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View George Rogu M.D. Syphilis at birth in the Internationally adopted child 11/9/2005 "My referral's medical info states that the child tested positive for syphilis at birth? What further questions should I ask - can I still consider this referral?"
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 Alla Gordina, MD, FAAP Post-adoption Vaccinations 12/15/2005 "We returned with our daughter in late July and our pediatrician has told us to get all her immunization and shots redone because he doesn't trust the Russian records. I guess it's the safe thing to do, although that means 2 needles for the next month for five months. Has anyone else encountered this?"
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.
View George Rogu M.D. Giardia Infection 12/19/2005 On the post-adoption medical examination, my son who was adopted from Russia had something called Giardia in the school. Why did he get this disease and how serious is it?
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