subacute sclerosing panencephalitis. clinical, pathological, epidemiological, and virological findings in three patients. 19684880180
spotlight on measles 2010: ongoing measles outbreak in northern ireland following an imported case, september-october 2010.we report an ongoing outbreak of measles with five laboratory-confirmed and four epidemiologically linked cases in northern ireland as at 26 october 2010. the index case was an unvaccinated non-northern ireland resident with subsequent genotyping suggesting that infection originated in the usual country of residence of this case. confirmed cases include one patient with a history of two measles-mumps-rubella vaccine doses.201021087582
absence of detectable measles virus genome sequence in blood of autistic children who have had their mmr vaccination during the routine childhood immunization schedule of uk.leukocyte preparations from children with documented evidence of mmr vaccination and confirmed diagnosis of autism were examined by several assays designed to target multiple regions of the measles virus genome sequence. no sample was found positive by any method. the assays applied were highly sensitive, specific and robust in nature, and were based on the amplification of measles virus rna transcripts by real-time quantitative rt-pcr (qrt-pcr) as well as by conventional rt-pcr-nested pcr. the ...200616555271
subacute sclerosing panencephalitis in northern ireland: twenty years' experience.subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (sspe) is a rare degenerative disease of the central nervous system that affects primarily children and adolescents. it is a late manifestation of measles virus infection. in a 20-year period (1965-85) there have been 26 cases of sspe in northern ireland, a frequency of approximately one case per 1.2 million population per year. males were affected more frequently than females. in other parts of the world the incidence of this disease has been dramatically red ...19863811010
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