John J Ross

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Goats, germs, and fever: Are the pyrin mutations responsible for familial Mediterranean fever protective against Brucellosis?
    John J Ross
    Harvard Medical School, Hospitalist Service, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 15 Francis Street, PBB B420 Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Med Hypotheses 68:499-501. 2007
  2. doi request reprint The many ailments of Herman Melville (1819-91)
    John J Ross
    J Med Biogr 16:21-9. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Shakespeare's chancre: did the bard have syphilis?
    John J Ross
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Caritas Saint Elizabeth s Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:399-404. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis, bronchiectasis, and infertility: what ailed George Orwell?
    John J Ross
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Caritas Saint Elizabeth s Medical Center, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:1599-603. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder after occupational HIV exposure: two cases and a literature review
    Michael G Worthington
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Caritas St Elizabeth s Medical Center, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:215-7. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator infection due to Brucella melitensis: case report and review of brucellosis of cardiac devices
    Abhay Dhand
    Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
    Clin Infect Dis 44:e37-9. 2007

Collaborators

  • Abhay Dhand
  • Michael G Worthington
  • Ellen K Bergeron

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Goats, germs, and fever: Are the pyrin mutations responsible for familial Mediterranean fever protective against Brucellosis?
    John J Ross
    Harvard Medical School, Hospitalist Service, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 15 Francis Street, PBB B420 Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Med Hypotheses 68:499-501. 2007
    ..The possible heterozygote advantage of MEFV mutations against brucellosis may therefore be a balanced polymorphism, analogous to the protective effect against malaria that maintains high levels of sickle cell trait in sub-Saharan Africa...
  2. doi request reprint The many ailments of Herman Melville (1819-91)
    John J Ross
    J Med Biogr 16:21-9. 2008
    ..However, Melville's clinical course, abnormally rigid posture, loss of 1(3/8) inches in height between the ages of 30 and 37, and a family history of rheumatological disease, suggest a diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis...
  3. ncbi request reprint Shakespeare's chancre: did the bard have syphilis?
    John J Ross
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Caritas Saint Elizabeth s Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 40:399-404. 2005
    ..He may also have had anasarca due to mercury-related membranous nephropathy. This medical misadventure may have prematurely ended the career of the greatest writer in the English language...
  4. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis, bronchiectasis, and infertility: what ailed George Orwell?
    John J Ross
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Caritas Saint Elizabeth s Medical Center, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:1599-603. 2005
    ..I discuss unifying diagnoses for Orwell's respiratory problems and apparent infertility, including tuberculous epididymitis, Young syndrome, immotile cilia syndrome, and cystic fibrosis...
  5. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder after occupational HIV exposure: two cases and a literature review
    Michael G Worthington
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Caritas St Elizabeth s Medical Center, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:215-7. 2006
    ..Prospective studies of psychological morbidity after occupational needlestick injuries are required to determine the role of long-term psychological follow-up, counseling, and support...
  6. ncbi request reprint Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator infection due to Brucella melitensis: case report and review of brucellosis of cardiac devices
    Abhay Dhand
    Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
    Clin Infect Dis 44:e37-9. 2007
    ..Brucellosis should be considered in the differential diagnosis of cardiac device infection in patients residing in or traveling to areas of endemicity...