Dr. Pixie J Plummer MD
Neurologist (Pediatric) | Neurodevelopmental Disabilities200 HAWKINS DR IOWA CITY IA, 52242
Dr. Pixie Plummer is a child neurologist practicing in Springfield, MA. Dr. Plummer specializes in diagnosing and treating disorders of the nervous system in children from birth to young adulthood. With combined understanding of childhood illness and the special needs of each individual child and their family, Dr. Plummer is able to help each patient improve the status of their health. Conditions such as seizures, delayed speech, weakness or frequent headaches are treated by child neurologists.
Education and Training
Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med- Iowa City Ia 1999
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
Expert PublicationsData provided by the National Library of Medicine
- Fecal shedding of feline coronavirus in adult cats and kittens in an Abyssinian cattery.
- Biochemical and histological changes in the liver of mice following feeding of the insecticide aldrin.
- Parallel studies of complement and blood coagulation. VIII. The effect of choline and methionine on the changes induced in guinea pigs by the injection of carbon tetrachloride.
- Parallel studies of complement and blood coagulation. IX. The effect of methionine, choline, and cystine on the changes induced by ethionine.
- Parallel studies of complement and blood coagulation. XII. Effect of pregnancy and sex hormones.
- Rabies in Canada, with special reference to wildlife reservoirs.
- The effect of prolonged injection of ethionine on rabbits and guinea pigs on a high cholesterol diet. V. Comparison of complement titers with other findings.
- Parallel studies of complement and coagulation. III. The effect of the protein level of the diet.
- Rhinitis of swine. V. Further studies on the aetiology of infectious atrophic rhinitis.
- Parallel studies of complement and coagulation. IV. Effect of carbon tetrachloride.
- Parallel studies of complement and blood coagulation. VII. The effect of ethionine.
- Listeria monocytogenes in lemming.
- Photometer for Standardizing Bacterial Antigens.
- Experiments with Sodium Sulfanilyl Sulfanilate.
- Studies in Equine Encephalomyelitis: Chick Embryo Vaccine as a Protective Agent.
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