Jastin Varkey

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BACKGROUND Co-colonization of patients with carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) and Acinetobacter baumannii (AB) or Pseudomonas aeruginosa (PA) is reported to be associated with increased antibiotic resistance and mortality. METHODS CREs isolated between September 2008 and September 2009 were analyzed at Detroit Medical Center. Patients who had(More)
BACKGROUND Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) are rapidly emerging in hospitals in the United States and are posing a significant threat. To better understand the transmission dynamics and the acquisition of resistant strains, a thorough analysis of epidemiologic and molecular characteristics was performed. METHODS CRE isolated at Detroit(More)
The clinical, radiographical and histological features are described for a case of Schneckenbecken dysplasia, presenting antenatally with increased nuchal thickness and severe skeletal dysplasia. Intrauterine death occurred in the third trimester and the precise diagnosis was made postmortem. This is the first case reported in the UK.
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