Jennifer E Girotto

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BACKGROUND Human babesiosis is a tickborne malaria-like illness that generally resolves without complication after administration of atovaquone and azithromycin or clindamycin and quinine. Although patients experiencing babesiosis that is unresponsive to standard antimicrobial therapy have been described, the pathogenesis, clinical course, and optimal(More)
Nutritional variant streptococci (NVS) are difficult to identify bacteria that can cause invasive infections such as endocarditis and meningitis. NVS as a cause of peritonitis has not been routinely described. This case of NVS as the etiology of peritonitis associated with previous neurosurgery and ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt revision demonstrates its(More)
INTRODUCTION Gram-negative multi-drug resistance is an emerging threat among pediatric patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). Ceftolozane/tazobactam (C/T) is an extended-spectrum cephalosporin/beta-lactamase inhibitor combination that has been shown to maintain activity against MDR P. aeruginosa isolates. The understanding of C/T effectiveness in pediatric(More)
The worldwide emergence of multidrug-resistant human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-1 strains has the driven the development of new antiretroviral (ARV) agents. Over the past 5 years, HIV-entry and integrase inhibitor ARVs, as well as improved non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs) and protease inhibitors (PIs), have become available for(More)
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