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by Joe Ham
Mon 29 Oct 2007 23:24
Forum: Off-Topic Café
Topic: Introduction of me, Sarah O.
Replies: 22
Views: 4635

Re: Introduction of me, Sarah O.

Charlie is registered here already.
You guys just haven't given him an opening yet.
C'mon, sombody say sumpthin stupeed.
by Joe Ham
Mon 29 Oct 2007 18:31
Forum: Published Studies
Topic: 2006: heartwater like Ehrlichia is in United States
Replies: 11
Views: 2149

Re: 2006: heartwater like Ehrlichia is in United States

Sounds suspiciously like what a local duck diagnoses as 'pericarditis' or 'pericardial effusion' in humans. Of course that is not a diagnosis but merely a shorthand description of symptoms. Caused by what? Borrelia, rickettsia, or something else? This rickettsia causes the blood vessels to “leak” wh...
by Joe Ham
Sun 28 Oct 2007 19:32
Forum: Medical Topics
Topic: HEART BLOCK Coronary conduction block
Replies: 1
Views: 941

Re: HEART BLOCK Coronary conduction block

Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd. 2007 Sep 1;151(35):1941-4.Links [Total atrioventricular block following a tick bite] [Article in Dutch] Verbunt RJ, Visser RF. Máxima Medisch Centrum, Postbus 7777, 5500 MB Veldhoven. r.verbunt@mmc.nl A 40-year-old man was referred to the cardiology outpatient clinic with dizz...
by Joe Ham
Sun 28 Oct 2007 17:25
Forum: Medical Topics
Topic: HEART BLOCK Coronary conduction block
Replies: 1
Views: 941

HEART BLOCK Coronary conduction block

Wien Klin Wochenschr. 1999 Dec 10;111(22-23):964-9. Borrelia burgdorferi as a cause of Morgagni-Adams-Stokes syndrome. Long time follow-up study. Bartunek P, Mrázek V, Varejka P, Gorican K, Zapletalová J, Sklenár T. IVth Department of Internal Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic. pb...
by Joe Ham
Sat 27 Oct 2007 3:44
Forum: Published Studies
Topic: HOST ADAPTED BORRELIA
Replies: 13
Views: 2163

Re: HOST ADAPTED BORRELIA

Infect Immun. 2003 Jul ;71(7):4003-10. Host-adapted Borrelia burgdorferi in mice expresses OspA during inflammation. Crowley H, Huber BT. Department of Pathology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA. Antibody responses to outer surface protein A (OspA) [30-31 kDa] o...
by Joe Ham
Sat 27 Oct 2007 2:45
Forum: Published Studies
Topic: Long term ceftriaxone for ALS?
Replies: 10
Views: 4045

Long term ceftriaxone for ALS?

What's Old is New Again - Antibiotic Protects Nerves By Removing Excess Glutamate National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke For release: Monday, February 07, 2005 A new study shows that a common antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections increases survival rates and delays nerve da...
by Joe Ham
Sun 21 Oct 2007 22:20
Forum: Off-Topic Café
Topic: Think !!!!!!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 1626

Re: Think !!!!!!!!

cave76 wrote:"Professional" what?

SNERK
A gentleman wouldn't go there. Even Neanderthals know that.

GRUNT
by Joe Ham
Sun 21 Oct 2007 18:45
Forum: Off-Topic Café
Topic: Think !!!!!!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 1626

Re: Think !!!!!!!!

cave76 wrote:SNORT!!!!!
Is that your way of telling us that you are a true professional?
by Joe Ham
Sun 21 Oct 2007 1:35
Forum: Off-Topic Café
Topic: Think !!!!!!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 1626

Think !!!!!!!!

The following short quiz consists of 4 questions and will reveal if you are qualified to be a "professional." Think! And then scroll down for each answer. The questions are NOT that difficult. 1. How do you put a giraffe into a refrigerator? The correct answer is: Open the refrigerator, put in the g...
by Joe Ham
Sun 21 Oct 2007 1:24
Forum: Published Studies
Topic: Duration of tickfeeding before removal on transmission of Bb
Replies: 43
Views: 6714

Re: Duration of tickfeeding before removal on transmission of Bb

Some good points, Nick. I'd like to elaborate on two of them. Nick wrote: "In some cases the mouthpieces can be infected and infection can be almost instantaneous (probably within 15-30 minutes after attaching). " My anecdotal experience would reduce the time to infection to just a few minutes. My t...