Craig B Miller

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Neutropenic patients with cancer are a heterogeneous group of patients who carry a variable risk for infection. When such patients present with fever, appropriate empiric antibiotic therapy is initiated and continued until clinical improvement or clinical or microbiologic data direct a modification in treatment. As the duration of neutropenia increases, so(More)
Enterococcus spp. is now the third most common pathogen among hospitalized patients, accounting for nearly 12% of nosocomial infections. Enterococcus faecalis is the most prevalent enterococcal species (85%-89%), whereas Enterococcus faecium accounts for 10%-15% of enterococcal isolates. Only 5% of E. faecalis isolates are resistant to glycopeptides. E.(More)
Diabetes mellitus is a global pandemic that accounts for ever-increasing rates of morbidity and mortality and consumes a growing share of national health care budgets. In spite of concerted efforts, a solution to this problem has not yet been found. One reason for this situation is lack of good animal models. Such models have been used successfully in many(More)
In our previous publication, we reported on the advantages of using birds as a pathology-free model of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Using this new perspective, we observed that birds are missing the RAGE gene, considered an important factor in the development of diabetic complications. In this article, we identify two additional Maillard(More)
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