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The pericentric inversion of chromosome 16, inv(16)(p13q22), is associated with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) subtype M4Eo that is characterized by the presence of myelomonocytic blasts and atypical eosinophils. This rearrangement fuses the CBFB and MYH11 genes, with the latter encoding the smooth muscle myosin heavy chain (SMMHC). The myeloid transcription(More)
Antiretroviral therapy (ART) has improved quality of life and increased life expectancy of HIV-infected individuals. Opportunistic diseases are less common, and mortality has declined. Consequently, patterns of mortality and morbidity are changing among the HIV-positive population. The focus of care has shifted to ART-related problems and to various(More)
BACKGROUND Overtreatment of asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB) is widespread and may result in antibiotic side-effects, excess costs to the healthcare system, and may potentially trigger antimicrobial resistance. According to international management guidelines, ASB is not an indication for antibiotic treatment (with few exceptions). AIM To determine reasons(More)
Periprosthetic joint infection is a rare but serious complication. Its management requires the collaboration between general practitioner, orthopaedic surgeon and infectious disease specialist. A delay in the diagnosis can result in complications, requiring complex surgical procedures. Identification of the causative pathogen and its susceptibility pattern(More)
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