Moses Garcia

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In the three years between November 1989 and October 1992, an outbreak of methicillin-resistantStaphylococcus aureus (MRSA) affected 990 patients at a university hospital. The distribution of patients with carriage, colonization or infection was investigated prospectively. Nosocomial acquisition was confirmed in at least 928 patients, 525 of whom were(More)
In order to document the characteristics of extragenital Mycoplasma hominis infections, the clinical features of 36 cases in which M. hominis was isolated from extragenital sites of adult patients were reviewed. In most cases, the organism was detected in conventional bacterial cultures (from specimens obtained from surgical and immunosuppressed patients)(More)
The quantitative levels of the drug are below the therapeutic dose and therefore not capable of causing impairment.. Improper package and storage of the blood caused the development of yeast (Candida albican,) artificially increasing the reported alcohol concentration (fermentation). The State has not demonstrated that the gray top blood tubes used to draw(More)
Up until now, Bacteroides faecis, a Gram-negative, anaerobic, non-motile, nonsporeforming rod has been principally described as a commensal microbe isolated from the feces of healthy adults. We report the first case of human Bacteroides faecis sepsis after removal of suspected post-colonic ischemia colonized epicardic electrodes. Electrodes and blood(More)
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