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Bacteraemia and antibiotic resistance of its pathogens reported in England and Wales between 1990 and 1998: trend analysis
Abstract Objectives: Determination of causes, trends, and antibiotic resistance in reports of bacterial pathogens isolated from blood in England and Wales from 1990 to 1998. Design: Description ofExpand
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A comparative study of song form and duetting in neotropical Thryothorus wrens
The traditionally-defined wren genus Thryothorus is notable for its diversity of singing styles with some species producing highly coordinated duets or choruses in various formats while, at the otherExpand
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A double‐blind randomized trial of adefovir dipivoxil in Chinese subjects with HBeAg‐positive chronic hepatitis B
Four hundred and eighty Chinese subjects with hepatitis B e antigen (HBeAg)–positive chronic hepatitis B (CHB) were enrolled in a multicenter, double‐blind, randomized, placebo‐controlled study ofExpand
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Staphylococcus lugdunensis.
A fatal case of penicillin resistant Staphylococcus lugdunensis endocarditis on a native valve damaged by rheumatic fever is described. A retrospective examination of 978 tube coagulase negativeExpand
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Laboratory techniques in the investigation of toxoplasmosis.
Introduction Infection by the protozoan Toxoplasma gondii is one of the most common parasitic infections of warm blooded animals including man. The definitive host is the cat in which the sexual lifeExpand
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Clusters of new tuberculosis cases in North-west London: a survey from three hospitals based on IS6110 RFLP typing.
OBJECTIVES The relative contributions of reactivation of latent infection and clusters of new infections to the overall incidence of tuberculosis in the U.K. is unknown. A study was carried out inExpand
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Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis in an insulin-dependent diabetic.
Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis (IPA) occurs almost exclusively in patients with profound neutropenia (l), often secondary to the cytotoxic therapy used in the treatment of haematological malignancyExpand
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Comparison of two neurostimulation techniques for axillary brachial plexus blockade.
This prospective, randomized, double-blind study compared two techniques of axillary brachial plexus block using a peripheral nerve stimulator. Both groups received initial musculocutaneous nerveExpand
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Randomized multicentre study of ciprofloxacin and azlocillin versus gentamicin and azlocillin in the treatment of febrile neutropenic patients.
In a randomized multicentre study ciprofloxacin combined with azlocillin was compared with gentamicin and azlocillin for the treatment of febrile episodes in neutropenic patients. In 147 evaluableExpand
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Arcanobacterium haemolyticum wound infection.
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