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Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus as an Agent of Emerging and Reemerging Infection
SUMMARY Before the emergence of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) coronavirus (SARS-CoV) in 2003, only 12 other animal or human coronaviruses were known. The discovery of this virus was soonExpand
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Coronavirus HKU1 and Other Coronavirus Infections in Hong Kong
ABSTRACT We have recently described the discovery of a novel coronavirus, coronavirus HKU1 (CoV-HKU1), associated with community-acquired pneumonia. However, the clinical spectrum of disease and theExpand
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Clinical Spectrum of Paradoxical Deterioration During Antituberculosis Therapy in Non-HIV-Infected Patients
  • V. Cheng, P. Ho, +4 authors K. Yuen
  • Medicine
  • European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and…
  • 1 November 2002
Abstract.Paradoxical deterioration during antituberculosis therapy, defined as the clinical or radiological worsening of pre-existing tuberculous lesions or the development of new lesions in aExpand
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Laribacterhongkongensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a Novel Gram-Negative Bacterium Isolated from a Cirrhotic Patient with Bacteremia and Empyema
ABSTRACT A bacterium was isolated from the blood and empyema of a cirrhotic patient. The cells were facultatively anaerobic, nonsporulating, gram-negative, seagull shaped or spiral rods. TheExpand
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Comparative genomic analysis of pre-epidemic and epidemic Zika virus strains for virological factors potentially associated with the rapidly expanding epidemic
Less than 20 sporadic cases of human Zika virus (ZIKV) infection were reported in Africa and Asia before 2007, but large outbreaks involving up to 73% of the populations on the Pacific islands haveExpand
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Bacteremia caused by staphylococci with inducible vancomycin heteroresistance.
The clinical significance of bacteremia due to vancomycin-heteroresistant staphylococci and a rapid laboratory screening method were examined; 203 strains of staphylococci isolated from patients withExpand
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Risk Factors for Development of Paradoxical Response During Antituberculosis Therapy in HIV-Negative Patients
The risk factors for development of paradoxical response were studied in a cohort of 104 patients with culture-documented Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. Paradoxical deterioration occurred inExpand
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Invasive Streptococcus iniae Infections Outside North America
ABSTRACT Streptococcus iniae, a fish pathogen causing infections in aquaculture farms worldwide, has only been reported to cause human infections in North America. In this article, we report theExpand
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Cross-reactive antibodies in convalescent SARS patients' sera against the emerging novel human coronavirus EMC (2012) by both immunofluorescent and neutralizing antibody tests
Summary Objectives A severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)-like disease due to a novel betacoronavirus, human coronavirus EMCExpand
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Eggerthella hongkongensis sp. nov. and eggerthella sinensis sp. nov., two novel Eggerthella species, account for half of the cases of Eggerthella bacteremia.
Eggerthella, one of the human gut flora, was rarely reported to cause bacteremia in the literature. We describe the application of 16S ribosomal RNA gene sequencing in defining the epidemiology andExpand
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