Jessica Shore

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BACKGROUND To our knowledge, the antiviral activity of pegylated interferon alfa-2a has not been studied in participants with untreated human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection but without chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. METHODS Untreated HIV-1-infected volunteers without HCV infection received 180 microg of pegylated interferon(More)
OBJECTIVES HIV-associated lipoatrophy has been associated with mitochondrial dysfunction induced by nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor therapy. We hypothesize that lipid profiles and markers of mitochondrial function will improve in HIV-lipoatrophic patients switched to the nucleotide analogue tenofovir. METHODS Ten patients receiving stavudine,(More)
This observational study aims to investigate the microbiological quality of commercially prepared lightly cooked foods with a major component of food of animal origin and collected as would be served to a consumer. A total of 356 samples were collected from catering (92%), retail (7%) or producers (1%) and all were independent of known incidents of(More)
The present study investigates the association of O-serotype with isolation site, antibiotic resistance, and beta-lactamase production to determine the profiles of Pseudomonas aeruginosa clinical isolates circulating in a Canadian teaching hospital. The most frequently encountered serotypes of Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains isolated from inpatients at(More)
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