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Virulence gene distribution in clinical, nosocomial and environmental isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
The virulence factor genotypes of a large cohort of clinical, nosocomial environment and community environment isolates (184 in total) of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from Tasmania, Australia, wereExpand
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The global spread of Zika virus: is public and media concern justified in regions currently unaffected?
BackgroundZika virus, an Aedes mosquito-borne flavivirus, is fast becoming a worldwide public health concern following its suspected association with over 4000 recent cases of microcephaly amongExpand
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Neuropsychiatric and socioeconomic status impact antiretroviral adherence and mortality in rural Zambia.
We conducted a prospective cohort study of 496 adults starting antiretroviral treatment (ART) to determine the impact of neuropsychiatric symptoms and socioeconomic status on adherence and mortality.Expand
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The epidemiology of dengue infection: Harnessing past experience and current knowledge to support implementation of future control strategies.
Dengue is the most important mosquito-borne viral infection of humans. Although outbreaks of disease which are now recognized as clinically consistent with dengue have been reported for centuries, itExpand
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Melioidosis: a review.
The disease melioidosis, caused by the bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei, remains an important and sometimes neglected cause of disease in tropical regions of Australia. Infection may present inExpand
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Is there a Lyme-like disease in Australia? Summary of the findings to date
Lyme Borreliosis is a common tick-borne disease of the northern hemisphere caused by the spirochaetes of the Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato (B. burgdorferi s. l.) complex. It results in multi-organExpand
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bla ROB-1 Presence on pB1000 in Haemophilus influenzae Is Widespread, and Variable Cefaclor Resistance Is Associated with Altered Penicillin-Binding Proteins
ABSTRACT Plasmid pB1000 is a small replicon recently identified as bearing blaROB-1 in animal and human Pasteurellaceae in Spain. We identified pB1000 in 11 blaROB-1-positive Australian and NorthExpand
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First Human Case of Fatal Halicephalobus gingivalis Meningoencephalitis in Australia
ABSTRACT Halicephalobus gingivalis (previously Micronema deletrix) is a free-living nematode known to cause opportunistic infections, mainly in horses. Human infections are very rare, but all casesExpand
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A global genotyping survey of Strongyloides stercoralis and Strongyloides fuelleborni using deep amplicon sequencing
Strongyloidiasis is a neglected tropical disease caused by the human infective nematodes Strongyloides stercoralis, Strongyloides fuelleborni fuelleborni and Strongyloides fuelleborni kellyi.Expand
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Case Report: Conjunctival Infestation with Thelazia gulosa: A Novel Agent of Human Thelaziasis in the United States.
We report a case of thelaziasis in a 26-year-old female, acquired in Oregon. A total of 14 worms were removed from the patient's left eye and were morphologically identified as being Thelazia gulosa.Expand
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