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Distribution of Legionella species and serogroups isolated by culture in patients with sporadic community-acquired legionellosis: an international collaborative survey.
This international collaborative survey identified culture-confirmed legionellosis in 508 patients with sporadic community-acquired legionellosis. Legionella pneumophila constituted 91.5% of theExpand
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Incidence of community-acquired pneumonia requiring hospitalization. Results of a population-based active surveillance Study in Ohio. The Community-Based Pneumonia Incidence Study Group.
BACKGROUND: Pneumonia is the leading cause of death due to infectious diseases in the United States; however, the incidence of most infections causing community-acquired pneumonia in adults is notExpand
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A Controlled Clinical Trial of E5 Murine Monoclonal IgM Antibody to Endotoxin in the Treatment of Gram-Negative Sepsis
Objective. —To assess the efficacy of adjunctive monoclonal antibody antiendotoxin immunotherapy in patients with gram-negative sepsis. Design. —Double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial.Expand
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Management of community-acquired pneumonia in the era of pneumococcal resistance: a report from the Drug-Resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae Therapeutic Working Group.
OBJECTIVE To provide recommendations for the management of community-acquired pneumonia and the surveillance of drug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae (DRSP). METHODS We addressed the followingExpand
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Incidence of community-acquired pneumonia requiring hospitalization. Results of a population-based active surveillance Study in Ohio. The Community-Based Pneumonia Incidence Study Group.
BACKGROUND Pneumonia is the leading cause of death due to infectious diseases in the United States; however, the incidence of most infections causing community-acquired pneumonia in adults is notExpand
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Respiratory syncytial virus is an important cause of community-acquired lower respiratory infection among hospitalized adults.
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), the most important cause of lower respiratory disease in infants and young children, is rarely considered among the causes for community-acquired lower respiratoryExpand
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Cost-effectiveness of vaccination against pneumococcal bacteremia among elderly people.
CONTEXT Clinical, epidemiologic, and policy considerations support updating the cost-effectiveness of pneumococcal vaccination for elderly people and targeting the evaluation only to prevention ofExpand
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Bacteremia With Streptococcus pneumoniae: Implications for Therapy and Prevention
Objective. —To determine the incidence and mortality rates of patients with bacteremic infections withStreptococcus pneumoniae, and to determine the serotypes and antimicrobial susceptibilities ofExpand
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Aerosols containing Legionella pneumophila generated by shower heads and hot-water faucets.
Shower heads and hot-water faucets containing Legionella pneumophila were evaluated for aerosolization of the organism with a multistage cascade impaction air sampler. Air was collected above twoExpand
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