Example sentences for: diphtheria

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  • Critics heap praise on O'Nan's latest, the gruesome tale of a man who returns to Wisconsin after the Civil War to find his hometown engulfed by a diphtheria epidemic and hemmed in at the edges by wildfires.

  • If macrophages are eliminated with toxic liposomes [ 34 ] or in transgenic mice expressing diphtheria toxin from a macrophage specific transgene [ 46 ] , there is persistence of the pupillary and hyaloid vessels.

  • When cases of hepatitis A, acute gastroenteritis, tuberculosis, diphtheria, or pediculosis were reported, disinfection of homes, schools, day-care centers and work places was conducted by public health workers who used chloramine application and steam cleaning of all hard surfaces and laundering of all clothing and bedding materials.

  • The former Soviet Union (FSU)-wide diphtheria outbreak in the 1990s [ 4 ] and the re-emergence of malaria in Tadjikistan in 1991 [ 5 ] and in Armenia [ 6 ] and Azerbaijan [ 7 ] in 1994 indicated that financial constraints resulting in the disruption of public health infrastructure and services had increased the risk of the re-emergence of infectious diseases [ 8 ] .

  • Expression of an attenuated diphtheria toxin gene under the control of rhodopsin promoter results in the specific elimination of rod photoreceptors in the retina [ 34].

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