Sílvia Figueiredo Costa

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BACKGROUND Central venous catheter-associated bloodstream infections (CVC-BSI) are a frequent cause of morbidity and mortality in intensive care settings. Many strategies have been used to decrease(More)
The literature describing tuberculosis (TB) in hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) recipients is scant, even in countries where TB is common. We describe a case of pulmonary TB in a patient who(More)
Forty consecutive patients with nosomial infections caused by multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii were treated with intravenous ampicillin/sulbactam. The infections were primary bloodstream(More)
Carbapenem resistance amongst Acinetobacter spp. has been increasing in the last decade. This study evaluated the outer membrane protein (OMP) profile and production of carbapenemases in 50(More)
BACKGROUND There has been an increase in worldwide infections caused by carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter. This poses a therapeutic challenge as few treatment options are available. OBJECTIVES The(More)