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Cowan and Steel's Manual for the Identification of Medical Bacteria
The publication of the third edition of "Cowan and Steel," almost 20 years after the last, is like the return of a very dear, old friend. The beauty is that despite everything that has happened, theExpand
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Colonization and development of stream communities across a 200-year gradient in Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska, U.S.A.
In May 1997, physical and biological variables were studied in 16 streams of different ages and contrasting stages of development following glacial recession in Glacier Bay National Park, southeastExpand
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Laboratory diagnosis of peritonitis in patients on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis.
The clinical course and laboratory diagnosis of peritonitis in patients undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis was studied in 32 consecutive episodes. Peritonitis was associated with aExpand
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Incidence and mechanisms of resistance to the combination of amoxicillin and clavulanic acid in Escherichia coli.
Among Escherichia coli organisms isolated at St. Thomas's Hospital during the years 1990 to 1994, the frequency of resistance to amoxicillin-clavulanic acid (tested by disk diffusion in a ratio ofExpand
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Hands as route of transmission for Klebsiella species.
Seventeen per cent of the staff of an intensive care ward were found to have Klebsiella spp contaminating their hands, and these strains could be related to serotypes infecting or colonising patientsExpand
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A year-long outbreak of multiresistant Escherichia coli K52 H1, predominantly serogroup O15, is reported from south east London. Most patients had urinary tract infections, some with septicaemia; butExpand
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Antibacterial Activity of Cefamandole, a New Cephalosporin Antibiotic, Compared with that of Cephaloridine, Cephalothin, and Cephalexin
The in vitro antibacterial activity of cefamandole, a new cephalosporin antibiotic, was compared with that of cephaloridine, cephalothin, and cephalexin against 1,213 strains of gram-positive andExpand
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Surveillance of antimicrobial resistance--what, how and whither?
OBJECTIVE To express the views of a working party held to consider antibiotic resistance surveillance systems, their strengths and weaknesses, and their current and future applications. METHODS TheExpand
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Comparative in vitro activity of gemifloxacin.
Gemifloxacin is a new quinolone and, like moxifloxacin, trovafloxacin, grepafloxacin and clinafloxacin, is more potent in vitro than ciprofloxacin or ofloxacin against Gram-positive aerobes.Expand
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The causative organisms of septicaemia and their epidemiology.
During the 20 years, 1969-88, nearly 4000 episodes of septicaemia were studied prospectively at St. Thomas' Hospital. Forty percent were community-acquired and 60% hospital-acquired. Overall theExpand
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