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Highlights

WHO HAS THERAPY-RELATED AML?

Robert Gale, John M. Bennett, F. Owen Hoffman
Abstract 2626 | PDF Downloads 3913 HTML Downloads 667 | 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 3519 | PDF Downloads 908 HTML Downloads 1914 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 3415 | PDF Downloads 957 HTML Downloads 2168 | 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 2803 | PDF Downloads 1013 HTML Downloads 2055 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 3799 | PDF Downloads 1275 HTML Downloads 2617 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 3147 | PDF Downloads 868 HTML Downloads 1589 | 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 4171 | PDF Downloads 1390 HTML Downloads 1948 | 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 8629 | PDF Downloads 3057 HTML Downloads 4053 | 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 3219 | PDF Downloads 1278 HTML Downloads 1646 | 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 2808 | PDF Downloads 1011 HTML Downloads 1752 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 2827 | PDF Downloads 958 HTML Downloads 2119 | 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 2697 | PDF Downloads 1055 HTML Downloads 2947 | 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 2746 | PDF Downloads 749 HTML Downloads 1949 | 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 3182 | PDF Downloads 1214 HTML Downloads 1044 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.045

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POEMS SYNDROME: AN UPDATE

Andrea Nozza
Abstract 2635 | PDF Downloads 955 HTML Downloads 1228 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.051

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SOLITARY PLASMACYTOMA

Sara Grammatico, Emilia Scalzulli, Maria Teresa Petrucci
Abstract 2960 | PDF Downloads 1504 HTML Downloads 932 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 2555 | PDF Downloads 1338 HTML Downloads 983 | 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 2794 | PDF Downloads 978 HTML Downloads 1102 | 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 2537 | PDF Downloads 745 HTML Downloads 2008 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 3075 | PDF Downloads 676 HTML Downloads 1368 | 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 3236 | PDF Downloads 953 HTML Downloads 1017 | 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 2062 | PDF Downloads 615 HTML Downloads 1243 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 1975 | PDF Downloads 578 HTML Downloads 2285 | 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 2250 | PDF Downloads 821 HTML Downloads 961 | 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 2234 | PDF Downloads 525 HTML Downloads 969 | 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 1959 | PDF Downloads 506 HTML Downloads 902 | 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 2071 | PDF Downloads 668 HTML Downloads 1050 | 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 1549 | PDF Downloads 554 HTML Downloads 872 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 2764 | PDF Downloads 969 HTML Downloads 840 | 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 2959 | PDF Downloads 873 HTML Downloads 1250 | 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 3575 | PDF Downloads 764 HTML Downloads 820 | 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 1721 | PDF Downloads 551 HTML Downloads 784 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 2404 | PDF Downloads 584 HTML Downloads 1425 | 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 2493 | PDF Downloads 708 HTML Downloads 489 | 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 1830 | PDF Downloads 543 HTML Downloads 972 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 1484 | PDF Downloads 687 HTML Downloads 844 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 2055 | PDF Downloads 641 HTML Downloads 1233 | 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 1871 | PDF Downloads 553 HTML Downloads 1130 | 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 2253 | PDF Downloads 809 HTML Downloads 1098 | 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 1434 | PDF Downloads 607 HTML Downloads 858 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 2200 | PDF Downloads 806 HTML Downloads 950 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 1962 | PDF Downloads 620 HTML Downloads 850 | 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 1667 | PDF Downloads 527 HTML Downloads 672 | 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 1611 | PDF Downloads 524 HTML Downloads 849 | 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 2056 | PDF Downloads 955 HTML Downloads 1487 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.012

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Zika virus infection - Proposed Management Strategies

Viroj Wiwanitkit
Abstract 1669 | PDF Downloads 578 HTML Downloads 426 | 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 1199 | PDF Downloads 672 HTML Downloads 491 | 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 1594 | PDF Downloads 501 HTML Downloads 681 | 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 2549 | PDF Downloads 493 HTML Downloads 293 | 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 2007 | PDF Downloads 518 HTML Downloads 291 | DOI https://doi.org/10.4084/mjhid.2017.055

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