"Guam" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An island in Micronesia, east of the Philippines, the largest and southernmost of the Marianas. Its capital is Agana. It was discovered by Magellan in 1521 and occupied by Spain in 1565. They ceded it to the United States in 1898. It is an unincorporated territory of the United States, administered by the Department of the Interior since 1950. The derivation of the name Guam is in dispute. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p471)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Guam" by people in Profiles.
Prenatal Screening for and Prevalence of Hepatitis B Surface Antigen in Pregnant Women and Prevention of Transmission to Infants Born to Infected Mothers-Guam, 2014. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2018 Dec 03; 7(4):290-295.
Screening for Syphilis and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections in Pregnant Women - Guam, 2014. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2017 Jun 23; 66(24):644-648.
Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Screening Among Pregnant Women and Care of Infants of Hepatitis B Surface Antigen-Positive Mothers - Guam, 2014. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2017 May 19; 66(19):506-508.
Epidemiology of a mumps outbreak in a highly vaccinated island population and use of a third dose of measles-mumps-rubella vaccine for outbreak control--Guam 2009 to 2010. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2013 Apr; 32(4):374-80.
Economic impact of the 2009-2010 Guam mumps outbreak on the public health sector and affected families. Vaccine. 2012 Oct 05; 30(45):6444-8.
Quality of care in the US territories. Arch Intern Med. 2011 Sep 26; 171(17):1528-40.
Development and validation of a 6-day standard for the identification of frequent mental distress. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2011 May; 46(5):403-11.
A simple screening assay for the most common JK*0 alleles revealed compound heterozygosity in Jk(a-b-) probands from Guam. Immunohematology. 2009; 25(4):165-9.
Pathological TDP-43 in parkinsonism-dementia complex and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis of Guam. Acta Neuropathol. 2008 Jan; 115(1):133-45.
Quantitative proteomics identifies surfactant-resistant alpha-synuclein in cerebral cortex of Parkinsonism-dementia complex of Guam but not Alzheimer's disease or progressive supranuclear palsy. Am J Pathol. 2007 Sep; 171(3):993-1002.