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Persistence in Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: Incidence, characteristics of patients and outcome
Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia often persists. The reasons for persistence and its outcome are poorly defined. We conducted a prospective-observational study among 245 consecutive S. aureus (MRSA:Expand
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Compression Using Huffman Coding
Data compression is also called as source coding. It is the process of encoding information using fewer bits than an uncoded representation is also making a use of specific encoding schemes.Expand
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Sternal surgical-site infection following coronary artery bypass graft: prevalence, microbiology, and complications during a 42-month period.
OBJECTIVE Surgical-site infection (SSI) is a serious and costly complication following coronary artery bypass graft (CABG). We analyzed surgical factors, microbiology, and complications at a 608-bedExpand
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Echocardiography Is Dispensable in Uncomplicated Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia
AbstractCurrent Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia (SAB) practice guidelines stratify treatment duration according to the likelihood of complications and recommend transesophageal echocardiographyExpand
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Time to positivity in Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: possible correlation with the source and outcome of infection.
BACKGROUND Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia often persists and causes metastatic infections. It is unknown whether the time between blood culture incubation and growth detection (i.e., the time toExpand
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Hepatic Actinomycosis: An Overview of Salient Features and Outcome of Therapy
A 34-y-old African-American male developed Actinomyces liver abscess 8 months after appendectomy. Review of the English language literature revealed 56 additional cases of hepatic actinomycosis.Expand
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Relevance of vancomycin-intermediate susceptibility and heteroresistance in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia.
OBJECTIVES To assess the relevance of vancomycin-intermediate susceptibility (VISA) and heteroresistance (hVISA) in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteraemia. METHODS WeExpand
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Frequency of reduced vancomycin susceptibility and heterogeneous subpopulation in persistent or recurrent methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia.
Vancomycin susceptibility was checked in isolates from initial and final blood samples obtained from 22 patients with persistent or recurrent methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia.Expand
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Prevalence of multiple antibiotic resistance in 443 Campylobacter spp. isolated from humans and animals.
AIMS In view of recent findings that a multidrug efflux pump CmeABC exists in Campylobacter jejuni, 391 C. jejuni and 52 Campylobacter coli of human and animal origin were examined for a multidrugExpand
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Role of SCCmec Type in Outcome of Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia in a Single Medical Center▿ ▿ Published ahead of print on 14 January 2009.
Staphylococcus aureus virulence factors may determine infection presentation. Whether SCCmec type-associated factors play a role in S. aureus bacteremia is unclear. We conducted a prospectiveExpand
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