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Description of 'Synergistetes' phyl. nov. and emended description of the phylum 'Deferribacteres' and of the family Syntrophomonadaceae, phylum 'Firmicutes'.
The number of bacterial phyla has greatly increased in the past decade. Among them, a candidate division named 'Synergistes' was proposed in a phylogenetic study on the global diversity of bacteria.Expand
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Human herpesvirus 8-positive Castleman disease in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients: the impact of highly active antiretroviral therapy.
We report the case histories of 7 human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) who had a diagnosis of Castleman disease. All 6 patientsExpand
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Risk factors for osteonecrosis in HIV-infected patients: impact of treatment with combination antiretroviral therapy
Background:Osteonecrosis was increasingly associated with HIV infection in the 1990s. It is unclear whether its risk increases with the duration of HIV infection, the duration of combinationExpand
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Primary Skin Abscesses Are Mainly Caused by Panton-Valentine Leukocidin-Positive Staphylococcus aureus Strains
Background: The role of Panton-Valentine leukocidin (PVL) in skin and soft-tissue infections is not clear. Objective: Our purpose was to determine the prevalence of PVL gene carriage amongExpand
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Optimized PCR-Temporal Temperature Gel Electrophoresis compared to cultivation to assess diversity of gut microbiota in neonates.
Temporal Temperature Gel Electrophoresis of amplified 16S rRNA gene sequences (16S rDNA PCR-TTGE) constitutes a culture-independent molecular method used to study bacterial communities. All theExpand
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Phylogeny, diversity and host specialization in the phylum Synergistetes with emphasis on strains and clones of human origin.
Members of the phylum Synergistetes have been demonstrated in several environmental ecosystems and mammalian microflorae by culture-independent methods. In the past few years, the clinical relevanceExpand
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Isolation of Schineria sp. from a Man
To the Editor: Schineria larvae has been isolated from maggots of the fly Wohlfahrtia magnifica (1), which cause myiasis in animals and people in Eurasia and northern Africa. In industrializedExpand
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Temporal dynamics of the very premature infant gut dominant microbiota
BackgroundThe very-preterm infant gut microbiota is increasingly explored due to its probable role in the development of life threatening diseases. Results of high-throughput studies validate andExpand
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Evaluation of a capillary zone electrophoresis system versus a conventional agarose gel system for routine serum protein separation and monoclonal component typing.
Capillary zone electrophoresis of serum proteins is increasingly gaining impact in clinical laboratories. During 2003, we compared the fully automated capillary electrophoresis (CE) system fromExpand
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Importance of Baseline Prognostic Factors With Increasing Time Since Initiation of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy: Collaborative Analysis of Cohorts of HIV-1-Infected Patients
Background:The extent to which the prognosis for AIDS and death of patients initiating highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) continues to be affected by their characteristics at the time ofExpand
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