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By Stephen W. Looney

Univ. of Louisville, KY. Applies biostatistics to the examine of genetics and the factors and remedy of sickness. Covers contemporary advancements in picture quantitation, microarrays, and proteomics. Discusses using facts administration software program. contains a number of information units and software program options.

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Aureus found in 35% Carriers tended to use cocaine, topical decongestants, nasal steroids; 40% had toxic isolates 140 patients with rhinosinusitis Results Multiple splenic infarcts; mixed bacterial infections; Splenic infarcts are rare but can lead infarcts of heart, meninges, kidneys; petechial to lethal sepsis lesions also found Incidence 17-year-old female cocaine user Sample AOR, adjusted odds ratio; IDU, injection drug user; IV, intravenous; HIV, human immunodeficiency virus; STD, sexually transmitted disease; TB, tuberculosis.

No information was available about the tobacco smoking habits of the individual. Whether this is a rare finding in cocaine users or more common, as in those with α1-antitrypsin deficiency, could be explored in further research. One problem identified in at least one of these studies is the issue of the accuracy of selfreport of cocaine use. Although some individuals denied illicit drug use, laboratory studies confirmed the presence of cocaine or cocaine metabolites. Researchers need to consider confirming survey data and self-report with laboratory confirmation of drug use.

Results: cocaine The second article (Ross et al. 2006) looked at notification of syphilis in individuals in a jail-based syphilis notification database and an Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring (ADAM) program from 1991 to 1998. The data were compared with the ADAM database and from a large county database. Three racial/ethnic groups were studied: African American, Hispanic, and non-Hispanic. The findings showed a significant association between cocaine use and syphilis in African Americans, but not in other groups.

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