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Underreporting of blood and body fluid exposures among health care students and trainees in the acute care setting: a 2007 survey.
BACKGROUND It has been estimated that more than 8 million health care workers (HCWs) in the United States may be exposed to blood and body fluids via sharp and mucocutaneous exposures. METHODS AnExpand
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Neurotrophic Factor Receptor Expression and in vitro Nerve Growth of Geniculate Ganglion Neurons That Supply Divergent Nerves
We investigated which neurotrophic factors may contribute to the divergence of two peripheral nerves emanating from the geniculate ganglion. We compared receptor mRNA profiles of the neurons thatExpand
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Invasive Fungal Infections Secondary to Traumatic Injury.
Invasive fungal infection (IFI) is a rare but serious complication of traumatic injury. The purpose of this article is to review the epidemiology, natural history, mycology, risk factors, diagnosis,Expand
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Effect of infectious disease consultation on mortality and treatment of patients with candida bloodstream infections: a retrospective, cohort study.
BACKGROUND Candida bloodstream infection is associated with high mortality. Infectious disease consultation improves outcomes in several infections, including Staphylococcus aureus andExpand
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A Multicenter, Longitudinal Cohort Study of Cryptococcosis in HIV-Negative People in the United States.
BACKGROUND Cryptococcosis is increasingly recognized in people without HIV. METHODS A multicenter, prospective cohort study was performed in 25 U.S. centers. Consenting patients were prospectivelyExpand
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T cells from patients with Candida sepsis display a suppressive immunophenotype
BackgroundDespite appropriate therapy, Candida bloodstream infections are associated with a mortality rate of approximately 40 %. In animal models, impaired immunity due to T cell exhaustion has beenExpand
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Comparative Epidemiology and Outcomes of Human Immunodeficiency virus (HIV), Non-HIV Non-transplant, and Solid Organ Transplant Associated Cryptococcosis: A Population-Based Study
In this population-based study in the contemporary era in the United States, the proportion of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-negative patients with cryptococcosis approaches that in HIV-infectedExpand
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Anaphylactic Shock at the Beginning of Hemodialysis
In patients who receive hemodialysis, most hypersensitivity reactions to components of the dialysis circuit are due to ethylene oxide or complement activating bio‐incompatible membranes. We present aExpand
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Cryptococcal meningitis in AIDS.
Cryptococcal meningitis remains a significant cause of morbidity and mortality amongst patients living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The prevalence in the developed world has decreased asExpand
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Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization burden in HIV-infected patients.
BACKGROUND The epidemic of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) has had a disproportionate impact on patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). METHODSExpand
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