Kachornsakdi Silpapojakul

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BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to determine the effects of long-term use of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) on oral health status of HIV-infected subjects. METHODS Oral examination and measurement of saliva flow rate of both unstimulated and wax-stimulated whole saliva were performed in HIV-infected subjects with and without HAART, and(More)
The role of Acinetobacter nosocomialis and Acinetobacter pittii, which belong to the A. calcoaceticus-A. baumannii complex, in hospital-acquired infections is increasingly recognized. Here we describe a retrospective cohort study of hospital-acquired A. calcoaceticus-A. baumannii complex infections at a university hospital in Thailand. A total of 222 unique(More)
Carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (CRAB) infection is one of the most important healthcare associated diseases worldwide. Although antibiotic use is recognized as a risk factor for CRAB infection, the impact of antibiotic class and length of use on CRAB infection is still unclear. A case-control study was conducted in adult intensive care units(More)
OBJECTIVE To study characteristics, clinical outcomes and factors influencing mortality of patients afflicted with melioidosis. METHODS We retrospectively analyzed 134 patients, with a microbiologically-confirmed diagnosis of melioidosis, during the period from January 2002 to June 2011 at Songklanagarind Hospital, a tertiary care hospital in southern(More)
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