Emma Sharp

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BACKGROUND African horse sickness virus (AHSV) causes a non-contagious, infectious disease in equids, with mortality rates that can exceed 90% in susceptible horse populations. AHSV vaccines play a crucial role in the control of the disease; however, there are concerns over the use of polyvalent live attenuated vaccines particularly in areas where AHSV is(More)
OBJECTIVES To identify risk factors for failure of outpatient antibiotic therapy (OPAT) in infective endocarditis (IE). PATIENTS AND METHODS We identified IE cases managed at a single centre over 12 years from a prospectively maintained database. 'OPAT failure' was defined as unplanned readmission or antibiotic switch due to adverse drug reaction or(More)
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