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Evaluation of the Etest GRD for the detection of Staphylococcus aureus with reduced susceptibility to glycopeptides.
OBJECTIVES Continued glycopeptide-selective pressure has led to non-susceptible strains of Staphylococcus aureus including heterogeneously vancomycin-intermediate S. aureus (hVISA). The gold standardExpand
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A 50-year mortality follow-up of a large cohort of oil refinery workers in Texas.
To investigate further the possible role of occupational exposures on mortality, an update of a large Texas petroleum refinery cohort was undertaken. Between 1937 and 1987, 6799 deaths wereExpand
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Updated epidemiological study of workers at two California petroleum refineries, 1950–95
Objectives: To further assess the potential role of occupational exposures on mortality, a second update of a cohort study of workers at two petroleum refineries in California was undertaken.Expand
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Heterogeneous vancomycin-intermediate susceptibility phenotype in bloodstream methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from an international cohort of patients with infective
BACKGROUND The significance of heterogeneous vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus (hVISA) is unknown. Using a multinational collection of isolates from methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA)Expand
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Novel Combinations of Vancomycin plus Ceftaroline or Oxacillin against Methicillin-Resistant Vancomycin-Intermediate Staphylococcus aureus (VISA) and Heterogeneous VISA
ABSTRACT We demonstrated a significant inverse correlation between vancomycin and beta-lactam susceptibilities in vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus (VISA) and heterogeneous VISA (hVISA)Expand
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Single nucleotide polypmorphisms of fimH associated with adherence and biofilm formation by serovars of Salmonella enterica.
Type 1 fimbriae produced by serovars of Salmonella are characterized by their ability to agglutinate guinea pig erythrocytes in the absence of d-mannose but not in its presence. The FimH protein isExpand
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Antipsychotic prescribing in light of the consensus statement of the College
A retrospective survey was undertaken to evaluate the prescribing practices of medical staff in a District General Hospital in light of the Consensus Statement by the Royal College of PsychiatristsExpand
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