Paul Cornea

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Bacterial pathogens have been identified as agents that have been, or could be, used as weapons of biological warfare and/or biological terrorism. These agents are relatively easily obtained, prepared, and dispersed, either as weapons of mass destruction or for more limited terrorist attacks. Although phylogenetically diverse, these agents all have the(More)
OBJECTIVE To report a case of Pasteurella multocida cellulitis and bacteremia treated successfully with aztreonam. CASE SUMMARY An 81-year-old white man with multiple antibiotic allergies was admitted with severe cellulitis of the left arm and bacteremia due to P. multocida. The patient was treated for 14 days with aztreonam and had complete resolution of(More)
Acyclovir (Zovirax) was approved for the treatment of herpesvirus infections almost two decades ago. It was the first agent in a novel group of antiviral medications that now include valacyclovir (Valtrex), penciclovir (Denavir and famciclovir (Famvir). These agents have made a dramatic impact on the morbidity associated with herpes simplex virus infections(More)
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