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Severe cytomegalovirus infection in apparently immunocompetent patients: a systematic review
BackgroundThe morbidity and mortality associated with cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection in immunocompromised patients (especially in HIV-infected patients and transplant recipients), as well as withExpand
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Worldwide Prevalence of Head Lice
To the Editor: Pediculosis capitis has been well-known since antiquity (1). Human infestation can result in psychological frustration for parents and children (2); furthermore, preventive andExpand
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Fosfomycin: use beyond urinary tract and gastrointestinal infections.
The shortage of new antimicrobial agents has made the scientific community reconsider the potential value of old antibiotics. A search of the literature was performed to compile relevant evidenceExpand
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Tuberculosis of the oral cavity: a systematic review.
The recent increase in the incidence of tuberculosis, combined with an emerging global resistance to antituberculous drugs, warrants an increased awareness of the involvement of MycobacteriumExpand
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Antibiotic Treatment of Infections Due to Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae: Systematic Evaluation of the Available Evidence
ABSTRACT We sought to evaluate the effectiveness of the antibiotic treatment administered for infections caused by carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae. The PubMed and Scopus databases wereExpand
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Risk factors of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae infections: a matched case control study.
BACKGROUND Carbapenems are frequently used to treat infections due to extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae. Thus, the emergence of infections due to carbapenem-resistantExpand
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Carbapenems versus alternative antibiotics for the treatment of bacteraemia due to Enterobacteriaceae producing extended-spectrum β-lactamases: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
OBJECTIVES To study the comparative mortality associated with carbapenems and alternative antibiotics for the treatment of patients with extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-positiveExpand
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Attributable mortality of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia infections: a systematic review of the literature.
AIM Although Stenotrophomonas maltophilia is commonly isolated from clinical specimens, mainly of immunocompromised patients, mortality directly attributable to this organism is controversial. WeExpand
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The effect of psychosocial factors on breast cancer outcome: a systematic review
IntroductionWe sought to review the available evidence regarding the effect of psychosocial factors on the survival of breast cancer patients.MethodsWe systematically searched the PubMed and PsycINFOExpand
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Counterfeit or substandard antimicrobial drugs: a review of the scientific evidence.
There is growing universal concern regarding counterfeit medications. In particular, counterfeit antimicrobial drugs are a threat to public health with many devastating consequences for patients;Expand
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