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Decreased point prevalence of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) oropharyngeal colonization by mass immunization of Brazilian children less than 5 years old with hib polyribosylribitol phosphate
A protective herd effect has been described after susceptible populations of children are vaccinated with conjugate Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib). Hib carriage was studied in children aged 6-24Expand
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Lung puncture in the etiological diagnosis of pneumonia. A study of 543 infants and children.
Needle aspiration of the lung was performed in 543 patients: 505 infants less than 2 years of age, with bronchopneumonia but without empyema; 25 older children with lobar consolidation; and 13Expand
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High frequency of colonization and absence of identifiable risk factors for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)in intensive care units in Brazil.
Colonization of hospitalized patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is of increasing concern. To evaluate this problem in Intensive Care Units (ICUs) in Brazil, we studiedExpand
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Detection of methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus isolated from pediatric patients: is the cefoxitin disk diffusion test accurate enough?
We evaluated the performance of several methods for the detection of methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus using 101 clinical S. aureus isolates from pediatric patients in a tertiaryExpand
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Multiple-dose kinetic study of mefloquine in healthy male volunteers.
250 mg mefloquine was administered orally once a week for 21 consecutive weeks to 5 volunteers. Blood samples were collected just before administration of the next dose, and the unchanged drug andExpand
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Multiple-dose pharmacokinetics of the antimalarial drug Fansimef (pyrimethamine + sulfadoxine + mefloquine) in healthy subjects.
Fansimef is a new antimalarial combination containing pyrimethamine, sulfadoxine and mefloquine in the weight proportions 1 + 20 + 10. It has been designed to fight plasmodia resistant to theExpand
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Evaluation of the in vitro activity of cefepime compared to other broad-spectrum cephalosporins against clinical isolates from eighteen Brazilian hospitals by using the Etest.
The in vitro activity of cefepime was compared to that of ceftazidime, ceftriaxone, and cefotaxime in a multicenter study involving 10 clinical microbiology laboratories and clinical isolates from 18Expand
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[Is uterine excision indicated in uterine prolapse?].
The authors investigated pathohistological changes of uterus of 591 women over forty years that have been operated in the 1966-1974 period using the Mayo-Ward technic. In one third of all cases thereExpand
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Hypertonic saline and pentoxifylline prevent lung injury and bacterial translocation after hemorrhagic shock.
Previous reports have shown beneficial effects of pentoxifylline (PTX) and hypertonic saline (HS) in the treatment of hemorrhagic shock. We compared the effects of these solutions to those ofExpand
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