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Occurrence of ESBL-Producing Escherichia coli in Livestock and Farm Workers in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany
In recent years, extended-spectrum β-lactamases (ESBL) producing bacteria have been found in livestock, mainly as asymptomatic colonizers. The zoonotic risk for people working in close contact toExpand
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Body Awareness, Eating Attitudes, and Spiritual Beliefs of Women Practicing Yoga
This research evaluated attitudes about body image and eating in women practicing postural yoga. Study 1 described scores from questionnaires on variables related to body awareness, intuitive eating,Expand
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Molecular characterization of a novel chromosomal translocation t(12;14)(q23;q11.2) in T‐lymphoblastic lymphoma between the T‐cell receptor delta‐deleting elements (TRDREC and TRAJ61) and the
Chromosomal aberrations have diagnostic, prognostic, and therapeutic relevance in hematologic malignancies. By combining fine‐tiling comparative genomic hybridization (FT‐CGH) and ligation‐mediatedExpand
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U-shaped association between central body fat and the urinary albumin-to-creatinine ratio and microalbuminuria
BackgroundThe prevalence of obese and overweight patients has increased dramatically worldwide. Both are common risk factors for chronic kidney disease (CKD) as indicated by a diminished estimatedExpand
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Epidemiology of multidrug resistant bacterial organisms and Clostridium difficile in German hospitals in 2014: Results from a nationwide one-day point prevalence of 329 German hospitals
BackgroundOne important aspect in combatting resistance to antibiotics is to increase the awareness and knowledge by epidemiological studies. We therefore conducted a German-wide point-prevalenceExpand
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Age- and sex-specific reference limits for creatinine, cystatin C and the estimated glomerular filtration rate
Abstract Background: Early detection of patients with chronic kidney disease is of great importance. This study developed reference limits for serum creatinine and serum cystatin C concentrations andExpand
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Infection control measures and prevalence of multidrug-resistant organisms in non-hospital care settings in northeastern Germany: results from a one-day point prevalence study.
BACKGROUND Much of the existing literature on the epidemiology of multidrug-resistant bacterial organisms (MDROs) and infection control measures still concentrates on hospital care settings. AIM ToExpand
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Fast Approach for Clarification of Chromosomal Aberrations by Using LM-PCR and FT-CGH in Leukaemic Sample
Chromosomal abnormalities, like deletions, amplifications, inversions or translocations, are recurrent features in haematological malignancies. However, the precise molecular breakpoints areExpand
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Aldosterone and glomerular filtration – observations in the general population
BackgroundIncreasing evidence suggests that aldosterone promotes renal damage. Since data on the association between aldosterone and renal function in the general population are sparse, we chose toExpand
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Attitudes and perceptions of health care workers in Northeastern Germany about multidrug-resistant organisms.
There were 256 health care workers in 39 facilities who were interviewed about their perceptions of the quality of care of patients with and without multidrug-resistant organisms based on aExpand
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