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Many countries have multiple critical infrastructures that are potentially vulnerable to deliberate attacks by terrorists or other intelligent adversaries. determining how best to protect these and other critical infrastructures against intelligent attacks has become a topic of great concern. Researchers and practitioners have attempted a variety of(More)
The possibility of hormesis in individual dose-response relations undermines traditional epidemiological criteria and tests for causal relations between exposure and response variables. Non-monotonic exposure-response relations in a large population may lack aggregate consistency, strength, biological gradient, and other hallmarks of traditional causal(More)
ways. Thus, confounding factors for the association between resistance and death may differ for E. faecium and S. aureus, and analysis of the 2 organisms should be conducted separately. This is consistent with the results of Kaye et al. who showed that the effect of resistance was higher for S. aureus (odds ratio [OR] 3.4) than for E. faecium (OR 2.5) by(More)
Correspondence Table 1. Mean duration versus resistance and foreign-travel status of cases. Foreign travel Resistance to ciprofloxacin Yes No Yes 8.1 days (n p 29) 7.6 days (n p 48) No 6.9 days (n p 41) 6.9 days (n p 529) NOTE. The data do not include patients not reporting diarrhea, those with continuing diarrhea, those unable to estimate duration of(More)
References 1. Anti-tuberculosis drug resistance in the world report no. 3 [monograph on the Internet]. Luh KT. Antituberculosis drug resistance among retreatment tuberculosis patients in a referral center in Taipei. The decline of high drug resistance rate of pulmonary Myco-bacterium tuberculosis isolates from a southern Taiwan medical centre, To the(More)