Edward J Bottone

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BACKGROUND Extrapulmonary manifestations of tuberculosis have become increasingly important in the era of HIV/AIDS. CASE PRESENTATION We describe a case of tuberculosis (TB) dactylitis in a patient with AIDS who originated from the Ivory Coast. The diagnosis was established by direct visualization of acid-fast bacilli on joint fluid and bone biopsy of the(More)
A number of questions remained unanswered by the empirical success of antimicrobial prophylaxis for neurosurgical patients at The Mount Sinai Hospital during a 15-year period. Vancomycin (1 g intravenously) and tobramycin (80 mg intramuscularly) were administered in the induction room. Streptomycin (50 mg) was mixed into each liter of saline used to(More)
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