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Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in recipients of solid organ transplants.
Tuberculosis is a serious opportunistic infection that may affect transplant recipients. The incidence of tuberculosis among such persons is 20-74 times higher than that for the general population,Expand
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Diagnosis and management of Aspergillus diseases: executive summary of the 2017 ESCMID-ECMM-ERS guideline.
The European Society for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, the European Confederation of Medical Mycology and the European Respiratory Society Joint Clinical Guidelines focus onExpand
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Pseudomonas aeruginosa: a Survey of Resistance in 136 Hospitals in Spain
ABSTRACT We carried out a nationwide study with all of the isolates ofPseudomonas aeruginosa collected in a week in 136 hospitals in Spain. The data on 1,014 isolates included resistance to theExpand
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A randomized and prospective study of 3 procedures for the diagnosis of catheter-related bloodstream infection without catheter withdrawal.
BACKGROUND Suspicion of catheter-related bloodstream infection (CR-BSI) leads frequently to unnecessary catheter withdrawals, and many catheter-tip cultures yield negative results. The objective ofExpand
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Underdiagnosis of Clostridium difficile across Europe: the European, multicentre, prospective, biannual, point-prevalence study of Clostridium difficile infection in hospitalised patients with
BACKGROUND Variations in testing for Clostridium difficile infection can hinder patients' care, increase the risk of transmission, and skew epidemiological data. We aimed to measure theExpand
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Catheter-Related Infections: Diagnosis and Intravascular Treatment
Abstract The diagnosis of catheter-related infections relies on the presence of clinical manifestations of infection and the evidence of colonization of the catheter tip by bacteria, mycobacteria orExpand
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Infections in systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis.
Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus have a higher infection rate than the general population. It is estimated that at least 50% of them will suffer a severe infectious episode during theExpand
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Clostridium difficile Isolates with High Linezolid MICs Harbor the Multiresistance Gene cfr
ABSTRACT We studied the molecular mechanisms of linezolid resistance in 9 isolates of toxigenic Clostridium difficile with high linezolid MICs. The activity of linezolid was determined against 891Expand
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Ocular Tuberculosis A Prospective Study in a General Hospital
&NA; Abbreviations used in this article: AFG, angiofluoresceingraphy; AIDS, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome; HIV, human immunodeficiency virus; PPD, purified protein derivative.
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Bloodstream infections: a trial of the impact of different methods of reporting positive blood culture results.
BACKGROUND The impact of how positive blood culture results are reported on the evolution bloodstream infections (BSIs) has not been assessed. METHODS We randomly assigned patients with BSIs into 3Expand
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