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A patient with chronic moderate neutropenia, acute hemolysis, and pyrexia was found to be infected with a novel hemoplasma species. A clinical response to doxycyline was noted, and moxifloxacin was added subsequently to aid infection clearance. This represents the first report of hemolysis in association with confirmed hemoplasma infection in a human.
Hospital outbreaks of group A streptococcal (GAS) infection can be devastating and occasionally result in the death of previously well patients. Approximately one in ten cases of severe GAS infection is healthcare-associated. This guidance, produced by a multidisciplinary working group, provides an evidence-based systematic approach to the investigation of(More)
Patients with severe burns are susceptible to infection with Gram-positive organisms including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, and often require higher antibiotic dosages compared with other patients. This study examined the pharmacokinetics of a single iv dose of teicoplanin (12 mg/kg) in 15 adults and five children with severe burns. Adults(More)
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