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Incidence of Bloodstream Infections Due to Candida Species and In Vitro Susceptibilities of Isolates Collected from 1998 to 2000 in a Population-Based Active Surveillance Program
ABSTRACT To determine the incidence of Candida bloodstream infections (BSI) and antifungal drug resistance, population-based active laboratory surveillance was conducted from October 1998 throughExpand
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Comparison of Visual and Spectrophotometric Methods of Broth Microdilution MIC End Point Determination and Evaluation of a Sterol Quantitation Method for In Vitro Susceptibility Testing of
ABSTRACT Visual determination of MIC end points for azole antifungal agents can be complicated by the trailing growth phenomenon. To determine the incidence of trailing growth, we performed testingExpand
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Evaluation of Amphotericin B Interpretive Breakpoints for Candida Bloodstream Isolates by Correlation with Therapeutic Outcome
ABSTRACT One hundred seven Candida bloodstream isolates (51 C. albicans, 24 C. glabrata, 13 C. parapsilosis, 13 C. tropicalis, 2 C. dubliniensis, 2 C. krusei, and 2 C. lusitaniae strains) fromExpand
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Epidemiological and virological characteristics of influenza B: results of the Global Influenza B Study
Literature on influenza focuses on influenza A, despite influenza B having a large public health impact. The Global Influenza B Study aims to collect information on global epidemiology and burden ofExpand
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In Vitro Activities of Voriconazole, Itraconazole, and Amphotericin B against Blastomyces dermatitidis,Coccidioides immitis, and Histoplasma capsulatum
ABSTRACT The in vitro activity of voriconazole was compared to those of itraconazole and amphotericin B against the mold forms of 304 isolates of three dimorphic fungi, BlastomycesExpand
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Comparative Evaluation of NCCLS M27-A and EUCAST Broth Microdilution Procedures for Antifungal Susceptibility Testing of Candida Species
ABSTRACT A two-laboratory study was performed to evaluate the correlation between the NCCLS M27-A and EUCAST microdilution procedures for antifungal testing of Candida spp. A panel of 109 bloodstreamExpand
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Epidemiology of seasonal influenza in the Middle East and North Africa regions, 2010‐2016: Circulating influenza A and B viruses and spatial timing of epidemics
There is a limited knowledge regarding the epidemiology of influenza in Middle East and North Africa.
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First-year results of the Global Influenza Hospital Surveillance Network: 2012–2013 Northern hemisphere influenza season
BackgroundThe Global Influenza Hospital Surveillance Network (GIHSN) was developed to improve understanding of severe influenza infection, as represented by hospitalized cases. The GIHSN is composedExpand
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The Global Influenza Hospital Surveillance Network (GIHSN): a new platform to describe the epidemiology of severe influenza
Influenza is a global public health problem. However, severe influenza only recently has been addressed in routine surveillance.
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Influenza epidemiology and influenza vaccine effectiveness during the 2016–2017 season in the Global Influenza Hospital Surveillance Network (GIHSN)
BackgroundThe Global Influenza Hospital Surveillance Network (GIHSN) aims to determine the burden of severe influenza disease and Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness (IVE). This is a prospective, activeExpand
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