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The changing face of candidemia: emergence of non-Candida albicans species and antifungal resistance.
OBJECTIVES To assess the changing epidemiology of candidemia in the 1990s, to evaluate the clinical implications for the presence of non-Candida albicans in blood, and to evaluate the presence of… Expand
Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia: Recurrence and the Impact of Antibiotic Treatment in a Prospective Multicenter Study
Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia is associated with substantial morbidity. Recurrence is common, but incidence and risk factors for recurrence are uncertain. The emergence of methicillin resistance… Expand
A Prospective Multicenter Study of Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia: Incidence of Endocarditis, Risk Factors for Mortality, and Clinical Impact of Methicillin Resistance
Our objectives were to determine the incidence of endocarditis in patients whose Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia was community-acquired, related to hemodialysis, or hospital-acquired; to assess… Expand
Therapeutic approaches in patients with candidemia. Evaluation in a multicenter, prospective, observational study.
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the morbidity and mortality of Candida fungemia and to assess the efficacy of low- vs high-dose amphotericin B and fluconazole vs amphotericin B in patients with candidemia. … Expand
Pseudallescheria boydii brain abscess successfully treated with voriconazole and surgical drainage: case report and literature review of central nervous system pseudallescheriasis.
- M. A. Nesky, E. C. McDougal, J. Peacock
- Clinical infectious diseases : an official…
- 1 September 2000
Pseudallescheria boydii and its asexual form, Scedosporium apiospermum, are ubiquitous, saprophytic fungi that commonly cause cutaneous infection. However, in certain circumstances, P. boydii can… Expand
Intraocular candidiasis in patients with candidemia. Clinical implications derived from a prospective multicenter study.
PURPOSE Intraocular infection caused by Candida species can have devastating visual consequences. With the emergence of Candida as a major nosocomial pathogen, the authors investigated the prevalence… Expand
Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae endocarditis: microbiologic, epidemiologic, and clinical features of an occupational disease.
Ninety percent of the 49 reported cases of serious Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae infection have been episodes of presumed or proved endocarditis. E. rhusiopathiae endocarditis correlates highly with… Expand
Cryptococcal Pneumonia Complicating Pregnancy
In the present report we describe 4 previously healthy women who developed cryptococcal pneumonia during pregnancy, and 1 pregnant woman with cryptococcal meningitis. These cases illustrate a… Expand
Hematogenous Vertebral Osteomyelitis Due to Staphylococcus aureus in the Adult: Clinical Features and Therapeutic Outcomes
Objective: Staphylococcus aureus is the most common cause of hematogenous vertebral osteomyelitis in adults. To better define clinical features and therapeutic outcomes, the charts of 40 adult… Expand
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: introduction and spread within a hospital.
In March 1978, a strain of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus was introduced from the community into a university hospital. Within 6 months of admission of the index case,… Expand