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Rapid detection of Paenibacillus larvae from honey and hive samples with a novel nested PCR protocol.
The bacterial pathogen Paenibacillus larvae is the causative agent of American foulbrood disease in honeybees (Apis mellifera). A touchdown nested PCR protocol was developed to detect the presence ofExpand
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Septic shock, pneumonia, and soft tissue infection due to Myroides odoratimimus: report of a case and review of Myroides infections
The genus Myroides comprises aerobic, yellow-pigmented, non-motile, non-fermenting gram-negative rods formerly classified as Flavobacterium odoratum. Members of the genus are widely distributed inExpand
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Changing Epidemiology of HCV and HBV Infections in Northern Italy: A Survey in the General Population
Aim To evaluate the hepatitis B virus (HBV) and the hepatitis C virus (HCV) epidemiology in the general population of Northern Italy, a cohort of 965 subjects, all residents (including 47Expand
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Efficacy of 7 day lansoprazole‐based triple therapy for Helicobacter pylori infection in elderly patients
Background: The prevalence of Helicobacter pylori increases with age. However, data regarding the effects of anti‐H. pylori treatments in the elderly are very scarce.
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Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori resistance to antibiotics in Northeast Italy: a multicentre study. GISU. Interdisciplinary Group for the Study of Ulcer.
AIMS To evaluate prevalence of primary Helicobacter pylori antibiotic resistances in Northeast Italy and to identify risk factors associated with this resistance. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total ofExpand
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Clustering and Risk Factors of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Carriage in Two Italian Long-Term Care Facilities
Background:Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a well-recognized agent of health care-associated infections in long-term care facilities, but few data about the circulation of MRSAExpand
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In vitro effects of glycyrrhetinic acid on the growth of clinical isolates of Candida albicans
Compounds derived from Glycyrrhiza glabra L. root have been used widely for centuries for their numerous therapeutic properties. The present study aimed to test the in vitro activity against CandidaExpand
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Prevalence of cervical colonization by Ureaplasma parvum, Ureaplasma urealyticum, Mycoplasma hominis and Mycoplasma genitalium in childbearing age women by a commercially available multiplex
BACKGROUND Mycoplasmas are frequently isolated from the genital tract. New molecular PCR-based methods for the detection of mycoplasmas can better define the real epidemiology of theseExpand
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Spontaneous resolution of p58/EB6 antigen restricted NK‐type lymphoproliferative disease of granular lymphocytes: role of Epstein Barr virus infection
We describe a patient with a CD3− lymphoproliferative disease of granular lymphocytes (LDGL) characterized by proliferation of CD3−CD16+ GL, restricted to the expression of p58/EB6 antigen andExpand
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Impact of liver steatosis on virological response in elderly Italian patients with chronic hepatitis C treated with peg‐interferon alpha‐2b plus ribavarin
Background : Whether liver steatosis affects sustained virological response in patients with chronic hepatitis C is still under discussion.
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