Jad Ibrahim

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A case of fatalLegionella longbeachae infection following heart transplantation is described. Gram stains of respiratory secretions on day 17 posttransplant revealed leucocytes and gram-negative bacilli, but there was no growth on routine bacterial culture.Legionella longbeachae serogroup 1 was isolated from respiratory specimens, blood, and postmortem lung(More)
PURPOSE The advantages and disadvantages of once-daily versus conventional dosing of aminoglycoside antibiotics are reviewed. SUMMARY Although administration of multiple daily doses remains the standard method of aminoglycoside dosing, once-daily dosing may provide enhanced clinical efficacy and reduced toxicity in selected patient populations;(More)
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