Avi Peretz

Diana Brodsky2
Inna Shomer1
Ohad Gal-Mor1
Amos Wilamowski1
2Diana Brodsky
1Inna Shomer
1Ohad Gal-Mor
1Amos Wilamowski
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PATIENT Female, 77. FINAL DIAGNOSIS Bacteremia. SYMPTOMS Chills • diarrhea • fever • nausea. MEDICATION - CLINICAL PROCEDURE X-Ray • CBC • urine and blood cultur. SPECIALTY Infectious diseases. OBJECTIVE Rare disease. BACKGROUND Cedecea davisae is a gram negative, oxidase negative bacilli that include 5 species. In the medical literature there(More)
BACKGROUND Clostridium difficile is the most common infectious etiology of nosocomial diarrhea. Fecal calprotectin (fc) is a sensitive marker of intestinal inflammation, found to be associated with enteric bacterial infections and inflammatory bowel disease. METHODS We evaluated fc levels using a Chemiluminescent immunoassay method, in hospitalized(More)
Purpose. External ophthalmomyiasis (EO) is caused by infesting larvae belonging to various species of flies. Most documented cases result from sheep (Oestrus ovis) and Russian (Rhinoestrus purpureus) botfly larvae, but we recently discovered a rare case of EO caused by flesh fly (Sarcophaga argyrostoma) larvae. Here, we report the case of a patient with EO(More)
Opti-Money is a decision-support system for allocating assets that was developed at Bank Hapoalim, Israel's largest bank. Based on customer-and market-specific inputs, we solve a modified Markowitz-type nonlinear programming problem to produce optimal tailor-made investment portfolios in terms of asset classes. In its five years of operation, this mature(More)
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