco, Luca Diamanti, Enrico Marchioni, Lisa Maria Farina, Anna Pichiecchio
Abstract 2418 | PDF Downloads 683 HTML Downloads 1018 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.061

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Original Articles

PATIENTS WITH HAEMOGLOBINOPATHIES AND CHRONIC HEPATITIS C: A REALLY DIFFICULT TO TREAT POPULATION IN 2016?

Kalliopi Zachou, Pinelopi Arvaniti, Nikolaos K. Gatselis, Kalliopi Azariadis, Georgia Papadamou, Eirini Rigopoulou, George N. Dalekos
Abstract 2419 | PDF Downloads 598 HTML Downloads 1967 Cover letter Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.003

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A HOSPITAL-BASED RETROSPECTIVE COMPARATIVE STUDY OF COMPLICATIONS, OUTCOMES, CLINICAL AND LABORATORY PARAMETERS OF MALARIA WITH AND WITHOUT NEUROLOGICAL INVOLVEMENT

Sohaib Ahmad, Nadia Shirazi, Nowneet Kumar Bhat, Minakshi Dhar, Garima Mittal, Manish Mittal, Nidhi Kaeley, Manoj Kumar
Abstract 2912 | PDF Downloads 528 HTML Downloads 1327 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.006

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TREOSULFAN-BASED CONDITIONING REGIMEN IN SIBLING AND ALTERNATIVE DONOR HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION FOR CHILDREN WITH SICKLE CELL DISEASE

Antonio Marzollo, Elisabetta Calore, Manuela Tumino, Marta Pillon, Maria Vittoria Gazzola, Roberta Destro, Raffaella Colombatti, Piero Marson, Tiziana Tison, Anna Colpo, Chiara Mainardi, Maria Gabelli, Maria Paola Boaro, Sara Rossin, Aurora Strano, Nadia Quaglia, Federica Menzato, Giuseppe Basso, Laura Sainati, Chiara Messina
Abstract 2831 | PDF Downloads 719 HTML Downloads 956 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.014

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ASSESSMENT OF OBESITY AND HEPATIC LATE ADVERSE EFFECTS IN THE EGYPTIAN SURVIVORS OF PEDIATRIC ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA: SINGLE CENTER STUDY

Farida El-Rashedy, Mahmoud Ahmed El-Hawy, Sally El Hefnawy, Mona Mohammed
Abstract 1874 | PDF Downloads 421 HTML Downloads 1194 Untitled Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.026

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PEDIATRIC TUBERCULOSIS IN THE NORTH SARDINIA

Maria Grazia Clemente, Elena Dore, Lidia Abis, Paola Molicotti, Stefania Zanetti, Paolina Olmeo, Roberto Antonucci
Abstract 1839 | PDF Downloads 424 HTML Downloads 2240 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.027

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PREVALENCE AND AETIOLOGY OF BACTEREMIA IN FEBRILE CHILDREN WITH SICKLE CELL DISEASE AT A NIGERIA TERTIARY HOSPITAL

Biobele Jotham Brown, Hannah O Dada-Adegbola, Catherine Trippe, Olufunmilayo Olopade
Abstract 1938 | PDF Downloads 566 HTML Downloads 923 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.039

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ALBUMIN COBALT BINDING OR ISCHAEMIA MODIFIED ALBUMIN: A TEST OF GREAT PROGNOSTIC VALUE IN MALARIA

Kinjalka Ghosh, M G Muddeshwar, Monoj Lokhande, Kanjaksha Ghosh
Abstract 1966 | PDF Downloads 387 HTML Downloads 920 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.041

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HAPTOGLOBIN PHENOTYPES AND SUSCEPTIBILITY OF SCHISTOSOMA PARASITES INFECTION IN CENTRAL SUDAN

Ashraf Siddig Yousif, Atif Abdelrahman Elagib
Abstract 1795 | PDF Downloads 370 HTML Downloads 856 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.042

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A POPULATION-BASED STUDY ON MYELODYSPLASTIC SYNDROMES IN THE LAZIO REGION (ITALY), MEDICAL MISCODING AND 11-YEAR MORTALITY FOLLOW-UP: THE GRUPPO ROMANO-LAZIALE MIELODISPLASIE EXPERIENCE OF RETROSPECTIVE MULTICENTRIC REGISTRY

Flavia Mayer, Laura Faglioni, Nera Agabiti, Susanna Fenu, Francesco Buccisano, Roberto Latagliata, Roberto Ricci, Maria Antonietta Aloe Spiriti, Caterina Tatarelli, Massimo Breccia, Giuseppe Cimino, Luana Fianchi, Svitlana Gumenyuk, Stefano Mancini, Luca Maurillo, Carolina Nobile, Pasquale Niscola, Anna Lina Piccioni, Agostino Tafuri, Giulio Trapè, Alessandro Andriani, Paolo De Fabritis, Maria Teresa Voso, Marina Davoli, Gina Zini
Abstract 1739 | PDF Downloads 468 HTML Downloads 1003 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.046

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CLINICO-PATHOLOGICAL SPECTRUM AND NOVEL KARYOTYPIC FINDINGS IN MYELODYSPLASTIC SYNDROME: EXPERIENCE OF TERTIARY CARE CENTRE IN INDIA.

Ruchi Gupta, Khaliqur Rahman, Manish Kumar Singh, Surabhi Kumari, Geeta yadav, Soniya Nityanand
Abstract 1368 | PDF Downloads 399 HTML Downloads 829 Untitled Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.048

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EBV AND HHV-6 CIRCULATING SUBTYPES IN PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV IN BURKINA FASO, IMPACT ON CD4 T CELL COUNT AND HIV VIRAL LOAD

Lassina TRAORE, Ouéogo NIKIEMA, Abdoul Karim OUATTARA, Tegwindé Rébéca COMPAORE, Serge Théophile SOUBEIGA, Birama DIARRA, Dorcas OBIRI-YEBOAH, Pegdwendé Abel SORGHO, Florencia Wendkuuni DJIGMA, Cyrille BISSEYE, Albert Théophane YONLI, Jacques SIMPORE
Abstract 1970 | PDF Downloads 442 HTML Downloads 788 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.049

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HEMATOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF YEMENI ADULTS AND CHILDREN WITH VISCERAL LEISHMANIASIS. COULD EOSINOPENIA BE A SUSPICION INDEX?

Jameel Al-Ghazaly, Waled Al-Dubai, Munasser Abdullah, Leila Al-Gharasi
Abstract 2640 | PDF Downloads 610 HTML Downloads 1195 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.056

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FOETAL HAEMOGLOBIN AND DISEASE SEVERITY IN NIGERIAN CHILDREN WITH SICKLE CELL ANAEMIA.

Oluwagbemiga Adeodu, Morenike Akinlosotu, Samuel Adegoke, Saheed Oseni
Abstract 2085 | PDF Downloads 488 HTML Downloads 777 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.063

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Correlation to FVIII:C in two thrombin generation tests: TGA-CAT and INNOVANCE ETP

Marcus Ljungkvist
Abstract 1548 | PDF Downloads 384 HTML Downloads 742 Figure 2 Downloads 0 Figure 1 Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.064

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Scientific Letters

VCAM-1 and ICAM-1 serum levels as markers of relapse in visceral leishmaniasis

Alexandros Makis, Sophia Tsabouri, Paraskevi Karagouni, Maria Rogalidou, Irene Sionti, Nikolaos Chaliasos
Abstract 2305 | PDF Downloads 469 HTML Downloads 1385 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.011

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Impact of Donor-Specific anti-HLA antibodies and donor KIR characteristics in haploidentical HSCT for beta-Thalassemia

Marco Andreani, Manuela Testi, Pietro Sodani, Maria Troiano, Andrea Di Luzio, Giuseppe Testa, Michela Falco, Elvira Poggi, Javid Gaziev, Antonina Piazza
Abstract 2313 | PDF Downloads 539 HTML Downloads 446 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.020

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Respiratory function in pediatric African SCA patients underwent bone marrow transplantation

Antonella Isgrò, Javid Gaziev, Marco Marziali, Katia Paciaroni, Gioia De Angelis, Cecilia Alfieri, Michela Ribersani, Festus Olusola Olowoselu, Guido Lucarelli
Abstract 1682 | PDF Downloads 414 HTML Downloads 924 Spirometry in SCA patients before transplant Downloads 0 Spirometry in SCA patients post transplant Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.030

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How we manage invasive fungal disease in acute myeloid leukemia patients with Glucose 6 Dehydrogenase deficiency

Marco Sanna, Giovanni Caocci, Giorgio La Nasa
Abstract 1270 | PDF Downloads 503 HTML Downloads 806 Referring article Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.047

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Case Reports

A strange case of Malaria in a Nigerian native boy.

Paola Magro, Ilaria Izzo, Barbara Saccani, Salvatore Casari, Silvio Caligaris, Lina Rachele Tomasoni, Alberto Matteelli, Annamaria Lombardi, Antonella Meini, Francesco Castelli
Abstract 1897 | PDF Downloads 483 HTML Downloads 1183 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.023

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Morphologic confounders and CD19 negativity in a case of hairy cell leukemia.

Pulkit Rastogi, Sreejesh Sreedharanunni, Uday Yanamandra, Man Updesh Singh Sachdeva, Neelam Varma
Abstract 1705 | PDF Downloads 408 HTML Downloads 1086 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.033

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Acquired von Willebrand Syndrome associated to secondary IgM MGUS emerging after Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation for AL Amyloidosis

Victor H Jimenez-Zepeda, Hina Qamar, Adrienne Lee, Karen Valentine, Leslie Skeith
Abstract 2104 | PDF Downloads 666 HTML Downloads 1033 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.034

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Idiopathic pulmonary embolism in a case of severe family ANKRD26 thrombocytopenia

Jérôme Guison, Gilles Blaison, Oana Stoica, Remy Hurstel, Marie Favier, Remi Favier
Abstract 1268 | PDF Downloads 428 HTML Downloads 810 Patient’s family tree Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.038

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Lenalidomide and temozolomide combination in a very elderly patient with CNS relapse of diffuse large b-cell lymphoma.

Emanuele Cencini, Alberto Fabbri, Umberto Arrigucci, Alfonso Cerase, Monica Bocchia
Abstract 1603 | PDF Downloads 578 HTML Downloads 906 Figure 1 Downloads 0 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.040

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Hairy B-cell lymphoproliferative disorder and its differential diagnosis: a case with long-term follow-up

Kensuke Matsuda, Yosuke Matsumoto, Mihiko Yoshida, Kazuho Shimura, Hiroto Kaneko, Tohru Inaba, Shigeo Horiike, Junya Kuroda, Masafumi Taniwaki
Abstract 1735 | PDF Downloads 469 HTML Downloads 786 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.054

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Myeloid neoplasms with isolated isochromosome 17q: a yet to be defined entity

Eleftheria Lamprianidou, Chryssoula Kordella, Menelaos Papoutselis, Zoi Bezyrgiannidou, Evangelia Nakou, Spyros Papamichos, Emmanouil Spanoudakis, Andreas Giannopoulos, Katerina Zoi, Ioannis Kotsianidis
Abstract 1456 | PDF Downloads 355 HTML Downloads 621 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.066

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MJHID Educational Clinical Cases

A 9month-old-boy with atypical hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis

Monia Ouederni, MONIA BEN KHALED, Samia Rekaya, Ilhem Ben Fraj, Fethi Mellouli, Mohamed Bejaoui
Abstract 1474 | PDF Downloads 375 HTML Downloads 800 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.057

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Letters to the Editor

Defining invasive fungal infection risk in hematological malignancies: a new tool for clinical practice

Benedetta Rambaldi, Domenico Russo, Livio Pagano
Abstract 1740 | PDF Downloads 664 HTML Downloads 1384 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.012

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Zika virus infection - Proposed Management Strategies

Viroj Wiwanitkit
Abstract 1564 | PDF Downloads 456 HTML Downloads 388 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.016

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The importance of updating and continuous education on imported emerging diseases.

Alessandro Bartoloni, Lorenzo Zammarchi
Abstract 1069 | PDF Downloads 486 HTML Downloads 418 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.022

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H1N1 influenza among hematological patients: monocentric influenza cases from 2011 to 2016.

Elisabetta Metafuni, Rosaria Santangelo, Patrizia Chiusolo, Luca Laurenti, Federica Sorà, Sabrina Giammarco, Simona Sica
Abstract 1434 | PDF Downloads 376 HTML Downloads 642 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.024

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Emerging cases of pertussis among early infants born to unvaccinated mothers, an infectious disease long absent in Northwestern Greece

Alexandros Makis, Vasileios Grammeniatis, Charis Galati, Panagiota Kostara, Evangelia Petridou, Constantina Gartzonika, Athanasios Pappas, Nikolaos Chaliasos
Abstract 2411 | PDF Downloads 380 HTML Downloads 252 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.043

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Should every patient with MDS get iron chelation – probably yes.

Kanjaksha Ghosh, Emanuele Angelucci, Federica Pilo, Kinjalka Ghosh
Abstract 1828 | PDF Downloads 395 HTML Downloads 251 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.055

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