Diphtheria

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Diphtheria

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Diphtheria" returned 540 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Isolated eccentric lingual diphtheria: a relevance.
 

Author(s): Basavaraj P Belaldavar, Nitin R Ankle, Ashwin V Gajendran, Ratkal Kedarnath

Journal: Indian J Pathol Microbiol. ;56(4):466-7.

 

Last Updated: 20 Jan 2014

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Images in clinical medicine. Respiratory diphtheria.
 

Author(s): Alakes K Kole, Rammohan Roy

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2013 Oct;369(16):1544.

 

Last Updated: 17 Oct 2013

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Randomized, controlled, multicenter study of the immunogenicity and safety of a fully liquid combination diphtheria-tetanus toxoid-five-component acellular pertussis (DTaP5), inactivated poliovirus (IPV), and haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) vaccine compared with a DTaP3-IPV/Hib vaccine administered at 3, 5, and 12 months of age.
 

Author(s): Timo Vesikari, Sven Arne Silfverdal, Florence Boisnard, Stéphane Thomas, Grace Mwawasi, Donna Reynolds

Journal: Clin. Vaccine Immunol.. 2013 Oct;20(10):1647-53.

 

This study compared the levels of immunogenicity and safety of diphtheria-tetanus toxoid-five-component acellular pertussis (DTaP(5)), inactivated poliovirus (IPV), and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) (DTaP(5)-IPV-Hib) and DTaP(3)-IPV/Hib vaccines for study participants 3, 5, ...

Last Updated: 27 Sep 2013

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The terms "Diphtheria" returned 23 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

pH-triggered conformational switching along the membrane insertion pathway of the diphtheria toxin T-domain.
 

Author(s): Alexey S Ladokhin

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The translocation (T)-domain plays a key role in the action of diphtheria toxin and is responsible for transferring the catalytic domain across the endosomal membrane into the cytosol in response to acidification. Deciphering the molecular mechanism of pH-dependent refolding and membrane ...

Last Updated: 8 Aug 2013

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Heparin-binding epidermal growth factor-like growth factor/diphtheria toxin receptor in normal and neoplastic hematopoiesis.
 

Author(s): Fabrizio Vinante, Antonella Rigo

Journal: Toxins (Basel). 2013 Jun;5(6):1180-1201.

 

Heparin-binding EGF-like growth factor (HB-EGF) belongs to the EGF family of growth factors. It is biologically active either as a molecule anchored to the membrane or as a soluble form released by proteolytic cleavage of the extracellular domain. HB-EGF is involved in relevant physiological ...

Last Updated: 26 Jul 2013

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Corynebacterium ulcerans diphtheria: an emerging zoonosis in Brazil and worldwide.
 

Author(s): Alexandre Alves de Souza de Oliveira Dias, Louisy Sanchez Santos, Priscila Soares Sabbadini, Cíntia Silva Santos, Feliciano Correa Silva Junior, Fátima Napoleão, Prescilla Emy Nagao, Maria Helena Simões Villas-Bôas, Raphael Hirata Junior, Ana Luíza Mattos Guaraldi

Journal: Rev Saude Publica. 2011 Dec;45(6):1176-91.

 

The article is a literature review on the emergence of human infections caused by Corynebacterium ulcerans in many countries including Brazil. Articles in Medline/PubMed and SciELO databases published between 1926 and 2011 were reviewed, as well as articles and reports of the Brazilian ...

Last Updated: 29 Nov 2011

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Post Marketing Surveillance for ADACEL™ in South Korea
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Diphtheria; Tetanus; Pertussis

 

Last Updated: 16 Jan 2014

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Regulatory Post-Marketing Surveillance Study for TETRAXIM™
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Diphtheria; Tetanus; Pertussis; Poliomyelitis

 

Last Updated: 10 Feb 2014

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Study of BK1301 (DTaP Vaccine) as a Booster in Adolescents
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Diphtheria; Tetanus; Pertussis

 

Last Updated: 11 Jun 2014

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