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In vitro activities of carbapenem/sulbactam combination, colistin, colistin/rifampicin combination and tigecycline against carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii.
OBJECTIVES To determine the in vitro activities and interactions of imipenem, colistin and tigecycline with old antibacterial agents against carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii. METHODSExpand
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Influenza vaccine coverage rates and perceptions on vaccination in South Korea
Summary Objective This survey was performed to assess the level of influenza vaccine coverage, to understand the driving forces andExpand
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Clinical outcome and predictive factors of recurrence among patients with Kikuchi's disease.
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the clinical outcome and predictive factors of recurrence among patients with Kikuchi's disease. METHODS Between January 2001 and December 2006, all patients with Kikuchi'sExpand
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An outbreak of post-acupuncture cutaneous infection due to Mycobacterium abscessus
BackgroundDespite the increasing popularity of acupuncture, the importance of infection control is not adequately emphasized in Oriental medicine. In December 2001, an Oriental medical doctor inExpand
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Clinical Significance of a High SARS-CoV-2 Viral Load in the Saliva
Background Patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) can unknowingly spread the virus to several people during the early subclinical period. Methods We evaluated the viral dynamics in variousExpand
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Red blood cell transfusions are associated with lower mortality in patients with severe sepsis and septic shock: A propensity-matched analysis*
Objectives:To evaluate the effects of transfusions in patients with severe sepsis and septic shock on mortality. Design:Propensity-matched analysis of a prospective observational database (April 2005Expand
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Efficacy of monotherapy and combined antibiotic therapy for carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii pneumonia in an immunosuppressed mouse model.
Acinetobacter baumannii is an important cause of nosocomial infection with increasing carbapenem resistance. The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of colistin+rifampicin andExpand
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Effectiveness of the pandemic influenza A/H1N1 2009 monovalent vaccine in Korea.
The 2009 influenza pandemic was caused by a novel triple-reassortant influenza A/H1N1 virus that was further recombined with a Eurasian pig flu virus. Vaccination is a key countermeasure for disease;Expand
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Clinical impact of influenza immunization in patients with liver cirrhosis.
BACKGROUND Influenza vaccine is considered to reduce influenza-related morbidity and mortality in patients with underlying chronic medical conditions. Yet in liver cirrhosis, influenza vaccines haveExpand
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Bacteremia due to quinolone-resistant Escherichia coli in a teaching hospital in South Korea.
Quinolone-resistant Escherichia coli (QREC) strains are being isolated with increasing frequency. From 1993 to 1998, 40 cases of QREC bacteremia were observed in a teaching hospital; 25 episodesExpand
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