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View George Rogu M.D. Should an Internationally adopted child be screened for H. Pylori even if he/she seem asymptomatic? 12/8/2005 The incidence of H. Pylori is very low in children of industrialized countries. The incidence increases by a small amount every year and it dramatically increases after the age of 20 years.
View James Reilly M.D. Salmonella infection in the Internationally adopted child 2/21/2006 I would like to know about Salmonella in a institutionalized child. Our child had acquired it twice....first at 4 mos....then again was hospitalized for it at 8 months. Is there a deficiency that we should be aware of that keeps him from not contracting this? Also, should we be aware of serious long term effects of Salmonella?
View George Rogu M.D. Indication of HIV Infection in the child's records 2/21/2006 We are in the referral stage of an adorable 15 month old baby girl. Her medical reports state that she has had perinatal contact with HIV. The baby has since been tested Negative twice for HIV. What should we know before we proceed?
View James Reilly M.D. Worries about HIV in orphans 2/21/2006 I would like to know if anyone should adopt a child that is HIV- (tested at birth and at 10 mos both neg) but born to a mom with HIV. What worries should we have if we accept this referral?
View Alla Gordina, MD, FAAP Pre-adoption Vaccinations 12/15/2005 The following vaccinations are strongly recommended for any person traveling to developing or Eastern European countries, including the Republics of the Former Soviet Union. Family members who do not travel to the above-mentioned countries may still need the same vaccinations because of the potential risk of the newly adopted children transmitting diseases to their families.
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