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Surgical face masks and downward dispersal of bacteria
The ability of face masks to prevent forward dispersal of bacteria is offset by the possibility that they may increase vertical shedding of bacteria from the face during facial movement. ToExpand
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The effect of facial hair and sex on the dispersal of bacteria below a masked subject
Surgical face masks prevent the dispersal of bacteria from the upper airway to surfaces immediately in front of and below the face during talking. However, mask wiggling has been reported to increaseExpand
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The rise and fall of Escherichia coli O15 in a London teaching hospital.
A marked increase in the prevalence of bacteraemia due to Escherichia coli of serogroup O15 was noted during November and December 1986 at Charing Cross Hospital. This multiresistant strain had beenExpand
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Nasopharyngeal flora in HIV seropositive men who have sex with men.
OBJECTIVES: To assess, in men who were infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and who identified themselves as having had sex with men; the nasopharyngeal prevalence of NeisseriaExpand
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Pharyngeal Flora in a Sexually Active Population
During a 7-week period 1141 patients attending the Genitourinary Clinic at Charing Cross Hospital completed a brief questionnaire and had pharyngeal swabs cultured for Neisseria spp, β-haemolyticExpand
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Sensitivity of ciprofloxacin resistant Acinetobacter spp to meropenem
Resume Les concentrations minimales inhibitrices (CMI) du meropeneme et de l'imipeneme ont ete determinees pour 25 souches de Acinetobacter spp resistantes a la ciprofloxacine (CMI > 1 mg/l) et a laExpand
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In vitro activity of selected antimicrobial agents against penicillinase producing Neisseria gonorrhoeae (PPNG) and non-PPNG strains.
One hundred and twelve penicillinase producing Neisseria gonorrhoeae (PPNG) isolates and the same number of non-PPNG isolates were obtained from patients attending the genitourinary department ofExpand
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