Michael A. Saubolle

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Two children with primary amoebic meningoencephalitis secondary to Naegleria fowleri are reported. Both children died, and the causative agent was identified at autopsy. Presentation and outcome conformed to the usual course of primary amoebic meningoencephalitis and reaffirm the gravity and rapid progression of this infection. The epidemiology,(More)
BACKGROUND Bloodstream infection (BSI) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality throughout the world. Rapid identification of bloodstream pathogens is a laboratory practice that supports strategies for rapid transition to direct targeted therapy by providing for timely and effective patient care. In fact, the more rapidly that appropriate antimicrobials(More)
Rates of resistance to macrolide antibiotics in Streptococcus pneumoniae are rising around the world due to the spread of mobile genetic elements harboring mef(E) and erm(B) genes and post-vaccine clonal expansion of strains that carry them. Characterization of 592 clinical isolates collected in Arizona over a 10 year period shows 23.6% are macrolide(More)
Health care-acquired infections (HAIs) kill tens of thousands of people each year and add significantly to health care costs. Multidrug-resistant and epidemic strains are a large proportion of HAI agents, and multidrug-resistant strains of Klebsiella pneumoniae, a leading HAI agent, have caused an urgent public health crisis. In the health care environment,(More)
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