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Activation of Abl by Helicobacter pylori: a novel kinase for CagA and crucial mediator of host cell scattering.
BACKGROUND & AIMS The pathogenesis of Helicobacter pylori (Hp)-associated diseases depends on a specialized type IV secretion system. This type IV secretion system injects the cytotoxin-associatedExpand
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Prostaglandin E2 from Candida albicans Stimulates the Growth of Staphylococcus aureus in Mixed Biofilms
Background Previous studies showed that Staphylococcus aureus and Candida albicans interact synergistically in dual species biofilms resulting in enhanced mortality in animal models.Expand
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Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase Detection with Different Panels for Automated Susceptibility Testing and with a Chromogenic Medium
ABSTRACT Infections caused by extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)- and ampC beta-lactamase-producing gram-negative bacteria complicate therapy and limit treatment options. Several differentExpand
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Intra- and Interpatient Variability of the hsp65 and 16S-23S Intergenic Gene Region in Mycobacterium abscessus Strains from Patients with Cystic Fibrosis
ABSTRACT To establish the exact pathogenic role of Mycobacterium abscessus in cystic fibrosis (CF), molecular tests are required for accurate identification. Forty-eight M. abscessus isolates fromExpand
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Multicentre investigation of carbapenemase-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae in German hospitals.
Aim of this study was to determine the incidence and molecular epidemiology of carbapenemase-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae in Germany. E. coli and K. pneumoniae isolates fromExpand
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Different antibiotic susceptibility between antrum and corpus of the stomach, a possible reason for treatment failure of Helicobacter pylori infection.
AIM To assess whether antibiotic resistance varies between the antrum and corpus of the stomach of patients that are either Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) therapy-naive or pre-treated. METHODS H.Expand
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Tintelnotia, a new genus in Phaeosphaeriaceae harbouring agents of cornea and nail infections in humans
Phaeosphaeriaceae is a family in the order Pleosporales containing numerous plant pathogens, endophytes, lichenised fungi, and environmental saprobes. A novel genus, Tintelnotia is introducedExpand
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Antibiotic susceptibility of Helicobacter pylori in central Germany and its relationship with the number of eradication therapies
Objectives Helicobacter pylori eradication rates show a constant decline over the last few years. The main reason for H. pylori treatment failure is the increasing antibiotic resistance. We assessedExpand
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Infections due to Pseudallescheria/Scedosporium species in patients with advanced HIV disease--a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge.
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study is to highlight the importance of infections caused by members of the genera Pseudallescheria/Scedosporium in HIV-positive patients. METHODS We describe a case of aExpand
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Helicobacter pylori vacA genotype is a predominant determinant of immune response to Helicobacter pylori CagA
AIM To evaluate the frequency of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) CagA antibodies in H. pylori infected subjects and to identify potential histopathological and bacterial factors related to H. pyloriExpand
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